2018 Dakar
Stage   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage 11   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage 10   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage 9   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage 8   Dakar

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.


2018 Dakar
Stage 7   Dakar

Monster Energy Honda Team today battled its way through a complicated marathon stage in the 2018 Dakar Rally. Joan Barreda took the triumph in the special stage despite crashing en route. Kevin Benavides posted third position. Both are still well set up for final overall podium places. The second week… read more.


2018 Dakar
News   Dakar

In the bivouac at La Paz today there was no rush and little noise of running engines. It was a moment for riders to catch up on the sleep that they’ve missed over the previous days and a chance for the mechanics to work on the machines. The Monster Energy… read more.


2018 Dakar
Stage   Dakar

The Honda CRF450 RALLY of the Monster Energy Honda Team continues to excel in this 40th edition of the Dakar Rally. A dazzling performance today by Kevin Benavides earns the Argentinean the overall leadership of the race. It was a dreadful sixth stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally, which brings… read more.


2018 Dakar
Stage   Dakar

In a magnificent fifth stage at the 2018 Dakar Rally, Monster Energy Honda Team’s Joan Barreda proved too hot to handle, commanding throughout the penultimate date in Peru. In addition to clawing back fourteen minutes from the race’s overall leader, the Spanish rider scales the leader board to fourth place.… read more.