How to Build
Faster Pinewood Derby Cars
Weslin's 6th Grade Science Project
March 25, 2002
Question 1: What modifications
make the biggest difference in the speed of Pinewood Derby cars (location
of weights, sanding and waxing wheels, location of axles, amount of
graphite, etc.)? I only want to test legal modifications so the test
results can be used in real races.
See Official Rules
Question 2: If I use what I
learn from these tests, can I make a car faster than the fastest car I
made in Cub Scouts?
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