Click for more info

Click the Fullnoise Logo to return to the home page
Click here for more info


Trials News
Toni Bou launches his title defense in France


Posted: Thursday, 26th April, 2012 : 10:06 AM - - 4,608 Reads




Reigning FIM Trial World Champion, Toni Bou - Repsol Montesa will be looking to defend his title for the sixth year in a row, and to maintain his winning run, as the 2012 FIM Trial World Championship gets underway in La Bresse, France this weekend.

The season opening event will see sixty-four riders from thirteen nations compete across four classes - World Pro, Junior and Youth, plus the newly introduced Open International category.

Bou is the clear favourite to win the World Pro category, having won the series for the last five years. The Spanish rider will arrive in La Bresse fresh from his domination of the recent 2012 FIM X-Trial World Championship in which he recorded an amazing seven wins in seven rounds. Bou will be hoping to achieve similar success outdoor and will also have the chance to make history this season by winning the FIM Trial World Championship's first-ever Australian round.

There will be seventeen riders battling it out alongside Bou out in the World Pro, with Bou's biggest threat coming from fellow Spanish riders Albert Cabestany - Sherco and Adam Raga - Gas Gas who will be eager to break Bou's winning streak. Raga was the only rider other than Bou to win a round in 2011. Indeed Raga occupied the top spot four times last year in Breal-sous-Montfort, France (day two), Great Britain, Japan (day two) and Isola, France (day one).Although Cabestany finished fourth in the final outdoor ranking last year, he was Bou's closest rival in this year's FIM X-Trial World Championship.

Bou can expect further pressure to come his teammate Takahisa Fujinami - Repsol Montesa. Fujinami, who ended up third in the 2011 general standings. The Japanese rider has experience on his side as one of the longest standing competitors in the World Pro category. After a torrid campaign last season World number five Jeroni Fajardo - Beta is now back with within familiar surroundings, Both he and the Beta factory team will be aiming for better result in 2012.

Other riders competing in this year's World Pro category include the likes of Great Britain's Michael Brown - Gas Gas, James Dabill - Beta and Alexz Wigg - Gas Gas, and Loris Gubian - Gas Gas from France. All of which are capable of causing an upset amongst the more established names on their day.

Two days of hectic action lies ahead of all the riders in France, as the 2012 FIM Trial World Championship gets under way to mark the thirty-seventh edition of this unique series.

Main Photo: Defending Champ Toni Bou will start his defense this weekend in France


Toni Bou in action
 

Click to go back Click here for a print friendly format Click here to email this news item to a friend

