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Nasser Al-Attiyah and Adrien van Beveren confirmed their overall victories in SxS and bikes respectively on the Merzouga Rally in Morocco.
India’s Hero MotoSports team is on course for a double top five finish in the Merzouga Rally, despite both its riders hitting trouble in the penultimate stage on Thursday.
For the first time in Morocco’s Merzouga Rally, Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah did not win a stage and Spaniards Jose Antonio Hinojo and Javier Blanco prevailed on stage four.
Adrien Van Beveren (Yamaha) extended his lead in the Merzouga Rally after his nearest rival, Michael Metge, broke the engine of his Sherco TVS on stage three of the Moroccan event.
Indo-French outfit Sherco TVS won the second stage of the Merzouga Rally, with Michael Metge topping the times on Tuesday.
Both Sherco TVS and Hero MotoSports teams secured a top five finish as the first stage of the Merzouga Rally finished on Monday.
Yamaha's works rider Adrien Van Beveren set the fastest time on the opening stage of the 2019 Merzouga Rally, while Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah prevailed in the SxS class.
Michael Metge and Nasser Al-Attiyah lead the way after the first kilometers of the Merzouga Rally 2019.
Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville took a dramatic WRC win on the Tour of Corsica as Elfyn Evans' M-Sport Fiesta suffered a puncture on the final stage.
Aishwarya Pissay scored a podium finish in the women’s category of Baja do Pinhal, the second round of FIM Bajas World Cup.
Younus Ilyas emerged victorious in the curtain-raising round of the Indian National Rally Championship in Bengaluru after staving off a late challenge from chief rival Dean Mascarenhas.
Sebastien Ogier leads Rally Mexico after Friday’s eight stages, as a disastrous day for Hyundai left Thierry Neuville the lowest placed WRC car and its other two cars retired.
Ott Tanak sealed Rally Sweden victory after taking a dominant win on the Power Stage, vaulting into the lead of the WRC standings.
Thierry Neuville posted the fastest time through Rally Sweden’s opening superspecial, the Hyundai driver edging out World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier by 0.8sec.
Kabir Waraich and Gaurav Chiripal took top honours in the 2019 Ultimate Desert Challenge after three days of gruelling off-road action near Bikaner, Rajasthan.
Sherco TVS rider Aravind KP became only the second Indian to finish the Dakar Rally after crossing the finishing line at the end of stage 10 on Thursday.
Toby Price became the 2019 Dakar Rally champion in the bike category by topping Stage 10, as main rival Pablo Quintanilla suffered a fall while attempting to beat the Australian.
Michael Metge scored Indo-French outfit Sherco TVS’ first ever Dakar stage win on the penultimate day of the event, marking a huge milestone in India’s brief history in cross-country rallying.
Dakar Rally leader Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace in the penultimate stage of the 2019 marathon, edging ever closer to a milestone first victory for Toyota.