The Final Two: 2018 Lamley Awards Hot Wheels & 1/64 Diecast Models of the Year

That was fun, but it is time to but the 2018 Lamley Awards to bed. With the blog, IG, and YouTube audience growing, there were BY FAR more votes cast in 2018 than any other Lamley Awards year, and that made this one interesting to watch. I've already unveiled most of the awards, but here … Continue reading The Final Two: 2018 Lamley Awards Hot Wheels & 1/64 Diecast Models of the Year

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2018: The Year of the ’55 Bel Air Gasser

With all due respect to the multitude of models and special lines that contributed to Hot Wheels' 50-Year celebration, 2018 was the Year of the Gasser. The '55 Bel Air Gasser dominated the year, with 9 separate releases and a whole lot of chit chat. Collectors - including this one - could not get enough … Continue reading 2018: The Year of the ’55 Bel Air Gasser

Here they are! Your 2018 Lamley Award Winners!

There is one strong theme that came out of the Lamley Award polling in 2018: It was a really good year. The Lamley Awards certainly don't speak for all of the 1/64 world. They speak for this little corner we've formed. HW Super Treasure Hunts and Premium lines, plus new models from both Mattel brands … Continue reading Here they are! Your 2018 Lamley Award Winners!

Lamley Awards 2018: The Honorable Mentions

It is time to announce the winners. You have voted on the 2018 Lamley Awards...a lot. Several categories, thousands of votes, and now it is time to announce the Reader/Viewer Choices as well as mine. But first, those that didn't make any of the categories but still merit a mention. Here are some of my … Continue reading Lamley Awards 2018: The Honorable Mentions

The final Lamley Awards Poll of 2018: What is the 1/64 Scale Model of the Year?

A heavyweight Royal Rumble of Diecast. Time to choose the 2018 1/64 Model of the Year. Obviously this is the LAMLEY AWARDS Model of the Year. I say that because the nominees all come from brands I typically cover, some obviously more than others. I scoured through the Lamley Blog, YouTube Channel, and social media … Continue reading The final Lamley Awards Poll of 2018: What is the 1/64 Scale Model of the Year?

What was the 2018 Hot Wheels Model of the Year?

Two more polls to go, and I've brought out the big hitters. You have already voted on Best and Most Disappointing Hot Wheels Licensed New Model, but what is the Model of the Year? The difference is the Model of the Year can be from any line, and can be new or existing. These are … Continue reading What was the 2018 Hot Wheels Model of the Year?

There are two more 2018 Lamley Award Polls coming before the winners are announced. Have you voted on all?

The next week will be all about the 2018 Lamley Awards here on the blog and the Lamley YouTube Channel. Most of the polling is out with the exception of two polls to be released later this weekend. But the polls are still open, and after thousands and thousands of votes, some are actually still … Continue reading There are two more 2018 Lamley Award Polls coming before the winners are announced. Have you voted on all?

The Underrateds: Hot Wheels Circuit Legends ’16 Ford GT Race

As part of the Lamley Awards for 2018, I am featuring a few models that will sadly go overlooked as the Awards are announced.  They are the Underrateds. Last year Hot Wheels released a Forza mix in its Replica Entertainment line.  Lots of cool models, but the model I was looking most forward to was … Continue reading The Underrateds: Hot Wheels Circuit Legends ’16 Ford GT Race

What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2018?

(UPDATE! I strangely forgot to add the BMW i8 in the video.  It is in the poll, but not the video.) The Lamley Awards Polls continue, this time jumping over to the orange brand. Matchbox had a TON of licensed this year, with quite a few in the basic range, along with an entire Jurassic … Continue reading What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2018?

Have you voted on every 2018 Lamley Awards topics so far? If not here they are.

The 2018 Lamley Awards continue.  We don't have the Awards without the polls, and thousands of you have voted so far.  But if you haven't, you really should.  Many of the polls are still close.  So I have them all linked below. There are still more to come.  Hot Wheels Model of the Year, Best … Continue reading Have you voted on every 2018 Lamley Awards topics so far? If not here they are.