The remaining competitors in the Indian contingent continue to make steady progress as the 2021 Dakar Rally nears the end. Hero MotoSports’ Joaquim Rodrigues and TVS factory rider Harith Noah, both gained a place in the overall standings on a tricky Stage 10 that saw overnight leader Jose Cornejo crash out, handing the lead to his Honda teammate Kevin Benavides.
- Joaquim Rodrigues up to 11th overall
- Harith Noah improves 24th overall
- Sebastian Buhler holds onto 16th place
Hero MotoSports bags another top 10 finish
Joaquim Rodrigues handed Hero MotoSports its fifth top 10 finish in Dakar 2021. He was on pace from the very start and found good rhythm to pick up a 10th place stage result. “It was a pretty fast and dangerous stage again today with a lot of rocks. I decided to focus more on navigation and it all went pretty well. I managed to ride at a good pace and…