HIMOINSA Racing Team (HRT) supported by Yanmar and HIMOINSA participated in "Dakar 2018" held in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina over January 6 - 20, 2018. 188 riders began the bike segment of “Dakar 2018” but only 85 bikes made it through to the finish of this punishing race. Four HRT riders were able to reach the end of this demanding endurance rally.
Two HRT Riders Ranked in the Top Ten! Hard pressed by the factory-backed teams in the competition, Gerard Farres achieved a highly impressive fifth place finish, while Dani Oliveras managed a creditable ninth position when the 9,000 km course reached its finale.
Gerard Farres : 5th
Dani Oliveras: 9th
Marc Sola: 19th
Ivan Cervantes: 29th
Rosa Romero: did not finish
Himoinsa is Official Power Supplier at Dakar 2018
Having long supported the HRT through many a harsh challenge, the HIMOINSA generators have been recognized by the administration secretariat of “Dakar 2018” for their outstanding durability and reliability and chosen as the official power source for this grueling event.
Over the 15 days of this endurance rally, HIMOINSA generators supplied electricity to the administrative offices, media in the bivouac, and supported the safe and smooth management of the event.