CS Santosh, the veteran racer who set his eyes for the Dakar Rally to prove the world that cricket is not the only thing in India, has finished stage 5 of the Dakar Rally 2015 in the 55th position. His overall standing is number 51.
CS Santosh has dropped a position since the last stage but is proving that nothing is going to take his eyes off his goal and passion.
Stage 5 of the Dakar Rally, four time Dakar champion Marc Coma was able to gain 2 minutes 16 seconds on the race leader, Joan Barreda. The Spaniard still leads Coma with a little over a ten-minute advantage.
The British fans had nothing much to celebrate as Sam Sunderland was forced to retire earlier on due to a crash and Chris Cork, the other British national retired as well after he suffered a broken wrist after crashing in the dunes.
Marc Coma finished the stage 5 in the first spot on the KTM, followed by Joan Barreda, the Spaniard on a Honda and then by Pablo Quintanilla, from Chile. riding a KTM as well.
In the overall standings for the motorcycle category, Joan Barreda stands first, Marc Coma in second and Paolo Goncalves in third.