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The great Dakar challenge still eludes the Monster Energy Honda Team. The 2019 Dakar Rally may have ended, but the toughest, trickiest and most ruthless rally for both man and machine still remains the main outstanding team objective. At the 2019 Dakar, Monster Energy Honda Team romped to stage victories,… read more.
Nacho Cornejo narrowly missed out on a maiden stage victory on the tenth and final day of the 2019 Dakar Rally. The runner-up spot in today’s special placed him in a position which greatly improves on last year’s performance. Chilean rider Nacho Cornejo showed his pace yet again, marking the… read more.
Chilean rider Nacho Cornejo climbed to sixth place in the general rankings of the 2019 Dakar Rally in the ninth and penultimate stage. Day nine of the 2019 Dakar took place in the area around Pisco, once again with a motocross-style mass start with riders setting off in waves of… read more.
The brutality of the Dakar Rally today showed its most bitter face to Monster Energy Honda Team as Ricky Brabec was forced out on stage eight. Nacho Cornejo opened the track throughout almost the entire special and Benavides got delayed with navigational instrument issues. It was an endless, troublesome day… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team returns to the top of the leader board of the world’s toughest rally. American Ricky Brabec battled back to overall leadership as the Dakar Rally arrived at its seventh stage, one day ahead of the Super-Ica which should prove to be the longest and most gruelling… read more.
A sense of tranquillity now permeates the bivouac in Arequipa as the Dakar reaches its rest day. The riders, however, after a well-deserved morning rest and massage session, are now preparing for the next stage while the mechanics have spent the morning checking over the bikes ready for this afternoon.… read more.
The Dakar Rally today reached the halfway point with the dispute of the fifth stage. The second part of the marathon stage proved to be a particularly tactical affair with riders seeking to secure favourable attacking positions for the coming days. Ricky Brabec still holds the top spot in the… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec staged an authentic coup d’état at the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally, not only battling to victory on the day, but also storming the first place spot on the overall leader board. Benavides and Gonçalves were among the top ten. Today… read more.
A more-complicated-than-expected third stage of the 2019 Dakar served up a mixed-bag result for Monster Energy Honda Team: Kevin Benavides gave himself a birthday present by climbing the leader board to second overall spot on the same day that team-mate Joan Barreda was forced to abandon the race. It was… read more.
Ricky Brabec and Joan Barreda both posted final positions that would see them on the rostrum as day two of the 2019 Dakar Rally concluded with the pair in second and third places. In the overall standings, Monster Energy Honda Team’s Spanish component holds the lead. Things are looking up… read more.
The first special of this Dakar was won by a rampant Joan Barreda in Adrenarena de Paracas, near Pisco. But it wasn’t just Joan who shone in the Monster Energy Honda Team: Ricky Brabec posted third after an outstanding ride in the dunes with Benavides, Cornejo and Gonçalves occuping notable… read more.
The final obstacle before the first stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally has been overcome. Monster Energy Honda Team is now officially in the race after getting through the verifications on Saturday in Lima. After an entire season preparing for the Dakar, Monster Energy Honda Team are all set for… read more.
While the rest of the planet bids farewell to 2018, Monster Energy Honda Team has its sights set several days ahead for the start of the 2019 Dakar Rally. The 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally will feature the five official riders of the Monster Energy Honda Team: Joan Barreda… read more.
The forthcoming 2019 Dakar will be a very special one for José Ignacio Cornejo. ‘Nacho’ gets to participate in the world’s toughest rally for the first time as an official HRC factory rider with Monster Energy Honda Team, a squad with whom the rider has previously ridden. The rally –… read more.
Today the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally was officially presented in Paris, with the race setting out from the Peruvian capital of Lima on January 6th. Monster Energy Honda Team wheels out the big guns for the great challenge with the team poised and fully prepared. The Peruvian Embassy… read more.
Last week in the port of Le Havre in northern France, the vehicles of the squad due to participate in the forthcoming 2019 Dakar Rally underwent the embarkation procedure and set sail for South America. Nine vehicles transporting the bikes and equipment of the Monster Energy Honda Team are now… read more.
The members of the Monster Energy Honda Team due to participate in the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally were officially revealed this afternoon in Milan, Italy in an event at the prestigious EICMA motorcycle show. The full range of HRC 2019 teams who will compete in the various specialties,… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team’s Portuguese rider is back and fired up. Absent from the 2018 Dakar after an accident during one of the final training sessions before the great challenge got underway, Paulo Gonçalves is now all set to make his comeback, with all the vigour that is so characteristic… read more.
Monster Energy Honda Team continues with the preparations for the 41st edition of the Dakar while the official confirmation that the event will go ahead has been announced. It has also been revealed that the world’s toughest race will take place, in its entirety, in Peru over a total of… read more.
Details of the forthcoming edition of the 2019 Dakar Rally were unveiled today in Barcelona with the Monster Energy Honda Team present. With the majestic Catalan capital Barcelona at its feet, the Miramar Hotel today hosted the presentation of the 2019 Dakar Rally, bringing together a large part of the… read more.