Toni Bou has 10 Trial World titles and this December will be switching to four wheels for his Repsol sponsor and partecipate in the Alcañiz 500 kilometres race this December at the Motorland Aragón Circuit.
Spanish petroleum gian Repsol will debut in this competition with the first racing car modified in Spain to run with AutoGas. Bou and team mates Dani Solá (Junior World Rally Champion), who will be making their debut in circuit, will be joined by Jaime Hernández (driver and journalist specialist on circuits) and will drive a Fiat 500 with 205cv power that runs with alternative fuel which helps improving the quality of the air due to minimum emissions and also offers an economical advantage for the users compared to traditional fuel due to its higher efficiency and used by 5.000 vehicles in Spain and more than 8 millions around the world. The Fiat 500 was adapted to work with Spanish technology provided by Difisa, the biggest Fiat dealer in Cataluña.
Takahisa Fujinami, Bou’s team mate at the Repsol Montesa Honda Team, also attended the unveiling event at Palau Sant Jordi to support the rider from Piera. The Japanese rider had a ‘duel’ with Bou, making some impressive jumps and tricks with his bike.
Spanish superstar Toni Bou to support the Barcelona football club ahead of the soccer team’s big face-off against Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 28th, decided to ride around Camp Nuo in his unmistakable style that has won him 9 World Championship Trials titles.
Check out this video of Bou riding his Honda Montesa bike all over the stadium, something we usually expect to see urban free-styler Julien Dupont to do, only illegally.
Everyone knows the renowned motorcycle trials rider Toni Bou and his 8 World titles, but unless you follow two wheels that don’t have an engine, you may have missed out seeing this little 9-year old hell raiser in action and goes by the name of Gerard Trueba.
The video is awesome and as the video description aptly says the ‘future and present’ together, so enjoy.
Madrid’s efforts to host the 2016 Olympic Games face an important test this week, and the members of the Repsol teams have shown their whole-hearted support for the attempt. Coinciding with the presence of the IOC’s evaluation committee in the capital of Spain, Repsol has stated its clear support for the Olympic Games to be held in Madrid in 2016.
Moreover, the riders and drivers that are sponsored by the Spanish oil giant, and who have taken part in several different competitions over the last few days, also wanted to put their weight behind the city’s bid - they all appeared in their races with messages of support for the Spanish capital. Repsol’s relationship with the Olympic Games has existed since 1988 when the Asociación de Deportes Olímpicos (ADO) began its work, and at the moment the Spanish oil company is one of its sponsor members. Repsol’s involvement with sport in Spain has been progressing over the last few years, and it has become a preferential sponsor for the city of Madrid 2016.
Therefore Repsol did not want to miss out on a chance of helping the city in this very important week, backing the bid for the four year festival of sports, with thousands of sportsmen and women from all over the world taking part, to be held in Spain for the second time in its history.
Saturday afternoon at the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid was converted into an authentic spectacle of light and music by Melocos so that Repsol Honda Team`s latest addition, Andrea Dovizioso, could be presented to Spanish fans and where Dovizioso unveiled the Repsol Honda RC212V 2009.
Dani Pedrosa, still recovering from the injuries he picked up in the latest practice sessions in Qatar, did not want to miss out on the presentation either, and even though he was not able to be there in person he was there as a virtual guest via video conference. This allowed him to greet all the fans in the stadium from Barcelona and even to respond to the questions made by some Repsol workers.
The Respsol launch was carried out at the same time as the final round of the World Indoor Trial Championship and became a party for all the fans in the stadium. The recently crowned three times World Indoor Trial Champion, Toni Bou, made a spectacular entrance into the hall alongside Andrea Dovizioso. The two jumped onto the stage riding trial bikes.