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Most characters from the Hot Wheels Acceleracers series can be separated into factions for your convenience! Spoilers abound.

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In General

  • Badass Driver: All of them have moves of a professional.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: They're all blue, orange, and white.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: When Markie gets lost in the realms almost all of the Teku volunteer to help out.
  • Mr. and Ms. Fanservice: Vert, Kurt, Shirako, and possibly Karma are very attractive.
  • Steel Ear Drums: The Teku usually are listening to incredibly loud music in their free time, especially Shirako. It's unknown how they're not deaf yet.
  • True Companions: All of these drivers seem to be fairly attached to one another. When the going gets rough, they get going and especially for each other.

Tone Pasaro

You wanna be the leader now little bro?

The previous leader of the Teku and the older brother of Nolo Pasaro. Tone's death has greatly changed his little brother.

Nolo Pasaro

Nothing's more important than the Teku!

Current leader of the Teku after the tragic death of his older brother, Nolo is nearly consumed by his lust for revenge against Tork Maddox, whom he holds responsible. But don't think he's an easy mark—his hot temper doesn't get in the way of his driving!

  • Big Brother Worship: Downplayed. He seems to have cared and looked up to his brother, but doesn't seem to worship Tone.
  • Character Development: Undergoes the most.
  • Foil: Tork Maddox is an experienced, calm leader while Nolo is a feisty, hotheaded young man.
    • Also one to Wylde. Both are the more hotheaded members of their teams, and as Tesla puts it, Nolo can't forget his brother, while Wylde can't forgive his.
  • Hot-Blooded: Can get angry fairly easily. He grows out of it later on.
  • The Leader: Of the Teku. He's not the greatest, though he gets better later on.
  • Token Minority: Is the only Hispanic driver.

Karma Eiss


The only female racer on either team, she is cold and precise, an absolute perfectionist. Bares an uncannily strong resemblance to Gelorum, leader of the Racing Drones.

  • Foil: The calm and collected to Monkey's jumpy and scared.
  • Hidden Depths: Can somehow sense that a drone is attacking the Sweeper she's in.
  • Icy Blue Eyes: Fits her unflappable nature.
  • Meaningful Name: Her last name is "Eiss" and she's cool as it too.
  • The Perfectionist: She never considers herself good enough until she's got something down 100%.
  • The Smart Guy: Was the first one to find out that you're not supposed to focus on winning Accelechargers. You're supposed to learn from the realms and identify what they're trying to teach you.
  • The Smurfette Principle: She's the only girl on the Teku side.
  • The Stoic: She never gives a whiff of emotion.
  • Wrench Wench: She knows her way around a car pretty damn well.

Kurt Wylde

Nobody beats Kurt Wylde. (shortly before he gets beat)

Older brother of Mark Wylde, this reformed cheater seems to have calmed down quite a bit since his Highway 35 days, functioning as the effective group leader when Tezla is not around.

Josef "Vert" Wheeler

I'm a team of one.

The protagonist of Acceleracers, the combination of slicing his beloved Deora II in half, failure to save Kadeem, and recklessness in the Water Realm that cost an Accelecharger leads him frustrated and doubting his skills after his win in the World Race.

  • Anime Hair: He may have gotten it this way through hair gel.
  • Catchphrase: "Shoot the curl!"
  • Envy: Is envious of the other drivers for being better than him. A good example would be when Taro goes through the Water Realm. Twice.
  • Foil: Taro is this to Vert. Taro has had a ton of experience and is a great driver because of it. Vert doesn't do so hot in Acceleracers and is a bit of a newbie at it, having only driven for about two years.
  • The Gift: Is the best driver in World Race and yet he has little to no experience driving.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: He cares deeply for pretty much everyone.
  • The Hero
    • Anti-Hero: In the World Race he is very self-centered. He gets better by the end.
    • Classical Anti-Hero: Becomes a bit like this in Acceleracers. On several different times he doubts his abilities as a driver and loses a lot of races.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In the World Race. He is very self-centered but when it comes down to it he still cares for others.
  • Missing Mom: In the third movie, by means of a sentimental family photo, we learn Vert's mother is implied to have either passed or separated from his father, and this estranged Vert's relationship with his father.
  • Nice Guy: Best shown at the end of World Race and Acceleracers. After he wins the World Race he gives his five million dollars to Kadeem. At the end of Acceleracers he goes back for his friends who were in trouble, despite being offered to become an Acceleron.
  • Simple, yet Awesome: His skating boarding/surfing skills and the turbo jets on his Deora II.
  • 10-Minute Retirement: In the middle of Speed of Silence Vert leaves after failing a few races.

