Dakar 2017: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Joaquim Rodrigues stands 16th after Stage 1

Team-mate, CS Santosh, who used a more conservative approach, finished 47th

Overdrive January 03, 2017 12:35:49 IST
Dakar 2017: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Joaquim Rodrigues stands 16th after Stage 1

After the short 39km competitive section in Stage 1, Hero MotoSports Team Rally has come out with a decent standing. Joaquim Rodrigues stands at 16th place in the Bike category with a time of 29m42s. He managed to finish three seconds ahead of last year’s Dakar-winner, Toby Price. Rodrigues didn’t hold back too much on the first day and even managed to scare himself a little after going over a bump too hard and hitting some rocks.

In contrast, his team-mate CS Santosh who started 42nd, used a more conservative approach and finished...

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