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Essential Updates On #Dakar2017


#HeroMotosports Rider #CSSantosh, Competition 42 consolidated day wise status:

DAY 1: Ceremonial Flag Off and Stage 1 AsunCion —-Resistencia including a 39 km timed special stage.

Timing: 32 minutes 45 seconds Overall Rank: 47

DAY 2: Stage 2 Resistencia- San Miguel, distance 803 Km including 275 km special stage.
Timing in SS: 3 hours 7 minutes 41 seconds Overall Rank : 38

DAY 3: Stage 3 San Miguel- San Salvador Jujuy, timed stage of 364 km at 5000m altitude.
#FastIndian lost 60 minutes looking for a Waypoint and a delayed exit from Special Stage

Overall Rank : down to 87

CS Santosh on Hero Motorsports Dakar rally

DAY 4: San Salvador Jujuy — Tupiza, distance 521 km incl 416 km timed stage
Timing in SS: 6 hours 41 minutes 43 seconds Overall Rank 79

DAY 5 Tupiza—-Oruro distance 692 km including 447 km timed stage.

(Stage in progress)
LIVE Overall ranking: 77

Meanwhile#Dakar2017 proving how its true to it’s the name the most challenging races on earth. Defending champion in MOTO #TobyPrice is already out of Dakar after he sustained a fracture in his thigh on Day 4.

On India side, #TVSSherco Racer Rookie Aravinda KP went out of Dakar 2017 on Day 3 where he sustained a shoulder injury due to crash post two fractures in hand a day before.

On the brighter side, CSS fellow rider #JoaquimRodrigues from #HeroSoeedbrain competition 27 is steadily climbing up the tally is currently at position 12 till day 4. Live position on Stage 5 shows him at 17.

Overall #JoanBarreda from Monster Energy Honda Team with a lead of 18 minutes sits comfortably on the throne of Quad in #Dakar2017 unless he makes a fatal mistake proving a detrimental to his top rank currently.

Keep calm and hook on #Dakar

Information via Rally Bee