How Can You Make Your Pinewood Derby Car Go Faster?

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When creating your Pinewood Derby car, do you have the need for speed? While there’s nothing wrong with having a car that looks flashy, the ultimate goal is to win the race. Here are some helpful tips to make your Pinewood Derby car as fast as possible: 1. Minimize friction This is unquestionably the most important step for designing a …

Hell’s Belles Car Club 5th Annual Pinewood Derby

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Join the ladies of the Hell’s Belles Car Club San Francisco for their 5th Annual Pinewood Derby & Silent Art Auction on Saturday, September 25, 2010. The Derby is a benefit for the Bay Area Women’s & Children’s Center, which heads up operations from San Francisco’s Tenderloin District. Doors open at 6:00, races start at 8:00. The Hell’s Belles are celebrating 10 …

Ford Motor Company Team Organizes a Team Pinewood Derby

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In August 2007, after months of R&D but before starting to build the engine, the team organized a Pinewood Derby competition. Design and mechanical engineers, of course, weren’t about to whittle cars from wood the way Cub Scouts do. They milled cars out of aluminum. Some had remote controls and electric motors.