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Cubmobile Race - May 18th - Please RSVP

posted May 8, 2014, 1:36 PM by Brice Center   [ updated May 18, 2014, 8:26 PM ]
Attention all Drivers and Race Fans!!

Our annual Cubmobile Race is coming up very soon!  One lucky team will win the Piston Cup!

Sunday, May 18th

Rain Date:
If we need to postpone the race there will be an email sent by 10:00am Sunday morning, so watch your email!  We will also try to update this webpage.  The rain date is Sunday, June 1st.

Registration starts at 12:00 noon; racing to start by 1:00 pm.
See below for a full schedule and list of items to bring.

Please RSVP to the Evite that you received from Westford Pack 100.  This will help us prepare the right amount of supplies for everyone.  If you did not receive the Evite, contact

Dress Code:
All scouts need to wear their Class B uniform (Pack 100 Racing Shirt).  If your scout needs a racing shirt please let your den leader know before race day.

Items for Drivers and Spectators to bring:
  • A completed Driver Registration form AND MIT Liability Waiver (◄click those links to download).
  • Helmet and closed toe shoes for racers.  These are mandatory to race.
  • Driving gloves, elbow and knee pads are optional.
  • A cushion to adjust the distance between the seat and the foot boards. (should be coordinated w/ your den)
  • Bug spray and sunscreen.
  • Folding chairs to sit in
  • Snacks and drinks for your party

Race Day Schedule:
9:30am - Track set-up will begin - Volunteers should report for duty
12:00pm - Cubmobiles need to be delivered to the track for inspection
12:00pm - Driver Registration Starts
1:00pm - Racing Starts, or sooner if we have scouts all ready to race.
4:00pm - Racing Concludes
4:30pm - Winning Den is presented with the Piston Cup, followed by a Pack Picture
5:00pm - Track clean-up - Volunteers Needed

Pest Caution:
There are ticks and poison ivy in the woods that line the road so please have kids stay out of the woods.  Also, spray yourself and your kids with bug spray!

We hold the Cubmobile Race on the main access road to the MIT Haystack Observatory (Millstone Rd.). 

We close the main road (Millstone Rd) for the race, so you must access the track from Millstone Hill Rd.

From Rt-40 (Groton Rd.), turn right on Millstone Hill Road which is on the right BEFORE the Millstone Rd. main entrance.  Please park at the intersection of Millstone Hill Rd. and Millstone Rd. and walk down the hill to the race Start line. (Parking will only be at the top of the hill at the intersection of Millstone Hill and Millstone Hill Road. (no general parking will be at the bottom).)

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Improvements from last year:
  • Steering limiter design strengthened.

Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank You,
Pack 100 Race Committee