Riverside Vista…

Posted: January 14, 2018 in Sports Racers, Who,What,Where & When...?


Amazing panorama of a hot, happy Riverside crowd in 1959, no details of date or race meeting, race in progress for sportscars…

These days with so much competition for our leisure dollars promoters globally find it hard to get such crowds. In the ‘immediate’ post war years there was pent up demand and plenty of money in a booming post war economy to draw a crowd to just about anything.

By the look of some of the grandstands, it would have been more dangerous as a spectator than as a racer…


JR Eyerman



  1. How times have changed Mark!

    • markbisset says:

      Yep Mike!
      OH & S and all that palaver. I’ve not been to Bathurst in years @ racetime, I guess there is still a bit of creativity up there in amongst the gums and the sea of amber liquid!?

  2. John Shea says:

    Reminds me of the amazing contraptions built in the Green Horn Chicane at Sebring back in the 70’s

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