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Autobot Tracks: in case you didn’t already know, he’s gay

A Friend of Tracks

The crest of The Friends of Tracks

Most fans of Generation 1 know a few of the ongoing fan-made conjectures, such as Beachcomber is a hippie, Arcee is kind of a swinger bettern Hot Rod and Springer, and of course, Track seems so very… very… fabulous?

This is a pretty common consideration amongst the Transformers fanbase including a specific group of Botcon-goers that refer to themselves as the Friends of Tracks. The name of this non-official group is based on the assumption that Track is in fact a gay robot. This has trickled out beyond just the hardcore Transformers fan base as indicated by this top 10 I recently found: “The Top Ten Ambiguosly Gay Action Figures.”

Tracks receives the 9 spot on the blog, and it seems rightly so. My favorite part is the description of Raul as a “hot hispanic boy.”

I for one commend the vigor of G1 Tracks and I hope some day he too can feel free to join his human breatheren in celebrating his sexual orientation. Until then, we will continue to raise an eyebrow at the flame-decal toting Corvette of awesome.

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Botcon 2012 Shattered Glass Tracks revealed – red Road Rage homage as expected

Botcon 2012 Shattered Glass Tracks vehicle mode

Little red corvette

Botcon released another image of a Botcon 2012 boxset Transformer today.  Nothing Earth-shattering, but at least we now know they went with the Road Rage homage for SG Tracks.  Kind of a yawn, black would’ve been neater. 😉

Botcon 2012 Shattered Glass Tracks red

Nothing super surprising or exciting here

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TF United Generations Wheeljack shares mold with Tracks

Transformers United Generations Wheeljack testshot

"Welllll, I know my way around New England, I can tell you dat much, pah!"

At last, the final Transformers United and Generations figures have come out from behind the curtain. As predicted, Wheeljack and Tracks will share the same mold but consist of slightly varied final transformation.

Transformers United and Generations Tracks

They are the saaaaaame!!! ...but different