Repsol Honda Team crosses the Pyrenees to tackle the second half of the world championship

160617_124

After last week’s successes in the Pyrenees, Repsol Honda Team trio Bou, Fujinami and Busto are back in action this weekend, this time on the other side of the mountain range, eager to gain results in the crucial French GP.

The second half of the 2016 FIM Trial World Championship starts this weekend as Lourdes, France plays host to the competition on Saturday and Sunday. Repsol Honda Team’s Toni Bou, reigning champion and current championship leader, arrives at the town’s maiden trial with a significant points advantage over the rest of the field. Seventeen points separate Bou from Adam Raga, the nearest title contender. The Montesa Cota 4RT rider comes to Lourdes fresh off the back of a win in the Andorra GP, the fifth consecutive win of six triumphs in a season which also includes two runner-up spots.

Repsol Honda Team continues with one of their strongest starts in recent seasons. Bou heads the overall table and Takahisa Fujinami is in third position. This is great news for the team, not only for the Japanese rider’s podium potental, but also as an indication of the great physical recuperation of the paddock’s most veteran performer. Such a situation at the season’s halfway stage can be likened to that of 2011 (with Bou leader and ‘Fujigas’ third) although back then the team featured just two riders.

Jaime Busto’s overall fourth position, just one point adrift of Fujinami, is fruit of a solid all-round team effort. The young Basque rider’s progress is evident: last year the rookie nearly made it onto the podium on three occasions, but so far this year Repsol Honda Team’s prodigy has finished fourth in six of the eight events disputed. A foot on the rostrum is just a question of time.

→全文を読む

情報提供元 [ Honda Racing ]

関連記事

編集部おすすめ

  1. コルハートが取り扱いを行う「Dzell」からブレーキのリザーバータンクキャップの上に共締めす…
  2. 1a6433aec6af783f6d008221be38055e_s
    自賠責保険(共済)の損害調査を行っている損害保険料率算出機構は、2017年1月17日に金融庁…
  3. 国土交通省は、二輪自動車等に備える緊急制動表示灯の基準を新設し、発表した。 平成2…
  4. 20170209_swm_SV11
    2015年、EICMAでの発表を機にブランドの復活を宣言 1971年に創業されたイタリアのモー…
ページ上部へ戻る