Click here to go to Loose Kid Industries






Click here for more info







Industry
Husqvarna continues it's partnership with Bel-Ray
22nd Feb, 2017
Enduro-X
AMA EnduroCross changes ownership
22nd Feb, 2017
Supercross
Video: Animated Track Map: Atlanta SX
22nd Feb, 2017
Motocross
2017 Suzuki World MX2 team video launch
22nd Feb, 2017
Motocross
Fresh faced HRC MX2 team are optimistic for debut in Qatar
22nd Feb, 2017
Motocross
Hunter Lawrence looking forward to Qatar MXGP opener
22nd Feb, 2017
Motocross
Qatar all set for 2017 MXGP opener
22nd Feb, 2017
Motocross
Todd Waters positive about Rotorua podium finish
20th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Luke Styke on the rise at Rotorua
20th Feb, 2017
Motocross
2017 New Zealand MX Championships RD2 and Championship Standings
19th Feb, 2017
Enduro
Graham Jarvis wins fifth Hell’s Gate
19th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Video: Highlights from Minneapolis Monster Energy Supercross
19th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Eli Tomac Races to Third Win of the Season in Minneapolis
19th Feb, 2017
Arenacross
Owen Edges Out Faith for Fifth Overall Victory in Kansas City
19th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Monster Energy Supercross 2017 Round 6 at Minniapolis - Race Day Qualify
19th Feb, 2017
Freestyle
SLAY: The Axell Hodges Story - Official Trailer
17th Feb, 2017
Off Road
Broc Grabham joins Husqvarna off-road team
17th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Raceline Pirelli KTM add another member
17th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Hearlings and Jonass expected to be fit for Qatar
16th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Video: KTM MXGP and MX2 lineup is ready to rock 2017
16th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Cianciarulo and Savatgy ready for the East Coast
16th Feb, 2017
Speedway
Plenty in reserve for the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup
16th Feb, 2017
Industry
American Motorcyclist Association CEO testifies against proposed motorcycle..
16th Feb, 2017
General
Dandenong Motorcycle Club to hold come and try day
15th Feb, 2017
Enduro
Ryan Sipes Takes Full Gas Season Opener
15th Feb, 2017
Enduro
Yamaha Enduro team ready to get down to business in 2017
15th Feb, 2017
General
Riding for the kids at Broadford
15th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Courtney Duncan withdraws from NZ Motocross Championships
15th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Homework done, Van Horebeek and Febvre ready for Qatar
15th Feb, 2017
Enduro
Aussie girls top the podium at Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series opener
15th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Josh Coppins back in the winners circle
15th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Monster KRT in good form ahead of MXGP season opener
15th Feb, 2017
Speedway
2018 Speedway Championships Calendar Released
15th Feb, 2017
Supercross
On Board At Arlington - Monster Energy Supercross Round 6:
14th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Antonio Cairoli And Jorge Prodo Seal 2017 Italian MX Titles
13th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Anderson podiums at Arlington in a positive night for Rockstar Energy Husqv..
13th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Brake problems make it a tough night for Eli Tomac
13th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Musquin Scores First Career Monster Energy Supercross Victory
12th Feb, 2017
Supercross
Monster Energy Supercross 2017 Round 6 at Arlington - Race Day Qualifying
12th Feb, 2017
Motocross
Fear Not - Full Movie Featuring, Jeremy McGrath, Dean Wilson, Tommy Searle ..
11th Feb, 2017

  More News Articles....



Click here to read
Click here to read
2017 Honda CRF450R Ride Review
We spend a day at Ranch MX in NSW riding the 2017 Honda CRF450R
  Click here to read....  |  Insider archive

Click here for more info




E V E N T S   N E X T   W E E K E N D:

 Round 8 2017 Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM..
 Round 1 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship
 Round 2 2017 Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Seri..
  Go to Details


T E L E V I S I O N:

  Go to TV Guide





  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 FIM WMX
  2013 AMA SX Rd9
  2013 NZMX Champs Rd2
  2013 Aus AAX Champs
  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 AMA SX Rd8
  2013 AMA SX Rd7
  NZMX Champs Rd1
  2013 AMA ArenaX



Click here to go to the Choice Suspension Website
Click here to go to Loose Kid Industries
Click here for more info on Mountian Shade
Click here to visit Bolton Motorcyles, Australia's largest KTM, Honda and Suzuki parts store
Click here for more info
Click here for info on Penrite
Click here for more info on Endura products
Click here for more info on MX Ink Graphics
Click here for more info on States MX products

Click here for the biggest range of tear off's


Click here to visit Click28.com


THOR PULSE 2017 Limited Edition Race-wear
THOR MX have released their 2017 Limited Edition Range onto the Australian market..   View

Polisport Pit Boards
Link International have announced the release of the Polisport Pit Boards to the Australian market..   View

THOR Youth Pulse AKTIV Range
THOR MX have the youth of Australia covered with their 2017 race wear.   View





FULLNOISE CONTENT:
Home
News Archive
Results > National - Local - International
Photo Galleries
Features
New Products
Product Reviews
Film / Video
Classifieds
Links
TV Guide
Calendars > This Weekend - Australia - International
Club Information

FULLNOISE BUSINESS:

Privacy Statement
Contacts
About Fullnoise
Logos
Add to Favourites



PREMIUM ADVERTISERS:
100% Moto
Ficeda Accessories
Honda Australia
Husqvarna Motorcycles
John Titman Racing
Kessner Motorcycles
KTM Australia
Lee Hogan Racing
Link International
Moto National Accessories
Steve Cramer Products
Suzuki Australia
Yamaha Australia
Yamaha Parts & Accessories



All content © Fullnoise.com.au 2002-2017



Click for more info