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04/07/12 - 13:22
Bou set to be crowned King in Italy
The Italian Trial Grand Prix remains one of the most eagerly awaited and warmly welcomed stops on the FIM Trial World Championship and this coming weekend looks set to uphold this tradition, as it marks the second to last stopof the 2012 tour. Current and defending FIM Trial World Champion Toni Bou - Repsol Montesa looks set to clinch an incredible sixth successive outdoor crown on Italian soil ...
02/07/12 - 11:00
Dabill has high hopes for Italian GP
Twenty-six year old James Dabill - Beta heads to the penultimate round of the 2012 FIM Trial World Championship in Italy this coming weekend holding sixth place in the general standings. Whilst the British rider has his home round proper to look forward to, which will bring a close to the current series later this month, Dabill also regards the Italian Grand Prix as having special importance for b...
02/07/12 - 08:41
Giulio Mauri (1946 – 2012)
The World of motorcycling, and in particular the sport of Trial is mourning the loss of one of its true gentlemen following the news of yesterday’s sad and sudden passing of Italian stalwart Giulio Mauri whilst he was competing in a classic Trial event close to Rome, Italy. Known and respected in the international Trial community for many seasons as a professional photojournalist, sixty-six year ...
24/06/12 - 20:30
Cabestany stops Bou’s winning run
Albert Cabestany - Sherco brought to an end Toni Bou’s - Repsol Montesa winning run as he took victory on the second and final day of the Andorran Grand Prix held at Sant Julia De Loria. Bou was, in fact demoted to fourth spot on day two as a late five sent him tumbling off the podium. Jeroni Fajardo - Beta was once again the runner up and collected the most championship points over the weekend to...
24/06/12 - 17:56
Double tops for Sanz in Andorra
In an almost carbon copy of yesterday’s performance Laia Sanz – Gas Gas once again dominated proceedings high in the mountains of Andorra. Simply in a class of her own Sanz ran out a clear and easy winner on the second day of the event in Sant Julia De Loria, which marked the opening round of the 2012 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship. Losing three marks on each lap, which was slightly more tha...
24/06/12 - 10:20
Girls are go
The 2012 FIM Women's Trial World Championship is underway, with the opening day of the news series having run in conjunction with the FIM Trial World Championship in the mountains of Andorra. This is the first time that the two championships having been fully combined. Previously the Women's competitions have either taken place as stand-alone events or on the day prio...
23/06/12 - 18:31
Bou takes his eighth straight win
The unstoppable Toni Bou – Repsol Montesa delivered an incredible closing lap, despite riding with a badly torn muscle in his left thigh, to clinch his eighth win in a row on the first day of the Grand Prix in Sant Julia De Loria, Andorra. Bou trailed Jeroni Fajardo – Beta at the halfway stage, but rode his way back into the lead to take the victory by three marks come the finish. With Fajardo in ...
23/06/12 - 17:52
Sanz opens title defence with victory
Laia Sanz – Gas Gas opened her title defence with a victory as she dominated the first round of the 2012 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship held high in the mountains above the town of San Julia De Loria, Andorra.Twenty six year old Sanz who already has eleven FIM World titles to her name signalled her intent to make it twelve as she dropped just three marks over the two laps of fourteen section...
23/06/12 - 09:58
Ferrer dominates Junior division
Twenty-two-year-old Alexandre Ferrer - Sherco from France is the current favourite to win the Junior title in the 2012 FIM Trial World Championship. Ferrer has been a dominant force in the Junior division this year and enjoys a commanding thirty-six-point lead over his Spanish rival Franscesc Moret - Montesa as the series heads to Andorra this weekend.Ferrer has claim...
22/06/12 - 09:46
Andorra revisited
This weekend sees the FIM Trial World Championship revisit the small southern European Principality of Andorra for the fifth round of the 2012 series. This will be the sixteenth time that Andorra has hosted a FIM Trial Grand Prix since it was added to the World schedule back in 1992. Andorra is situated in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains and is bordered by Spain and France. It is the sixth sma...