Wiring Help: Fan-Powered Pinewood Derby Car


I have no idea what I’m doing, only what I want, which is a fan-powered Pinewood Derby car. I want to be able to power the car on and off. The activation switch will be mounted on the front of the car. The weight of the car against the starting gate will hold the activation switch closed. When the gate drops, the switch will release and the fan should spin. When the race is over, I want to be able to flip the master switch and turn the whole system off until the next race.

I’m considering adding LED lights, which should illuminate when the activation switch releases and the fan spins.

Please explain in the simplest terms possible how I should wire these two systems.

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