|Class "G" Modified
These smaller cars, limited to 1100 cc,
sometimes had their own race. Often, though, they ran with the main
event cars and used light weight & nimbleness to defeat bigger engines
and more horsepower.
|Al Brengle in his "Bobtail" Cooper at
the same event.
The Santa Barbara course combined runways
with the airport access roads shown here.
||Peter Brock, shown here at Riverside
on March 3-4, 1962 in his Lotus Mk.XI, won immortality when he designed
Coupe for Carroll Shelby.
Later, he founded BRE
(Brock Racing Enterprises) and won National Championships for Datsun (Nissan).
Morton and Frank Monise
drove 2000 roadsters, 240-Z coupes, and 510 sedans for him.
|Video! Art Snyder,
John Timanus, and other "G" modified drivers in action at Santa Barbara
on May 27-28, 1962 in Movie
#2 and at Laguna Seca June 9-10, 1962 in Movie
Class "G" Modifieds!" Bob Engberg's photos!
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