Friday, October 29

CHAMPION TONI BOU STAYS WITH MONTESSA


Date: 28/10/2010

Montesa Honda and Toni Bou have extended their contract together for a further two years, until the end of the 2012 season. Since 2007, when Bou became part of the Repsol Montesa Honda team, together they have achieved eight World Championship Trials titles (four Indoor and four Outdoor) and have been the dominant force in the world of Observed Trials.

Bou has also been crowned Spanish champion five times and has been part of the winning ‘Trial of Nations’ team no fewer than four times. He has now extended his winning record to 143 victories in World Championship events and together Montesa honda and Bou will look to extend this record further in the next two years, in search of their ninth world championship title.

Toni Bou

Koji Maehara, President of Montesa Honda SA
“We are very pleased to continue the relationship with Toni Bou, an athlete willing to continue bringing new success to this company. Toni is the best trials rider in the world and we knew that in the final year of his contract, many other manufacturers would be interested in signing him. However, I am proud that Toni has once again put his trust in Montesa Honda and in our commitment to continue the technological evolution of the 4T, with which we have obtained these latest world titles."

Toni Bou, Montesa Honda
"Knowing that I will continue two more years as I Montesa rider brings peace and joy. This is where I have won my eight world titles and still want more. I love the bike and feel completely and fully supported by a very professional team. When everything around me is working perfectly there is no reason to consider a change of scenery. "