Riverside International Raceway (Grand Prix Circuit)

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Riverside International Raceway (Grand Prix Circuit)
RTR ID: 01777a
Riverside, CA USA
lat: +33.9314
Paved Road Circuit
lng: -117.2722
First Race: 09/21/1957 (Facility)
Photographs taken by and contributed to Roaming the Raceways by John Lehmann, Kirkville, NY.

Riverside was an auto racing facility located in southern California. It opened in 1957 and closed in 1989.

Many top series raced on the road circuits, including NASCAR and USAC stock cars; USAC and CART open wheel Indy cars; and IMSA, SCCA, & USAC sports cars.

The Grand Prix of the United States Formula One race was held at Riverside in 1960 on the largest of the three courses, and was won by Stirling Moss over Innes Ireland and Bruce McClaren.

Indy cars raced there beginning in 1967 (Dan Gurney) until 1983 (Bobby Rahal). These John Lehmann pictures are from the Indy Car race in 1981 (Rick Mears).

This diagram shows the shape and size of the Grand Prix Circuit.
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