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After a two-month hiatus, Monster Energy Honda Team returns once more to competition. The Honda CRF450 RALLY will be back in the fray this week with the dispute of the first World Rally Raid event, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. The 2018 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship opens this week… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team announces the incorporation into the ranks of José Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Cornejo, who becomes one of the official Honda Racing Corporation team riders. Team HRC continues to show faith and nurture the talents of the young and promising riders who, one day soon, will turn out to… read more.
The Monster Energy Honda Team rider Joan Barreda has been operated on in a bid to overcome a double wrist fracture. Joan Barreda has paid a visit to the operating theatre to undergo surgery for the double fracture that led to him competing in the most recent edition of the… read more.
After two weeks and 8000 kilometres of gruelling competition full of a thousand challenges in all kinds of conditions, Monster Energy Honda Team have completed the 40th edition of the Dakar Rally. Kevin Benavides proved himself up to the challenge, earning a well-merited place on the final podium of the… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team rider Kevin Benavides is a stone’s throw away from a final overall podium place when tomorrow’s last stage concludes in Cordoba, Argentina. It was a tough slog today with Argentinean rider Benavides, giving the race his all, and eventually going on to post second place. Today’s… read more.
The Dakar Rally’s race organizers last night took the decision to annul the twelfth stage for motorcycles, citing safety reasons. Today, riders headed directly to the bivouac at the El Zonda speed circuit in San Juan. Yesterday night, in the Fiambalá camp, race authorities made it know that the first… read more.
Kevin Benavides keeps all options open in the 2018 Dakar after a gruelling stage in Fiambalá that saw Joan Barreda abandon the rally after one too many falls. Ricky Brabec and Nacho Cornejo also feature in the overall top ten. Today’s rider starting order was dictated by the overall results… read more.
The tenth stage of the 2018 Dakar turned out to be a particularly harsh one causing major disruptions to the top positions. It was back to business for the rally after the cancellation yesterday of the ninth stage. It proved to be just as arduous as had been previously expected,… read more.
Salta turned out in force to welcome the participants of the Dakar to Argentinean soil; in particular local boy and Monster Energy Honda Team member Kevin Benavides. With the special stage cancelled today, riders had to complete the link section by road from Tupiza, Bolivia to Salta, Argentina. Today there… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team is still well in contention for the 2018 Dakar Rally. As the second leg of the marathon stage comes to a close, Kevin Benavides is about to reach his home town of Salta breathing down the neck of the overall race leader. Great stage performances from… read more.