Shirako Takamoto

(talking to a bug in the Swamp Realm) Man, if you're gonna buzz, buzz in tune.

The Teku's nearly silent mechanic who appears to care more about looking cool than winning races, yet the first driver to ever beat the previously undefeated Pork Chop. Loves his techno music, and loves it LOUD.

  • All Asians Know Martial Arts: Is seen using martial arts at the end of Acceleracers to take down some drones.
  • Flat Character: We don't know him that well outside of the fact that he likes music and likes it LOUD.
  • Foil: To Pork Chop. Shirako, without his music, is very quiet while Pork Chop is loud.
  • The Gadfly: He mainly blasts his music and pisses off a lot of the other drivers for being obnoxious and oblivious about the volume.
  • Improbable Weapon User: His car's speakers. He's used them for a truly surprising number of defensive maneuvers.
  • Pet the Dog: Brings back Monkey a pair of drone legs from the Junk Realm that ended up on Bassline's windshield so the latter can use them to fix up Sparky.
  • The Quiet One: Without his music Shirako is very quiet and rarely ever speaks.
  • Skewed Priorities: Would rather listen to music than win a race. Also, in the Water Realm he decides to video tape the scenery rather than drive.
  • Steel Ear Drums: This must be the reason as to how he can listen to music all day long.
  • The Stoic: Have you seen him show deep emotion?
  • Token Minority: Is the only Asian driver on Teku.

    Metal Maniacs

In General

  • Badass Driver: All of them have moves of a professional. Except Monkey.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: They're all red, black and gray.
  • Heroic Build: They're heroes and everyone one of them, save Monkey, is built like a big slab of BEEF.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: All of the drivers in the Metal Maniacs deeply care for one another. Except for Markie of course, though this might've changed after the Metal Maniacs and the Teku go to save him from the drones.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Averted heavily. Only one of their members (Markie) can be considered "hot". The rest... well, they're not most people's type, appearance-wise.
  • True Companions: All of the drivers would go through hell and back to save one another. Their motto is "we're welded".

Tork Maddox

(about the drones) Nobody does this to my guys! We're welded!

The level headed leader of the team who keeps the other boys in line, which makes him markedly more responsible than one would expect a gang leader to be. Tork is plagued by guilt over the accidental death of the Teku's previous leader, Tone Pasaro. Also notable as one of only two characters of African descent.

  • Ambiguously Brown
  • The Atoner: Is haunted with thinking that he may have been responsible for Tone's death; despite Nolo's hatred towards him, Tork shows immediate concern when Nolo crashes in the Metro Realm.
  • A Father to His Men: Cares greatly for his teammates. Upon learning what the Drones did to Taro, Monkey, and Wylde, Tork sets out to avenge them.
  • Foil: Tork Maddox is an experienced, calm leader while Nolo is a feisty, hotheaded young man.
  • The Leader: Of the Metal Maniacs. He loses the title after he loses a race with Markie but regains it after Markie fails as a leader.
  • Token Minority: After Kadeem leaves he becomes pretty much the only black driver.

Taro Kitano

I'm gonna pass you.

Previously the leader of the Scorchers back in Highway 35: World Race, Taro has since settled for second in command after his relationship with Lani Tam came to a close.

