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Jay, R-I-R existed from approx 1957 until closing late '89 -'91 (?) The locals used the nearby Air Force Base (March) for speed trials, until the adjacent empty parcel of land was bought by several investors, and developed into a dedicated raceway.
From L.A. you entered it 60 -south, exit Day Street and go right.
As with any metropolitan city "Master Plan" , build a racetrack and the developers will come and buy it from you-- and build a community there. I believe there is a Home Depot on site now, which would be the end of the esses, and the entry into turn 6.
Turn 9 will be homes , and the start / finish line has a home which is rather unique: there is a bronze plaque in the front yard dedicated to the memory of the brave racers that came there-and some that died there (as the great Porsche driver Rolf Stomellen).
Do a google search on the track- there's some good reading on the internet about Riverside
Porsche builds the 21st century 9146
so easy...even a Cayman can do it !
Old 08-11-2005, 12:46 AM
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