Your webmaster took photos at the August
19-20, 1961 Vaca Valley Raceway event. Surprisingly, considering
the area and season, it rained on Saturday. He remembers Sunday was
a more typical summer day -- HOT! Here are links to pages on
the website with photos taken that weekend.
Grant: Top photo shows Grant on the main straight near Start/Finish.
The spectator area along the straight was on a raised bank that provided
a view of 100% of the course. There were grandstands here, too.
The second photo shows Grant sliding off the course at Turn 2 during Saturday's
Leslie: These photos show Leslie on the starting grid at
MacDonald: This photo was taken farther along the main straight
near Turn 1.
Florence: Florence in Rod Carveth's Ferrari Testa Rossa near
Memories of Vaca Valley
My brother, Tip McPartland,
motorcycles at Vaca Valley Raceway.
Valley Raceway Today -- 2
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