7 inches is the length of the car, not the height (aka tall). Pinewood Derby cars are generally less than 3 inches in height; however, the actual height varies based on the electronic judge sensors that attached to the finish line of the track. The cars run under these sensors, so it is the height of the sensors from the track that determines how tall a Pinewood Derby car can be. I've seen some that can accommodate cars that are 6 to 7 inches in height.
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If you are looking for a Mustang Pinewood Derby Car to build, go to Google and do a search on the words "Maximum Velocity Stallion". The first link will take you to a site were you can purchase the Stallion kit, that was modeled after the Ford Mustang.
Pinewood Derby - South Park - was created on 2009-04-15.
If you are referring to the stop section on a Pinewood Derby track, the average length is about 4 feet; however, if you are good at making fast Pinewood Derby cars, it will take nearly double this length to safely stop your car. Because of this most Pinewood Derby races place a pillow or a jacket at the end of the stop section to abruptly stop those cars that over shoot the stop sections.
Go to Google and do a search on the words "Pinewood Bible". One of the first hits is a PDF file called the "Pinewood Bible" that was written in 2002. Even though the article is 10 years old, it goes over in detail the basic points of making a fast Pinewood Derby car.
Yes! The pinewood derby does happen all over the world where there are Boy Scouts.
The height of a typical Pinewood Derby Track is about 4 feet, from the floor to the top of the track.
Pinewood Derby cars are popular for young boy scouts or anyone who is interested in soap box car racing. You can purchase them quite cheap online and they are sure to be a fun way to spend a day or few.