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Two New Diecast Experts Join the Diecast Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Things are heating up over at the Diecast Hall of Fame with two more members joining the Selection Committee! Please give Dutch Diecast Expert Ben van Roode and Diecast Designer Luis Tanahara a big welcome! Ben van Roode Ben van Roode is a lifelong diecast car collector and author of automotive and collectible articles and books, […]

Hot Wheels Illustrator Otto Kuhni Has Died, But His Art Lives On

Earlier this year the world of diecast has lost a legend in Otto Kuhni. If you don’t know his name, you surely know his work. Otto was a freelance graphic designer in California in the 1960s when he got the call from Mattel… They needed an illustrator with a passion for cars, for their new […]

Let the Diecast Hall of Fame voting begin!

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! We’ve made it to the final round of the 2017 Diecast Hall of Fame selection process! Let the voting  begin! Over the last few weeks, our Selection Committee has been hard at work narrowing down the final five nominees for each induction category. We had an extremely competitive 2017 […]

RIP Tiny Wozniak, 2017 Nominee & a Real Mensch

Tiny left us on the day nominations closed and immediately a number of Inductees and Nominees suggested an Obituary for Tiny. Anita and other members of Chickluu’s Fabulous Redlines wrote it and we gladly publish it  This post has comments enabled to allow you to share your moments with Tiny. Tiny was born and raised in Detroit, […]

US Editor for Model Auto Review to join Selection Committee

Karl is the US Editor for Model Auto Review (a DHOF Community Supporter), a frequent contributor on many diecast forums and also a Curator and Champion on hobbyDB.  Over the years, Karl has written articles on European diecast such as Märklin, Tekno, and Vilmer for Model Auto Review and Model Collector (also a DHOF Community Supporter). He […]

Welcome Diecast Designer and Brand Manager Mac Ragan to the Selection Committee!

We want to say a big welcome to Mac Ragan, our newest addition to the Diecast Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Ragan designed Playing Mantis Johnny Lightning models for four years, was a brand manager at RC2 and Greenlight Toys and then moved to Round2 where he was responsible for Auto World, Johnny Lightning and Racing […]