Indy 500 Champion Al Unser, Jr. as the 2013 Grand MarshalCompany press release.
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. Continuing his family legacy, Unser Jr. won the Indy 500 championship in 1992 and again in 1994, making him the first second-generation Indy 500 champion.
In addition to Unser's two Indy 500 wins, he is a two-time CART champion (1990, 1994), two-time Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winner (1986, 1987), and two-time IROC champion (1986, 1988). Unser has also competed in NASCAR events, including the Daytona 500, and was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2009.
Unser continues to embody the racing spirit through his driving clinic program called 'The Al Unser Jr. Racing Experience', the Race Clinic for Paralysis charity and speaking engagements.