Early that morning, on the recently opened Riverside International Raceway in Southern California, Leonard got off to a fast start in the straightaway time trials with a speed of 117.4 mph. Later in the day he took the 100 mile feature, dubbed the Pacific Coast Championship, beating his next closest competitor, Bobby Sir Kegian, by a full 41 seconds. The Riverside International Raceway was a massive course at 3.3 miles long with 8 turns and a mile straightaway. Leonard’s performance didn’t upset as he averaged an impressive 81 mph in the 100 mile race. The image shows the racers rounding one of the course’s 8 corners.