English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Monday, 4 September 2023, 19:31 JST
Share:
    

Source: Honda Motor Co, Ltd
Toni Bou Wins 17th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title

Vertolaye, France, Sept 4, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou (Spain, 36 years old) has won the 2023 FIM* Trial World Championship. He has clinched his 17th consecutive title by winning the first day of the final round in France, held on September 2.


This year's Trial World Championship is contested over seven rounds (14 trials). In the first three rounds from the season-opener in Spain to the Japan round in Mobility Resort Motegi, Bou fought a close battle for the lead, but a double-win in Round 4, San Marino gave him a clear advantage, which he capitalized on by consecutive double-wins in Round 5, Andorra and Round 6, Italy to all but seal the championship. A convincing victory of the first day of the final round in France gave Bou his 17th consecutive championship title.

Since clinching his first world championship title in 2007 on HRC's Montesa COTA 4RT factory bike, Bou has increased his unparalleled consecutive championship titles to 17. He has also won his 16th consecutive X Trial World Championship, an indoor competition raced on artificially prepared sections, and currently leads the 2023 indoor championship which resumes in October.

Toni Bou | Repsol Honda Team
"I am very happy to win the title with a victory. It has been a very difficult year, with a difficult start in which the rival made it very tough for us. But we have achieved another title in the best way, with a victory, so I want to thank the team. As I always say, it would be impossible to maintain this level without all their support and effort."

Koji Watanabe, President of Honda Racing Corporation
"I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Toni Bou on his unprecedented 17th consecutive win in the Trial World Championship. Despite the rise of younger riders this season, he has shown overwhelming strength, consistently winning in the second half of the season. I am confident that his stronghold will continue and that he will continue to break records in the future. His teammate, Gabriel Marcelli, has also made a great leap to 3rd place in the ranking in his second premier class season. As for the team, I would like to share the joy with the team manager Takahisa Fujinami and all the staff for achieving a better result than last year. Last but not least, I would like to thank all of our sponsors and trial fans for supporting our racing activities."

*FIM: Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme

For more information, visit https://global.honda/newsroom/news/2023/c230904eng.html.

Topic: Press release summary
Source: Honda Motor Co, Ltd

Sectors: Motorsports
https://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2024 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.

 
Honda Motor Co, Ltd Links

http://www.honda.com

https://plus.google.com/110355594819754396833

https://www.facebook.com/HondaJP

https://twitter.com/HondaJP

https://www.youtube.com/user/HondaJPPR

https://jp.linkedin.com/company/honda

Honda Motor Co, Ltd Related News
Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 14:30 JST
Honda and IBM sign Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Long-term Joint Research and Development of Semiconductor Chip and Software Technologies for Future Software-Defined Vehicles
2024年5月15日 10時00分 JST
Honda、将来のSDV実現に向け、IBMと次世代半導体・ソフトウェア技術の長期共同研究開発に関する覚書を締結
2024年5月9日 13時50分 JST
Honda、インドでの電動化の加速に向けた研究開発拠点をベンガルールに開設
Thursday, 9 May 2024, 14:13 JST
Honda Opens New R&D Facility in Bengaluru to Accelerate Electrification in India
Monday, 29 April 2024, 14:25 JST
POSCO Future M and Honda Reach Basic Agreement on Collaboration for Production of Cathode Materials for Automotive Batteries in Canada
More news >>
Copyright © 2024 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Cookies Policy | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 214 890 4418 | China: +86 181 2376 3721 | Hong Kong: +852 8192 4922 | Singapore: +65 6549 7068 | Tokyo: +81 3 6859 8575