Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car with Tungsten Canopy
When designing a Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car there are a few things to consider when designing a body style. Overall shape is as important a factor as the concepts below. The most common mistake made in PWD is choosing the wrong body design. If you are building a fast car, but choose a body design that is not fast, then this is something that cannot be corrected no matter what you do with every other part of the build. Choose your design wisely.
Derby Dust offers another car design to get you in the winner’s circle. This design utilizes a stylish heavy tungsten canopy weight located at a 1″ COG. CNC router pockets, laser cut profile for a minimum wood weight for maximum weight placement for ultimate speed.
Winning Pinewood Derby Car designs by Derby Dust. Here is another beauty. This will be available in either BSA Slot or Drilled BSA Distance. This body weighed approximately 11.3 grams, so we will call it a 12 gram body. I bet if I added a few more pockets up the neck I could get it to 10 grams. But maybe next time.
As always we incorporate winning tips and tricks in our fast derby car designs. Super light weight. Center of gravity designed to be around .930″ in front of rear axle. Slim aerodynamic profile. Wood removed to eliminate wheel rub. Quick start front ends. We always offer 3 wheel riders if desired.
How to make Pockets for Fast Pinewood Derby Racing Car
This one going to be a little complicated in trying to get people to believe that you cubber did it. Lets be honest. SO…. make sure to watch the YouTube video below to have a viable way that it could be accomplished. This is how you can make pockets for fast derby car at home with a simple router bit, drill press and a sliding vise.