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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Hot Wheels Fantasy Pick'em 2017 - Season 2 Week 1

The Hot Wheels Pick'em game is back for Season 2.  For those new to the Pick'em game, each week you get to see if you can pick the winner for 4 races.  You get points for correct picks and point totals are kept for the whole season.

This is the first week of our new 8 week season.  We'll be racing 4 new 2017 mainline cars this week.  We will continue to race 4 new cars each week for the next 8 weeks and then race each week's winners in a final championship bracket.  Each week there are a possible 6 points up for grabs.  One point for each first round winner that you pick and 2 points for picking the finals winner and 2 points for picking the winner of the 3rd/4th place race.  Results and video of the races will be posted at the end of the week.  Hope you have fun this season! Let's get to it.  Here are the cars for this week's match-ups.

The Match-ups

Aisle Driver vs. Howlin' Heat
The Mystery Machine vs. '69 Ford Torino Talladega

The Picks



The Results

Here are the results from Week 1. Team scores will be updated tomorrow and found below the video on this post. Be sure to make your picks for Week 2 HERE.






Friday, April 28, 2017

Diecast 64 Lightweight Downhill Dash Results

We ended up having 16 cars entered into the lightweight downhill dash. They raced on our 24 foot four lane track. The cars were divided up into groups of 4.  Each car raced 4 times, once in each lane. Points were awarded by place.
1st place - 4 points
2nd place - 3 points
3rd place - 2 points
4th place - 1 points
The 2 cars with the highest point totals move on to the next round.


Round 1




9th and 10th Place Race

The top 4 cars that didn't make it to the 2nd round raced off for 9th and 10th place.



Round 2

Eight cars made it to round 2. Cars were divided into 2 groups of 4.  The top 2 cars from each group move on to the finals.  Those that don't make it to the finals will face off to determine 5th - 8th place.


5th - 8th Place Race

The 4 cars from round 2 that didn't make it to the finals competed for 5th - 8th place.





The Finals

The exciting conclusion to the Lightweight Downhill Dash!



Monday, April 24, 2017

The Diecast 64 Team Tetrad



The Diecast 64 Team Tetrad is an event where each racer enters a 4 car team. All 4 cars will compete as a team.  Each car will contribute to the team total.  Points for each team of cars will be totaled, and a team will be declared the winner.

Cars will race on a straight downhill gravity track.

Cars must be 57 grams or under.
Cars may be stock or modified.
Length: must be 3.5 inches or less
Height: must be 2 inches or less
Width: must fit on Hot Wheels orange track
Dry lubes only

Racers may enter 1 team of 4 cars. There will be a $1 entrance fee per team.  If you are a member of the Diecast 64 club the entrance fee will be waived for yourself, friends, and family, for up to 6 teams.

Races will be videoed and posted online.

Cars due May 20, 2017.  Racing will start the following week.

This race is part of the 2017 Diecast 64 points series.

Local and Mail-in cars are welcome.  Mail-in cars should be sent with return postage if the racer wants them back.  Mail-in cars should also be accompanied with an entry form.

Mail cars to
Robby C
P.O. Box 156
Washington, Utah
84780

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Diecast 64 Spring Photo Contest


Diecast 64 invites you to submit photos of your favorite diecast cars. No theme for this contest, just be creative and take a great picture! Then email your photos to Diecast 64. We will post the photos and they will be voted on by everyone. If your photo is voted the best, you will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.

A few rules and info
  • Photos may be submitted through April 22nd to diecast64club@gmail.com. Put “photo contest” in the subject line.
  • Each individual person who submits any photograph to enter this Photo Contest must be the rightful owner of the submitted photograph, and must attest that he/she owns the rights to the submitted photograph upon entering the Photo Contest. If the Photo Contest Entrant is not the legal owner of each submitted/entered photo, then their entry into the Contest for the specified image will be nullified and made void.
  • Each Photo Contest Entrant may submit 1 photograph. However, if you are an official member of the Diecast 64 club you may submit up to 3 photographs. 
  • Photo Contest winner will be notified of their prize in a timely manner after the contest has concluded.
  • The prize will be distributed through the email address that you send your photos in with.
The Photos

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Photo #12

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Time To Cast Your Vote!
Votes will be accepted through April 29.  You can vote once per day, so keep coming back and support your favorite photo.


Cast your vote for your favorite diecast photo.

Photo #1
Photo #2
Photo #3
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Photo #5
Photo #6
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online polls


The Results are in! Photo #2 is our Diecast 64 Spring Photo Contest Winner! 

Check out the votes below.







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