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Title
Mercury to pace race at Riverside
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1963
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated January 15, 1963 reads, "Pace car - Seated in the Mercury S-55 convertible, famed race driver Peter De Paolo discusses plans for the Jan. 20 Riverside '500' stock car road race with Les Richter, promotion director of the Riverside Raceway. De Paolo will pilot the official mercury pace car on the initial lap of the 500-mile event. The pace car and an award car are provided through the courtesy of the Los Angeles Lincoln-Mercury Dealers Advertising Association."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00112709
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d011_f26_i30
CARL0005274129
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/46629
Subject
De Paolo, Peter
Ford Motor Company.--Lincoln-Mercury Division
Los Angeles Lincoln-Mercury Dealers Advertising Association
Mercury automobile
Automobile racing drivers--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Stock car racing--California--Riverside
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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