Posts tagged with World Champion Cars

Worlds Flashback: 2002, Greg Degani

Fourteen years ago, Uruguay hosted the first World Championships on South American soil at the Punta del Este tourist destination, Richard Saxton dominated qualifying and was leading the final until he ran out of fuel – missing his pit in call several times gifting Greg Degani the lead after Chad Bradley had also had issues, you […]

Worlds Flashback: 2004, Guillaume Vray

Well over a decade ago now, the 2004 Worlds were held in Furulund, Sweden – a special unique type of track with a signature ‘M’ uphill / downhill section, Yannick Aigoin would go onto TQ in brilliant fashion however the firm favourite to win was DQ’d after the semis for being over the fuel limit, […]

Worlds Flashback: 2006, Mark Pavidis

Wind your minds back 10 years to August 2006, back to Jakarta, Indonesia – Mark Pavidis TQ’d but a terrible start in the final saw Yannick Aigoin open up a serious lead only to suffer horrible bad luck, Pavidis would march his way through the pack and secure his long-awaited 1/8 Buggy title after a […]

Worlds Flashback: 2008 Atsushi Hara

Continuing the nostalgia-fest on NeoBuggy we cast our minds back to the 2008 IFMAR Worlds in Charlotte, N.Carolina – scene of a victory that would go on to shape 1/8 Offroad for years to come – Atsushi Hara winning the first 1/8 Buggy World Championship he attended. Hara and the Hot Bodies D8 turned out […]

Worlds Flashback: 2010 Cody King

We continue the rewind process after taking a look at Tessmann’s D812 & Batlle’s MBX7, winner of 2012, 6 years ago it was Cody King and his Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI2 buggy that took a popular victory in Pattaya, Thailand in November 2010. A tooth and nail race for victory between Cody and Atsushi Hara saw the […]

Worlds Flashback: 2012 Robert Batlle

2012 saw the bi-annual IFMAR Worlds head to Buenos Aires, Argentina the second time the IFMAR Worlds were held in South America, during the buildup the biggest topic of debate was getting through customs with luggage, some got lucky but in the end Elliott Boots was the man who secured TQ in style but missed […]

Worlds Flashback: 2000 Yuichi Kanai

The daddy of them all; Yuichi Kanai’s own design helped him win a World Championship he so craved and deserved, dedicating his life to the Inferno series of 1/8 Buggys. The 2000 Las Vegas Worlds proved to be the start of American style tracks introduced to the wider racing community as big jumps started to […]

Worlds Flashback: 2014 Ty Tessmann

We kick off our traditional build up to the IFMAR Worlds with a look back at the World Champion Cars – Ty Tessmann’s HB D812 in Messina, Italy from 2014, starting 2nd and overcoming a terrible first corner Ty took a deserved World Championship – the man to beat all week. Related: See Ty’s Under […]