Inductee Larry Wood is a huge figure in the diecast world. As designer for Hot Wheels, Larry penned some of the brand’s most iconic designs, like the Bone Shaker. For his work, we inducted Larry into the Model Car Hall of Fame in 2009 as Model Car Designer and again in 2011. Larry has since […]
If you had a chance to see the Hot Wheels Legends Tour this summer, it was an amazing gathering of customs, hot rods, stock cars, whatever’s cool in car culture. Each stop on the tour featured lots of local cars, but there were also several amazing customs that made it to every location. In addition to being […]
HW Works, the folks bringing you CAD designed, 3D printed custom accessories for 1:64 model cars, are having a quick giveaway on Facebook for some accessories, like a ladder rack for a 1:64 Ford Raptor. Check it out and tag someone deserving!
Run, don’t walk, to Overland Park, just outside of Kansas City, from today until July 20th. Why? 100,000 Hot Wheels from a personal collection are about to go on sale. From mainlines to rare cars such as Leo Mattels, all the cars belonged to an unnamed collector in the Mo-Kan Hotwheelers group who passed away. […]
An hour North of Atlanta, just when the highways begin to resemble roads rather than a packed NASCAR starting grid, but before you reach the southern Appalachians, you’ll find an unexpectedly important part of NASCAR history. Dawsonville, the North Georgia suburb and one-time hub for moonshiners, is home to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, […]
Whatever your thoughts on restoring vs. originality when it comes to Hot Wheels Redlines, you’ve got to respect someone who puts a ton of time and care into bringing Redlines back to their original glory. In this case, if you’re opposed to restorations, at least your only watching! On Community Supporter John Righter’s Youtube channel […]
Slot Car Dreams, authored by Philippe De Lespinay is set to be the leading authority of the history of this amazing, and action-packed hobby Authored by Philippe de Lespinay, slot car aficionado, and Model Car Hall Selection Committee member is an extensive tome to the golden days of Slot Car Racing. Featuring the Los Angeles […]
From Carroll Shelby to Larry Wood and all pioneers between, the Model Car Hall of Fame has gathered together enthusiasts from across the scale vehicle world to celebrate all the best in the hobby (by now around 250 individuals, brands and models). Ever since taking over management in 2017, the hobbyDB team has loved every […]