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Toni Bou (Repsol Honda), champion of the Trial GP World Championship last Saturday in Gouveia (Portugal) with whom he reached 15 consecutive world crowns in outdoor trials, declared that his roof passed it “many years ago” and that after 29 titles (15 outdoors and 14 indoors) their goal “is to be able to get another one.”
“It is a spectacular number 30 and we will have a chance to try it in November, if all goes well and this pandemic we are experiencing respects it, in the Indoor World Cup, “said Bou about the option of reaching thirty titles in an interview published this Monday by his team, Repsol Honda.
Regarding the most recent world, Bou considered that he was not one of the hardest winners. “To finish with 22 points of advantage is more than one race and I think I have had some World Cup where I have finished with three or four points of advantageThese have been tighter and fought until the end, “he explained.
The Barcelona man spoke about the injury he had before the start of the season, just a month after the first race. “It was very difficult, especially because of the ankle rather than the broken fibula, but we ended up recovering and the result in Italy was much better than we could expect due to my physical condition,” he confessed.
At 34, Bou spoke about his future both on and off the track. “We will continue competing and physically we will end this recovery, now we want to focus more on a preseason volume and get to the next races as well as possible. Off the track we are also making a team with Jordi Pasques,” he said.
On the withdrawal of Japanese Takahisa Fujinami, his teammate who after 26 seasons in the top competition in which he won a world title in 2004, 34 victories and 355 participations, Bou affirmed that “one day the moment had to come” and that “it is very sad because ‘Fuji’ He is a very charismatic driver, an incredible teammate and will be greatly missed. “
Now Toni Bou, the rider with the most world titles in trial history, is preparing for the X-Trial World Championship that will culminate in November with three events to be held in Andorra La Vella, Barcelona and Braga.