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32 days until the 100th Indy 500: Most influential people in race history, Nos. 21-30

Curt Cavin is counting down the most important people in Indianapolis 500 history leading up to the 100th race on May 29.

21. Al Unser: 287 more words


Flashback: Al Unser Sr. wins back-to-back Indy 500s

The pace car, driven by car dealer Eldon Palmer, loses control shortly before crashing into the photographers stand at the Indianapolis 500 in May 1971. 190 more words


Flashback: Al Unser Sr. wins first of four Indy 500s, in 1970

INDIANAPOLIS — Al Unser Sr. dominated the month of May like few before or since in 1970.

His first of four victories in the Indianapolis 500 came driving a PJ (for Parnelli Jones) Colt chassis powered by a Ford engine. 121 more words


Trip down victory lane: Al Unser Jr. faced demons, looks forward

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Meet Lola and Larry, common miniature Schnauzers to most, but the emotional foundation of what Al Unser Jr. calls his new life. 1,082 more words


Unser Racing Museum

Honoring the Past, Preparing for the future.

The museum was a unique Valentine’s Day Date for my boyfriend and I. Zach, the boyfriend, is a huge NASCAR and racing fan, so I had bought a 2 for 1 entry from LivingSocial Deals.

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New Mexico

No. 1 to Gordon Johncock? Al Unser Jr.

SOUTH BRANCH, Mich. – Gordon Johncock raced Indy cars for 18 seasons, won the series championship in 1976, and counted two Indianapolis 500 victories among his 25 career race wins. 132 more words


Trip Down Victory Lane: Eddie Cheever still outspoken

This is the first in a series.

Eddie Cheever disagreed with a word used Friday to describe him.

“I’m not feisty,” he said quickly. “I respond.” 1,453 more words