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The 10,000km Trans-Eurasian odyssey started in Moscow today.
Yamaha’s Xavier de Soultrait claimed the final stage of Merzouga Rally to seal his overall victory on the Cross-Country event in Morocco.
Hero’s CS Santosh finished as the top Indian rider in the 2017 Merzouga Rally, but it was Sherco TVS that emerged as the lead Indian manufacturer after the final stage on Friday.
Oriol Mena scored his first victory on the penultimate stage on his first attempt at the Merzouga Rally in Morocco.
Sherco TVS rider Aravind KP broke inside the top 20 after the penultimate stage of Merzouga Rally, closing in on compatriot and Hero rival CS Santosh.
Argentine rider Franco Caimi beat Gerard Farres and Xavier de Soultrait on first Marathon stage in the Erg Rissani dune complex of the cross-country Merzouga Rally event.
Sherco TVS’ Aravind KP was the star Indian performer in the fourth stage of Merzouga Rally, but compatriot and Hero rival CS Santosh remains the top rider from the subcontinent.
Hero’s CS Santosh continues to remain the top Indian rider in the 2017 Merzouga Rally by a country mile, while Sherco TVS’s Aravind KP and Abdul Wahid broke inside the top 30 on Tuesday.
HIMOINSA's Spanish rider Gerard Farres won the 175km third stage of Merzouga Rally, but still trails Yamaha's Xavier de Soultrait overall.
Yamaha Team France rider Xavier de Soultrait scored his second stage win of Merzouga Rally on Monday, following on from his victory in Sunday’s opener.
Sherco TVS' Juan Pedrero broke inside the top five in the second stage of Merzouga Rally on Monday, while Hero’s CS Santosh finished as the leading Indian rider in 15th.
Hero and Sherco TVS teams started the Merzouga Rally on a strong note, with both the Indian manufacturers having one rider inside the top 10 at the end of stage 1.
Hero MotoSports Rally team is gearing up for the forthcoming Merzouga Rally, the venue for the Indian manufacturer's successful cross-country rally debut last year.
Toyota Gazoo driver Nasser Al-Attiyah will be returning to the Silk Way Rally in 2017, the Qatari set to go up against reigning champions Peugeot.
Sebastien Loeb, Stephane Peterhansel and reigning champion Cyril Despres will all be returning to the Silk Way Rally for the 2017 edition of the race, Peugeot has announced.
The final day in Morocco Rally saw TVS Sherco's Aravind KP rounding off a top 30 finish, with Hero's CS Santosh completing the rally after Wednesday's troubles.
Nasser Al-Attiyah completed a Rally Morocco hat-trick after winning the event for the third time in a row, beating nearest rival Carlos Sainz by more than 10 minutes in the newly-introduced Toyota Hilux Overdrive.
TVS Sherco's Aravind KP ended the fourth stage in the Morocco Rally inside top 30, while Hero’s CS Santosh resumed his outing following Wednesday's retirement.
Hero's CS Santosh retired from the day's proceedings in Oilibiya Rally in Morocco after facing trouble on his bike, as TVS Sherco's Joan Pedrero continued to lead among the two Indian teams.
Hero's CS Santosh still remains ahead of TVS Sherco's Aravind KP at the end of the second day of Olibiya Rally in Morocco, with the Indo-French team keeping the lead with Joan Pedrero.
Hero rider CS Santosh and TVS Sherco’s Aravind KP ended inside the top 35 after the conclusion of the first day of Oilibya Rally in Morocco, with the Indo-French team's Joan Pedrero as the lead rider among the two teams.
Sanjay Takale and co-driver Musa Sherif endured a difficult outing in Asian cross-country rally to record a top 10 finish in overall standings.
Aravind KP says he is pleased to have finished the Baja Aragon rally in the FIA Cross-Country Rally World Cup last weekend on his maiden outing.