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Brian Redman won the inaugural race - a round of the SCCA Formula 5000 Championship - at the new Long Beach, California, "round-the-houses" circuit at the end of September. Redman's win, in his Carl Haas/Jim Hall Lola T 332 clinched for him his second consecutive Championship. Traffic lights and buildings in this shot reflect something of a Monaco-type situation for the demanding 2.02-mile circuit, albeit in a less-salubrious, dockland area.