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