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Event: The Los Angeles Times presents the 5th annual Grand Prix For Sports CarsDate: 13.10.1962
Track: Riverside International Raceway (United States), 4.184 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Riverside 3 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:39000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:38
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Class C - Modified
Class D - Modified
Class E - Modified
Class F - Modified
Class G - Modified
Class H - Modified
Class A - Production
Class B - Production
Class C - Production
Class D - Production
Class E - Production
Class F - Production
Winners:
Overall:119Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDoug Hooper
Class D - Modified:222Mercedes-BenzJohn Masterson
Class E - Modified:266MG SpecialTony Piedrabuena
Class G - Modified:7GenieSnyder / Faris
Class B - Production:40Porsche 356 CarreraKirby / Johnson
Class C - Production:145Morgan Plus 4 SSLew Spencer
Class D - Production:55Porsche 356 1600 SuperWilliam Nickel
Class E - Production:13Triumph TR4Emilo Valsecchi
Class F - Production:14Porsche 356 1600NDave Jordan
Leaders:
laps 1-8:00Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDave MacDonald
laps 9-14:98Shelby CobraBill Krause
laps 15-24:00Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDave MacDonald
laps 25-50?:212Lotus Eleven Alfa RomeoEd Mackay
laps 50?-97:119Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDoug Hooper
Fastest Laps:
Overall:119Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDoug Hooper (USA)1:43.100lap 75
Pole Positions:
Overall:163Austin-HealeyJack Breskovich (USA)
Class E - Modified:266MG SpecialTony Piedrabuena (RA)
Class F - Modified:118MG TD Mk IIBill Tuttle (USA)
Class G - Modified:7GenieArt Snyder (USA)
Class A - Production:00Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDave MacDonald (USA)
Class B - Production:40Porsche 356 CarreraRobert Kirby (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (7), Chevrolet (6), Sunbeam (6), MG (3), Lotus (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (7), Chevrolet (6), Sunbeam (6), Alfa Romeo (3), BMC (2), MG (2)
Top car types by numbers:Sunbeam Alpine (6), Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray (4), Porsche 356 (2), Lotus Eleven (2), Chevrolet Corvette (2), Porsche 356 Super (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (31)
Most used colours:blue (31%), silver (20%), white (19%), red (10%), green (6%), black (6%)
Engine positions:front-engined (75%), rear-engined (18%), mid-engined (7%)
Oldest known drivers:Ken Miles (44), Jack Brabham (36), Doug Hooper (29)
Youngest known drivers:Bruce McLaren (25), Dave MacDonald (26), Bob Bondurant (29)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Riverside 3 Hours 1962Entry list is not available.Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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