Dakar 2017: TVS Sherco Racing's Juan Pedrero Garcia takes 5th place in Stage 8

Heavy rains continue to disrupt the 2017 Dakar. The 492km competitive section of Stage 8 was shortened by 68km and split into two parts after a river on the route overflowed. There was also a landslide in the transport section which forced teams to take a 150km detour before they got to the night’s halt at Salta, Argentina.

However, despite the challenging conditions, TVS Sherco Racing’s Juan Pedrero Garcia managed to take 5th place in the stage after he finished six minutes behind the stage leader, Joan Barreda Bort. This pushed...

Updated Date: Jan 11, 2017 13:44:34 IST