Returning in support of the Auto Show for the fifth year, the “Summernationals” Pinewood Derby will again be run on Gualala Arts’ state-of-the-art aluminum racetrack complete with computerized time, speed and results display. Make this part of your Auto Show experience by building your own Pinewood Derby car, and make the competition interesting by having all your family members build one, too! Youth and the young at heart will be able to design and build their very own custom car to race. Racing classifications include 8 and under, 9 to 13, 13 to 18, 18 years and older, Vintage (car built prior to 2015 or a previous Gualala Arts Pinewood Derby entry) and the Unlimited class introduced last year that offers racers the chance to build a car out of any material they want. There will be both Speed and Most Artistic trophies awarded in each class, and Best Time Overall and Best in Show most artistic awards. All racers will also receive participation medallions. Check in and inspection Saturday, July 18th 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., races start at 11:30 a.m. Download your registration form and submit by July 10 to take advantage of this year’s FREE registration. Entries received after July 10 will be $10 per car. Purchase your official Boy Scouts of America car kit either from Gualala Arts, from any Scouts headquarters or online from various websites that offer official kits. It will consist of a block of pine, plastic wheels, metal axles and decals.
2015 “Summernationals” Pinewood Derby Race Results