WHAT'S IN -- WINNING INGREDIENTS FOR SOAP BOX DERBY RACERS
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THE ORIGINAL WINNING INGREDIENTS BOOK IS ALL ABOUT DESIGNING AND BUILDING YOUR CAR FROM A LIST OF RULES.

The book has 226 pages, over 100 illustrations, and several tables. The following 7 Chapters are written to help you DESIGN AND BUILD the fastest car you can.

The AERODYNAMICS Chapter goes into great detail. The air says, "If you do not bother me, I will not bother you." This chapter teaches you how to do that.

The ENERGY AND WEIGHT Chapter explains how energy and your car work together to drive you to the finish line. It explains what your energy is and what things waste it. It tells you how to conserve the energy and use it to drive your car to the finish line and win the race. Where to place your weight for the best possible performance is explained.

The SUSPENSION Chapter has numerous samples of SUSPENSION SYSTEMS that has been used successfully to win the ALL-AMERICAN and the NDR race. There are also experiments that helps you understand how energy can be wasted or conserved with your suspension system.

The DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION Chapter helps you plan where to place everything where it will be the best to win the race. This chapter walks you through the things you need to do to make the most of your ENERGY, AERODYNAMICS, and final ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENTS

The ALIGNMENT Chapter fine tunes your car to be as fast as it can be .

The PRACTICE Chapter helps teach the driver what he needs to know to drive to win the race. It also helps you test your car using different weight or suspension adjustments.

The RACE DAY Chapter is to help new Derby Families know what to bring and expect at their first few races.

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