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Images from the 2021 Morocco Rally

Gallery: 2021 Rallye du Maroc

Oct 152021

The Monster Energy Honda Team, and new team rider Pablo Quintanilla, wrapped up an awesome win at the 1,666-mile Moroccan Rally last weekend. In Quintanilla’s first event aboard the Honda CRF450 RALLY, the 34 year old set a blistering pace, winning the final stage and taking his maiden win in Morocco in the process. Teammates Ricky Brabec, José Ignacio Cornejo, and Joan Barreda finished  4th, 10th, and 11th respectively overall.
The team’s main aim in participating in the penultimate race of the FIM Cross-Country Rally World Championship was to clock up as much mileage as possible in the grueling African desert, ahead of the 2022 Dakar Rally.

"I am very happy with the victory," said Quintanilla. "It was a very difficult week and I want to thank the whole team for the great job they did. It was fantastic for us!”

"Personally, I felt very comfortable, I was riding with a good rhythm, with good navigation and that is very good for my confidence. I am also very motivated for the next objective, which is the Dakar. We are going to take a short break, rest, recharge our batteries, and then we will concentrate on the Dakar."

Next up for the Monster Energy Honda Team participation will be the 2022 Dakar Rally, set to take place in Saudi Arabia from the 1-14th of January. In the meantime check out some epic shots of Quintanilla,  Brabec, Cornejo and Barreda doing what they do best…