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Al Unser Jr.

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  • Some Indy 500 pre-race notes & quotes

     
    By Paul Reinhard—Special to The Morning Call Al Unser Jr. is officially listed as a driver coach and consultant for the Izod IndyCar Series, but on Saturday, the two-time former Indianapolis 500 winner was in the role of chief steward......
  • A Columbian, a Brazilian, and the Drama of Bump Day

    A Columbian, a Brazilian, and the Drama of Bump Day
    An hour before the gun sounded on Bump Day at Indianapolis, a 19 year-old Colombian stood in front of the medical center. His car, his only car, is broken. He smashed it into the wall. His qualifying time is the slowest so far, and not even he believes it...
  • ISN Indianapolis 500 Preview

    ISN Indianapolis 500 Preview
    For nearly a hundred years, the Indianapolis 500 has loomed over the month of May. Eyes have turned to it in anticipation. Men have traveled over incredible distances to attend it. Only a select few have the honor to compete in it. From Helio...
  • Organizers hope IndyCar race mingles sport, spectacle in Baltimore

    Organizers hope IndyCar race mingles sport, spectacle in Baltimore
    Pratt Street has a rich history in Baltimore lore. It's old enough that the street has been identified on city maps dating back as far as 1801. But in August of 2011, it will experience something it hasn't seen in its previous 200 years: Cars driving 185...
  • Officials hail the coming of Baltimore Grand Prix

    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday the long-anticipated deal to transform downtown Baltimore into a high-speed raceway for Indy-style cars. Flanked by racing stars Al Unser Jr. and Graham Rahal, officials...
  • Indy racing holds promise, potential risk

    Joined by some of the nation's most famous drivers, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake will announce a deal Wednesday to bring high-speed racing to the streets of Downtown Baltimore with an annual event that officials say will draw...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix's fate is 'on our end'

    The Baltimore Racing Development group proposing an Indy Racing League event said yesterday that if all goes according to plan, the city would have its own Grand Prix IndyCar event running on a street course through the Inner Harbor on Labor Day weekend...
  • Grand Prix moves ahead

    The Indy Racing League has confirmed what many Baltimore race fans and state and local officials had been hoping - that it is seriously considering approving a local group's proposal for an annual, 2.4-mile street race in the Inner Harbor area....
  • Indy race would be safe, organizers contend

    They do it in St. Petersburg, Fla., Toronto and Long Beach, Calif. But is Baltimore the proper setting for an IndyCar race on a looping, 2.4-mile street course around the convention center and Camden Yards?Organizers of the proposed Baltimore Grand...
  • Will IndyCars be racing through the streets?

    A Baltimore group is in serious negotiations with the city and the IndyCar Series about staging an annual street race beginning in 2011 near the Inner Harbor that state and city officials say could rival the Preakness in its economic impact and national...
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......