As we know the first stage of the 2016 Dakar Rally got cancelled due to heavy rains and the race had to be begun directly from the second stage starting from Villa Carlos Paz to Termas de Río Hondo. The stage two was initially headed by Joan Barreda (Honda) and Ruben Faria (Husqvarna) but the as the stage came to completion, the Australian rider Toby Price riding a KTM 450 Rally motorcycle zipped to the first position followed by Ruben Faria at the second. Joan Barreda finished the stage at 7th position riding a CRF450 Rally Honda.
Below are the top 5 bike standings after the 2nd stage-
Position Name Mark Time
1. PRICE (AUS) KTM 03:46:24
2. FARIA (PRT) HUSQVARNA 03:47:44
3. DUCLOS (FRA) SHERCO TVS 03:48:15
4. WALKNER (AUT) KTM 03:48:24
5. SVITKO (SVK) KTM 03:48:52
CS Santosh, the only Indian to compete and finish the Dakar Rally has been currently running on the 86th position astride a Suzuki 450 Rally motorcycle.
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