Toy cars. Real racing.
Toy cars. Real racing.

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What is diecast racing?

Do you remember the Pinewood Derby? It's like that but with Hot Wheels, Matchbox and other diecast toy cars. Find a car you think is fast and make it faster. Then mail in your cars and race against people in tournaments happening all across the country.

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Making fast cars faster

We take the fun of the Pinewood Derby and shrink it down to Hot Wheels size. You might get lucky and find a fast car at the store, or you can create your own speed. We'll help you learn how to modify, build, and customize your cars for the track.

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Build and inspire

Race Track Directory

Our track directory is a database of race tracks all across the country. Get inspired to build your own track and start racing. The story of your track is one worth telling. Be proud and share your fun.

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Track spotlight

Makosprings Racing Complex

Owned and operated by Makotech in Wyoming, this track is 14-feet long, built with Hot Wheels orange track and offers 2 lanes of racing.

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It's all downhill from here

Building and sharing your race track

From 2 lanes to 8 lanes and beyond, making your own race track is a fun project for any skill level. All you need is some basic tools and a few accessories. It's easy, affordable fun.

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Hot Wheels. Hot shots.

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