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Video of a Super-Fast Pinewood Derby Track

Cub Scouts competing in a pinewood derby in Indiana didn’t get to see much of the action. The giant track made the cars zip by so fast, you could only hear them.

The Crossroads of America Council built the track inside the Indiana State Museum. The track was more than two stories tall and 125 feet long — almost as long as a Boeing 737 airplane.

Use the above player to watch video from the race and check out the article in the December 2008 issue of Boys’ Life magazine for more details.

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29 Comments on Video of a Super-Fast Pinewood Derby Track

  1. i raced on that track and got first place

  2. Nice!

  3. West TEXAS // June 17, 2010 at 7:55 am // Reply

    Just like what Bob said.

  4. West TEXAS // June 17, 2010 at 7:55 am // Reply

    Awesome, what would happen if one of those cars flipped on the track? Then all the other cars would hit it as well.

  5. awesome

  6. the cars are going so fast they could do a flip

  7. so large!so long! I cannot even imagine how fast those cars went!!!!!

  8. what a race

  9. I got to the district race and lost

  10. aswome race in that movie

  11. i am going there

  12. fast cars!

  13. I won 2nd place

  14. boyslifelover // February 27, 2010 at 7:05 pm // Reply

    cool im a good racer

  15. This year i lost the first two times i went up there.We realized my front right wheel was wobbly.

  16. awesome way to do it.

  17. Anakin Skywalker // February 15, 2010 at 11:31 am // Reply

    Last year i beat my whole pack. This year my brother is racing too.

  18. so fast

  19. Iwant to run my 2009 second place in district car on that track.

  20. Rhinno From Pack 99 // January 29, 2010 at 9:40 pm // Reply

    I like the pinewood derby better than the other cool stuff becuase my pack always makes it fun!

  21. i want to race my pinewood derby ambulance.

  22. bigger than the track my pack has!!!!!!!

  23. I want to race on that track!

  24. big track!!!!!!

  25. way cool

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