Event Kicks off Collaboration with ESPN,
Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare Will Air Live Globally
Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare Rendering (Photo: Business Wire)
As part of a new relationship with ESPN, the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare
will be broadcast nationally on
"We're continuing to push the boundaries of imagination by creating
extraordinary real world challenges that bring Hot Wheels to life on a
global scale, exemplifying the fearless and competitive spirit of the
The Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, modeled after the new Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare™ track set, available globally at retail, lets boys race their 1:64 scale Hot Wheels cars side-by-side in a vertical loop competition.
Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare
Fans around the world will watch in awe as the two drivers accelerate to 52 MPH to enter the six-story tall loop, hitting 7 Gs as they circle through. The G-force created in the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare will be equivalent to what fighter jet pilots experience in flight.
In 2011, Team Hot Wheels achieved the impossible - landing
a 332 foot distance jump at the 100th
Team Hot Wheels Drivers
Team Hot Wheels is comprised of the most fearless and skilled drivers in the world. Each team driver is exemplified by a unique personality and driving style, and they take on only the most outrageous stunts. The Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare will be attempted by the Green Driver, known for his need for speed, and the Yellow Driver, recognized for using his power to push the limits.
Tanner Foust(Team Yellow) - a three-time X Games Gold medalist, two-time Formula Drift Champion and also earned Hot Wheels the coveted world-record-breaking distance jump at last year's Indianapolis500. This year Tanner will also be competing at the X Games in Los Angelesin the Rally-cross circuit.
Greg Tracy(Team Green) - one of the top stuntmen in Hollywood, Greg has been doing stunts for movies and commercials since 1991. He is also a six-time Pikes Peak Champion - one of the most extreme racing events in the world.
Hot Wheels & ESPN X Games
The Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare at X Games Los Angeles combines the iconic boy brand and the world's premier action sports competition and lifestyle brand.
"The Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare is a great addition to the X Games
experience. Hot Wheels is bringing to life what so many kids have dreamt
about over the years while playing with their Hot Wheels cars," said
In the U.S., fans can tune-in to watch the jaw-dropping Hot Wheels
Double Loop Dare challenge on
For Hot Wheels Fans of All Ages
In 2012, Hot Wheels will unveil 19, live-action webisodes on www.HotWheels.com. Boys will be able to follow their favorite Team Hot Wheels drivers as they attempt the most outrageous stunts imaginable at the Hot Wheels Test Facility™. Additionally, leading up to the X Games, boys can vote on which driver they believe will have what it takes to come in first in the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare challenge.
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About the Hot Wheels Brand
Since 1968, Hot Wheels has been passionate about creating thrilling
vehicle experiences through innovative product and content. With a fan
base of more than 41 million people, Hot Wheels is the No. 1 vehicle
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