|The handsome 15 year
old before winning the Under 1500cc. event at Riverside
on Sept. 22, 1957.
Ricardo wears a t-shirt
with the logo of Gus Vignolle's "MotoRacing" magazine. Vignolle was
instrumental in advancing the Rodriguez brothers' racing careers.
In 1961 Ricardo returned
to Riverside to drive a N.A.R.T. Ferrari
Testa Rossa in the "L.A. Times Grand Prix".
(Lester Nehamkin photo
from the Joe Playan Collection)