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Bobby Unser

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Almanac of Famous People. Detroit: Gale, 1998.

Bentley, Karen. The Unsers. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1996.

Scalzo, Joe, and Bobby Unser. The Bobby Unser Story. New York: Doubleday, 1979.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000.

World Almanac and Book of Facts. Primedia Reference, 2000.


Anderson, Dave. "Sports of the Times: Con Is In and Conscience Is Out." New York Times (May 28, 1981).

Andrews, Edmund L. "Patents: A Device to Foil Radar." New York Times (January 27, 1990): 37.

Axthelm, Pete, and Jon Lowell. "Indy Downshifts Unser." Newsweek (June 8, 1981): 107.

"A Bitter Bobby Unser." New York Times (September 4, 1981).

"Bobby Unser and Friend Are Alive and Well." Calgary Herald (December 23, 1996).

"Bobby Unser Grabs Pole for the Indy 500. " New York Times (May 17, 1981).

"Bobby Unser Jr. Arrested After Flunking Sobriety Test." Associated Press (March 11, 1997).

"Bobby Unser Seeks Trial; Son Is Arrested." Washington Post (March 12, 1997): C02.

"Bobby Unser, Son in Legal Wrangles." USA Today (March 12, 1997).

"Bobby Unser to Enter Racing Hall of Fame." United Press International (April 27, 1990).

"Bobby Unser Win Didn't Come Easily." Dayton Daily News (May 11, 1997).

"Bobby Unser's Conviction of Snowmobiling in Wilderness Upheld." Associated Press (January 5, 1999).

"Bobby Unser's Son Wins at Pikes Peak." Charleston Daily Mail (July 5, 1994).

Carey, Jack. "Bobby Unser Accused." USA Today (May 19, 1994).

Dorsey, Chris. "Unser Drives You Wild." Sports Afield (March 2001): 10.

El-Bashir, Tarik. "Another Indy 500 Brings Another Unser to the Track." New York Times (May 20, 1998).

Jones, Robert F. "A Fierce and Fiery 500. " Sports Illustrated (June 1, 1981): 22-27.

Kindred, Dave. "Mears Victor at Indianapolis Second Try: Mears Backs Off, Wins as Bobby Unser Falters." Washington Post (May 28, 1979).

Kirshenbaum, Jerry. "Attention, Auto-Racing Fans, There's Been Another Lead Change at Indy." Sports Illustrated (October 19, 1981): 35.

Kohler, Judith. "Bobby Unser Convicted of Violating Federal Wilderness Act." Associated Press (June 12, 1997).

Kohler, Judith. "Race Car Champ Bobby Unser Convicted of Violating Federal Wilderness Act." Associated Press (June 13, 1997).

Korte, Tim. "Bobby Unser Says He Will Appeal Judge's Ruling." Associated Press (June 23, 1997).

Lefevre, Lori. "Spinning His Wheels." Mediaweek (February 26, 2001): 46.

Long, Gary. "Bobby Unser Behind Wheel Once Again." Toronto Star (January 14, 1991).

Mabin, Connie. "Federal Trial Begins for Race Car Champ Bobby Unser." Associated Press (June 11, 1997).

Massey, Barry. "Bobby Unser Takes 1994 Case to State's Highest Court." Associated Press (November 12, 1997).

May, Tim. "Bobby Unser: Without Stars, Indy a Shadow of Former Self." Columbus Dispatch (May 12, 1998).

Moran, Malcolm. "Bobby Unser Wins Indy 500 Marred by Crashes, Fires." New York Times (May 25, 1981).

Moran, Malcolm. "Reluctantly, Unser Bows Out." New York Times (December 23, 1982).

Moses, Sam. "I Will Go Fast Until the Day I Die." Sports Illustrated (January 11, 1982): 66-79.

"New Mexico Supreme Court Won't Rule in Bobby Unser Appeal." Associated Press (November 17, 1997).

"Race Driver Bobby Unser Reported Missing." Record (December 22, 1996).

Tuschak, Beth. "Bobby Unser Survives Two Days in Mountains." USA Today (December 23, 1996).


"2000 Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Class of Inductees." Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. http://www.thesportscorp.org/events/09200hof_unser.htm (November 7, 2002).

About Bobby Unser Jr. http://unser.hypermart.net/AboutUs.html (November 7, 2002).

"Bobby Unser." CART World-Drivers. http://www.cartworld.free-online.co.uk/drivers/bunser (November 7, 2002).

"Bobby Unser Stays Busy In Life After Racing." Indianapolis 500. http://www.indy500.com/press/1998/bunser.html (November 7, 2002).

Indianapolis 500. http://www.indy500.com (November 7, 2002).

Statement of Bobby Unser on Wilderness. http://www.wildwilderness.org/wi/unser.htm (November 7, 2002).

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