“I couldn’t believe it when I was told that it had been nineteen years since I last won the World Championship,” he says.
“I am going to show the gold roof at as many tracks as I can and going to enjoy the experience.”
Burgoyne says that his chances of taking the title looked unlikely at first, saying his campaign “couldn’t have got off to a worse start”.
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He said: “It was up at Crimond on a Saturday and I was plagued with braking issues throughout the meeting.
“It was a different car the next day at Cowdenbeath and I not only scored a lot of World Championship qualifying points but also won the final and the Scottish Championship.”
“It was a similar story down at Buxton where consistent runs saw me gather a lot of points and the following day I was the runner up in the British Championship.”
“I felt in good form when the World Championship semi-final came along again at Northampton.
"I started from row eleven and it turned out to be an eventful race and I came through to finish in second place.”
Then came the World Final at Skegness where Burgoyne says his car was handling well.
“Once the green flag dropped, I had a decent start and was in third at the end of the lap, then I dived through into the lead.
"Wim Peeters made his challenge, but it didn’t pay off.
"It was one of the best feelings of my life when I was shown the chequered flag.
"I know that it had been nineteen years since I had won my last World title and I wasn’t sure that it was ever going to happen again.
"It felt better this time and both the team and I were very emotional.”
“I got a tremendous reception from the fans when I returned to the Racewall.
"It’s always good to come home with a title.”