Ricky Brabec got himself into the history books again with his second victory at the famous Dakar Rally, kicking off his 2024 World Rally-Raid Championship campaign on a high. Joining him on the podium in third at the world’s toughest rally was teammate Adrien Van Beveren who finally made that step up having come so close in previous editions of the Dakar.
The 2024 Dakar was going to test competitors even more this year with the 48 Hour Chrono providing an extra challenge to what is already a difficult and often unpredictable rally. Across the many kilometres in the stunning landscapes of Saudi Arabia, through the highs and the lows, the Monster Energy Honda Team riders really pushed themselves to their limits across the two weeks.
On what was a successful rally for the new generation Honda CRF450 RALLY, the riders showed their potential from the first day of action taking eight stage victories between them as Honda aims to be the World Rally-Raid Championship Manufacturers’ champion for the third consecutive year.
Taking a well-earned break the riders will rest up before heading back to the deserts around the world for more testing, ahead of the new BP Ultimate Rally-Raid round at the end of April.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors and the whole team for all their support and hard work during this legendary journey through Saudi Arabia.
The greatest and toughest rally in the world, the Dakar’s history has been written in the heart of some of the world’s most stunning deserts and belongs to the world of the greatest sporting challenges of our time. Both a motor race and an orienteering challenge, the Dakar Rally pits… read more.
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