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Boston Boy Scouts Break Pinewood Derby World Record

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The Pinewood Derby world record was set over the weekend. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe)

The Pinewood Derby world record was set over the weekend. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe)

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BOSTON (CBS) -With a pinewood derby track over 320 feet long, the Boy Scouts Boston Minuteman Council set the Guinness World Record Sunday.

The track was constructed as a replica of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.

The pinewood derby was part of the events lined up this weekend at SOAR 2012 – Scouting’s Outdoor Adventure on the River.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

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Guinness World Record representative measuring the track. (Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

SOAR 2012, hosted by the Boy Scouts Boston Minuteman Council, featured more than 5000 scouts and families camping out along the Charles River across from Harvard stadium.

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