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Honda: Toni Bou Wins 15th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:30am

Going in to the final round at Portugal as championship favorite, Bou won the round giving him his 15th consecutive championship title.

Key Points: 
  • Going in to the final round at Portugal as championship favorite, Bou won the round giving him his 15th 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 15.
  • He has also won his 14th consecutive X Trial World Championship, an indoor competition raced on artificially prepared sections, taking his total tally of championship titles to 29.
  • "I would like to congratulate Toni on winning his unprecedented 15th Trial World Championship title.

Honda: Takahisa Fujinami to End 26-Year Trial World Championship Career

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 11:30am

TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) contract rider Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Honda Team), the first Japanese rider to win the FIM* Trial World Championship in 2004, will be retiring from the championship at the end of this season.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) contract rider Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Honda Team), the first Japanese rider to win the FIM* Trial World Championship in 2004, will be retiring from the championship at the end of this season.
  • The following year, he began his career on the world championship stage, winning his first trial in the 1997 German round, becoming the youngest world championship trial winner at 17 years and 237 days old.
  • "I firmly believe that the time has come to close the curtain on my career as a world trial championship rider after 26 years in the competition.
  • "I would like to thank Takahisa [Fujinami] for the 26 years of his life he devoted to Trial World Championship competition.