Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – November 3, 2017

Pinewood derby cars can look like anything, but many are made to look like real cars.  Here some examples of pinewood derby cars modeled after real cars. These cars are from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 9. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights reserved. Maximum Velocity Pinewood […]

Pinewood Derby Times, Volume 17, Issue 3 – November 1, 2017

In this Edition – Editor’s Notes – Feature Article – Use Air Guides to Improve Aerodynamics – Humor – Product Showcase – Air Guides – $2.00 Off – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Pinewood Derby Memory – A Proud Moment – Q&A Editor’s Notes Reader Feedback We received two e-mails regarding our article on Timers […]

Drilling Axle Holes With Precision

To achieve excellent wheel alignment, an important factor in building a competitive pinewood derby car, using accurately drilled axle holes (instead of slots) is the method of choice. This article explores techniques, bit size, and tools available to help you achieve excellent pinewood derby wheel alignment. Before drilling axle holes check your local rules to […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – October 20, 2017

Some unusual pinewood derby cars displaying a lot of talent. The corkscrew car is especially unique.  If you have pinewood derby car you would like to share, please email it to us at: info@maximum-velocity.com These three cars were first published in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 8. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter […]

Pinewood Derby Times, Volume 17, Issue 2 – October 18, 2017

PINEWOOD DERBY TIMES Volume 17, Issue 2 October 11, 2017 In this Edition – Editor’s Notes – Feature Article – Timer Features and Comparisons – Humor – Product Showcase – Micro Tungsten Cylinders – 1 Cent – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Pinewood Derby Memory – Better Lucky than Good – Q&A Editor’s Notes Ford […]

Pinewood Derby Times, Volume 17, Issue 1 – October 4, 2017

PINEWOOD DERBY TIMES Volume 17, Issue 1 October 4, 2017 In this Edition – Editor’s Notes – Feature Article – Understand Your Local Race Rules Before Building – Humor – Product Showcase – Truck Kit: $2.00 Off – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Pinewood Derby Memory – Solid as a Rock – Q&A Editor’s Notes […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – September 29, 2017

Today we have a selection of ducted-fan pinewood derby cars. These cars are fun to build and are a real “crowd pleaser”.  So, pep up your pinewood derby event with some powered cars. Photos from Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 7. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – September 22, 2017

Creative pinewood derby cars from our readers.  The dimpled “Mythbusters” car is certainly unique.  Read about these pinewood derby cars and more in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 6. Subscribe to this Free Pinewood Derby E-newsletter (C)2017, Maximum Velocity, Inc. All rights reserved. Maximum Velocity Pinewood Derby Car Plans and Supplies

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – September 15, 2017

Here are two cars that I built for an Outlaw Pinewood Derby Race along with a few “Cars” vehicles from a friend.  Modeled the vehicles in “Cars” is quite popular, but I think you will agree that the cars below are exceptionally well done.  You can read more about these pinewood derby cars in Pinewood […]

Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – September 7, 2017

Here are several pinewood derby cars from one family. They were made using plans from our pinewood derby car plan booklets. These booklets provide templates and step-by-step instructions for building three different pinewood derby cars. You can get more information about the cars shown here in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 4. Subscribe to […]