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Ryan Hunter-Reay captures Indianapolis 500

...milk in his seventh try. He beat Castroneves by just 0.060 seconds ? only the 1992 race had a closer finish when Al Unser Jr. beat Scott Goodyear by 0.043 seconds."I'm a proud American boy, that's for sure," Hunter-Reay said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-25/ryan-hunter-reay-cap
Fans, drivers recount greatest races at Indy

...with Rodger Ward; A.J. Foyt's third win in 1967; Al Unser Jr. holding off Scott Goodyear to win the closest race...one of the most memorable Indy 500s. Fittipaldi and Al Unser Jr. made contact in the final laps, and Unser crashed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-28/fans-drivers-recount-great
Castroneves intent on leading Penske parade

...do going into the race." Good enough to go 1-2-3? Penske has a third entry for the first time since 1994, when Al Unser Jr. gave him a win. Will Power, hired to fill in for Castroneves until his legal problems were resolved, was rewarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/24/nas_525097.shtml
Nascar
Auto racing notebook

...the race 17th, Marco Andretti qualified 19th and Danica Patrick also crashed and will start 22nd. LITTLE AL, AGAIN: Al Unser Jr . lived up to his old Long Beach nickname: "King of the Beach." The retired two-time Indianapolis 500 winner came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/19/nas_520990.shtml
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Overtime

...Centurion Boats will continue to have a presence at Watkins Glen but in a reduced role. - Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. is listed as an extortion victim in a grand jury indictment against the suspected head of an Albuquerque, N.M...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/13/oth_503859.shtml
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Castroneves wins race; Dixon takes title

...scoring called the margin of victory 0.0033 seconds - slightly more than the 0.0024 margin Sam Hornish Jr. had over Al Unser Jr. on the 1.5-mile Joliet track in 2002. It was sweet redemption for Dixon, who lost both the race and the championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/08/nas_472404.shtml
Nascar
Chasing a legacy

...Chip Robinson raced in the IMSA Camel GT series in the 1980s. In 1987, he teamed with Al Holbert, Derek Bell and Al Unser Jr. to win the 24 Hours of Daytona. The following year, he was invited to race in the International Race of Champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/04/oth_471923.shtml
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Drivers cherish any time at home

...top of my head: Larry Phillips , Dale Earnhardt , Al Unser Jr. , Tony Stewart , Jeff Gordon , A.J. Almindinger...Montoya , a lot of names that people are surprised about. Al Unser Jr. was one of the best I ever raced against. ... A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/nas_195333.shtml
Nascar
Cross-circuit rivalry revs up

...30 p.m., Fox) has 28 prototypes and 43 GT sports cars. UNSER JR. CHARGED: Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was charged with driving under the influence after leaving the scene of a freeway crash. He was arrested after he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/27/nas_114188.shtml
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Hornish wins Indy 500 by edging both Andrettis

...finish in Indy 500 history, with 0.0635 seconds separating Hornish from Andretti. The closest was in 1992, when Al Unser Jr. beat Scott Goodyear by 0.043 seconds. "Thank goodness it's 500 instead of 497 1/2," Hornish said, referring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/nas_83299.shtml
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