2016 Merzouga Rally: Rodrigues takes ninth overall for Hero MotoSports Team Rally

Team-mate CS Santosh finishes 16th overall

Overdrive May 28, 2016 15:57:25 IST
2016 Merzouga Rally: Rodrigues takes ninth overall for Hero MotoSports Team Rally

The 2016 Merzouga Rally was as dramatic as people hoped it would be. The temperatures soared, the navigational challenges were confounding, and riders and motorcycles alike faced trouble tackling the sand dunes.

However, things went very well for the newly formed Hero MotoSports Team Rally. The team, a collaborative effort between Hero MotoCorp and German off-road specialist Speedbrain GmbH, fielded two Speedbrain 450 Rally motorcycles in the event. The first piloted by CS Santosh, India's big off-road hope, also the first Indian to...

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