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Round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship gets underway next week with a Team HRC squad made up of Paulo Gonçalves, Joan Barreda and Jeremías Israel. Barreda triumphed in the 2014 edition. The Middle East will once again be hosting a world championship event – this time the… read more.
The challenge goes on for Honda and Team HRC as the 2016 Dakar Rally – the world’s toughest race – draws ever closer. Next year’s adventure looks set to include routes through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Paris’ Wagram Pavillion played host today to the official press conference for the presentation… read more.
The greatest achievements of Paulo Goncalves’ rally riding career have come since signing for Team HRC several years ago. These successes include clinching the 2013 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship and taking runner-up position in the most recent edition of the Dakar Rally. Historically, Portugal has a habit of… read more.
A sandstorm puts paid to the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2015. Race authorities, unable to offer the riders adequate measures of security, decide to cancel the final stage before the race start, therefore meaning yesterday’s final results stand. Ricky Brabec wins the junior category and finishes fifth in the general… read more.
The penultimate day of racing at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge failed to produce the kind of results that Team HRC had been hoping for; Barreda, opening the track, took sixth place; Brabec finished seventh. Paulo Gonçalves was unable to make it through the special stage. Team HRC, who had… read more.
Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves grabbed the third stage victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, climbing up one place into second spot in the general rankings. Noteworthy specials too from Barreda – home in fourth – and Brabec in seventh. The Honda CRF450 RALLY was back in a starring role… read more.
Shaking off yesterday’s troubles which ruled out any chance of winning the overall rally, Joan Barreda today re-established himself with a second-stage triumph in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Paulo Gonçalves remains in third and Brabec finishes among the top riders. The longest stage in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge… read more.
Team HRC overcomes various setbacks to make it through the first day of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge with Paulo Gonçalves and Ricky Brabec finishing the special among the front-runners in third and fifth respectively. The asphalt of the Yas Marina circuit in the pre-rally build-up has given way to… read more.
It will be symbolic special stage at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi that raises the curtain on the 2015 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. Paulo Gonçalves will be out to defend his victory in last year’s edition. With the competition now celebrating twenty-five years of history, including twenty… read more.
The action returns once more as we bid farewell to silly season. It will be sand, dunes and competition galore as the first race of the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship – the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge – fires up this weekend and Team HRC will be right there… read more.