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Pinewood Derby
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Winning Designs For Your Pinewood Derby Race
Our 1 Lane Turbo Lite Helps You Design Your Car

The 1 Lane Turbo Lite Pinewood
Derby Timer

The Timer That Meets All Pinewood Derby Challenges!

Use our timer to build pinewood derby car winning designs.

Searching for the best development tool for your pinewood derby racecar? Check out the 1 Lane Turbo Lite Timer.   It helps you fine tune your pinewood car to a winning specification!! There are a lot of sites out there that have great pinecar tips and pinewood derby secrets. The best way to try these out is to try them one at a time and test your car as you make changes. Our 1 Lane Turbo Lite timer will let you take the most advantage of each pinewood derby tip you try.

This timer is great for practice runs on a single lane track during the development stage. Using the timer to see your results, you can modify your car with weights and sanding in order to achieve faster times. This timer has been a big hit for those racers who want a competitive edge before the race begins. Also, some have purchased the timer for such things as science fair projects, experiments, and commercial applications.  Raytheon has purchased several units to time missile firing.

You can also use the 1 Lane Turbo Lite with Enterprising Ideas' Software, called DerbyMaster and with GrandPrix Race Manager Software.  We sell three different software programs, so you can get everything you need from one place. Click here for more info on this software.

Detailed Information about the 1 Lane Turbo Lite:

This timer is primarily for those who are developing their cars before the race. Its purpose is to help you fine tune your car BEFORE the race so that you can WIN!

Note:    If you will sometimes use a track with 2 or more lanes, then you should purchase one of our other Turbo Lite timers for the exact lane specification that you need.   The 2 Lane Turbo Lite gives the times and finishing order (when applicable) for either a 1 or 2 lane track.  The 8 Lane Turbo Lite works on tracks with 1 to 8 lanes and automatically adjusts to the number of lanes in use.  The 1 Lane Turbo Lite can be upgraded later to up to 8 lanes.


Features of the 1 Lane Turbo Lite Timer:

  • Times one lane
  • Fully assembled and guaranteed
  • Fits any track, regardless of length, width, or number of lanes
  • Can use on Multiple Tracks because it is easily transported
  • Extremely accurate Timing to 0.1 milli-second (.0001 sec)
  • Portable, handheld design
  • Powered by a 9V battery, which is included
  • No extension cords or expensive computers required! (PC interface is standard but not necessary)
  • We ship fast (within one week upon receipt of your order)--assuming we have your product in stock and there is no order backlog)!  Please mention your race date to us so we may prioritize your shipment.
  • Simple to use and Install - comes with easy to follow instructions
  • 30 minute installation time is all it takes!
  • Compatible with Enterprising Ideas' DerbyMaster Software and Grand Prix Race Manager Software.  You can purchase either of these software programs from us.
  • Uses an optical stop sensor with 10 foot cable, which must be installed on the Pinewood Derby track (sensors are NOT affected by flash photography!)  You must install a light above the sensor.  Use a 60W incandescent bulb about 3-4 feet above the track.
  • Starter switch is included, with 40 foot cable and allows lever movement to start time
  • Features a Liquid Crystal Display
  • THE most affordable Pinewood Derby Timer on the market
  • Captures the Time of the race using a Highly Accurate 1 MHz clock
  • Upgradable to up to 8 lanes in the future
  • Unit Dimensions:   5.1" W by 9.2" H x 1.4" D
  • Display Dimensions:   3.5" W x .8" H
  • Digits' Dimensions: .5" tall
  • Can be used with a larger screen display as detailed on this page.
  • Frequently Asked Questions, other specs and pictures can be found on the Questions page.
  • We take VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Checks, Money Order and COD.


The 1 Lane Turbo Lite Timer is available and includes the timer, the starter switch, one stop sensor for the finish line, 9V Battery, 1 Lane Turbo Lite Operational Manual, cable mounts and ties.

Click here to order from the Turbo Lite Product line.

An optional Computer Interface Cable is available..  This is a 3 meter (9.84 ft) DB9 Male to DB9 Female Cable.

We have a simple 90-day money-back guarantee.  We also offer a six-year parts and labor warranty if you need repair done on your product.


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