CO2 Dragster Design Event
Event Coordinator: Tom Greene at:
Dragster Design Form
design, build and race wooden cars powered
by released CO2 gas. The
vehicles will be designed and built using
the following rules (mostly derived from the
Technology Student Association Dragster
Honors will be awarded to the top vehicles
based on two categories; speed, engineering
Vehicles that fail to meet the
specifications will be disqualified.
One individually produced dragster
Four cars per school maximum in each
level of competition (4 MS/ 4 HS).
Students can utilize any tools or
machines to build their vehicle.
All cars must have a finish coat (dry
prior to registration).
Students will not be allowed to tune
or make repairs after registration.
Standard 8gm Pitsco CO2 cartridges
will be supplied at race time.
One piece all wood construction.
No add-ons or wood glued together.
Paint and decals can be used as long
as they are not considered body strengthens.
A vehicle must have 4 wheels, each of
which must meet front and rear wheel
All wheels must be made entirely from
A maximum of 8 spacer washers may be
A maximum of 8 axle clips may be
Axles and bushing can be of any
Lubricants can be used as long as
remnants are not left on track or people.
All wheels must roll.