Hero MotoSports rider CS Santosh cleared to return to India following crash but remains under observation
The 37-year-old Santosh, who was representing the two-wheeler manufacturing giant in one of the world's biggest rallies, suffered a crash last Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital in Jeddah.
Santosh, 37, who represents Hero MotoSports in one of the world's biggest rallies, has been sedated and is under 24-hour observation. His next set of scans are due this evening, and chances of a clot or a concussion cannot be ruled out.
The 37-year-old Santosh, who was representing the Hero MotoSports in one of the world's biggest rallies, crashed on Wednesday and is being kept under a 24-hour observation.
India's ace off-road racer CS Santosh writes on his reflections from 2020, his preparations for Dakar 2021, and how he changed as a person.
Firstpost Masterclass: Third-degree burns to high-speed spirituality, CS Santosh explains motorsports
What is off-road biking? What does a typical day at Dakar Rally look like? How to attain the perfect bike-body balance while riding at 150kmph? In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, CS Santosh, the first Indian to complete the Dakar Rally, discusses all about high-speed motorsports.
Dakar Rally: Hero MotoSports driver Paulo Goncalves registers third top 10 stage finish; CS Santosh finishes 32nd in 6th stage
Hero MotoSports Team Rally rider Paulo Goncalves continued his fine show and registered his third top 10 spot in a row by finishing stage 6 of the gruelling Dakar Rally at the eighth position.
Dakar Rally: Paulo Goncalves impresses in fourth stage for Hero MotoSports; CS Santosh finishes 44th
With this performance, Goncalves clawed back several places from his overnight position of 110th to jump to 61st place in the overall rankings.
Hero MotoSports' driver CS Santosh says top-20 finish in upcoming Dakar Rally 'is like winning' race
Santosh, Joaquim Rodrigues, Oriol Mena and Paulo Goncalves will be Hero MotoSports' four-member team for the 2020 Dakar Rally. This will be the 35-year-old Indian's third outing at the off-road endurance event.
Santosh managed to finish the difficult stage at the 44th position, which put him at the 40th position overall.
Dakar Rally 2018: India's CS Santosh placed 40 after stage seven, Oriol Mena finishes in 17th position
Both Mena and Santosh tackled the stage with a steady head and arrived at the Uyuni bivouac safely.
Dakar Rally 2018: CS Santosh ends 'tough' day at 56th overall; Andre Villas-Boas hospitalised after car crash
CS Santosh came out with purpose and rode hard to cover a lot of positions despite a nasty crash in the second half of the stage.
Santosh was 30 km short of finish due to a loose fuel cap and as a result, he slipped down in the rankings. With nine more stages pending, he will aim to make up for as much lost time as possible.
Dakar Rally 2018: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's CS Santosh ranked 28th overall after 'difficult' second stage
India's CS Santosh was placed 28th overall, just behind his Hero MotoSports Team Rally teammate Oriol Mena, after the second stage of the challenging Dakar Rally 2018.
Dakar Rally 2018: CS Santosh placed 13th after first stage; teammate Joaquim Rodrigues out due to 'unfortunate' crash
India's C S Santosh was placed at a creditable 13th among the bikers at the end of the first stage of the gruelling Dakar Rally while his Hero Motorsports Rally teammate Joaquim Rodrigues met with a spectacular crash to end his race
There was hardly anyone who disliked the spectacle that was the P1 Powerboat Race, but barely anyone got to know the nuances of the sport. It was a mess as far as live sport is concerned.
Baleno RS Booster Jets were on Sunday crowned overall champions at the inaugural Nexa P1 Powerboat competition, billed as the Indian Grand Prix of the Seas.
As of now powerboat racing is a leap into darkness not just for the organisers but also for the audiences. Those audience at Marine Drive is in for a completely new experience.
R Nataraj emerges winner in Moto class
Suresh Rana and Ashwin Naik continue to hold their lead in the Xtreme category with a total time of 9hr 21m 41s
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