Bob Drake -- Maserati Type 61 "Birdcage"

Drake at Pomona in 1960 in Maserati Type 61 "Birdcage" #2452.  Joe Lubin owned the car and it was the first "Birdcage" to appear on the West Coast.

I saw Drake drive this Maserati at the first race I ever attended, Laguna Seca on June 5th, 1960.  He led the main event easily until mechanical problems slowed him.

Ken Miles went on to win in Otto Zipper's Porsche RS60.

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