Adrien van Beveren Launches Raffle to Support the Red Cross
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team Mourn the Loss of Dakar Rival
12 January 2020
The Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team, together with everyone involved in the 42nd running of the Dakar Rally, tonight mourn the loss of one of rally racing’s much-loved competitors – Paulo Goncalves.
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team Enjoy Productive Rest Day
11 January 2020
With six gruelling days of 2020 Dakar competition now complete, and with another six to go before Franco Caimi and Jamie McCanney reach the end of the 12th and final stage in Qiddiya, Saudi Arabia, the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team enjoyed a day of calm today, making the most of the event’s official mid-race rest day.
Strong Stage Six Performance From Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Franco Caimi
10 January 2020
Continuing to improve his speed during the 2020 Dakar Rally, Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Franco Caimi has placed seventh on stage six, the second-longest leg of the event from Ha’il to Riyadh. Completing the 477-kilometre, sandy special just over eight minutes behind the day’s fastest rider, Franco heads into tomorrow’s rest day having broken into the top 10 of the provisional overall standings.
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Franco Caimi 12th On 2020 Dakar Rally Stage Five
09 January 2020
With sand finally replacing rocky, dusty trails for the first time since the start of the 2020 Dakar Rally, Franco Caimi has secured the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s best result on day five. Completing the challenging 353-kilometre stage in 12th position, and just under 15 minutes behind the day’s winner, the determined Argentinian now sits 13th overall. Well aware that two of his teammates have already been forced to abandon the event with injury, Franco continues to push on towards the finish of the 43nd Dakar Rally.
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Franco Caimi 11th On 2020 Dakar Rally Stage Four
08 January 2020
It was a day of highs and lows for the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team on day four of the 2020 Dakar Rally with hard-charging Argentinian Franco Caimi bouncing back from a tough stage three to finish 11th. Bravely taking to the start having badly cut his wrist on stage three, Xavier de Soultrait was forced to abandon the event because of his injury.
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Adrien Van Beveren Retires From 2020 Dakar Rally
07 January 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team endured another difficult day at the 2020 Dakar Rally, despite Xavier de Soultrait and Franco Caimi improving their positions in the overall general classification following the completion of the event’s third stage. With challenging navigation, thick dust and GPS issues ensuring many difficult hours in the saddle for all competitors, the day proved especially tough for Adrien Van Beveren, who saw his Dakar aspirations ended following a high-speed crash shortly after the start of the stage.