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Pinewood Pro has everything you need to have fun building a cool, fast and winning pinewood derby car.

Beginner? Need Help?

We've helped many beginners build thier cars and yes, win their race, with our how-to books, car design plans and PRO Tools

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Is your race coming up fast? You can start immediately with an instant download Car Plan or How-To eBook. Expediting shipping gets you a car kit or fully built car in as little as one day.

Looking for a Cool Car Design?

We feature the only 3D car design plans on the market. Our award winning car design plans will help you make a cool, hot car.

Want a fast car?

Thousands have won using the tips in my Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets book. Our PRO Tools and exclusive PRO Speed Supplies will help you build a winner.

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Winning Secrets

Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets book
#1 Best Selling Book!

Thousands have won using my speed secrets. I include everything you need to design and build a winning car. As an Engineer, I designed, tested and show you how to build a winning car.

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Car Design Plans

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Illustrated Design Plans

Build the coolest car with over 30 car design plans that include step-by-step 3D illustrations, printable template patterns, painting schemes, speed hints, 360 animations and more. Many of these plans have won design awards!

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pinewood derby axles
Axles Engineered for Speed

To get your car to highest speed, use our BSA axles that have been turned and polished.
Our precision machined, grooved, nickle-plated and exclusive graphite-coated axles are the fastest!

Kits and Fully Built Cars

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Car Kits
Fully Built Cars

To save time, we offer complete easy to build car kits, and fully built, super fast, track-tested derby cars ready to race!

Pre-cut cars, Blocks

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Pre-cut cars and drilled blocks

If you don't have the tools, use one of our pre-cut, un-painted car body's or make your own car with our precision drilled block so your car rolls straight.


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Wheels Precision Tuned for Speed

Just like your personal car, precision tuned wheels give your derby car perfect balance and optimal speed. BSA Lightly Lathed or Ultra-Lite wheels with our exclusive graphite-coating gives your car maximum speed.
Awana racers can use our lathed Awana® Grand Prix speed wheels.

Compare speeds with track tests!


Pinewood Derby Tools

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PRO "Blue" Tools

PRO tools help you drill straight axle holes, insert axles easily, polish the wheel bore to reduce friction, smooth your wheels with a mandrel, accurately space your wheels and help you create a rail rider. Get a PRO tool to save building time, protect your block from damage and make your car go faster!

Graphite and NyOil

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Powdered graphite and NyOil lubes

Increase your car speed by lubricating your axles with our high performance dry powdered graphite with molybdenum, or use a clean thin film NyOil lubricant.

Tungsten, Zinc Weights

Tungsten and zinc weights

To maximize inertia, bring your car up to the maximum 5.0oz allowed by your rules. Choose from a variety of weight options like tungsten cylinders, BBs or tungsten putty, or zinc stick-on, screw-on or cylinder weights.

Building Supplies

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building tools

Woodworking tools, like a coping saw, wood rasp, sandpaper and sealers, are essential to build and shape your pine wood car.

Paints, Stickers, Decals

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Finishing touches

Seal your pine block before painting, then paint, then cover with a clear gloss sealer for a shiny, hard paint finish. Make your car look great with custom decals, stickers and cool body skins.


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Pinewood Derby Scales

Save time by weighing your car before the race.

LEGO Derby Cars

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Race LEGO Derby Cars!

New! Race a LEGO Derby Car down a pinewood derby track with our exclusive LEGO Derby PRO Wheel Assembly and LEGO Brick zinc weights.

Accessories, Supplies

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Race car driver, scale, DVD
Make your car cool with a race car driver or add wiggle eyes for a fun look. A scale helps you avoid last minute weight adjustments on race day.
On race day, entertain your Cub Scout Pack with the hilarious Down and Derby movie

Pinewood Derby leaders for over 15 years!

Pinewood Pro offers award winning car design plans and unique speed products designed by engineers. Our best selling book, Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets, has helped thousands build winning cars since 1999 with proven results!

Pinewood Pro is the exclusive seller of The Story of the Pinewood Derby, written by the inventor of pinewood derby racing, Don Murphy. We are also the proud sponsor of the pinewood derby museum in El Segundo, CA. As an engineer, I designed many unique products like our graphite-coated axles and wheels.

I'm sure we have everything you need and we will do everything we can to help you have fun building a winning pinewood derby car.

Tip to avoid wheel wobble

When your car wheel rubs against the axle head it can cause the wheel to wobble because the corner of the axle head is not a perfect 90 degrees. Cutting a groove directly under the axle head removes this source of wheel wobble. Cutting this groove is difficult to do by hand, but it can be done with an axle file. Our grooved Speed Axles and Pro Super Speed axles have this groove, exclusive to Pinewood Pro, cut directly under the axle head.

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      Tips & Hints

      The best part of pinewood derby is designing a unique, cool car that you can call your own. Don't worry about aerodynamics because it is almost insignificant. We identify dozens of other speed tips in Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets that rank far above aerodynamics.

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      design Tip

      Looking for more cool car design ideas? Our free Pinewood Derby Car Design Guide has over 100 cool pinewood derby car design ideas.

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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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