The month of August has left a lot of work and big payoffs in the bosom of the Team HRC Rally, every time that the pilots of the signature of the ‘wing golden’ have been disputed with success two of the most dating important of the summer in the world of raids. In the first instance, Joan Barreda won the ‘Vegas to Reno’, proof in which he also competed Michael Metge, who finished in sixth position. For his part, Kevin Benavides reached the podium in the Atacama Rally, where he shared the job with Ricky Brabec and Paulo Gonçalves in the loins of their respective Honda CRF450 Rally.
Before you begin the final phase of the preparation of the Dakar, the Team HRC Rally has prepared a August high-flying for its pilots. Joan Barreda and Michael Metge were designated by the team to compete in the ‘Vegas to Reno’, test the the Spanish rider has signed a performance almost perfect to clinch the victory with more than 7 minutes ahead of local rider David Pearson. For his part, Michael Metge finished sixth, putting of relief the great work of the mark but also the team of Johnny Campbell, a structure which has given support to the pilots of the japanese brand.
Without a break, the Team HRC Rally will be moved to the Atacama Rally where he took part Paulo Gonçalves, Kevin Benavides, and Ricky Brabec. Although the three pilots began with much momentum, the hardness of this test would discard all of them of the struggle for the victory despite the brilliant performances on stages off of Kevin Benavides and Paulo Gonçalves. At the end of the rally, Kevin Benavides reached the podium, while Paulo Gonçalves finished fourth in. While Ricky Brabec was 7th, the pilot of Honda South America Franco Caimi finished eighth.