Toni Bou earns his 6 win in 7 events. Marcelli finishes third overall.
The 2023 X-Trial World Championship ended in style in Vendée, France, for the Repsol Honda Trial Team riders. Toni Bou earned another victory, a week on from winning his 34th World Title last weekend in Madrid. Gabriel Marcelli was second in the event, and clinched third in the overall standings.
World Champion Bou took the lead on the first round after completing all the zones with only two penalty points, and he maintained the position in the second round. In the final, the Repsol Honda Team rider had a duel with teammate Marcelli, as they were level on points victory was decided by a tiebreaker zone.
Marcelli’s incredible performance saw him begin the first round fighting for the top positions and taking second place. On lap two, Marcelli picked up 17 penalty points and in the final he faced Bou and Jaime Busto.
The first to face the obstacles in the extra tiebreaker zone was Marcelli. After making some mistakes, the Montesa Cota 4RT rider accrued three penalty points. Bou, meanwhile, made use of his experience and has made only one error, earning him victory.
This season, Bou has continued to increase his extensive indoor record to a total of 78 wins, 93 podiums and 17 titles. Marcelli closes the year with third position overall and a total of 5 podiums from 7 events in the X-Trial World Championship.
With this event in Vendée, France, the X-Trial World Championship puts an end to the 2023 season.
|1||Bou Toni||1||SPA||2||3||13||0||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa|
|2||Marcelli Gabriel||38||SPA||8||17||13||0||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa|
|3||Busto Jaime||69||SPA||9||13||25||0||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas|
|4||Gelabert Aniol||28||SPA||14||22||0||Beta Factory Trial Team||Beta|
|5||Raga Adam||68||SPA||14||23||0||TRRS Factory Team||TRRS|
|6||Bincaz Benoit||73||FRA||15||27||0||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco|
|8||Dufrese Hugo||17||FRA||22||39||0||Gas Gas||Gas Gas|
|9||Petrella Luca||64||ITA||23||43||0||Gas Gas||Gas Gas|
|1||Bou Toni||1||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||127|
|2||Busto Jaime||69||SPA||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||87|
|3||Marcelli Gabriel||38||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||82|
|4||Raga Adam||68||SPA||TRRS Factory Team||TRRS||57|
|6||Gelabert Aniol||28||SPA||Beta Factory Trial Team||Beta||34|
|7||Bincaz Benoit||73||FRA||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||24|
|8||Grattarola Matteo||88||ITA||Vertigo Factory Team||Vertigo||12|
|9||Haga Sondre||99||NOR||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||7|
|10||Fajardo Jeroni||47||SPA||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||6|
|11||Dufrese Hugo||17||FRA||Gas Gas||Gas Gas||2|
|12||Petrella Luca||64||ITA||Gas Gas||Gas Gas||1|
|13||Green Billy||14||GBR||Scorpa Factory||Scorpa||1|
|14||Mempör Marco||30||AUT||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||1|