April 3, 1960
Three legendary West Coast
drivers dominated the opening laps of the "L.A. Examiner Grand
Prix ? Herald-Express Grand Prix".
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Krause in his #27 Chevy-powered D-Type Jaguar blasted into the lead
at the start.
Here he leads Bob
Drake and Dan Gurney through Riverside's
After engine trouble forced
Krause out, top qualifier #49 Drake in Joe Lubin's Maserati Type 61 #2452
took the lead
Engine trouble also eliminated
him after 25 laps.
Gurney then led in Max Balchowsky's
Ol' Yaller Mk.II. He had qualified 3rd and pro- nounced Ol' Yaller
II "The best handling car I've ever driven".
Gurney's ride came to
an end on lap 39. This gave the lead to the cautious Shelby, who
babied his Birdcage home for the win.
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