Fantasy LeagueWhat is the fastest 2012 mainline Hot Wheels casting?

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Hello guys we are doing a mainline Hot Wheels feature race at our November 11th club meeting. I wanted to throw this out to some of you to see what you thought might be the fastest out of the most recent Hot Wheels castings on the pegs. This is a stock race so basically these cars will be racing right out of the blister packs. I was told the Nissan Titan might be fast or maybe the Dodge Challenger Drift Car with FTE2 wheels. Let me here what you guys think on here!

For me, the green BMW 2002. I have 2. One is in the middleweight challenge and the other was right on its tail in qualifying.

This car is a pretty fast 2012 offering:
Diecast Cars, Hot Wheels, Matchbox

Hello guys we are doing a mainline Hot Wheels feature race at our November 11th club meeting. I wanted to throw this out to some of you to see what you thought might be the fastest out of the most recent Hot Wheels castings on the pegs. This is a stock race so basically these cars will be racing right out of the blister packs. I was told the Nissan Titan might be fast or maybe the Dodge Challenger Drift Car with FTE2 wheels. Let me here what you guys think on here!

I thought the Nissan Titan was 2013, or maybe it doesn't matter, as they're on the pegs now too

For me, the following are pretty fast
'81 Camaro
458 Spider
Nerve Hammer
'71 Ford Maverick Grabber

I brought home one of these the other day and it's wicked quick.
Diecast Cars, Hot Wheels, Matchbox

Here are the complete standings for cars from the Fantasy League: www.redlinederby.com/fantasy/car-rankings.php

For the most part, the ratings reflect only my track - only in the past two seasons have there been more host racing. Nonetheless, I don't think anyone will argue that the cars in the Top 20 are all fast machines.

We have raced many, many of the 2012 cars. Here are ours.

67 Shelby GT500 (Wife just won a "rookie" race with this one beating out close to 100 cars on a 50 foot track)
Ford GTX1-FTE
Synkro
Retro Active
Eagle Massa
Custom 69 Chevy Pickup
Bone Shaker
2011 Vette Grand Sport
2010 Ford Shelby GT-500 Super Snake FTE
81 Camaro
Nerve Hammer-Not my fastest but has won multiple times in our league races.
RocketFire

Here are the complete standings for cars from the Fantasy League: www.redlinederby.com/fantasy/car-rankings.php

For the most part, the ratings reflect only my track - only in the past two seasons have there been more host racing. Nonetheless, I don't think anyone will argue that the cars in the Top 20 are all fast machines.


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Preacher

That red hypertruck was total failure for me.

That red hypertruck was total failure for me.

Really? Mines a stud! Keeps up with all my fastest cars

Yeah, I thought maybe it was just too light. I added clay in the truck bed to make it 57 grams and test with the Middleweights and Sportsman cars, it was the slowest of all, but by that point I think the balance was all messed up.

Funny, some of the cars mentioned above, I bought and never raced but ended up taking parts to make other cars fast. I may have put the cart before the horse...especially since hardly any cars I build go any faster.

I bought one hypertruck and it barley made it down the 50 foot league track. What a dissapointment. I did buy another but haven't opened it yet to see if it is any better.

Damn, I had hoped for the Hypertruck as well...haven't opened mine yet.

The Hypertruck LOOKS like it should be fast, but the non-FTE FTE2 wheels immediately throw red flags into the air. FTE2s are terrible compared to FTE1s... I can only imagine how bad a non-FTE would be with them wheels...

Like I said before mines really fast, its too bad that hot wheels aren't very consistent with their models. Two people can buy the exact same car and although nothing seems to really different about them, they can preform so much differently.

Like I said before mines really fast, its too bad that hot wheels aren't very consistent with their models. Two people can buy the exact same car and although nothing seems to really different about them, they can preform so much differently.

Honestly, I think its more about the track and the competition at said track then the cars themselves. I've built a bunch of cars which were really fast on my track and then sent them off to mail-in events and they performed poorly. Then, if i'm lucky enough to be a host track, I get the car back and realize that the car didn't lose any speed... the competition is just faster!

So its quite possible that your Hypertruck is equally as fast as everyone elses, but its competition isn't as tough OR perhaps the truck performs better on a shorter track versus a longer one.

From what i've seen, identical cars usually perform close to the same as long as neither of them are a dud. Of course there are exceptions, but im talking about an average.

I've found that there are 3 main factors/criteria for gauging almost worthless if the wheels won't spin to their potential.


GspeedR

I agree. It's all about physics once you find a car that can roll freely. Science FTW!!

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