It was a third consecutive pole position for Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou in the qualifying section of the fifth round of 2018 TrialGP World Championship held today in Auron, France. ‘Fujigas’ clocked the day’s fourth best time.
A very upbeat qualifying session for the riders of Repsol Honda Team in France. Toni Bou and Takahisa Fujinami scored the first and fourth fastest times respectively, establishing well-placed starting positions for tomorrow’s main event.
Toni Bou turned out a high speed display on today’s first qualifying lap. The current champion upped the ante even further on Q2 with the stopwatch showing 29.08 seconds, a time that his adversaries were unable to match.
Takahisa Fujinami looked very comfortable today and finished the qualifying lap with a time of 31.36 seconds. This will enable ‘Fuji’ to attack when he starts out, fourth from the rear, in the main event tomorrow.
Tomorrow, Sunday, sees the trial get underway at 09:30 hrs with the riders set to tackle a total of fifteen sections. The final podium is scheduled to be held at 16:15 hrs.
Qualification of TrialGP of France 2018
|1||Bou Toni||1||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||29.08|
|2||Dabill James||22||GBR||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||30.60|
|3||Fajardo Jeroni||4||SPA||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||31.00|
|4||Fujinami Takahisa||5||JPN||Repsol Honda Team||Montesa||31.36|
|5||Busto Jaime||69||SPA||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||31.65|
|6||Bincaz Benoit||16||FRA||Scorpa Factory||Scorpa||32.21|
|7||Noguera Oriol||14||SPA||Team Jotagas||JTG||33.13|
|8||Raga Adam||67||SPA||TRRS Factory Team||TRRS||33.19|
|9||Gelabert Miquel||11||SPA||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||33.43|
|10||Price Jack||34||GBR||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||33.44|
|11||Casales Jorge||33||SPA||Vertigo Factory Team||Vertigo||35.42|
|12||Kadlec Franz||9||GER||Gas Gas Factory Team||Gas Gas||35.55|
|13||Cabestany Albert||37||SPA||5||Beta Factory Racing||Beta||5|
|14||Ferrer Alexandre||29||FRA||5||Sherco Factory Team||Sherco||5|