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Honda's History at the Dakar

Dec 27, 2018

Leading up to the Dakar Rally 2019, Honda has added to its Rally site a brief history of its participation in the world's most grueling rally.

Honda Announces Plans for 2019 Motorcycle Motorsports Activities - Honda’s Participation in World Championship Racing and Dakar Rally 2019 -

November 7, 2018

On November 6, 2018 (local time), Honda announced plans for its participation in motorcycle motorsports world championship racing activities for the 2019 season, at EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy.

2018 World Championship Concludes, But Work Goes on for Monster Energy Honda Team

Oct 17, 2018

With the conclusion of the 2018 FIM Cross-Country World Championship, Monster Energy Honda Team’s preparation for participation in the Dakar Rally is just beginning.

Ricky Brabec Wins Final Stage and Secures Podium Spot in Morocco Rally

Oct 10, 2018

Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec, who triumphed on the final day, took third place overall for the second year running, in the grueling Morocco Rally.

After Morocco Rally Marathon Stage, Ricky Brabec Remains in the Fight for the Podium

Oct 09, 2018

A fifth place in the fourth stage of the Morocco Rally places Ricky Brabec just a step away from finishing on the rally’s final podium.  

Brabec Holds Third Place in The Morocco Rally After The First Leg of The Marathon Stage

Oct 08, 2018

The third stage of the Morocco Rally, the first part of the marathon stage, caused some major changes in the overall standings, although Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec remains in third place in the table.

Complicated Navigation in the Morocco Rally Second Stage

Oct 07, 2018

American Ricky Brabec was the best of the Monster Energy Honda Team in the second stage of the Morocco Rally and lies third in the overall race standings.

Bittersweet Start for the Monster Energy Honda Team

Oct 06, 2018

The Monster Energy Honda Team got the Morocco Rally off to a start with good result in the first full stage of the race, although the squad had its first retiree.

Good Starting Position for Monster Energy Honda Team in Morocco

Oct 05, 2018

Completing the prologue of the Morocco Rally, the final event in which points count towards the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, the Monster Energy Honda Team riders will occupy well-placed start positions for the first full stage.

Riders and Machine

Monster Energy Honda Team

Paulo Goncalves

Nationality: Portugal

Monster Energy Honda Team

Joan Barreda

Nationality: Spain

Monster Energy Honda Team

Kevin Benavides

Nationality: Argentina

Monster Energy Honda Team

Ricky Brabec

Nationality: U.S.A.

Monster Energy Honda Team

José Ignacio Cornejo

Nationality: Chile



2018 Morocco Rally