Arizona, USA Tater Sontag is the new 2WD buggy world champion septembre 17, 2023 by Chris Laisser un commentaire 16-year-old Tater Sontag (TLR/Fantom/Pro-Line Racing) has just won the 2023 world 1/10th off-road championship in the 2WD buggy class held at Hobby Action RC Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona. Tater showed his talent in the qualifying rounds, where he won the overall TQ after taking the 2nd and 3rd legs. After 5 qualifying rounds, he came out on top of the Team Associated duo of defending world champion Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated/Reds Racing/Hobbywing/JConcepts) and new 4WD buggy world champion Davide Ongaro (Team Associated/O.S Engines/Hobbywing/Sunpadow/ONG Products/Matrix Racing Tires). The A1 final was won by Tater, who took the lead and never looked back. Aydin Horne (Team Associated/Reedy/1up Racing/Pro-Line Racing), who started 6th on the starting grid, made a stunning comeback to finish 2nd, 3.5s behind Tater. Ryan Cavalieri (WRC/Ielasi Tuned/Schumacher Racing/Hobbywing/Sunpadow) also impressed, starting just behind Aydin and putting in a solid performance to finish 3rd. Tater put in a perfect run in the A2 final, finishing first in 2 of the 3 finals to become world champion. Spencer didn’t let him go, but Tater once again showed his skill and spirit, keeping up with the two-time world champion. Just over a second separated the 2 drivers at the end of the final. Broc Champlin (Schumacher Racing/LRP/ JConcepts) was the only one to really keep up with the pace, finishing 3rd, 1.5s behind Spencer. Spencer didn’t let anyone stop him from winning the A3 final, and with his convincing win he secured his runner-up spot. Broc finished 2nd, 4s behind Spencer, to take 3rd place overall. His team-mate Cav finished 3rd, less than half a second behind! Overall after triple A-main: Tater Sontag Spencer Rivkin Broc Champlin Aydin Horne Ryan Cavalieri Davide Ongaro Dakotah Phend Brennan Schimmel Ryan Maifield Marcus Kaerup Source: Team Losi Racing Partagez104TweetezEnregistrer104 PartagesAbout ChrisFounder of circusrc.com, journalist & photographer in the RC world for several years, Chris is passionate about RC, racing and technique. Whether in France or in the world, he is trying to bring high-quality information and photos for enthusiasts... and make you want to join the world of RC!