The 2018 Merzouga Rally has finally come to an end and the Indian teams competing in the event - Sherco TVS and Hero MotoSports - have both had solid finishes.
Leading the way in the results sheet at the end of five days of rallying is Sherco TVS rider Joan Pedrero Garcia. The Spanish rider finished in seventh position overall. The team's other rider Martin Diego Duplessis finished 11th, while Vanni Comminoto finished 21st. Over in the Hero MotoSports camp, it was Oriol Mena who finished in 15th overall, while Indian rider C.S. Santosh broke into the top 20 with a 19th place finish.
The Merzouga Rally is a five-stage rally that takes the competitors though the Atlas mountains and the Sahara desert. It is a part of Dakar Challenge series, which makes it one of the toughest rallies in the calendar. Honda riders Joan Barreda and Kevin Benavides scored the first and second position in this year’s Merzouga Rally, while Husqvarna rider Pablo Quintanilla completed the podium.
Article Source : Overdrive