Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou has just been proclaimed 2019 FIM X-Trial World Champion in the season’s penultimate trial held this evening in Marseille, France. The success brings Bou’s 13th X-Trial title and takes his world championship tally to 25.
Toni Bou’s thirteenth world X-Trial title, sees the rider grab a twenty-fifth outright title triumph, including the twelve outdoor titles achieved in TrialGP. The feat amounts to thirteen consecutive seasons of victories since winning the first crown back in 2007 – all of them aboard the Montesa Cota 4RT. The Repsol Honda Team rider sealed the championship title at the first available opportunity with one event still to run before the end of the season.
After starting the campaign with victory in the first event of the calendar in Budapest, Bou went on to take victory in Bilbao and Granada, as well as a runner-up podium spot in Barcelona.
In the X-Trial in Marseille, the Repsol Honda Team ace was able to mathematically guarantee the championship after winning the trial with an outstanding performance at the Palais des Sports to take the title, with one championship event left to dispute in Andorra la Vella on 27th April.
Results X-Trial Marseille 2019
|1||Bou Toni||1||SPA||20||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||14|
|2||Fajardo Jeroni||4||SPA||15||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||30|
|3||Raga Adam||67||SPA||12||TRRS Factory Team||TRRS||4|
|4||Gelabert Miquel||34||SPA||9||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||11|
|5||Bincaz Benoit||16||FRA||6||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||21|
|6||Busto Jaime||69||SPA||4||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||23|
|7||Ferrer Alexandre||29||FRA||3||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||22|
|8||Petrella Luca||98||ITA||2||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||25|
|9||Colairo Téo||13||FRA||1||Gas Gas||Gas Gas||25|