Pro Truck Racer

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Pro Truck Racer
Machine Robo character
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Pro Truck Racer in box
First appearance

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 29, "Escape From the Underground - Pro Truck Racer Appears!"
Created by

Bandai
Voiced by

Katsumi Suzuki
Japanese name

プロトラック・レーサー
Release number

MRB
Information
Aliases Pro Tracteur (French dub)
Species Machine Robo
Gender Male
Relatives Tough Trailer (younger brother)
Abilities

Affiliation

Battle Base personnel, Battle Clan
Alternate mode

Semi-Truck

Pro Truck Racer is a fictional character from the Machine Robo series introduced in 1986. He is a heroic member of the Battle Clan famous for his size, strength and Blazer Cannon weapon.

Machine Robo

Pro Truck Racer is a heroic member of the Battle Clan who turns into a semi-truck. Because of his mechanoid nature Pro Truck Racer does not need to breath oxygen and is resistant to cold, but is vulnerable to intense magnetic fields. Pro Truck Racer is 16 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 7.5 tons. He can drive at 447 kph. His weapon of choice is his Big Blazer Cannon which has a range of 932 miles.

Pro Truck Racer has a younger brother named Tough Trailer.

Reception

Animated series

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos

Pro Truck Racer first appeared in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 29, "Escape From the Underground - Pro Truck Racer Appears!".[1]

In episode 30 "Spew Fire, Big Blaze Cannon" Pro Truck Racer, Rod Drill, Tough Trailer and Reina Stol were trapped behind enemy lines.[2]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 33, "The Lost Ruin - Four Secrets!".[3]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 34, "Vikung-Fu Disappears In Space".[4]

In episode 36, "Cannon Fury - Save Amberman", Amberman summoned Rockdon, which it outclassed the smaller mechanoids in combat until it was matched in power by the combined might of the brothers Pro Truck Racer and Tough Trailer.[5]

Pro Truck Racer and Tough Trailer attended the Battle Base ceremony when the new Land Commander 5 team is revealed in episode 37, "Critical Moment - Land Commander 5".[6]

Pro Truck Racer and Jet Transer in episode 38, "Raise Your Gun Helitranser"

In episode 38, "Raise Your Gun Helitranser", Pro Truck Racer was part of a team lead by Rom Stol which attempted to ambush Devil Satan 6 members Gillhead and Barabat in the city streets, but it ended up being a trap set by Ashura. Rom Stol lead a team, which included Pro Truck Racer, that opposed a Gandora group lead by Diondora that searched for an artifact near the Dragon Waterfall.[7]

Pro Truck Racer and Tough Trailer attended a meeting by Kendo Robo in the Battle Base when Rom's group planned to get the Wheelmen to transport an explosive for them in episode 39, "Full Power Wheel Man".[8]

In episode 41, "Power Riser - Break Through the Enemy" when Rom attempted to leave in his Power Riser suit to take on the Gandora he was joined by many of his allies, including Big Trailer Robo, Bike Robo, Blue Jet, Kenpo Robo, Pro Truck Racer Reina, Rod Drill, Tough Trailer and Triple Jim.[9]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 42, "Vikung-Fu - Cry of Anger".[10]

Amberman, Eagle Robo, Jeep Robo, Patrol Car Robo, Porsche Robo, Pro Truck Racer and Tough Trailer were among those who leave planet Chronos in ships at the end of the series in episode 44, "Cronos' Last Battle".[11]

Note: In the French dub of the series is he called Pro Tracteur.

Machine Robo: Battle Hackers

Pro Truck Racer appeared in Machine Robo: Battle Hackers episode 1, "Burning Electronic Planet".[12]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 2, "Jet Riser - Emergency Departure".[13]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 3, "Heavy Wind Mach Blaster".[14]

Drill Rhino and Pro Truck Racer appeared together in episode 4, "The Strongest Warrior - R Jetan".[15]

Pro Truck Racer appeared in episode 5, "Crystal Eavesdropping Strategy".[16]

Toys

  • Bandai Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos MRB Pro Truck Racer (1986)
A remold/recolor of Titan Boy by Bandai. Turns from robot to semi-truck. Comes with a gun.
  • Action Toys Machine Robo Gokin Series Pro Truck Racer (unreleased)
A new mold by Action Toys. Turns from robot to semi-truck.
This toy shares much of the same design with Action Toys Tough Trailer toy.

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