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Event: Eighth Annual Los Angeles Times Grand Prix for Sports Cars RiversideDate: 31.10.1965
Track: Riverside International Raceway (), 4.184 kmsOrganiser: California Sports Car Club Region of SCCA

Riverside 200 Miles

Weather:hot
Start time:13:00
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:200 miles
Attendance:88000
Entered:70
Practiced:68
Started:40
Finished:unknown
Race notes:
Two qualifying heats held. First 22 finishers from each heat started the Grand Prix.
Pre-race sessions:
1 qualifying session held on 29/10
1 practice session held for a total of 60 minutes on 30/10
90 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:65Chaparral 2A ChevroletHap Sharp
Fastest Laps:
Overall:4McLaren Elva Mark II OldsmobileBruce McLaren (NZ)1:26.800
Pole Positions:
Overall:4McLaren Elva Mark II OldsmobileBruce McLaren
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (10), McLaren (5), Lola (5), Genie (5), Cheetah (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (16), Chevrolet (12), Oldsmobile (5), Porsche (4), Climax (3)
Top car types by numbers:Lola T70 (5), McLaren Elva Mark I (4), Genie Mk.10 (3), Lotus 19 (3), Lotus 23 (3), Cheetah GT (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (34), GB (4), NZ (2)
Most used colours:blue (28%), white (27%), red (13%), silver (10%), green (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (84%), front-engined (16%)
Oldest known drivers:Walt Hansgen (46), Chuck Parsons (41), Bob Johnson (38)
Youngest known drivers:Chris Amon (22), Jerry Hansen (24), Skip Scott (24)

Official Race Programme:

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