OVERVIEW
Model Car & Track was published monthly by Delta Magazines Inc. in Los Angeles. The publishers were Gordon Behn and Don Werner. Gordon Behn owned Argus Publishing which published Popular Customs and Popular Hot Rodding. The editor was Spencer Murray who had developed Rod & Custom for Quinn Publishing in 1953.

Model Car & Track was first published in October 1963 as the Winter edition, then began bi-monthly printing in February 1964. With the September 1964 issue, it went to a monthly schedule. At the end, it was folded into Model Car Science magazine, another Delta Magazines title, after the January 1968 issue.

Contents focused on slot car racing and represented all scales and types of cars. It included product reviews and custom construction techniques as well as model car construction techniques.

PUBLICATION DATA
Model Car & Track was consistently in the #3 position in print volumes among car model and slot car titles that provided paid circulation details. The publisher only provided data for two years (1966 and 1967), and average monthly net paid circulation was 18,200.

Winter 1963
Winter 1963 Vol 1 No 1
February 1964
Feb 1964 Vol 1 No 2
March April 1964
Mar/Apr 1964 Vol 1 No 3
May June 1964
May/June 1964 Vol 1 No 4
July August 1964
July/Aug 1964 Vol 1 No 5
Sept 1964
Sept 1964 Vol 1 No 6
Oct 1964
Oct 1964 Vol 1 No 7
Nov 1964
Nov 1964 Vol 1 No 8
Dec 1964
Dec 1964 Vol 1 No 9
Jan 1965
Jan 1965 Vol 2 No 1
Feb 1965
Feb 1965 Vol 2 No 2
Mar 1965
Mar 1965 Vol 2 No 3
Apr 1965
Apr 1965 Vol 2 No 4
May 1965
May 1965 Vol 2 No 5
June 1965
June 1965 Vol 2 No 6
July 1965
July 1965 Vol 2 No 7
Aug 1965
Aug 1965 Vol 2 No 8
Sept 1965
Sept 1965 Vol 2 No 9
Oct 1965
Oct 1965 Vol 2 No 10
Nov 1965
Nov 1965 Vol 2 No 11
Dec 1965
Dec 1965 Vol 2 No 12
Jan 1966
Jan 1966 Vol 3 No 1
Feb 1966
Feb 1966 Vol 3 No 2
Mar 1966
Mar 1966 Vol 3 No 3
Apr 1966
Apr 1966 Vol 3 No 4
May 1966
May 1966 Vol 3 No 5
June 1966
June 1965 Vol 3 No 6
July 1966
July 1966 Vol 3 No 7
Aug 1966
Aug 1966 Vol 3 No 8
Sept 1966
Sept 1966 Vol 3 No 9
Oct 1966
Oct 1966 Vol 3 No 10
Nov 1966
Nov 1966 Vol 3 No 11
Dec 1966
Dec 1966 Vol 3 No 12
Jan 1967
Jan 1967 Vol 4 No 1
Feb 1967
Feb 1967 Vol 4 No 2
Mar 1967
Mar 1967 Vol 4 No 3
Apr 1967
Apr 1967 Vol 4 No 4
May 1967
May 1967 Vol 4 No 5
June 1967
June 1967 Vol 4 No 6
July 1967
July 1967 Vol 4 No 7
Aug 1967
Aug 1967 Vol 4 No 8
Sept 1967
Sept 1967 Vol 4 No 9
Oct 1967
Oct 1967 Vol 4 No 10
Nov 1967
Nov 1967 Vol 4 No 11
Dec 1967
Dec 1967 Vol 4 No 12
Jan 19678
Jan 1968 Vol 5 No 1
Last Known Issue