Ultimate Speed Secrets is the new standard by which all other Pinewood Derby® construction manuals will be judged. This is the most complete, most visually detailed Pinewood Car Derby book that has ever been written!
We give you step by step instructions, color photos, and high quality construction diagrams to help you complete every step in building a winning car!
My family has over 20 years of Pinewood Car Derby racing experience! We are never beaten! My sons have an entire wall full of First Place Trophies! And now the time has come to spill the beans! Let us teach you how to build the Ultimate Car!
"Ultimate Speed Secrets" has set a new standard in the Pinewood Car Derby industry! It is by far the most complete Pinewood Car Derby manual ever produced! Weighing in at 113 pages, it leaves other derby books jockeying for second place. Visual learners will find this book a welcome breath of fresh air. With over 130 photos and technical diagrams, it is clearly the most visual, hands-on Pinewood Car Derby book available. The author has taken all of the guesswork out of building a winning car. First time builders will find the book inviting and "down to earth." Experienced builders will be thrilled with the powerful line-up of speed tips presented within its pages. It is written in a style and format that make it fun to read and easy to understand.
Ultimate Speed Secrets is the only book you'll ever need if you want to win the Pinewood Car Derby. It's as simple as that. This is the authoritative work on speed secrets. If there is a speed tip not mentioned in this book then that tip is probably not worth mentioning. I have read several other books on the market and I can say without any hesitation that Ultimate Speed Secrets beats them all put together. This book is enjoyable to read and is packed with photos that illustrate the methods used. But Ultimate Speed Secrets is not just for the advanced Pinewood Car Derby racer - beginners will see immediate results with the very first speed secret. This is a step by step, down to earth construction guide for building the Ultimate Car! I'll say it again - this is the only book you will ever need.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Meade is a lifetime Scouter, who got his start in the Pinewood Car Derby over 20 years ago. At that time, his family was well known as the family who built unbeatable Pinewood Car Derby cars! As pack and district championships began to accumulate a tradition was born. Dave now has several sons of his own who have carried on the winning tradition for the past six years, having never lost a single race.
By profession Dave is a research scientist, holding a Masters Degree in Statistics. His background in research and experimental design have enabled him to develop a unique and powerful approach to Pinewood Car Derby racing. He also enjoys model rocketry and astronomy.