FIM Trial World Championship

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The FIM Trial World Championship and FIM X-Trial World Championship are the most prestigious motorcycle trials tournaments of the world, organised by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. The outdoor championship is held since 1964 and the indoor (X-Trial) since 1993.

From 1964 to 1967 the championship was named Challenge Henry Groutards. From 1968 to 1974, it was the Trial European Championship, and from 1975 onwards it has been known as the World Championship.

Up until 2010, the outdoor world trial championship has been won by 6 different pilots from the UK, 5 from Spain, 2 from Finland and France, and 1 from Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan and Sweden.

Outdoor Series[edit]

Dougie Lampkin at the Spanish round in 2007
Eddy Lejeune at the 1981 Trial de Sant Llorenç
Yrjö Vesterinen at the 1978 Trial de Sant Llorenç
Year Name Country Machine Notes
2014 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2013 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2012 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2011 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2010 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2009 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2008 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2007 Toni Bou Spain Montesa Honda
2006 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2005 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2004 Takahisa Fujinami Japan Montesa Honda
2003 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa Honda
2002 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa Honda
2001 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa Honda
2000 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa Honda
1999 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1998 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1997 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1996 Marc Colomer Spain Montesa
1995 Jordi Tarrés Spain Gas Gas
1994 Jordi Tarrés Spain Gas Gas
1993 Jordi Tarrés Spain Gas Gas
1992 Tommi Ahvala Finland Aprilia
1991 Jordi Tarrés Spain Beta
1990 Jordi Tarrés Spain Beta
1989 Jordi Tarrés Spain Beta
1988 Thierry Michaud France Fantic
1987 Jordi Tarrés Spain Beta
1986 Thierry Michaud France Fantic
1985 Thierry Michaud France Fantic
1984 Eddy Lejeune Belgium Honda
1983 Eddy Lejeune Belgium Honda
1982 Eddy Lejeune Belgium Honda
1981 Gilles Burgat France SWM First Italian bike to win a World Trial Championship
1980 Ulf Karlsson Sweden Montesa
1979 Bernie Schreiber United States Bultaco
1978 Yrjö Vesterinen Finland Bultaco
1977 Yrjö Vesterinen Finland Bultaco
1976 Yrjö Vesterinen Finland Bultaco
1975 Martin Lampkin United Kingdom Bultaco Title becomes "World Trials Champion"
1974 Malcolm Rathmell United Kingdom Bultaco
1973 Martin Lampkin United Kingdom Bultaco
1972 Mick Andrews United Kingdom Ossa
1971 Mick Andrews United Kingdom Ossa
1970 Sammy Miller United Kingdom Bultaco
1969 Don Smith United Kingdom Montesa
1968 Sammy Miller United Kingdom Bultaco Title becomes "European Trials Champion"
1967 Don Smith United Kingdom Greeves
1966 Gustav Franke Germany Zündapp
1965 Gustav Franke Germany Zündapp
1964 Don Smith United Kingdom Greeves Title becomes "International Trial Master"

Indoor Series[edit]

Year Name Country Machine Notes
2014 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2013 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2012 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2011 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2010 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2009 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2008 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2007 Toni Bou Spain Montesa HRC
2006 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2005 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2004 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2003 Adam Raga Spain Gas Gas
2002 Albert Cabestany Spain Beta
2001 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa
2000 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Montesa
1999 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1998 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1997 Dougie Lampkin United Kingdom Beta
1996 Marc Colomer Spain Montesa
1995 Marc Colomer Spain Beta/Montesa
1994 Marc Colomer Spain Beta
1993 Tommi Ahvala Finland Aprilia

Wins per rider[edit]

As of March 2013, the following ranking shows the riders with most world titles, in outdoor, indoor and total:

Rank Rider Country Wins (Outdoor) Wins (Indoor) Wins (Total)
1 Toni Bou  Spain 8 8 16
2 Dougie Lampkin  UK 7 5 12
3 Jordi Tarrés  Spain 7 0 7
4 Don Smith  UK 3 0 3
4 Yrjö Vesterinen  Finland 3 0 3
4 Eddy Lejeune  Belgium 3 0 3
4 Thierry Michaud  France 3 0 3
8 Adam Raga  Spain 2 4 6
9 Gustav Franke  Germany 2 0 2
9 Sammy Miller  UK 2 0 2
9 Mick Andrews  UK 2 0 2
9 Martin Lampkin  UK 2 0 2
13 Marc Colomer  Spain 1 3 4
14 Tommi Ahvala  Finland 1 1 2
15 Malcolm Rathmell  UK 1 0 1
15 Bernie Schreiber  United States 1 0 1
15 Ulf Karlson  Sweden 1 0 1
15 Gilles Burgat  France 1 0 1
15 Takahisa Fujinami  Japan 1 0 1
20 Albert Cabestany  Spain 0 1 1

Wins per country[edit]

As of March 24, 2013, the following ranking shows the countries with most world titles, in outdoor, indoor and total:

Rank Country Wins (Outdoor) Wins (Indoor) Wins (Total)
1  Spain 18 16 34
2  UK 17 5 22
3  Finland 4 1 5
4  France 4 0 4
5  Belgium 3 0 3
6  Germany 2 0 2
7  United States 1 0 1
7  Sweden 1 0 1
7  Japan 1 0 1

Women's World Trial Championship (Outdoor)[edit]

Year Name Country Machine Notes
2014 Emma Bristow United Kingdom Great Britain Sherco
2013 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2012 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Gas Gas
2011 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2010 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2009 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2008 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2007 Iris Kramer  Germany Scorpa
2006 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2005 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2004 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Montesa Honda
2003 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Beta
2002 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Beta
2001 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Beta
2000 Laia Sanz Spain Spain Beta

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