Car Axles & Wheels

/Car Axles & Wheels

With every racer in the Pinewood Derby operating under the same and equal power source, gravity, it’s the little things like wheels, axles, weight distribution and lubrication that make the difference between the winners and losers. Specific rules apply to each of these individual items, and here at Shopvelox.com, we have the inside track on how to get the best results possible from each component.

Our selection features the best Pinewood Derby Racing Axles available for your racer, CNC machined from official kit parts by Derby Worx. If you are looking for even more speed from your racer where rules allow any nail type axle, check out the precision fit Stainless Steel Viper and Javelin’s or the Titanium Titan axles.

Pinewood Derby Car Racing Wheels – Lightweight & Fast!

Precision Pinewood Derby wheels are the heart of any derby racer and are one of the major keys to unlocking the speed of your pinewood derby car. Here at Shopvelox.com, we stock all the best Pinewood Derby wheels and axles, maintaining a selection to fit any rule requirement.

From the best Pinewood Derby speed wheels and selected mold-matched sets that you can perform your favorite modifications on to the awesome Derby Worx Pro Ultra Lite Racing Wheels for BSA Pinewood Derbies and Pro RSX razor wheels for Dad’s open class car, we have something for everyone.

As you’ll see from the official BSA Pinewood Derby wheels comparison chart at the bottom of the page, options run from the no-prep stock wheels weighing in at 2.7 grams each all the way to the Derby Worx Pro Ultra Lite Pinewood Derby car wheels that weigh a mere one gram apiece. Our variety of lightweight Pinewood Derby wheels has everything you need.

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  • VIPER Pro SS 2 Groove Pinewood Derby Axle VIPER Pro SS 2 Groove Pinewood Derby Axle
    They feature a oversized .093 bearing surface with precision placed friction reducing grooves for the Ultimate wheel hub to axle fitment, superior wheel stability and unmatched speed. The Main shaft is then reduced to a standard axle size .088 so the Vipers will work with the slots found in all brands of Pinewood Derby Kits THESE ARE NOT BSA AXLES
  • TITAN Pro Titanium 2 Groove Pinewood Derby Axle TITAN Pro Titanium 2 Groove Pinewood Derby Axle
    They feature an oversized .093" bearing surface for the Ultimate wheel hub to axle fitment, superior wheel stability and unmatched speed. The Main shaft is then reduced to a standard size .088" so the Titans will work with the slots found in all brands of Pinewood Derby Kits THESE ARE NOT BSA AXLES
  • pinewood derby polishing spears
    Have your own polishing idea, but no way to do it? We found these gems. One of the best swabs out there! Nice woven cotton swab on a stiff paper stick. Will not scratch or the surface of your plastic.
  • pinewood derby wheel polish kit

    Pinewood Derby Wheel Polish Kit

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $7.95
    Nearly every once skips this step. 20 minutes of work = faster speeds as much as 0.010-0.015 seconds. So simple you cubber can do it.
  • derby worx ultra lite derbyworx-pro-ultra-lite-wheels
    The Pro Ultra-Lites weigh in at 1g each with 100's of hours of testing on our track.  B.S.A. racing and a WIRL Championship under their belt, you can be assured these are not just any lightened and weakened 1 race wonders. Lighter Wheel weight than stock BSA wheels, decreasing rotational inertia, thus allowing quicker starts and overall times. Can be run as is, or polished with Novus / plastic polish to remove micro scratches. You choose! This set of wheels usually yield an increase of speed by reducing on average 0.03-0.04 seconds in time with properly tuned car. Listening to a set of these wheels run, you can tell they are in a league of their own! List is for 4X wheels.  
  • derbyworx-inertia-lite-wheels derbyworx-inertia-lite-wheels
    The Pro Inertia-Lite wheels weigh in at 1.8 g and retain all of the lettering and numbering inside so they will meet many Pack, District and Council Rules.   4x wheels for list price.
  • By far one of the fastest wheels on the market designed for the strictest of rules. SET OF 4 WHEELS Weight reduced wheel, with lots of factory parts. Factory inner hub, factory inner edge, factory outer hub. Flawless bores, machined outer tread for consistent rotation. All the perks, with meeting more requirements. More info. SCROLL DOWN

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  • Not every derby participant wants to bend the rules to win. 100% Legal Wheel Set for 99.9% of packs. Please check your local rules as always! This wheel set has given on average a 0.015-0.02 decrease (faster) in time compared to stock BSA wheels while not breaking 99.9% of all pack rules. Shave an additional .01-.015 seconds of your race when polishing with our polishing kit / service.  Get a better wheel. We are not hiding anything. We tell all. If you want to do it yourself, here are our steps. We believe that our wheel set is one of the best on the markets. Because of this we have purchased separate machines for each process to ensure repeatability. It not necessary to make batches at a time. We will not run out of wheels. Simple.
  • New pack rules, require a new wheel set. I made these wheels according to the pack trends I am seeing. I saw a need for a hand picked, wheels for you. So here it is. Charlie wheel meets pack specs of wheel width, diameter, and tread. We addressed the inner hub and took a bit of the inside to lighten the wheel if your pack allows. Scroll below to look and see what you think. 4x Weight Reduced Wheels Scroll below options to see info.
  • Axle kit (4x axles) that contain: 2x2.5 degree axles, 1x1.5 degree angles, 1x straight axle
  • pinewood derby 4 groove axle pinewood derby 4 groove axle
    This axle starts life as an official B.S.A. Pinewood Derby axle. It is C.N.C. machined true and round, Derby Worx then adds 4 grooves (1 behind the axle head and 3 in the hub contact area) to reduce friction and hold graphite then head is back-cut for further friction reduction at the hub face on the wheel. They are semi-polished so the builder can finish it their spec.
  • This axle starts life as an official B.S.A. Pinewood Derby axle. It is C.N.C. machined true and round, Derby Worx then adds 2 grooves (1 large main groove and 1 small groove behind the axle head) to reduce friction and hold graphite then head is back-cut for further friction reduction at the hub face on the wheel. They are semi-polished so the builder can finish it their spec.