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Video: Hot Wheels does the double loop

Mattel sets another world record with its Hot Wheels brand as two drivers pull off stunt.
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Team Hot Wheels made history at the Los Angeles X Games on the weekend when two cars drove through a 66-feet-high double loop.

Rally car driver Tanner Foust and Hollywood stuntman Greg Tracy set a world record by driving across the special track, which is two football fields long. 

The drivers reached 52mph in the track and experienced around 7Gs while going through the loop.

The feat was picked up by the mainstream media, with a page three story running in today’s Metro. Consumers were also able to watch the event online.

The track was based on Mattel’s Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare play-set which is available to stock at retail now.

Foust and Tracy took the record from Chinese driver Li Yatao who drove through a 42-feet loop in September last year.

“It was unbelievable," said Tracy, who finished ahead of Foust. "I'm at a loss for words. That was absolutely the coolest thing I've ever done."

Foust added: “The [7Gs] were pretty hardcore – I almost felt my chin hit my lap. I felt like I was in a toy.”

Check the video out here:

It's not the first world record stunt for Hot Wheels. The brand set the world record for the longest ever distance jump last year.

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