2019 Merzouga Rally, Stage 3: Hero in top 3 while Metge retires

Stage three kicked off the marathon stage for the 2019 Merzouga Rally, requiring opponents to sort out 229km of rockier terrain than what they’d taken on earlier, additional reinforcing the specter of mechanical points. Sadly for Sherco TVS, Michael Metge was compelled to retire with an engine difficulty. The Frenchman had loved a powerful run earlier than retiring, even profitable the earlier stage.

“I had a mechanical downside 25km from the end. The engine broke, there was nothing left to do. Nonetheless, I had enjoyable on this rally. I opened the phases very often. It’s a superb preparation. Now, the workforce will attempt to change the engine to be able to end the rally only for the enjoyable of it,” stated Metge.

Aravind KP, in the meantime, accomplished Stage three in 32nd place. After dealing with some technical glitches within the earlier stage that compelled him to retire, the Indian rider’s Stage three end result has helped him climb as much as 66th place within the general standings. Sherco TVS’ third rider, Abdul Wahid Tanveer, stays third within the Enduro class’s general standings – a constant efficiency serving to him end the third stage in 2nd place.

Hero MotoSports loved a profitable Stage three with each its riders ending within the High three – Joaquim Rodrigues accomplished the stage in 2nd place, simply forward of team-mate Oriol Mena. Their robust outcomes put Hero MotoSports in a powerful place on the midway mark of the rally with Rodrigues and Mena 2nd and third within the general standings.

Total standings after Stage three

Sherco TVS
66. Aravind KP
three. Abdul Wahid Tanveer

Hero MotoSports
2. Joaquim Rodrigues
three. Oriol Mena

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