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  • April 2024

    MARC Celebrates Dan Gurney’s 93rd! Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 13, 2024 – On what turned out to coincide with the middle day of the first Modelville Retro (1/24th) Marathon, Catfish International hosted its annual MARC date.  A small, hearty crowd came out for Can-Am G-Jet and Spec Racer competition on the 82-foot Brystal Catfish. I decided…

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  • March 23, 2024 – LenJet Raceway

    Miniature Auto Race Club Lenjet HO Raceway280 Eliot StreetAshland, MA MARC ran its hard body G-Jet F1 class and its Open Weight class this past Saturday. The G-Jet F1 race was held on the refurbished historic six lane CAR MODEL MAGAZINE track that in the past hosted two National G-Jet Championship races. The second race…

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  • March 9, 2024 – Fast Five Raceway

    Fast Five is Fast Southampton, MA, March 9, 2024 – 13 drivers traveled to Ryan Archambault’s Fast Five Raceway for a day of fun filled racing.  Unfortunately there was a parking accident and a Snail planter was crushed.  He just couldn’t get out of the way fast enough… First up were G-Jets on the Harley…

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  • February 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2024 – EEC at LenJet Raceway

      The World-Famous East Coast Championships has returned! After years of absence the premier HO Slot Car race founded by Dan DeCosmo has started a new era. Dan would hold this race every year at his Taj MaHO raceway in Suffield, Connecticut until 2012. It was always in collaboration with our local HO Slot Car…

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  • Race 5 – MARC 2023-2024 – LenJet Raceway

    It’s Raining on Me! Ashland, MA, January 13, 2024 – Nasty weather might have kept some people away but 13 adventurous drivers made it LenJet for a some racing on the Nuvolari and Viper tracks. First up was Spec Racer on the Nuvolari.  I think this might have been the first time we have raced…

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  • Race 4 – 2023-2024 – South Shore Speedway

    Over the rivers and through the woods!   Hingham, MA, December 9, 2023 – To some, the drive to Hingham feels like a drive to the other side of country.  But hey, what do they know.  Everyone knows this is the center of the universe.  In any case, 16 intrepid travelers made the trip to…

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  • Race 3 – 2023-2024 – Ralph Spoilsport Raceway

    November 11, 2023 – Hi Ya race fans.  This month we had 10 racers compete at the Ralph Spoilsport Speedway.  Once again, we had competing races.  Several MARC Pros were competing in the KSR Enduro in California.  Wishing them good fortune for their race. For this month’s MARC race, there was an even split between…

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  • Race 2 – 2023-2024 – Fiddlehead Raceway

    MARC 2023-2024 Season – Race Two, Saturday October 14, 2023  Fiddlehead Raceway, Rochester NH Attendance was a little light this year, as there were some racers that chose to run in a 1/24 retro race at Modelville on this date. Still, we had 10 racers on hand, six pros and four sportsmen. The first race…

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  • Race 1 – 2023-2024 Season – LenJet

    Death to Pumpkin Spice! Ashland, MA, September 9, 2023 – Once again we start to transition into the Fall season even though it was hot. Damn hot.  Luckily our host Peter Lentros had the LenJet Facility nice and cool like an early Fall day.  15 drivers entered the building with nary a scent of pumpkin…

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  • Race 9 – Catfish International – Race 9

    Catfish25!  MARC Turns Out to Mark  a Quarter-Century of Fun   Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 8, 2023 – Plenty of doughnuts, pizza, and dessert pie were on hand for our long-delayed 25th Anniversary celebration for Catfish International Speedway.  I mean, let’s eat!  Who cares about racing?  8-). Catfish International is named for our son, Henry Catfish…

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