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Mena breaks into top-20 after stage 7, Santosh placed 40th

Press Trust of India  |  Uyuni (Bolivia) 

finished the stage seven of Rally in the 17 position to break into top-20 while his Hero MotoSports Team Rally team-mate CS Santosh finished 39th for an overall ranking of 40.

After a rest day at La Paz, the Rally went on the road again with the first Marathon stage kicking off from La Paz to A change in software was required for the riders as the landscape changed from sandy dunes to lot of off-piste, river beds and harder ground and the stages become longer and faster from here on.

Both Mena and Santosh tackled the stage with a steady head and arrived at the bivouac safely, though deprived of any assistance from the team for the overnight halt as per the regulations of the marathon stage.

Stage 8 will see the rally move through to Tupiza for the second leg of the marathon stage, which will test the riders with the longest special stage of the rally, covering nearly 500 kms, including a high altitude dune crossing.

Tupiza will be the last halt for the rally in before changing the borders again and crossing over to

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 12:50 IST