28/04/13 - 01:17
As Takahisa Fujinami – Repsol Montesa punched the air as he took his place on the top step of the podium on the second day of the 2013 FIM Trial World Championship held in his home land of Japan, his absolute excitement was clear for all to see. Having not tasted the winner’s champagne since June 2010, Fujigas explained what today meant to him.
“This is an incr...
28/04/13 - 01:17
Takahisa Fujinami – Repsol Montesa claimed a sensational win in front of his home fans on the second day of the Japanese Grand Prix, his first since he last won in Great Britain back in 2010.
Fujinami produced three consistent laps to finally edge out Jeroni Fajardo – Beta who had held the lead for two out of the three laps, before his day fell apart on the final tour. Despite his late collapse F...
27/04/13 - 17:44
Toni Bou started in the best way his defence of the title he has achieved in the last six years, as he won the first day of the Japanese Grand Prix of Trial. In this 29th edition of the World Championship, the several times champion attained the best scores in each of the three passes through a route with 12 high-difficulty areas. Yesterday’s rain and the new ‘non-stop’ regulations of this season ...
27/04/13 - 15:34
Thirty-two year old Kenichi Kuroyma (Yamaha) made his annual return to the FIM Trial World Championship earlier today when he contested the opening day of his home Grand Prix in J apan. The reigning Japanese trials champion last competed in the World series on a full time basis back in 2005 when he placed eighth in the overall rankings.
During his eleven seasons as ...
27/04/13 - 15:02
Reigning champion Toni Bou – Repsol Montesa picked up from where he left off last season by winning the opening day of the 2013 FIM Trial World Championship in convincing fashion. Bou’s winning margin on the first of two days of competition at the Japanese Grand Prix was twenty marks over second placed rider Adam Raga – Gas Gas.
Riding under the new no-stop rules Bou once again confirmed his she...
26/04/13 - 09:17
When the 2013 FIM Trial World Championship kicks off in Motegi tomorrow, it will be the fourteenth consecutive year that the superbly appointed permanent facility will have hosted the Japanese Trial GP. Dougie Lampkin dominated the initial years winning five out of the six counting days from 2000 to 2002. Home hero Takahisa Fujinami – Repsol Montesa was the only other victor during this ...
24/04/13 - 09:42
Reigning champion Toni Bou – Repsol Montesa will relish the opportunity to begin the defence of his crown at the opening Japanese Grand Prix this coming weekend, with the Twin Ring circuit at Motegi being the homeland of Honda by whom he is ultimately employed. The 2013 FIM Trial World Championship will provide the chance for Bou to extend his period of dominance and to go in search of a record eq...
26/02/13 - 14:23
With the aim of making Trial more accessible, the FIM has drawn up new rules to speed up the sport and create more dynamic performances. The purpose of this video is to help all those involved – including the fans – to understand the philosophy behind the new regulations and clarify a number of situations that can arise when the riders negotiate the various sections.
Trial is a motor sport that ...
09/11/12 - 09:36
In view of the current extremely difficult situation regarding participation in Trial events that is also leading to the free fall of the Trial motorcycle market, the FIM together with the Trial Manufacturers (Montesa-Honda, Gas Gas, Beta, Sherco & Ossa) has decided to take measures in order to find ways to revitalise this discipline.
The first change concerns the sporting regulations of the...
29/07/12 - 23:31
With the 2012 FIM Trial World Championship already won, some could of thought that Toni Bou - Repsol Montesa might not be that concerned about winning at the final round of the series held in Great Britain. Those people were proved very wrong, as Toni signed off in some style by adding two more victories to his list as he dominated both days of the event held at Nord Vue near Penrith over the week...