Legends of the Quarter Mile Slot Car Drag Set

Don Prudhomme VS. Mickey Thompson Auto World Legends of the Quarter Mile Slot Car Drag Set

Auto World will be offering another Legends of the Quarter Mile Slot Car Drag Set with 2 vintage racing juggernauts! Don “The Snake” and Mickey Thompson go head-to-head just like the glory days of quarter mile racing! With the great detail of these 4Gear racers, working staging lights, foul start indicator, and finish line lights, vintage racing returns to glory!

Due November 2017 – Item#SRS319

The photos below are advertised as Pre-production samples subject to improvements in production.

Legends of Quarter Mile Drag Set

Vintage NHRA Funny Cars

Don Prudhomme Slot Car

Mickey Thompson Slot Car

Auto World 4Gear Slot Cars Release 17

Auto World’s 4Gear Release 17 is another set of vintage funny car slot cars. This release features iWheels editions of each car similar to release 16 so there are 8 new cars but only 4 unique. I personally don’t care for the iWheels. I enjoy collecting all the NHRA drag racing slot cars because they resemble the real thing. Changing the paint scheme to all white with a white chassis and white wheels doesn’t make the car any more appealing to me. I’d rather see one more unique slot car versus 4 iWheels.

The vintage funny cars featured in this 4Gear Slot Car release are Brand X, Jungle Jim, Don Schumacher and Damn Yankee. The Jungle Jim car is red in this release and has some different sponsors in comparison to the blue Jungle Jim funny car from Release 12.

The Don Schumacher and Damn Yankee iWheels white body gimmick doesn’t execute very well when the original cars were mostly white to begin with. You’ll see below, the only thing different about the iWheels edition are the white chassis and tires. To me, it is a duplicate slot car with silly white tires.

Auto World 4Gear Slot Cars Release 17

Auto World 4Gear Slot Cars Release 17

Ron O'Donnell - Damn Yankee

Ron O’Donnell – Damn Yankee

Ron O'Donnell - Damn Yankee - iWheels Edition

Ron O’Donnell – Damn Yankee – iWheels Edition

Don Schumacher

Don Schumacher

Don Schumacher - iWheels Edition

Don Schumacher – iWheels Edition

Sien & Lankford Brand X

Sien & Lankford Brand X

Sien & Lankford Brand X - iWheels Edition

Sien & Lankford Brand X – iWheels Edition

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim - iWheels Edition

Jungle Jim – iWheels Edition

Auto World Slot Cars 4Gear Release 16

Auto World’s 4Gear Release 16 brings us four more vintage funny car slot cars. These slot cars were scheduled for a March 2015 release based off the sell sheet I found. This is the first time that Auto World’s iWheels would be produced for the Legends of the Quarter Mile series. So there are really 8 new cars but only 4 unique.

The iWheels cars are duplicates of the regular model except the primary color or at least some color of the car has been replaced with white, they have white wheels and the chassis is white as well. I have photos for both the regular slot cars and the iWheels side by side below for comparison.

ROUND2 SC303 4Gear Release 16 Legends Funny Cars

ROUND2 SC303 4Gear Release 16 Legends Funny Cars

Trojan Horse Slot Car

Trojan Horse – 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car

Trojan Horse iWheels Slot Car

Trojan Horse iWheels

JEG Coughlin Slot Car

Jeg Coughlin – 1970’s Camaro Funny Car

JEG Coughlin iWheels Slot Car

JEG Coughlin iWheels

Fighting Irish Slot Car

Fighting Irish – 1971 Camaro Funny Car

Fighting Irish iWheels Slot Car

Fighting Irish iWheels

White Bear Slot Car

White Bear – 1971 Dodge Charger Funny Car

White Bear iWheels Slot Car

White Bear iWheels

Auto World Slot Cars 4Gear Release 14

The Legends of the Quarter Mile series returns to bring us four new vintage funny cars. The 70’s brought us some seriously fast muscle cars and with a little engineering, blood, sweat and beers we had some wicked fast funny cars tearing up the strip every weekend. This release consists of two 1972 Ford Mustangs, a 1971 Dodge Charger and a 1970 Chevrolet Camaro.

4Gear Release 14 Legends of the Quarter Mile

4Gear Release 14 Legends of the Quarter Mile

Connie Kalitta 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car

Connie Kalitta 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car

Fosters King Cobra 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car

Fosters King Cobra 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car

Rambunctious 1971 Dodge Charger Funny Car

Rambunctious 1971 Dodge Charger Funny Car

USA-1 1970s Chevy Camaro NHRA Funny Car

USA-1 1970s Chevy Camaro NHRA Funny Car

Auto World 4Gear Release 12 Legends of the Quarter Mile

The Legends of the Quarter Mile series brought us the first 4Gear slot car release of vintage NHRA funny cars. This series celebrates the drag racers of the late ’60s through mid ’70s. This first release was scheduled for June of 2012, the sell sheet I found was dated January 31st, 2013. The Auto World Release 12 has four 4Gear slot cars in it. Check out the details and photos below.

