Most Pinewood Derby competitions offer prizes for both speed and design. Template selection requires consideration of aerodynamics, weight distribution and overall appearance. The Flying Wedge and Atomic Wedgie are examples of wedge designs.These offer excellent opportunities for weight distribution and are considered by many to be aerodynamic.
Arrow and Top Fuel A are very narrow designs. While these designs are considered aerodynamic, weight distribution is a concern. Police Care, Semi Truck and Skateboard are examples of derby cars designed mostly to win appearance awards.Learn more about Motor Sports