  • Ambiguous Disorder: Him having one would explain why most of the time he prefers to stay silent instead of reply. He's also quite antisocial.
  • Aloof Dark Haired Man: He barely talks and when he does he doesn't seem all that friendly.
  • Always Save the Girl: In the World Race he immediately went to save Lani instead of winning the race.
  • Catchphrase: "I'm gonna pass you."
  • Foil: Taro is this to Vert. Taro has had a ton of experience and is a great driver because of it. Vert doesn't do so hot in Acceleracers and is a bit of a newbie at it, having only driven for about two years.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite his stoic, professional demeanor, when Monkey is about to be taken by a sweeper in the Pipeline Realm, Taro immediately goes back for him.
  • "How Did You Know?" "I Didn't.": Taro invokes this at the Junk Realm against a Silencer posing as Kurt.
  • The Quiet One: Best said in a few words.
    Taro: (to Kadeem) Are you going to talk through this entire race?
  • Ship Tease: In the Pipeline Realm Taro doesn't try to get Revenge at Karma despite him thinking that she did something bad to him in the Ice Realm.
  • The Stoic: He never gives out any secrets through his face.
  • Token Minority: Is the only Asian on the Metal Maniac side.

Mark Wylde

I'm gonna show you what Wylde is all about!

Apparently could not come up with a better nickname than his last name. Kurt Wylde's annoyingly spunky little brother graduated from his role as Scrappy in the previous franchise entry to a badass psycho with a grudge against Kurt after Kurt betrays him in a bad business deal.

  • Annoying Younger Sibling: To Kurt Wylde. Kurt will still be there for Markie, however.
  • Asshole Victim: Averted. When he got lost in the Junk Realm all but one drivers go to save him despite his behavior towards them.
  • Big Brother Worship: Seems to worship his brother quite a bit because he wanted to be a driver since Kurt was one. This gets subverted in Acceleracers due to the fact that Kurt ditches Markie.
  • Big Damn Heroes: In the World Race Markie saves his brother Kurt from one of the drones after Kurt betrayed the robots.
  • Foil: Kurt is this to Markie. Kurt is the experienced older brother while Markie is the Hot-Blooded young brother.
  • Freudian Excuse: He's mean and angry because his brother Kurt ditched them when Markie needed him most.
  • Hot-Blooded: Can get pretty angry.
  • In-Series Nickname: Is called "Wylde" by some of the other Metal Maniacs. Fans of the movies still prefer to call him "Markie".
  • Jerkass: Is this to anyone in Acceleracers. His Freudian Excuse is that his brother made him this way.
    • He even is this way to Monkey, one of his own team. For example, Markie considers scraping Monkey off after Monkey's car seat drags onto Markie's car. Markie was thinking about leaving one of his own team in the Storm Realm. And we know what happens to people who get lost in the realms, as shown by Kadeem. Markie doesn't know this, but still...
  • The Leader: Briefly becomes leader of the Metal Maniacs. He fails at it and the Metal Maniacs get a new leader.
  • Skewed Priorities: Considers winning races above helping teammates.
  • Tag Along Kid: Is one of the youngest drivers in the movies.
  • Title Drop: At the end of World Race he says, "It's hot! Hot Wheel city!"
  • True Companions: Used to be this to Vert.

Deezil "Pork Chop" Riggs


A long haul trucker with an ambiguously Southern accent who did not appear until halfway through Ignition. Raucous, loud, and mean, the only thing that seems to let this ornery fellow keep his cool is his little buddy, Monkey.

