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1970 Lightning P.J. Colt Indy Car news, pictures, specifications, and information
 
Al Unser, the second driver to win the Indianapolis 500 for a fourth time, captured his first in 1970, driving this turbocharged V8 Ford powered, Lola based P.J. Colt for the partnership of sportsman Vel Miletich and retired Indianapolis 500 winner Parnelli Jones. Unser started from the pole and led for 190 of the 200 laps, giving up the front running position only while making pit stops. George Bignotti scored his fourth of a record seven victories as Chief Mechanic.

This car was driven by Al Unser, and won
- the 1970 Indy 500 Race, the pole position, and set a track record.
- 6 pole positions in 1970.
- 5 USAC Championship Car events in 1970; finished in the top 3 in 13 events.
- the 1970 USAC National Championship
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Al Unser, Sr. Named 2017 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Honoree
 Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Sr. has been named the honoree for the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 10, 11 & 12, 2017. Unser's Indianapolis 500 stats alone are as extraordinary as his remarkable versatility. Three decades ago he became one of just three racers to win the '500' four times and is the only Indy winner to have both a brother and a son who are '500' winners. 'Big Al' has led the most Indy 500 laps in history (644), tying 1915 Indy ...[Read more...]
American Honda Lends Support to RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser in Long Beach
 HILLIARD, Ohio (April 6, 2015) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will support the RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser presented by Firestone by hosting the cocktail reception for the sixth consecutive year at the Road Racing Drivers Club's seventh annual West Coast banquet, held prior to the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.). 'American Honda is profoundly pleased to support the Road Racing Drivers Club in its salute to racing legend Bobby Unser,' said John Mendel, Executive Vice ...[Read more...]
1989 Indianapolis 500: Sideways to Victory
The tension in the final moments would be so great it would take everything within Shelley Unser to keep from breaking into a shaking fit. Two laps from the end of the race, traffic would dramatically slow Al Unser Jr.'s pace allowing Emerson Fittipaldi to close right up behind his rear wing. The two would pull side-by-side as they powered their way toward turn three. Still side-by-side heading into the turn, there would be less than 3.75 miles to go to victory, a first for either driver. But th...[Read more...]
AL UNSER JR. NAMED GRAND MARSHAL FOR THE PORTLAND HISTORIC AUTOMOBILE RACES
The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) is pleased to announced that two-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. will be the Grand Marshal at the 37th running of the Portland Historic Automobile Races June 27-30, 2013. The 1990 and 1994 CART champion will return to the site of his first Indy Car win in 1984 at Portland International Raceway. In addition to the inaugural 1984 CART race, Unser won at Portland again in '94 and '95, and was on the podium four additional times. 'Our family has ...[Read more...]
Indy 500 Champion Al Unser, Jr. as the 2013 Grand Marshal
The 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, announced that two-time Indy winner Al Unser, Jr. will serve as the 2013 Grand Marshal. Unser will be on the grounds throughout the weekend of May 4-5, 2013 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX meeting participants and visitors, signing autographs, and participating in the awards programs. Unser has accumulated a tremendous record of success as a race car driver throughout the last 30 years. Continu...[Read more...]

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