21st Century Changes Pinewood Derby Racing

During pinewood derby season I get many calls asking for help in product selection for a pinewood derby race. Often the customer says something like, “There sure is a lot of choices.”

There are a lot of products to choose from today. Whether it is tools, weight, software, tracks, etc., the pinewood derby market exploded during  the 21st century. There are several key products and technologies really changed pinewood derby car building.

Internet Retailing – 2000

Tungsten Weight – 2001

Specialty Tools – 2002


Race Computerization – 2002

Aluminum Tracks – 2002

Source: besttrack.com

Rail Riding Technique – 2008

New BSA Wheels – 2009
Learn about these step changes in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 11, Issue 9.
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