  • American Accents: Has a Southern one.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Pork Chop and Monkey use Old Smokey to save the Metal Maniacs from a few Sweepers.
  • The Big Guy: Is the most big and most buff member of the Metal Maniacs.
  • Face Your Fears: Pork Chop ends up having to in the Water Realm. He just escapes it rather than conquers his fears though.
  • Foil: The loud to Shirako's quiet. It shows in that Shirako's loud music annoys Pork Chop to no end.
  • Foreshadowing: Him not wanting to go the watery route in the Swamp Realm foreshadows that he is afraid of water. He is afraid because his father drowned.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite his dislike towards the Teku (particularly for their loud music), he saves Karma from a stone statue in the Ruins Realm. Likely because Karma isn't as into loud music like the rest of the Teku.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Has a stuffed animal named "Ms. Piggy".

Mitchell "Monkey" McClurg

Meek, mild-mannered and easily frightened, Monkey is the odd one out of the Metal Maniacs as the only guy willing to back down from a fight or run away. He is the quintessential Butt-Monkey of the series, as his name would suggest—probably because his voice actor, Andrew Duncan, who also wrote and directed the series, did not wish to be accused of creating a Mary Sue.
  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Lani. She doesn't seem to like him back.
  • Adorkable: Monkey is so awkward and silly that you gotta just love him.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Pork Chop and Monkey use Old Smokey to save the Metal Maniacs from a few Sweepers.
  • Big "NO!": After learning from Gig that he's not getting paid to race.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's usually getting scared by a lot of things.
  • Cowardly Lion: Despite his (justified) fear of the Drones, he joins the Metal Maniacs and the Teku when they set out to rescue Wylde after the latter's been captured. Later on, he saves Karma from a Drone by tackling it from behind.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Seems to be this at the end of Acceleracers. He boldly takes on a drone, albeit from behind.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": He hates his real name.
  • Foil: To Karma. Monkey is very scared and jumpy while Karma is cool and calm.
  • Loud Gulp: Does this before he goes into the Acceledrome for the first time.
  • Lovable Coward: Lovable is arguable though.
  • Meaningful Name: His name is Monkey. You know, Butt-Monkey?
  • Say My Name: Says Pork Chop's name for a few seconds before they go into the Swamp Realm.
  • The Smart Guy: He creates a new Nitrox, something never been done before, and reprograms a drone and names it Sparky.
  • Tempting Fate: In the Storm Realm Monkey says, "This track's not so tough!" and right after that lightning almost hits him.

    Racing Drones


Back from outer space or the Racing Realms or wherever she went after the events of Highway 35, this super-intelligent robot shed most semblances of her humanoid disguise and got real ugly.
  • Badass Driver: Like all the Racing Drones, she is an extremely skilled driver once in the driver's seat of a car.
  • Big Bad: Of both World Race and Acceleracers.
  • Cool Car: RD-09, her personal vehicle and the most advanced of all the Racing Drones cars made.
  • Dark Action Girl: Seems to be this, but...
    • Faux Action Girl: We almost never see her fight, despite the fact that she's a robot and should be tough like Kadeem was.
  • Foreshadowing:
    • Her white hair foreshadows that she's not normal. She's a robot.
    • At the end of World Race she says to Vert, "Let's see how well you drive in half a car. Ignition shows Vert's Deora II getting sliced in half because of the portal closing on it.
  • Mystical White Hair: The only character in the entire series with a weird hair color. It's because she's a robot.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: She mostly spectates activity in the realms and leads the drones from behind the scenes for most of the series. Subverted in the fourth movie, where she finally goes behind the wheel.
  • Really 700 Years Old: She looks like a woman in her mid-20s, or, following her Robotic Reveal, a highly advanced and futurstic cyborg, but is actually thousands of years old.
  • Robots Enslaving Robots: She's a drone herself, and all of the other drones take orders from her and try to win Accelechargers for her.
  • Robotic Reveal: Near the end of World Race reveals that she's a robot. In Acceleracers, she sheds her human Cyborg guise and transforms into a full-blown machine several feet taller than her female persona as her real body uncompresses. It was foreshadowed in the Ice Realm flashbacks to the Racing Drones, where her real form was seen in full, but not yet identifiable as Gelorum herself.
  • Satanic Archetype: If the Accelerons are the equivalent of God and Vert is The Champion, then this makes Gelorum the Devil. Gelorum has a very Luciferian element to her character. She was created by the Accelerons but rebelled against them when told by them that the Racing Realms were created for living creatures and not for machines. Her main motivation is to destroy the Accelerons, paralleling Satan's goal to usurp God.
  • The Stoic: Usually never shows any emotion.
  • Uncertain Doom: Gelorum's ejection from the conflict at the end of "The Ultimate Race" is very open-ended. When she transformed into her true form and attacked Vert before the gateway to the world of the Accelerons, the lone Acceleron present used Telekinesis to send her flying into the white void and she disappeared into the abyss, fate unknown.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: She has white hair, is the Big Bad of the series, and is pretty much a heartless and selfish robot to the core.


