Monster Energy Honda have announced the signing of Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla to contest the FIM Cross Country World rally for the 2021 season and the 2022 Dakar.

Joining forces with Honda with immediate effect, multiple world rally championship winner and Dakar rally runner up Quintanilla lines up with an impressive track record dating back to 2013 with the manufacturer.

The Chilien rider will be making his debut onboard the Honda CRF450 rally this week for the first race of the season, the Andalucian Rally in Spain which will take place on May 11-15.

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“I am very happy and motivated to join the Monster Energy Honda Team,” said Quintanilla. “For me it is a great honour to be part of this tremendous team that has shown such great development and enormous professionalism over recent years.

“My intention is to be able to convey my knowledge and my experience to the team and I hope to get great results. I wish to thank everyone for the opportunity and I am sure that together we will do a great job.”

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