Results of the Italian TrialGP 2022

Personal News Cycle | September 20, 2022

The 2022 Hertz FIM Trial World Championship concluded on Sunday 18 September, where Toni Bou (Repsol Honda/Montesa) was crowned Italian TrialGP Champion.

Toni Bou has concluded the 2022 FIM Trial World Championship in Italy. It was his 16th consecutive title.

Photos courtesy of HRC…

Bou knows all about winning in Italy having, before this year, emerged 14 times in 16 starts. He was pushed back to second place on Saturday by local hero Matteo Grattarola (Beta), and while that was good enough to secure his 16th consecutive TrialGP title, everyone knows the Spanish superstar hates losing – and he has. made amends on Sunday.

With only a few changes to Saturday’s hazards – notably on sections seven and eight where very steep corners proved almost impossible for the TrialGP riders – combined with slightly warmer temperatures and less rain overnight, the scores were lower. at all levels.

Toni Bou at the 2022 Italian TrialGP

A month shy of his 36th birthday, Bou was in imperious form on Sunday in the foothills of the Italian Alps. His total of seven opening rounds gave him a one-point lead over Grattarola at the halfway point and his second-round score by just one stroke sealed another highly successful season which saw him claim seven wins and three runners. to the finishes.

Grattarola increased his score to a 15-high for a second-place finish to go along with his maiden TrialGP win on Saturday, with perennial Spaniard Adam Raga (TRRS) finishing the day third out of 24, including a time penalty.

Matteo Grattarola at the 2022 Italian TrialGP
Beta’s Matteo Grattarola was just one of the few riders able to beat Bou this year. The Italian took Saturday’s victory, eight points ahead of Bou. Grattarola finished second on Sunday.

Raga’s compatriot Jaime Busto (Vertigo) also incurred a time penalty as he finished fourth three points behind to secure a career-best second in the series.

Bou finished the season top of the Championship standings with 191 points, followed by Busto with 140 and Raga 131. Grattarola finished fourth with 126, while Marcelli Carballido completed the top five. NC

Classification of the 2022 FIM Trial World Championship

  1. Tony Bou (191)
  2. Jaime Busto (140)
  3. Adam Raga (131)
  4. Matteo Grattarola (126)
  5. Gabriel Marcelli (109)
  6. Jeroni Fajardo (108)
  7. Michael Gelabert (102)
  8. Jorge Casales (90)
  9. Aniol Gelabert (72)
  10. Benoit Bincaz (69)

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