Wheel of power... w-wheel of power!

Gelorum's helpful minions, robots created by the Accelerons for one explicit purpose: to win no matter what. Originally intended as test drivers for the Accelerons, they were banished to Earth due to their violent and ruthless nature. As a result, they've harbored a grudge against both the Accelerons and humanity. They seek to win the Accelechargers for Gelorum, so that they can Take Over the World and get rid of their enemies.

  • Authority Equals Asskicking: RD-L1, in contrast to most other drones, is far more intelligent, and gives the drivers of the other teams an actual run for their money.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: The drones themselves as well as their vehicles are black and green.
  • Dark Is Evil: They are colored black, and are very ruthless in achieving their goals.
  • Determinator: They are absolutely determined in winning a race by any means. Cheating or pushing their own teammates to death is of no concern to them.
  • The Dragon: RD-L1, the highest ranking of the drones, and Gelorum's top lieutenant.
  • Elite Mooks: RD-02 cars are this, being more advanced vehicles and generally performing better against the other teams than the more common RD-06.
  • Killer Robot: Aside from being very skilled drivers, they are also built to kill the drivers of the other teams, having built-in weapons such as blades.
  • Madness Mantra: One of the drones near the end of World Race keeps repeating to itself,
    Drone: Wheel of power... w-wheel of power!
  • Mecha-Mooks: They're mechanical, expendable, and serve as Gelorum's henchmen.
  • Mook Mobile: Literally with their mass-produced cars, especially the RD-06 model.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Text in the Ruins Realm reveals that they're thousands of years old, created by the Accelerons to test-drive through the realms.
  • Transforming Mecha: RD-L1 and the RD-S1 units can transform into part of their vehicles.
  • Undying Loyalty: They are built and programmed to serve Gelorum, so this is no surprise.
  • We Have Reserves: Any drone or vehicle that is lost in a realm is of no concern, as Gelorum can simply have more drones and cars built to replace them.
  • You Are Number 6: All drones and their car models are named as "RD" followed by designation numbers, helping to establish their nature as expendable machines.
  • Zerg Rush: Their primary strategy is to rush for the finish line with their superior numbers, destroying any opposing teams' cars in the process, in the hopes that one of them can win and take a realm's Accelecharger for themselves.

