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Al Unser Sr. - Awards And Accomplishments

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1960 Finished second to brother Bobby at Pike's Peak Hillclimb
1964 Made Indy car debut at Milwaukee and won Pikes Peak Hillclimb
1965 Finished ninth in first Indy 500 and won Pikes Peak Hillclimb
1967 Finished second at Indy 500 and named USAC Rookie of the Year
1968 Won five races in a row and grabbed five poles
1970 Won first Indy 500 and nine other races; named Driver of the Year
1971 Indy 500 win
1977 Won Indy car races at Pocono, Milwaukee, and Phoenix
1978 Took "Indy Car Triple Crown" with wins at Indy 500, Pocono, and Ontario; named Driver of the Year
1987 Fourth Indy 500 win
1991 Inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
1998 Inducted into International Motorsports Hall of Fame
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