Unser, Al

Unser, Al

Unser, Al (Alfred Unser, Sr.) 1939-, American automobile racing driver, b. Albuquerque, N.Mex. In three decades (1964-94) under the aegis of the United States Auto Club (later Championship Auto Racing Teams) he won the Indianapolis 500 four times (1970-71, 1978, 1987), along with 35 other races. His brother Bobby Unser (Robert William Unser), 1934-, b. Albuquerque, won the Indy 500 three times (1968, 1975, 1981). Al's son, Al Unser, Jr. (Alfred Unser, Jr.), 1962-, also b. Albuquerque, won the Indianapolis race in 1992 and 1994. The Unsers have all also raced stock and sports cars.
Unser is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Al Unser (1912-1995), American baseball player
  • Al Unser (born 1939), American race driver
  • Al Unser, Jr. (born 1962), American race driver. Son of Al Unser.
  • Al Unser III (born 1983), American race driver. Son of Al Unser Jr.
  • Bobby Unser (born 1934), American race driver. Brother of Jerry Unser and Al.
  • Del Unser (born 1944), American baseball player
  • Jerry Unser (1932-1959), American race driver. Brother of Bobby Unser and Al.
  • Johnny Unser (born 1958), American race driver. Son of Jerry Unser.
  • Louis Unser (1896-1979), American race driver, a nine times winner of Pikes Peak Hillclimb. Uncle of Jerry, Bobby and Al Unser brothers.
  • Robby Unser (born 1968), American race driver. Son of Bobby Unser.

See also

Search another word or see Unser, Alon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature