Patent Number: 7,086,605

Title: Toy vehicle slot track

Abstract: A toy vehicle slot track is disclosed with at least a pair of toy racing vehicles and at least a pair of guide slots, each guide slot in turn having a pair of exposed power supply rails. The toy vehicles are guided about the track by guide pins affixed to the toy vehicles, the guide pins running within the guide slots. In a first portion of the track, the guide slots are spaced apart at a distance greater than the maximum width of the toy vehicles. In a second portion of the track, the guide slots are spaced apart at a distance less than the maximum width of the toy vehicles. The power supply rails run parallel to and at a uniform spacing from the guide slots in both portions of the track, providing power in both track portions to electric motors contained in the toy vehicles.

Inventors: D'Angelo, Jr.; Vincent J. (Medford, NJ), Dickinson; James M. (Haddon Township, NJ), Huy; Gerhart P. (Hamilton Square, NJ), Reisher; Dean C. (Brick, NJ)

Assignee: Mattel, Inc.

International Classification: E01B 23/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018