April 3, 1960 -- 2
95o heat led
to high attrition among the big-engined cars contending for the overall
win. The under-two liter cars were outgunned in qualifying but moved
up as one after another of the leviathans fell by the wayside.
Miles in Otto Zipper's Porsche RS60 qualified 12th.
He outlasted all of the
V8 powered cars to
finish 2nd to Shelby.
|World Champion Jack
Brabham in this Cooper Monaco was fastest under 2-liter qualifier at
He was four seconds a
lap faster than Miles in the RS60, who turned 2:12:57. In this photo
he's in Riverside's esses at Turn 5.
Pit stops for overheating
and other problems cost Brabham time. He still managed to finish
The Cooper stayed on in
California and was campaigned in 1961-62 by Sacramento's George
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