I got asked recently my thoughts on a 40 foot track compared to the current track of 32 footer.
I gave a reply, pretty much giving pro's and con's of a longer track versus a 32 footer.
But I wondered how many actually use 40 or 42 footers ?
I would think local packs would want something close to what there district or council race runs.
Also, I did see where someone posted along the line of my comments.
The differance of the cars having a closer finish at 32 or 35 footer track compared to a 40 foot track.
I also know are council runs 32-35 foot tracks typically. So I would like to think that, this is more fairer to the packs also. when the local pack uses something close to what district or council uses.
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A smoother track (e.g., an aluminum track) would allow us to have a longer track (which I'm not sure we have room for in our fellowship hall) or a smaller drop (which would make it easier to stage the cars, perhaps even allowing the kids to stage their own cars).
Regional derbies are not an issue for us.
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Awana Grand Prix and Pinewood Derby racing - Where a child, an adult and a small block of wood combine for a lot of fun and memories.