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Inductee Tony Karamitsos designs some awesome diecast

As hobbyDB grows into new collectible territory, diecast remains one of our most important core categories. Over the years we’ve had a chance to talk to a lot of legends and heavy hitters in the industry to find out what makes them tick. Tony Karamitsos has been a designer for several important brands over the […]

Vote for Slot Car Racer of the Year

Slot cars can race over difficult, technical tracks at more than 800mph scale-speed. Piloting one of these lightning bolts requires some series reflexes and often building skills. Slot Car Racers, therefore, are a dedicated group of folks. Here’s this year’s nominees  for Slot Car Racer of the Year as chosen by you and our Selection […]

Vote for Model Car Entrepreneur

We’ve all got a favorite diecast brand. Whether classic or recent, small or big, all these brands got their start with some creative, passionate folks. Here’s this year’s nominees  for Model Car Entrepreneur as chosen by you and our Selection Committee. Vote for Model Car Entrepreneur  

Vote for Model Car Designer

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Whether faithful recreations of full scale cars or wild, one-off imagined dream machines, model cars are a space for designers to really flex their creativity. Here’s this year’s nominees  for Model Car Designer of the Year as chosen by you and our Selection Committee. Vote for Model Car Designer

Vote for Model Builder of the Year

There’s something special about building models. With a set of new parts, fresh paint, the right tools and a little creativity, model kits can really come to life and some folks’ can really excel. Here’s this year’s nominees  for Model Builder as chosen by you and our Selection Committee. Vote for Model Builder of the […]

Vote for Model Car Customizer

Some people out there see cars as a canvass, and work to take the best work of manufacturers and create something even more unique, wild and cool. Where would we be without these Customizers? Here’s this year’s nominees as chosen by you and our Selection Committee. Vote for Model Car Customizer