Meet the three-man team for the challenge of the Dakar Rally

Pele Renet, Husqvarna, Dakar Rally 2016

The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team go to the 2016 edition of the famed Dakar Rally with an attractive three-rider line-up to contest the classic offroad event that covers some 9,000 km (5,592 miles).

Riding the Husqvarna FR 450 Rally bike will be Portugal’s Ruben Faria as the veteran and most experienced of the trio, the talented Pablo Quintanilla of Chile, who had a top five finish in 2014 and Frenchman Pele Renet, a proven enduro champion who will contest his first Dakar Rally.

As riders reach Buenos Aires for the ceremonial start and the prologue on January 2, we invite you to discover more about the team and the rally in this video: