For new competitors or seasoned racers, this informative, step-by-step guide reveals all the secrets to building a championship car. This officially licensed product of The Boy Scouts of America is written by a research scientist and father of two undefeated Derby Champs. A valuable and educational manual features full-color, easy-to-follow instructions and is perfect for parents and kids alike. "I've seen a lot of first-time participants since founding the Pinewood Derby in 1953. If you want to compete successfully your first time out, or improve on last year's finish, this book is for you." -Don Murphy, founder of the Pinewood Derby and author of Pinewood, "The Story of the Pinewood Derby"Meade, David is the author of 'Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets: Design and Build the Ultimate Car - Winning the Pinewood Derby', published 2006 under ISBN 9780756627331 and ISBN 0756627338.