Riverside International Raceway / Long Beach, California: 1981. 18 leaves of clear plastic mounting leaves, 12 images per leaf. Laid-in are 2 additional [one of Rutherford in his Penzoil 5 car]. The preponderance of images depict the cars on track. 96 color 3-1/2" x 4-7/8" snapshots of the Winston Cup race; 122 color -1/2" x 4-7/8" snapshots of the GPW. All apparently uncaptioned, though some with numbers inked on the verso. Album: 11-7/8" x 12-1/2". Housed in a generic commercial dual screw-post vinyl album, marbled off-white with triple gold perimeter rule to covers. Minor wear & soiling to album - VG+. Photos sharp, with little wear or fading - Nr Fine. Item #42763
Riverside International Raceway (sometimes known as RIV, RIR, or Riverside Raceway) was a race track or road course in Riverside, California. The track was in operation from September 22, 1957, to July 2, 1989. The NASCAR championship race was held at RIR from 1981 - 1987.
Cars pictured in the RIR segment: 88, 28, 43, 11, 21, 2, 48, 42, 2, 90, 5, 15 [Melling], & 44.
Formula One race cars pictured include: ATS [9, Lammers], Renault [15, Prost; 16, Arnoux], Gitanes, Ferrari/Fiat [27, 28], Fittapaldi, Leyland, Marlboro/Alfa Romeo [22, Andretti, 4th place], Michelob, Tyrrell [3, Cheever, 5th place], Ragno, Parmalat, Moulin Rouge & others.
RIR photographs identified by prior owner [though the specific Riverside race that year not known]; date of GPW images inferred primarily by Lammers, who raced for ATS only in 1980/81, and Anroux, who drove for Renault.