Like many famed race tracks, burgeoning residential and business made the strip extra worthwhile to the enterprise of transport than racing. The plot of land is now a storage facility for ocean-going transport containers.
Nevertheless, this 8mm movie will take the viewer again to an age the place California was the “residence of pace” with each sort of tuning store, churing out cam shafts, heads, pistons and all sorts of go quick elements — race confirmed at this lone gone strip of pavement.
Sadly, the one noise is the projector rolling the photographs onto a display screen. However one can solely think about the roar of those unimaginable dragsters on this now 60-year-old footage.
Too dangerous they didn’t have iPhones then, eh?