2016 Merzouga Rally: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Joaquim Rodrigues eighth after Prologue

CS Santosh ends Day 1 fifteenth; will begin Monday's stage first out in the dunes

Overdrive May 23, 2016 15:12:43 IST
2016 Merzouga Rally: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Joaquim Rodrigues eighth after Prologue

The Afriquia Merzouga Rally began with a three-kilometre long prologue held near Merzouga in Morocco. For the newly formed Hero MotoSports Team Rally, it was a matter of great learning and moderate success, with both their riders Joaquim Rodrigues and CS Santosh making it to the top 15.

Rodriques, who is new to the rally-raid format, managed to take his Speedbrain 450 to eighth place, setting a time of 3min 31 sec. CS Santosh managed to finish 15th, 32 seconds behind the winner of the Prologue - Kevin Benavides.

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