Team HRC got off to a flying start in the 2014 edition of the OiLibya Rally of Morocco, with Joan ‘Bang Bang’ Barreda on the Honda CRF450 RALLY securing victory in the race’s first timed special. Team HRC side-kick Paulo Gonçalves finished not far behind in runner-up position giving Honda… read more.
Preparations for Team HRC’s final assault are in full swing as the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship 2014 heads into it’s final stretch with the OiLibya Rally of Morocco. Team HRC have several objectives in mind; their top priority being that of Paulo Gonçalves, who is in the running for… read more.
Team HRC ‘s fifth FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship campaign concluded yesterday, with a more than positive final balance sheet. Paulo Goncalves finished runner-up in a competition that saw him snatch victory in four stages, as well as winning the prologue. The world championship title challenge remains wide open. The… read more.
Paulo Goncalves and Team HRC put in yet another fine performance, in this, the fifth race of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship held in Brazil. The Rally dos Sertoes ended with a victory for the Honda CRF450 RALLY rider, who has won five of the eight specials disputed. It… read more.
It was another day of triumph for Paulo Goncalves in the Rally Dos Sertoes, which saw the Team HRC rider very focused on achieving victory in the final part of the race. Helder Rodrigues finished the stage in sixth place. With just one stage remaining in the Rally Dos Sertoes… read more.
Paulo Goncalves and Helder Rodrigues arrived back at the Diamantina camp, tired but satisfied, after having overcome the arduous first part of the Rally Dos Sertoes marathon stage. Paulo Goncalves keeps his options of winning the Rally dos Sertoes open, in spite of finishing third and conceding several minutes to… read more.
Paulo Goncalves on the Honda CRF450 RALLY, battled to a notable victory in the fourth stage of the Rally dos Sertoes. The Portuguese rider imposed a formidable pace from the outset, clawing back precious minutes from the overall race leader. Helder Rodrigues, too, put in a convincing performance to conclude… read more.
Reigning world champion Paulo Goncalves finished the third day of Brazil’s Rally dos Sertoes with a third place finish, and holds on to second spot on the overall leader-board. Likewise, Helder Rodrigues performed well today, climbing one place in the overall standings. It had been a tricky day at the… read more.
A second victory for Paulo Goncalves and Honda CRF450 RALLY in the Rally dos Sertoes. After taking first place in the prologue, Team HRC rider rode the fastest time today in a much shorter than scheduled second stage. Due to hazardous conditions on the race route, including narrow stretches and… read more.
Team HRC riders Helder Rodrigues and Paulo Goncalves finish in second and third respectively and establish themselves up in commanding positions at the first full stage of the Rally dos Sertoes. It may have only been the first of the seven scheduled stages Rally dos Sertoes, but the Honda CRF450… read more.