X-Trial is much more than just a sport. X-Trial is a new concept show that brings the riders the chance to feel the edge.
X-Trial is a young, attractive and dynamic sport, ideally suited to be lived as a great Live experience as well as is one of the most suitable sports for TV broadcast as it includes all ingredients to make a thrilling and fast-paced live TV show.
The events are staged in arenas and the spectator can enjoy a full view of the entire competition. Spectacular tracks full of challenging obstacles combined with the skills of the best riders in the world make for a discipline with huge potential.
X-Trial is an experience for the whole family with the best riders in the world competing for the official FIM World Championship. With world class opening event, awesome stunts and non-stop action the X-Trial in a must see event in your area!
Each X-Trial event will have 9 participating riders, 6 sections, and the format of each competition will be set in three parts: Round One, Round Two and Final.
Round One + Round Two
In Round One, nine riders will be split into three heats of three riders. In every heat, each of the riders will face six sections consecutively with a maximum time of one minute on each. Upon conclusion of all three heats, a total Classification will rank the riders from positions one to nine, regardless of which heat they were in. The top six riders in the overall Round One classification will progress to Round Two.
In Round Two the 6 riders who have qualified will be divided into two heats of three. Again, the riders will face six sections consecutively with a maximum time of one minute on each. The winner of each Round Two Heat will progress to the Final.
The Runners-up Final is a single head-to-head heat consisting of two riders (The two seconds of each Heat of Round 2) taking on all six sections one rider after the other. The rider with the best score in the Runners-up Final will be the third classified of the X-Trial.
The final is a single head-to-head heat consisting of two riders taking on all six sections one rider after the other. The rider with the best score in the Final will be the winner of the X-Trial.