The Repsol Honda Team rider was today crowned 2019 TrialGP World Champion. Toni Bou, who triumphed in the French trial takes his tally of consecutive title wins to 13 in TrialGP, in addition to the 13 indoor trophies. 26 titles for the greatest rider in history!

“This is not a miracle, it’s a legend” reads the slogan printed across the Repsol Honda Team commemorative t-shirts for the 26th Toni Bou world title. The latest trial victory, the seventh of the season, means that Toni Bou mathematically seals the TrialGP World Champion title for the thirteenth time in a row.

The Repsol Honda Team rider was a cut above the rest from the get-go in a trial full of long, steep sections and Bou was clearly feeling at ease as evidenced by the mere nine marks accrued throughout. The trial or the title never looked in question. The triumph is the 111th victory for Toni Bou in Trial World Championships as well as the thirteenth consecutive trial win since Andorra last season. The Repsol Honda Team star has made a clean streak so far in the 2019 Trial World Championship, with one event still to contest.

Team-mate Takahisa Fujinami finished in fifth position on the day. ‘Fujigas’ rode a notable first lap with good sensations but went into the second lap and began to collect marks and eventually had to settle for fifth position. In the championship standings, Fujinami sits fourth in the rankings with everything to play for at the final event.

It wasn’t the unique title celebration for Repsol Honda Team today. Team gets the constructors title. 21 for Montesa in World Championship.

The next trial for the Repsol Honda Team will be the final round of the TrialGP World Championship set to take place on 21st and 22nd September in La Nucia, Spain.

Toni Bou

Toni Bou 1

Today was a day where I had to work hard to make any difference, especially during the opening sections. But that is what we did and we made it to section eight on zero. I think I rode an intelligent trial. I felt very comfortable on the bike. As always, there is no better way to win a new title than with a victory and with good feelings. It was a short but intense world championship. I think that this season we have matured a lot. Last year we had so many injuries, this year we have been very comfortable on the bike, which we’ve seen reflected in the wins and the riding, so now it's time to savour the moment and enjoy the holidays.

Repsol Honda Team
Takahisa Fujinami

Takahisa Fujinami 6

During the first lap around the sections, I felt very confident with the bike and I cleaned many of the sections and was tied with Busto in second. By the second lap I have already started to feel that the pace was not good enough. In the end I finished fifth, which was not bad. But hey, that’s the way trials are and at the moment I’m fourth time of the championship. Now for the final event in Spain. I also wish to congratulate Toni Bou, the family and the whole team for his 26th World Championship because they have all worked really hard. I am very happy to be his team-mate.

Repsol Honda Team
Miquel Cirera

Miquel Cirera

Team Manager

Celebrating a title is always great. First of all I want to thanks and congratulate Toni as always. Congratulate all the team of doctors who helped us, the HRC team, the Honda team and everyone who helped Toni. Obviously congratulations to his closest associates, the mechanics. We have all done a great job. This season Toni started in very good shape, that's why he has been able to win all the trials which we’ve been in until today. As we always say, ‘He's a monster!’ And as we have put on the shirt. "This is not a miracle, it’s a legend". We can’t ask for anything more, if we could, we would add more, year after year.
Today Fujinami tried hard but it wasn’t to be. Trials are like that and the rivals are very strong. Congratulations to him because he always fights and gives it his best shot. Now we have the final trial at home and as always we will do everything to win.
Last, I want to congratulate Toni and Gabriel Marcelli, from Trial2, that helps to get another constructors title.

Repsol Honda Team
Trial of France

Auron, France

Trial 2019, Round 6

Sunday 21 Jul 2019, 20:21 UTC
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. L1 L2 T3 Total Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Toni Bou 1 SPA 7 1 1 9 20 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Jaime Busto 69 SPA 12 10 1 23 17 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
3 Adam Raga 67 SPA 16 8 1 25 15 TRS Factory Team TRS
4 Jeroni Fajardo 2 SPA 22 7 1 30 13 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
5 Takahisa Fujinami 6 JPN 13 23 0 36 11 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
6 Jorge Casales 33 SPA 21 21 0 42 10 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
7 Miquel Gelabert 9 SPA 26 19 0 45 9 Sherco Factory Team Sherco
8 James Dabill 22 GBR 33 21 0 54 8 Beta Factory Racing Beta
9 Benoit Bincaz 73 FRA 22 35 0 57 7 Beta Factory Racing Beta
10 Franz Kadlec 66 GER 34 37 0 71 6 TRS Factory Team TRS
11 Jack Price 34 GBR 40 35 0 75 5 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
12 Arnau Farre 19 SPA 53 44 0 97 4 Team Jotagas JTG
13 Andrea Riva 96 ITA 64 46 0 110 3 TRS Factory Team TRS
14 Dan Peace 38 GBR 62 75 0 137 2 Sherco Factory Team Sherco
Saturday 20 Jul 2019, 20:14 UTC
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. L1 Total Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Toni Bou 1 SPA 0 26'64 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Jeroni Fajardo 2 SPA 0 28'20 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas +
3 Jaime Busto 69 SPA 0 28'31 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
4 Adam Raga 67 SPA 0 28'69 TRS Factory Team TRS +
5 Jorge Casales 33 SPA 0 29'01 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo +
6 Miquel Gelabert 9 SPA 0 30'52 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
7 James Dabill 22 GBR 0 31'40 Beta Factory Racing Beta +
8 Takahisa Fujinami 6 JPN 0 31'66 Repsol Honda Team Montesa +
9 Dan Peace 38 GBR 0 31'77 Sherco Factory Team Sherco +
10 Benoit Bincaz 73 FRA 0 32'43 Beta Factory Racing Beta +
11 Franz Kadlec 66 GER 0 32'76 TRS Factory Team TRS +
12 Arnau Farre 19 SPA 0 35'41 Team Jotagas JTG +
13 Andrea Riva 96 ITA 0 38'66 TRS Factory Team TRS +
14 Jack Price 34 GBR 5 5 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas +
Rider Standings
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019 - Open world standings grid
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr.
1 Toni BOU 1 SPA 140 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
2 Adam RAGA 67 SPA 113 TRS Factory Team TRS
3 Jeroni FAJARDO 2 SPA 95 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
4 Takahisa FUJINAMI 6 JPN 88 Repsol Honda Team Montesa
5 Jaime BUSTO 69 SPA 77 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
6 James DABILL 22 GBR 68 Beta Factory Racing Beta
7 Jorge CASALES 33 SPA 65 Vertigo Factory Team Vertigo
8 Franz KADLEC 66 GER 53 TRS Factory Team TRS
9 Benoit BINCAZ 73 FRA 53 Beta Factory Racing Beta
10 Miquel GELABERT 9 SPA 50 Sherco Factory Team Sherco
11 Jack PRICE 34 GBR 36 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
12 Arnau FARRE 19 SPA 21 Team Jotagas JTG
13 Dan PEACE 38 GBR 19 Sherco Factory Team Sherco
14 Oriol NOGUERA 13 SPA 10 Team Jotagas JTG
15 Andrea RIVA 96 ITA 9 TRS Factory Team TRS
16 Kenichi KUROYAMA 98 JPN 7 Gas Gas Factory Team Gas Gas
17 Tomoyuki OGAWA 97 JPN 3 Honda Honda
18 Fumitaka NOZAKI 99 JPN 3 Yamaha Yamaha