Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou won for the second day running in the trial at Pobladura de las Regueras, León, to secure a sixth win of the season. Bou increased his lead in the championship standings to 19 points. Fujinami finished seventh.
As had been expected, Toni Bou had to struggle somewhat at the trial in Pobladura de las Regueras today. Opponent Jaime Busto put the pressure on the champion and it wasn’t until the very final sections that the event swung in favour of the Repsol Honda Team rider. With the triumph, the sixth of the season, Toni Bou increases the gap at the head of the overall championship, now holding a 19-point lead over second-placed rider Adam Raga. Bou needs just a single point next Saturday to be crowned 2021TrialGP champion.
Japan’s Takahisa Fujinami struggled today after being the second rider in the elite category to tackle the sections. “Fujigas” had to make do with virtually no lines of reference from his opponents, leading to a particularly taxing first 12-section lap. On lap two things picked up with the rider eventually going on to post seventh position. Fujinami remains fifth in the world championship standings.
The final event of the 2021 Trial World Championship will be held next Saturday in Gouveia, Portugal. The following day, Sunday 19, the Trial of Nations is scheduled to take place in the same Portuguese town.
Results TrialGP Spain Day 2
|1||Bou Toni||1||SPA||10||12||0||0||20||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||22|
|2||Busto Jaime||69||SPA||8||15||0||0||17||Vertigo Factory Team||Vertigo||24|
|3||Raga Adam||68||SPA||21||9||0||0||15||TRRS Factory Team||TRRS||30|
|4||Marcelli Gabriel||38||SPA||28||13||0||0||13||Montesa Factory||Montesa||41|
|5||Grattarola Matteo||88||ITA||22||17||2||0||11||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||41|
|6||Gelabert Miquel||56||SPA||23||19||0||0||10||Gas Gas||Gas Gas||42|
|7||Fujinami Takahisa||7||JPN||27||24||0||0||9||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||51|
|8||Casales Jorge||33||SPA||32||24||0||0||8||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||56|
|9||Fajardo Jeroni||5||SPA||37||30||0||0||7||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||67|
|10||Bincaz Benoit||73||FRA||45||38||0||0||6||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||83|
|Race format 2020||10 sections x 3 laps|
|Race format 2021||12 sections x 2 laps|
Pobladura de las Regueras, España - View in Google Maps
|Podium 2020 -day2-||Toni Bou (1) - Adam Raga (2)- Gabriel Marcelli (3)|
|Podium 2020 -day 1-||Toni Bou (1) - Jaime Busto (2) - Adam Raga (3)|