Merzouga Rally (2016)
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Honda's Kevin Benavides took win in the 2016 edition of Merzouga Rally at the end of fifth stage, with Joaquim Rodrigues finishing as the lead Hero MotoSport rider on debut.
The lead of Merzouga Rally changed hands at the end of Stage 4 as Hero MotoSport's Joaquim Rodrigues maintained top 10 position while CS Santosh kept his top 20 spot.
Hero MotoSport riders continued to make progress in stage three of Merzouga Rally, which was shortened due to a desert storm hitting Morocco.
Joaquim Rodrigues consolidated his position as the top Hero MotoSports rider following the conclusion of the second stage of Merzouga Rally, with CS Santosh breaking into the top 20.
Joaquim Rodrigues ended as the lead Hero MotoSports Rally team rider after the first stage of the Merzouga Rally in Morocco.