|From Racing Historian
"It looks like the first
L A Times-Mirror GP Oct 11-12, 1958,at Riverside.
Both Bobby Unser and Ak Miller had track time that weekend in the Mille
Miglia Kurtis. Ak replaced the Chrysler Hemi with a Oldsmobile motor
for this race. It sort of looks like Bobby's helmet. MotoRacing indicates
that Ak drove in the race but a film of the race mentions that Ak gave
the ride to Bobby while Ak started in his sick Devin-Chevrolet
Special. In any event, neither finished the race.
Car #93: Listed
as Floyd Burt of Inglewood, Ca. Burt was a Triple 'R' road racer
and claimed to have some circle track experience. The car is listed simply
as a "Buick Special". I remember
seeing the car but I
never read anything about it.
#140: USAC Indianapolis
driver Bill Cheesbourg drove Alex Budurin's Kurtis-Buick. He started
but was a DNF in the race. Both Cheesbourg and Budurin were from Tucson,