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Title
"The King," Richard Petty
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Roark, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1974
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
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
Richard Petty, "The King," at Riverside International Raceway. The track opened in 1957, putting good-ol'-boy NASCAR on the map in the West. The circuit flourished here as top drivers like Petty relished the twisty track and zealous fans at Riverside, which shuttered in 1988, just a few years after nearby Ontario Motor Speedway closed. Photo dated: January 20, 1974.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00048896
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Petty, Richard.
CARL0000052968
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17394
Subject
Petty, Richard,--1937-
Riverside International Raceway
Automobile racing--California--Riverside
Automobile racing drivers--California--Riverside
Riverside (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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