Mr. Hot Wheels as a Mascot?

I was wandering through the internet the other day and saw this photo of a guy with a person dressed up in Hot Wheel garb (it is an amazing photo). What I am wondering was, is Mr. Hot Wheel a real thing? Or just something from that mall contest. Anyone know?

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Myself & Mr. Hot Wheels 1982 [@] Flickr

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2 thoughts on “Mr. Hot Wheels as a Mascot?

  1. VicSage2005 says:

    Holy crow, Badwolf! I think you are correct. I’m digging that kids M.A.S.H. shirt myself. :)

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