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WATCH: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indy 500 by .06 seconds

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American in eight years to win the Indianapolis 500 — and he did it by beating Helio Castroneves by just .06 seconds. “I’m a proud American boy, that’s for sure,” Hunter-Reay said via ESPN. “I’ve watched this race since I was sitting in diapers on the floor in front of the TV. My son did it today. He watched me here. I’m thrilled...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Unser Jr. pleads guilty to DWI

Retired American race car driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and racing on a New Mexico freeway. Unser entered his plea Wednesday in Albuquerque Metro Court, a day before he was set to go to trial for aggravated DWI, drag racing and reckless driving. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail but a judge deferred jail...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Indy 500 winner Unser pleads guilty to DWI in NM

Retired American race car driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and racing on a New Mexico freeway. Unser entered his plea Wednesday in Albuquerque Metro Court, a day before he was set to go to trial for aggravated DWI, drag racing and reckless driving. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail but a judge deferred jail...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

DWI trial for Al Unser Jr. pushed back

The drunken driving trial for two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser has been pushed back in order to give the defense more time. The Albuquerque Journal reports the judge handling the case has postponed the trial until April 12. Judge Sharon Walton says there are motions that need to be addressed and issues were raised with respect to belt tapes used by officers. Walton said...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Unser Jr. faces more severe DWI charge

Racing legend Al Unser Jr. is facing more severe drunken driving charges after a New Mexico judge granted a prosecution request for the upgrade based on a previous conviction. KOB-TV reports that Unser, a two-time Indy 500 winner, was arrested in September after police say he was driving his SUV at speeds faster than 100 mph while racing another vehicle. Authorities say his blood...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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