A shadowy, ostensibly government run team. Only one driver is ever identified, though there was speculation in the Accelepedia forums as to who the others were planned to be. Sadly, the final two movies were never made and we're left wondering What Could Have Been.
  • All There in the Manual: Apparently every "lost" driver in the racing realms has been rescued by the Silencerz and is working toward a enlightened motive regarding a truth about the Accelerons.
  • Badass Driver: They all have the coordination and skills of a professional. And unlike the other teams, they are capable of pulling off extremely coordinated moves with almost military precision.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Their vehicles, equipment, and uniforms are silver and purple.
  • Cool Car: Notable in that, in a series full of these, theirs are probably the ones that stand out the most, advanced tech and all. They're the only ones with an Invisibility Cloak, equipment that allows for posing as other teams' cars, and use material that none of the other teams possess. Only Dr. Tezla comes close to rivaling them in terms of equipment, and only because he used to work for the Silencerz in the first place.
  • EMP: Their cars come with built-in EMP devices which can disable other vehicles near theirs.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: They're totally silent until the last part of the fourth Acceleracers movie where Vert's dad actually talks.
  • The Faceless: All of their drivers and support staff wear helmets and masks that conceal their identities. The sole exception is Jack Wheeler, Vert's father, who takes off his helmet at the end of the last movie.
  • Government Conspiracy: Given that Jack Wheeler, a member of the US Military is apparently the leader of the group, as well as their secretive nature, massive amounts of advanced technology, personnel, and resources, this is all but stated to be the case.
  • Invisibility Cloak: Their cars are capable of camouflaging themselves during races in order to avoid being detected.
  • Master of Disguise: Their cars are able to disguise as those of other teams, or even the generic-looking cars of the Metro Realm, almost seamlessly, thanks to advanced holographic technology built into them.
  • Nanomachines: Implied to be what composes their cars, given the malleable nature of the material and the numerous abilities they can pull off.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: For lack of a better term to describe them or an official one, and because Tezla seems to know enough to competently refer to them by the oddly specific designation of the Silencerz.
  • The Reveal: Quite a few important plot points are related to this team in the final movie.
    • Gig confirms that Dr. Tezla used to be part of the Silencerz, explaining why his car, Nitrium, looks and behaves exactly like those used by the Silencerz. The former also reveals that he was stolen and reprogrammed by the latter, only to secretly still be following the Silencerz. Demonstrated when he suddenly turns purple ala the Silencerz support drones and helps a Silencerz agent, later revealed to be Major Wheeler, attempt to get the Accelechargers.
    • Vert's father, Major Jack Wheeler, is one of them, and heavily implied to be their leader.
  • Stealth Expert: Thanks to their built-in cloaking devices, they can evade detection efficiently. Best demonstrated when they effortlessly infiltrate the Acceledrome as well as the Racing Drones HQ in the fourth movie.
  • The Voiceless: The Silencerz never speak aloud while seen on screen, and it's implied that they're utilizing completely private communication lines. It's subverted at the end of Ultimate Race when Jack Wheeler reveals himself to be as one of the Silencerz to Vert and tell his son they need to talk.
  • Walking Spoiler: Quite a number of important plot points center around them.
  • Theme Naming: All of their cars have an elemental, scientific, or metallic theme to them.
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: They're called the Silencerz.

    Other Characters 

In General

Dr. Peter Tezla

A scientist of the Scrim Corporation and former Silencer who opens the realms for the drivers. He makes cars and wanted to recruit people in World Race because he couldn't get through the realms with just better cars, he needed better drivers.
  • All Just a Dream: His dream at the beginning of Speed of Silence. You can tell it's a dream because he's not wearing his metal suit. However the dream foreshadows that the drones will get all of the Accelechargers.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The suit Tezla uses to get around. It is eventually snagged by the one drone that had the lower half its body Portal Cut when the Storm Realm suddenly closed to make up for the loss of its legs and lower torso. When the Drone is once again taken offline, now even more damaged, Monkey has it reprogrammed into Scrappy, and uses some of the parts from Tezla's first broken body braces to supplement some destroyed bits like its arm and jaw. Tezla, meanwhile, acquires a spare set of body braces.
  • Fascinating Eyebrow: Does this to Lani in Speed of Silence when she says that they shouldn't put Tork and Nolo on the same track. It makes her find out that he wants trouble between the drivers.
  • Foil: Lani is a foil to Tezla. Lani is young, Tezla is old. Lani cares for the drivers, Tezla only cares for the Accelechargers and Accelerons.
  • Foreshadowing:
    • His dream foreshadows that the drones will get all of the Accelechargers.
    • Him interrupting Lani when she was explaining why they couldn't go back for Kadeem foreshadows that he doesn't want the Lani to say that they've been through the realms before.
  • Handicapped Badass: At the very beginning of the series, in an Ironic Echo of the autopiloted car wrecking at the beginning of World Race, Tezla is brutally injured in an accident after one of the lieutenants of the Racing Drones forcefully rams his Carbide off the road. The vehicle tumbles several stories below and takes a thrashing, and so does Tezla, who is so badly injured he is forced to use a robotic exoskeleton to walk as his body slowly recovers. It is meant to convey the much more dangerous threat the Racing Drones pose to the human drivers at large.
    Tesla: Look what they did to ME.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He wants to create more trouble between the drivers so that they will feel more incentive to be better than the others and win races. And while we're at it, is he actually the one who stole technology from the Silencerz and twisting the story around?
  • Meaningful Name: He's very smart for a guy named "Tezla".
  • Skewed Priorities: He cares more for the Accelechargers and the Accelerons than the drivers. Lani notes that this is the reason why he didn't add in the EDRs into the cars sooner.
  • The Smart Guy: He built a ton of cars, all with unique skills and tools. Also, without Tezla the drivers of the World Race wouldn't even know about Nitrox.


