Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou once again claimed the top honours on day two of the trial in Pobladura de las Regueras, León, taking his season victory tally to three. Bou increases his lead in the overall standings to a ten-point advantage.

Differing from yesterday’s trial, the route for the second day of the Spanish TrialGP proved to be much tougher with certain sections virtually impossible to overcome. As a consequence, the trial produced a fairly even result in the final table. Toni Bou suffered throughout the day’s trial in Pobladura de las Regueras.

The demanding sections, coupled with the physical issues in the rider’s arms, saw Toni move up and down positions over the first lap, but by the second and third he was able to take command of the trial to eventually claim a third victory of the season. The result allows the current champion to stretch the gap at the top of the championship general standings where the trial star now holds a ten-point advantage over the nearest second place rival.

Japanese rider Takahisa Fujinami also had a rough time today in such a closely-fought competition. “Fujigas” was able to improve on the third lap of the course, but by then a podium place had already escaped him. At the end of the day the rider had to settle for ninth position. Fujinami currently lies in eighth overall position in the championship table, although just four points away from fourth overall position.

The next Trial World Championship event will be held next week in the town of Sant Julià de Lória, in Andorra.

Toni Bou

Toni Bou 1

Today has been a very positive day as it was very hard and we all made quite a few mistakes. It has been a difficult day, not only because of the discomfort in my arm, but also because I didn’t feel quite right on the bike. The trial was very close, but we struggled to get a very important victory in the championship. We will try to arrive in the best possible shape for the trial in Andorra.

Repsol Honda Team
Takahisa Fujinami

Takahisa Fujinami 6

Today was a very hard day psychologically as the trial was very difficult and many riders made many fiascos, so the positions in the results table were changing a lot. We have tried to modify some things on the bike but I think we have not hit the right key. On the third lap I was able to clear my mind and improve, but it was not enough. I am happy with the work done so far, but the results are lacking. I’m confident that they will come in the next race in Andorra.

Repsol Honda Team
Miquel Cirera

Miquel Cirera

Team Manager

Congratulations to Toni, today it was not easy for him to win. Although it may not seem like it, he suffered a lot physically, he is not at 100% and being the second trial day in a row, everything is tougher. I want to congratulate him because he always does his best, even when he is not well. For Fujinami we will have to see what is wrong and work on it for the next dates. This season is difficult having all the trial so close together and without time to work between one and the next.
We also want to congratulate Gabriel Marcelli on his podium. It is always nice to see Montesas on the podium. It is a pleasure working with him and seeing his talent grow.

Repsol Honda Team
Trial of Spain

Pobladura de las Regueras, Spain

Trial 2020, Round 2

Sunday 13 Sep 2020, 17:55 UTC
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. L1 L2 L3 T3 Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Toni Bou 1 SPA 21 15 12 0 20 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Adam Raga SPA 22 18 16 0 17 TRS Factory Team TRS +
3 Gabriel Marcelli SPA 24 20 18 0 15 RG Team Montesa +
4 Benoit Bincaz FRA 26 22 18 0 13 Beta Factory Racing Beta +
5 Miquel Gelabert SPA 25 21 21 0 11 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
6 Jaime Busto SPA 28 19 21 1 10 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
7 James Dabill 22 GBR 26 20 23 0 9 Beta Beta +
8 Jorge Casales SPA 28 17 31 0 8 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas +
9 Takahisa Fujinami 6 JPN 29 29 19 0 7 Repsol Honda Team Montesa +
10 Dan Peace 11 GBR 27 21 30 0 6 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
11 Jack Price 34 GBR 50 50 50 0 5 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
12 Jeroni Fajardo SPA - - - 0 4 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
Saturday 12 Sep 2020, 19:25 UTC
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. L1 L2 L3 T3 Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Toni Bou 1 SPA 17 8 3 0 20 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Jaime Busto SPA 19 15 15 0 17 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
3 Adam Raga SPA 18 17 20 0 15 TRS Factory Team TRS +
4 Gabriel Marcelli SPA 34 18 16 0 13 RG Team Montesa +
5 Miquel Gelabert SPA 28 19 22 0 11 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
6 Jeroni Fajardo SPA 26 23 20 0 10 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
7 James Dabill 22 GBR 35 17 18 0 9 Beta Beta +
8 Takahisa Fujinami 6 JPN 36 29 21 0 8 Repsol Honda Team Montesa +
9 Dan Peace 11 GBR 35 28 30 0 7 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
10 Jorge Casales SPA 34 31 50 0 6 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas +
11 Jack Price 34 GBR 41 45 50 0 5 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
12 Benoit Bincaz FRA 39 50 50 0 4 Beta Factory Racing Beta +
Rider Standings
Sunday, 13 Sep 2020 - Open world standings grid
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr.
1 Toni BOU 1 SPA 75 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Adam RAGA SPA 65 TRS Factory Team TRS
3 Jaime BUSTO SPA 61 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
4 Jeroni FAJARDO SPA 42 Sherco Factory Team Sherco
5 Miquel GELABERT SPA 39 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
6 Gabriel MARCELLI SPA 38 RG Team Montesa
7 Jorge CASALES SPA 36 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
8 Takahisa FUJINAMI 6 JPN 35 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
9 Benoit BINCAZ FRA 34 Beta Factory Racing Beta
10 James DABILL 22 GBR 30 Beta Beta
11 Jack PRICE 34 GBR 23 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
12 Dan PEACE 11 GBR 22 Sherco Factory Team Sherco