Learn tips and techniques for designing and building a racer that is built for speed.
Design Your PineCar®
See how to draw your own template, plan for custom details and then cut and shape your PineCar from a block of plain wood.
Shaping and Sanding
Learn how to use a rasp to shape your racer, then sand it smooth and how to use body putty to repair imperfections in your racer body and get it ready to paint.
Check your car specifications before race day. This video shows you some tools that can help you easily make sure your car measures up!
Adding Custom Parts
This video shows you how to add some flare to your racer body easily with custom parts, such as engine blocks, tailpipes and other accessories parts.
Performance & Conformity System™
Make sure your derby racer meets specifications before race day. With PineCar's conformity gauge you can check if you pinewood racing car will qualify with one easy step.
Body Builder Kit®
Use the balsa wood pieces to make custom fins, fenders and other custom parts for your derby car. Balsa wood is lighter, easy to cut and easy to shape. The possibilities for shaping your car are endless.
Aerodynamic Pre-Cut Designs™
These low profile, aerodynamic blocks are rough-cut and ready to finish. Bodies have prepared cavities for round or flat weights and extra grooves for optional, extended wheelbase.
Design For Speed
This four-part video series shows you how to build a winning PineCar Racer®. From the initial design to reducing friction and fine-tuning, the series walks you through the process of building the fastest car on the track.
Realistic Derby Car Designs
The rough-cut pine wood body with a hollowed-out core and balsa wood sides keep these Full Body Pre-Cut Designs™ lightweight.