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EASY Pinewood Derby Car WINS using Science!!!

7 simple steps that ACTUALLY MATTER to building a winning pinewood derby car. I built a car in 45 minutes using these steps and crushed all the competition by more than 2 car lengths (proof is in the video 🙂 Special thanks to Steve at for providing his expertise and materials for the video.



7 Key Steps:
1. Max weight ~1″ in front of rear axle
2. …

23 Comments on EASY Pinewood Derby Car WINS using Science!!!

  1. This is great! Subscribe to my channel now for FREE video games!

  2. 13:48 this takes rubens Racine to a whole new level

  3. So that’s why my door stop shaped thing won last time!

  4. these videos are so wholesome lol

  5. I did this for a competition in Singapore like donkey years ago…..

    It failed for a couple of reasons… 1 is that we couldnt find a stable way to knock into the pressurised capsule and let it point straight.

    Our wheels were too thin and the vehicle was too light so it ended up being unstable. The car was too fast for it to actually go straight.

  6. I used this strategy ‘door stop’ a long time ago. I always got first or second. except for that one time but we don’t talk about that… But I showed this to my dad and now I’m just throwing out wins. My collection is huge now.

  7. My car just had holes in it air passes through and it goes faster it won

  8. Ohhh so you mean that all the stuff I learned in science class did matter

  9. i built one of those when i was young

  10. I out so much grafite on my derby car it was grey

  11. I wish you were my science teacher would have learned something usefull and not boring

  12. OK I'll use a wheel only a wheel

  13. what a great physics video

  14. hint for nubs, dont make a cup on front of the car, it may reduce speed

  15. Who is here after grants death!!

  16. Being a car enthusiast will also help you
    Spoilers are not needed
    Lightweight is key

  17. do this for f1 in schools plz

  18. This dudes a magician changin the colour of them blocks flawlessly

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