On The Pegs August 2017 - Volume 2 - Issue 8 - Page 146

On The Pegs Adam Raga Toni Bou - Repsol Honda moved another step closer to an incredible eleventh consecutive outdoor title with a command- ing performance at TrialGP Great Britain, round five of the 2017 FIM Trial World Champion- ship at Tong near Bradford. Cheered on by thousands of fans, many of whom had taken advantage of a free admission deal for ACU members, the thir- ty-year-old Spanish superstar claimed a record-breaking fif- teenth TrialGP Great Britain win and extended his championship advantage to eighteen points with three rounds remaining. “I had a very good first lap, but made mistakes on the second lap, but I stayed clean in the final two sections for the victory,” says Bou. “It’s a very important weekend for me. I’ve extended my lead and will now go the USA with more confi- dence and will try to win again.” Looking totally at home on the mainly natural sections comprising of imposing rock slabs,