Computers don't have feelings.

The non-human buddy of Tezla. Tezla deeply cares for Gig. So, of course, Gig dies at the end of the fourth Acceleracers movie.

  • Disney Death: Seems to have short circuited at the end of World Race but gets better. However, in Acceleracers his death seemingly sticks.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Blows himself and the Acceledrome up, saving Dr. Tezla and the other racers from the Racing Drones.
  • The Mole: He's been spying on Dr. Tezla for the Silencerz after the former stole him when he quit the team.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: To Tezla.
  • Traitor Shot: Turns purple when Lani finds out his affiliation with the Silencerz.
  • The Stoic: As a robot he doesn't show much emotion.

Lani Tam

If he can do it, I can!

The Girl Friday for Tezla and once a Wave Whipper in the World Race.

  • Ditzy Genius: She's pretty intelligent and knows a lot about cars and basic computer skills. However, she thinks driving a Wave Ripper car through lava is a good idea and doesn't know when someone is hinting that they have to pee at her.
  • Foil: Lani is a foil to Tezla. Lani is young, Tezla is old. Lani cares for the drivers, Tezla only cares for the Accelechargers and Accelerons.
  • Girl Friday: In the Acceleracers movies she doesn't work behind the wheel. Instead, she does stuff for the drivers through tips and calculations with Tezla.
  • Nice Girl: Cares for all the drivers.
  • The Smart Guy: As shown in the World Race she easily calculates how fast you're supposed to go to get through the giant wheel. In Acceleracers she's smart enough to work beside Tezla, who is also The Smart Guy.
  • Team Mom: She's this because she cares for all the drivers, Metal Maniac or Teku. This is best shown when the drivers are in trouble and she is worrying over them.
  • Too Dumb to Live: In World Race she tries to go through lava, despite her car not having the same utilities as the Scorchers.
  • Wrench Wench: Is sometimes seen taking care of the cars.

Brian Kadeem

A fellow driver, who comes back after World Race. He has been working with Tezla and meets up with both the drivers of Acceleracers in Tezla's cube, now wrecked to pieces.


A Racing Drone reprogrammed by Monkey.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Gets a short moment as this when all of the other regular drones see Sparky dancing. They just stop and stare in awe or pity.
  • Character Tic: How he got his namesake; the random sparks he emits due to his poor repair. It's a mild annoyance to few of the drivers, namely Pork Chop and at one point, Lani brings up the big risk of him being in charge of filling up a tanker with highly flammable Nitrox fuel.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: To the Metal Maniacs, and later, to Vert. He's also the one who tells the drivers a bit about where Vert went at the end of Acceleracers.
  • Noodle Incident: Between Speed of Silence and Breaking Point, Sparky was working on Pork Chop's motorcycle and as a result, in Pork Chop's words; "It's in hog heaven."

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