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    Default Dakar Rally 2015 Updates

    The Dakar Rally is an annual rally raid organized by Amaury Sport Organisation. The Dakar Rally is considered one of the toughest off-road rally races in the world. The Dakar 2015 makes excursions into Bolivia and Chile on a looping 9000 km route to Termas de Ro Hondo and back to Buenos Aires.

    Challengers of almost 50 nationalities participate in Dakar with their Motorcycles, Quad Bikes, Cars and Trucks every year for the race where competition and help go hand in hand, which is watched on television in 190 countries.

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    The Route of Motorcycles for Dakar 2015:

    Sunday 4th January
    Stage 1: Buenos Aires Villa Carlos paz
    Liaison Section: 663 km and Special Stage: 175 km

    Monday 5Th January
    Stage 2: Villa Carlod Paz San Juan
    Liason Section: 107 km and Special Stage: 518 km

    Tuesday 6th January
    Stage 3: San Juan Chilecito
    Liaison Section: 437 km and Special Stage: 220km

    Wednesday 7th January
    Stage 4: Chilecito Copiapo
    Liaison Section: 594 km and Special Stage: 315km

    Thursday 8th January
    Stage 5: Copiapo Antofagasta
    liaison Section: 239km and Special Stage: 458 km

    Friday 9th January
    Stage 6: Antofagasta Iquique
    Liaison Section: 369km and Special Stage: 319km

    Saturday 10th January will be observed as a rest day for motorcycles and quad bikes.

    Sunday 11th January
    Stage 7: Iquique Uyuni
    Liaison Section: 396km and Special stage: 321km

    Monday 12th January
    Stage 8: Uyuni Iquique
    Liaison Section: 24km and Special Stage: 781km

    Tuesday 13th January
    Stage 9: Iquique Calama
    Liaison Section: 88km and Special Stage:451km

    Wednesday 14th January
    Stage 10: Calama Salta
    Liaison Section 520km and Special Stage: 371km

    Thursday 15th January
    Stage 11: Salta Termas De Rio hondo
    Liaison Section: 161km and Special Stage: 351km

    Friday 16th January
    Stage 12: Termas De Rio hondo Rosario
    Liaison Section: 726km and Special Stage: 298km

    Saturday 17th January
    Stage 13: Rosario Buenos Aires
    Liaison Section: 219km and Special Stage: 174km

    From India CS. Santosh is participating the rally-raid and also the Indian motorcycle manufacturer TVS is participating with its partner Sherco and 2 riders.

    The first day of Dakar KTM rider Sam Sunderland was first at the timing sheets for motorcycles, Sherco TVS Rally team rider Alain Dulcos managed to come 5th on the timing sheet and CS Santosh riding a KTM 450 Rally also completed the first stage of the rally with 85th on the timing sheet.

    Team HRCs Joan Barreda finished the 518 km special section of Stage 2 in first-place, bringing him to the top of the overall rankings through two days.

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    All the very best to CS Santosh and the two TVS Sherco riders.

    After Mahindra in Moto3 and Mahi Racing is WSS and WSBK, it is good to see more Indian participation in the global world of motorcycle racing
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    Default Re: Dakar Rally 2015 Updates

    Sanotsh is now in 50th place after 2 stages. The two TVS bikes are in 12th and 25th.

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    Nice read about him in below link. Motorsports is all about money and then talent I guess.

    CS Santosh And His Dakar Dreams
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    Best of luck to him once again!

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    Best of luck Santosh

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    Default Dakar Rally Stage 3 Update

    Team HRCs Joan Barreda is still at the 1st place of timing sheet. Alain Dulcos from Sherco TVS Rally team is on 13th and Fabien Planet is on 26th.

    Chunchunguppe Shivashankar (CS Santosh) riding the KTM 450 Rally is at 51st place on the timing sheet.

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    nice to see the updates of dakar rally on xbhp.

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