Adrien Metge1986-05-30 (age 34)
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Sherco TVS ace Adrien Metge says Indian cross-country rallies need to ramp up security around their events before they can consider replacing GPS devices with roadbooks.
TVS Racing rider Adrien Metge led the Desert Storm rally from start to finish to take an emphatic five-minute victory over Hero MotoSports rival CS Santosh.
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.
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.
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.
TVS Sherco rider Aravind KP believes his first Dakar outing was a valuable experience to build upon his future runs, even though it was cut short due to injury.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's duo and TVS Sherco's remaining two riders successfully crossed the finish line in the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally, after the end of the final stage on Saturday.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh made further inroads in Dakar Rally, as TVS Sherco riders still improved in Stage 11 against all odds.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh continued his upward trend in Dakar Rally, as TVS Sherco's Adrien Metge among the quickest in the long Stage 10.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh and Joaqium Rodrigues made inroads in Stage 8 of Dakar Rally, with TVS Sherco riders Joan Pedrero and Adrien Metge also improving on Tuesday's running.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh finishes inside Top 70 as Dakar Rally resumed after two-day gap with Stage 7, while TVS Sherco riders complete a balanced run.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh continued making progress in his recovery road in the truncated Stage 5 of the Dakar Rally, as TVS Sherco's riders have a solid outing on Friday's running.
Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh fought back in Stage 4 of the Dakar Rally, while TVS Sherco's Adrien Metge enjoyed the run getting himself inside the Top 60.
TVS Sherco's Aravind KP was forced to retire from the 2017 Dakar Rally after crashing at the start of Stage 3, while Hero MotoSports Rally Team's CS Santosh dropped down the pecking order at the end of the third day's running.
Hero MotoSports Rally team's CS Santosh stayed as the lead Indian rider in Stage 2 of Dakar Rally, while TVS Sherco's Joan Pedrero dropped at the bottom of the Top 10 as Aravind KP suffered injury.
Hero MotoSports Rally team's CS Santosh finished as the lead Indian rider in the opening stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally, while TVS Sherco's Joan Pedrero enjoyed the day ending up second overall.
Aravind KP is focussed on seeing the chequered flag, keeping a realistic goal for himself in his first-ever Dakar outing starting next week.