Auto World Legends of the Quarter Mile Release 12

Auto World Legends of the Quarter Mile Release 12

1971 Blue Max Mustang

1971 Blue Max Mustang

1971 Hawaiian Dodge

1971 Hawaiian Dodge

1971 Jungle Jim Camaro

1971 Jungle Jim Camaro

1971 LA Hooker Mustang

1971 LA Hooker Mustang

4Gear Release 9 NHRA Auto World Slot Cars

Auto World’s 4Gear chassis has an extended wheel base which is perfect for the NHRA Funny Cars and Pro Stocks. There are 2 neodymium traction magnets on the bottom of these cars which offer amazing grip. Release 9 consists of eight cars” six NHRA Funny Cars and two NHRA Pro Stocks. Scheduled for a release date of October 2012, I have found a sell sheet for this release dated August 28th, 2012. Check out the detailed photographs of each slot car.

Sell Sheet - ROUND2 SC252-48 4Gear Rel9 28AUG12

Sell Sheet – ROUND2 SC252-48 4Gear Rel9 28AUG12

Tap-It - Todd Lesenko - NHRA Funny Car

Tap-It – Todd Lesenko – NHRA Funny Car

Stupid Fast Racing - Bob Bode - NHRA Funny Car

Stupid Fast Racing – Bob Bode – NHRA Funny Car

Snap-on - Cruz Pedregon - NHRA Funny Car

Snap-on – Cruz Pedregon – NHRA Funny Car

Patron - Alexis Dejoria - NHRA Funny Car

Patron – Alexis Dejoria – NHRA Funny Car

Freightliner - Jack Beckman - NHRA Funny Car

Freightliner – Jack Beckman – NHRA Funny Car

Castrol - John Force - NHRA Funny Car

Castrol – John Force – NHRA Funny Car

Mopar - Allen Johnson - NHRA Pro Stock

Mopar – Allen Johnson – NHRA Pro Stock

Jegs - Jeg Coughlin - NHRA Pro Stock

Jegs – Jeg Coughlin – NHRA Pro Stock

Release Info for all Auto World Drag Racing Slot Cars

I have tried to document all the different releases for various Auto World NHRA drag racing slot cars including the NHRA Top Fuel Dragsters, NHRA Funny Car and NHRA Pro Stock. This list also includes the Legends of the Quarter Mile slot cars. If I have missed any or you have additional details for those listed, please feel free to let me know so I can update this information. I am missing some of the numbers for a few releases. This list does not include any of the Iwheels special edition cars.

10/29 Update: I have been doing more research and have found that there are as many as 30 or more Auto World Drag Racing Slot Cars (Top Fuel, Funny Cars and Pro Stock) that were exclusive to their Pro Racing Dragstrip sets or other special edition sets available through retailers like Matco Tools, Mac Tools, Snap-On and Summit. I have found a lot of original marketing material for the different releases which has helped me to start piecing together an entire collection list. I will work towards getting all that information listed here on HO Slot Car Drag Racing for your reference. So the list below is fairly accurate for the various releases of drag racing slot cars, it only has the 1 set listed at this time. Check out the Auto World Releases page for a more detailed release history.

Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 1 John Force – Castrol – Funny Car
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 2 Ashley Force Hood – Castrol – Funny Car
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 3 Robert Hight – Auto Club – Funny Car
4 Gear R3 NHRA Pro Stock 4 Jeg Coughlin Jr – Jegs – Pro Stock
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 5 Ron Capps – NAPA – Funny Car
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 6 Tony Pedregon – NitroFish – Funny Car
4 Gear R3 NHRA Pro Stock 7 Greg Anderson – Summit – Pro Stock
4 Gear R3 NHRA Funny Car 8 Jack Beckman – Valvoline – Funny Car
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car John Force – Castrol GTX High – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car Mike Neff – Castrol GTX – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car Courtney Force – Brand Source – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car Bob TASCA – Motorcraft/Quick Lane – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car Tim Wilkerson – LRS – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Funny Car Matt Hagan – DieHard – Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R6 NHRA Pro Stock Shane Gray – NTB/Service Central – Pontiac – Pro Stock
4 Gear R6 NHRA Pro Stock V Gaines – Kendall – Dodge – Pro Stock
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R7 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster COPART – Copart Racing – Brandon Bernstein
4 Gear R7 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster Al Anabi Racing – Alan Johnson Racing – Larry Dixon
4 Gear R7 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster U.S. Army – Schumacher Racing – Tony Schumacher
4 Gear R7 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster FRAM/Autolite – Schumacher Racing – Spencer Massey
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 1 Todd Lesenko – TAP IT – Jim Dunn Racing – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 2 Cruz Pedregon – Snap-On – Chevy Impala – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 3 Jack Beckman – Freightliner – Dodge Charger – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 4 Bob Bode – Stupid Fast Racing – Chevy Impala – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 5 John Force – Castrol GTX – Ford Mustang – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Funny Car 6 Alexis Dejoria – Patron – Toyota Camry – Funny Car
4 Gear R9 NHRA Pro Stock 7 Allen Johnson – Mopar – Dodge Avenger – Pro Stock
4 Gear R9 NHRA Pro Stock 8 Jed Coughlin – JEGS – Dodge Avenger – Pro Stock
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R10 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 50 Aaron’s – Schumacher Racing – Antron Brown
4 Gear R10 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 51 Mac Tools – Kalitta Motorsports – Doug Kalitta
4 Gear R10 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 52 Geico – Geico Powersports – Morgan Lucas
4 Gear R10 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 53 Parts Plus – MPE Motorsports – Clay Millican
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R11 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 1 Amalie Oil – Terry McMillen
4 Gear R11 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 2 MavTV – Brandon Bernstein
4 Gear R11 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster 3 Optima Batteries – David Grubnic
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R12 Legends of the Quarter Mile 1 Blue Max – 1971 Ford Mustang NHRA Funny Car
4 Gear R12 Legends of the Quarter Mile 2 Hawaiian – 1971 Dodge Charger NHRA Funny Car
4 Gear R12 Legends of the Quarter Mile 3 L.A. Hooker – 1971 Ford Mustang NHRA Funny Car
4 Gear R12 Legends of the Quarter Mile 4 Jungle Jim – 1971 Chevy Camaro NHRA Funny Car
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R13 NHRA Funny Car John Force – Castrol GTX Funny Car
4 Gear R13 NHRA Funny Car Courtney Force – TRAXXAS Funny Car
4 Gear R13 NHRA Funny Car Jack Beckman – Wounded Warriors Funny Car
4 Gear R13 NHRA Funny Car Tim Wilkerson – LRS Funny Car
4 Gear R13 NHRA Pro Stock Greg Anderson – Summit Pro Stock
4 Gear R13 NHRA Pro Stock Jason Line – Summit Pro Stock
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R14 Legends of the Quarter Mile 1 Rambunctions – 1971 Dodge Charger Funny Car
4 Gear R14 Legends of the Quarter Mile 2 Foster’s King Cobra – 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car
4 Gear R14 Legends of the Quarter Mile 3 Connie Kalitta – 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car
4 Gear R14 Legends of the Quarter Mile 4 USA-1 – 1970s Chevy Camaro Funny Car
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile 1 Fighting Irish – 1970s Chevy Camaro Funny Car
4 Gear R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile 2 Trojan Horse – 1972 Ford Mustang Funny Car
4 Gear R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile 3 Jegs – 1970s Chevy Camaro Funny Car
4 Gear R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile 4 White Bear Dodge – 1971 Dodge Charger Funny Car
Chassis Release Collection # Description
ThunderJet Ultra G R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock 1 Color Me Gone – 1964 Dodge 330 Super Stock
ThunderJet Ultra G R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock 2 AMX-1 1969 AMC AMX Super Stock
ThunderJet Ultra G R16 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock 3 Tasca Ford – 1964 Ford Thunderbolt Super Stock
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R17 Legends of the Quarter Mile 1 Don Schumacher – 1971 Plymouth Cuda Funny Car
4 Gear R17 Legends of the Quarter Mile 2 Jungle Jim – 1970s Camaro Funny Car
4 Gear R17 Legends of the Quarter Mile 3 Ron O’Donnell – Damn Yankee – 1970s Plymouth Cuda Funny Car
4 Gear R17 Legends of the Quarter Mile 4 Sien & Lankford – Brand X – 1973 Ford Mustang Funny Car
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear R18 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster Jan-2017 U.S. Army – Tony Schumacher
4 Gear R18 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster Jan-2017 Matco Tools – Antron Brown
4 Gear R18 NHRA Top Fuel Dragster Jan-2017 Sealmaster – J.R. Todd
Chassis Release Collection # Description
ThunderJet Ultra G R19 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock Jan-2017 Dick Landy – 1969 Dodge Charger
ThunderJet Ultra G R19 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock Jan-2017 Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins – Grumpy’s Toy 1966 Chevy Nova
ThunderJet Ultra G R19 Legends of the Quarter Mile Super Stock Jan-2017 Hubert Platt – Georgia Shaker 1964 Ford Thunderbolt
Chassis Release Collection # Description
4 Gear Set Legends of the Quarter Mile Shirley “Cha Cha” Muldowney – Ford Mustang Funny Car
4 Gear Set Legends of the Quarter Mile Don Garlits – Dodge Charger Funny Car