Height of Pinewood Derby Ballast Weight Vs. Performance – Part 2

Does the height of the pinewood derby center of gravity matter?  Is a low COG better than a high COG, or vice-versa?  The experiment documented in this pinewood derby times article is the second on this topic.  Find out the bottom line in Pinewood Derby Times Volume 14, Issue 7.

Figure 1 – Top of Test Car

Figure 2 – Bottom of Car with Weight and Spacers Inset

Figure 3 – Post-it Strips on Track

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