The Monster Energy Honda Team is ready to take on the 2024 World Rally-Raid Championship season on its new HONDA CRF450Rally

Monster Energy Honda Team – Presentation 2024

The Monster Energy Honda Team is ready to take on the 2024 World Rally-Raid Championship season on its new HONDA CRF450Rally.
We are very happy to have the top riders who will give their best every time they get on the bike with Pablo Quintanilla, Ricky Brabec, Skyler Howes, Nacho Cornejo, Adrien Van Beveren and Tosha Schareina .
The past 2023 season for the Monster Energy Honda Team riders has been a rollercoaster of emotions, full of glorious triumphs and challenges.
This team represents not only the pursuit of victory on the stage, but also the will to overcome any obstacle on the road to success.
All the team’s hard work last season was rewarded with another FIM Manufacturers’ World Championship title.
With less than a month to go until the start of the 2024 season with a revamped Dakar, with slight changes reminiscent of the Dakar of old.
With big liaisons and very long stages that will make this Dakar one of the toughest in recent years.
The 2024 Dakar Rally will start on 5 January for the fifth consecutive year in Saudi Arabia with a prologue that will decide the starting order for Stage one.

NEW HONDA CRF450Rally

This season 2024 we change machine leaving behind the old CRF450Rally that has given us so much joy.
We take a step forward with the presentation of the new Honda CRF450Rally, after a long time of work and effort by the whole team in the toughest terrains of the world.
The first impression of the CRF450Rally is striking: an aggressive design that reflects its competitive nature. Every detail has been meticulously considered to ensure strength and durability, while remaining surprisingly light.
With the new Honda CRF450Rally, the Monster Energy Honda Team is gearing up for an exciting rally season. The riders are eager to put this new creation to the test in competitions like the Dakar Rally, where endurance and reliability are as crucial as pure speed. The CRF450Rally promises not just to compete, but to dominate the world’s most challenging terrain.
In short, the new Monster Energy Honda Team CRF450Rally bike is not just an evolution, but a revolution in the world of off-road racing. With its cutting-edge design, state-of-the-art technology and the backing of an elite team, the CRF450Rally is poised to set a milestone in rally history and lead the Monster Energy Honda Team riders to victory.

Ruben Faria - General Manager
"The Dakar 2024 is just around the corner and the Monster Energy Honda Team so far so good, the riders are very happy with the motorcycle and all are in good physical condition.
Dakar 2024 will be very difficult but 2023 season was a year of evolution for the team and the victory in the team/manufacturers world championship gave us the certainty that we have a very strong working group in all areas and that gives confidence to all levels to fight for the highest place on the podium, where we stopped with victory in 2020 and 2021."

Pablo Quintanilla 7
“It's no only a race for me it's a way of life. You try to do your best all the time and I think it's important for the life. For me it's really important to race for the victory. I'm feel that I'm able to win this race. ”

Ricky Brabec 9
“It's a way of living, everyday I wake up thinking in Dakar. Obviously the goal for the Dakar it's to get Honda on top. This new Marathon style it's gonna be tricky, a few different bivouacs and you're gonna to choose one, the strategy will be key.”

Skyler Howes 10
“The Dakar to me it's just an ultimate challenge.The Dakar is an adventure, every day is different, you live life to the fullest…for me the main goal it's enjoy every single kilometre.”

José Ignacio “Nacho” Cornejo 11
“For me Dakar it's an adventure with yourself, put you on a test in every ways. Dakar goal for this year it's to improve the results of the last couple of years.”

Adrien Van Beveren 42
“Dakar is all for me, all my life is around Dakar. Dakar goal for this year its to go for the win, it's been my goal since many years. I've been close sometimes, and I feel it's the moment.”

Tosha Schareina 68
“To be here in Dakar, it’s a dream come true. I've been watching the Dakar since I was little, and being here is incredible. We are going to fight for it”

Source Monster Energy Honda Team