Putting a frustrating second round of the FIM TrialGP World Championship behind him, GASGAS Factory Racing’s Jorge Casales has delivered his best result of the series to date with an impressive pair of third-place results at a demanding TrialGP of Andorra, the third and penultimate round of the 2020 championship.
Laia Sanz is a rider that needs little introduction. A true Spanish sporting superstar, she is one of the world’s most successful sportswomen and a rider that has enjoyed phenomenal successes in Trials, Enduro and most recently Rally.
Fulfilling a childhood dream 2011, Laia competed in her first Dakar Rally following extensive Rally preparation during 2010. Successfully finishing the race as the highest placed female competitor, she has gone on to finish as the #1 female rider each and every year since.
Laia has now completed nine Dakars. Earning a career best result of ninth overall in 2015, she has finished inside the top 20 no fewer than six times. Laia heads into the 2020 Dakar Rally flying the flag for GASGAS Factory Racing.
Before switching to Rally Laia won five consecutive Women’s Enduro World Championships. Stamping her authority on the sport between 2012 and 2016 she also claimed four X Games gold medals in the Women’s Enduro X competition.
Trials is where Laia first demonstrated her motorcycle riding talents to the world, dominating the sport to earn no fewer than 13 Women’s Trial World Championship titles between 2000 and 2013. A true master of the feet up discipline, during her time as a Trials rider Laia developed skills, confidence and determination, which have remained with her throughout her career.
Spain’s Albert Cabestany is a rider with a rich heritage in trials and someone who has unquestionably made a generational impact on the sport.
With over 20 years of competition experience in the Trial World Championship, where he achieved numerous victories and 80 podium results, Albert is now charged with the development of the GASGAS TXE.
In 2019 he showcased the unrivalled potential of the all-electric model. Dominating both rounds of the series, the TXE powered its way to a third consecutive FIM Trial-E World Cup title for GASGAS.
Now focused on defending his title and achieving further success during the three-round 2020 FIM Trial-E World Cup, Albert is aiming to use his wealth of trials knowledge and further unleash the true potential of the GASGAS TXE.
Jorge is, without a doubt one of the most talented athlete of the new generation of trial riders. Today, he is the second youngest rider in the Trial GP category.
As a GASGAS rider, Jorge conquered the European Championship in 2010, became TR2 Spanish Champion in 2011 and Junior World Champion in 2013. Now, he is back home to expand his racing record.
I am very happy to sign for GASGAS. Since the age of 5 when I began to ride bike, it was GASGAS and my best victories were also on a GASGAS. I am very motivated to come back to my home and to begin this new project. I feel that the brand really trusts in me and they treat me very well. I hope to return this trust with victories