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Bobby Unser Biography

Born To Race, Chronology, Became A Racing Champion, Indy Controversy Led To Retirement, More Controversy Off The TracksSELECTED WRITINGS BY UNSER:


American race car driver

Bobby Unser came from a family of racecar drivers. He made a name for himself as a driver who pushed himself and his cars to the limit. He drove fast and hard all of the time, and has won numerous racing championships throughout his career, including three Indianapolis 500 titles. Unser has been the center of controversy because of his sharp opinions about what is fair and just, both on and off the track.


(With Joe Scalzo) The Bobby Unser Story. Doubleday, 1979.

Sketch by Janet P. Stamatel

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