Awana Grand Prix Pinewood Derby

Speed Wheels, Speed Axles

Genuine Awana Grand Prix wheels - lathed to perfection

Awana Ultra Lite Wheels
Precision lathed and tuned.

All of the imperfections have been removed from these wheels while making them slightly lighter (they are 1.6g) for a fast start and lightning fast down the track.

All of the Official Awana Grand Prix markings remain.

The Hub is coned and the end squared, reducing friction when the wheel hits the car body.

The outside tread is trued, so your wheel is perfectly smooth reducting rotational friction,

The inside tread is trued removing imperfections and reducing wheel weight so your car has a faster start out of the gate,

The wheel edge is lathed flat to reduce friction when your wheel hits the track guide.

Net result is a precision tuned, FAST wheel

Important: Awana Speed Wheels are delicate, due to the spoke design. We strongly recommend using our Axle Inserter-Puller Tool so the wheels are not damaged when inserting or removing them.

Only $19.95 (set of 4)

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What is the difference between Awana and Cub Scout Pinewood Derby?

The Awana Grand Prix pinewood derby wood block is the exact dimensions
(7"x1 3/4" x 1 1/4") as the Cub Scout pinewood derby block. This means that any of our pre-cut car blocks and car design plans will work for Awana Grand Prix cars.

Awana Grand Prix axles are slightly different than Cub Scout axles but
the dimensions are almost exactly the same. All of the Pinewood Pro axles will work in Awana cars, but read your rules carefully to be sure they are legal for your race.

Awana Grand Prix Wheels are the same diameter and the wheel bore (where the axle goes) is exactly the same as Cub Scouts, but the wheel design is totally different. Therefor, Awana racers must use Awana wheels and Cub Scouts must use Cub Scout (BSA) wheels.

Speed Axles for Awana Grand Prix

For a winning combination,
our polished, nickel plated PRO Super Speed Axles fit perfectly in Awana Wheels.

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For the ultimate axle, look at our new graphite coated Pro Super Speed Axles.

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All of our car design ideas, speed tips and
#1 selling Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets,
apply to the Awana Grand Prix derby.

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Awana Winners

The Awana Grand Prix race was last night. My son took 1st, my daughter took 2nd, and a friend of ours son took 3rd.

All three cars had your wheels and axles.
Everyone asked how we did it 2 years in a row. I stated it's all in the wheels, axles, and in the weight. I'll send the photos via email along with the testimony.

Thanks for the great work you do with those Awana SPEED wheels!
Thanks again, Gary Wagner

Hi Joe,
Here is a picture of my ten year old son's car. It won 1st for design in the boys division of our church's First Bible Baptist Church Awana Grand Prix. The car is aptly called "THE LOUISVILLE SLUGGER". We would LOVE IT, if you put his car on your website!

Thank-you so much for your website! We learned alot from all the ideas and the great information. This was our first Pinewood Derby and we has a BLAST!!!! Thanks again!

God Bless You,
Dawn and Ryder

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Awana Clubs Father with pinewood derby winners


Thank you for the great tips on building a car!
You helped make our Awana Club Pinwood Derby an event to remember always!

God Bless,

Pinewood Pro!
I received my Speed Wheels on Thursday just in time for the Awana derby on Friday.  
We won 8 out of 9 total races and took first overall in the speed competition! 
There were a lot of experienced racers there who couldn't believe how fast our car was in
our first derby.  Alex and I thank you.  I don't think he has stopped smiling since Friday...
- Aaron and Alex Simms

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      Tips & Hints

      Just like the pistons in an engine block, you want your axles to be tight fitting in the wheel bore, to reduce wheel wobble. If your Rules allow, use one of our slightly oversized Speed Axle or PRO Super Speed Axle.

      Pinewood Derby
      painting Tip

      When painting with children, it is better to use a paint brush rather than spray paint because spray paint can cause vapors. If the child is spray painting, be sure to use a breathing mask and be in an open area.

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      rules Hint

      BSA Rules are different from Awana Rules, which are different from Adult Race Rules, etc. Check our Pinewood Derby Rules page to download Pinewood Derby rules for different kinds of races.

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    • father and son race winners

      Using the tips on your website, Daniel's car won every race for his den, and won the district races. It seemed that his car got faster with every run. We have memories that will last.
      - David

    • With the help of your block, axes, wheels, and lube we went from last place 3 years running to 1st place overall. Thanks!

      - Roger

    • This is our last year of Pinewood Derby. We have shopped with you all 5 years and our son won his Pack 2x, Districts 1x and placed 2nd the other times. Thank you!
      - Lloyd from NH

    • This is year #3 with you and we just keep winning!!! We did the Red thunderbolt and the Black Lightning cars. Thanks for the great products!
      - Phil from CA

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