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Pinewood Derby contestants are Fast and Serious

  • Press photo by John Burbridge "Now don't get too excited, Garrett," Scout Master Josh Dean says while awarding Garrett Shannon his trophy for placing first in the championship round during the Cub Scout Pack 4166 Pinewood Derby.

  • Press photo by John Burbridge Aside from the pretty paint jobs, plenty of science and engineering went into many of these miniature cars.

  • Press photo by John Burbridge Based on actual car size-scale calculations, several of the pinewood derby entries reached and exceeded 200 miles per hour.

  • Scout pinewood derby contestants show off their cars and trophies after winning their divisions and placing in the championship round where Garrett Shannon placed first, Jonah DeVore placed second, Jackson Kowalski placed third, Donovan Sande placed fourth and Jordan Winters placed fifth.

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