Motul And Honda Still a Team In Dakar 2017

Working together with the right sponsors is key in any world class competition. And Honda has announced it is continuing partnership with the trustworthy French lubricant maker for the biggest endurance race in 2017.
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Honda and Motul, who already have various agreements with other teams and disciplines, are to strengthen their partnership with Monster Energy Honda Team for next year's Dakar race.

Motul was there to help Honda in its comeback to the Dakar Rally after a twenty-three-year absence from the legendary race that puts both man and machine through their limits over every imaginable terrain type.

The internationally renowned French lubricant maker will be backing the official Honda factory team for the fifth consecutive time now as part of a reciprocally beneficial relationship.

With top products including 300V Factory Line lubricants, coolants, brake fluids, chain cleaners, additives and fork lubricants, Motul offers a wide-range of products which will protect and safeguard the Honda CRF450 Rally bike and the Monster Energy Honda Team throughout all competitions.

In the toughest of all motorcycle races, that being the Dakar Rally, Motul will likewise be present in the bivouac with a wide variety of products for riders and mechanics, who will also benefit from the brand's technical specialists.

Monster Energy Honda Team will compete with 2017 CRF450 RALLY factory machines updated through last season's experiences, ridden by Joan Barreda (Spain), Paulo Goncalves (Portugal), Michael Metge (France) and Kevin Benavides (Argentina) joining from Honda South America Rally Team.

The Dakar Rally 2017 gets underway on 2nd January 2017 from Asunción, Paraguay, with a 9000 kilometer journey going through Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, after which it will conclude back in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires two weeks later. On route riders and crew will get a day off in La Paz, Bolivia on Sunday 8th January.

Honda’s Motorsports website will be featuring video reports and articles throughout the Dakar Rally.
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