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RACING DRIVER

Al Unser

1939 - 2021

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Alfred Unser (May 29, 1939 – December 9, 2021) was an American automobile racing driver, the younger brother of fellow racing drivers Jerry and Bobby Unser, and father of Al Unser Jr. He was the second of four men (A. J. Foyt, himself, Rick Mears and Hélio Castroneves) to have won the Indianapolis 500 four times (1970, 1971, 1978, 1987), the fourth of five to have won the race in consecutive years, and won the National Championship in 1970, 1983, and 1985. The Unser family has won the Indy 500 a record nine times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al Unser has received more than 531,630 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Al Unser is the 196th most popular racing driver (up from 437th in 2019), the 4,267th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,615th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Al Unser ranks 196 out of 888Before him are Gerry Ashmore, Pedro de la Rosa, Nanni Galli, Bob Anderson, Luigi Taveri, and Toulo de Graffenried. After him are Gijs van Lennep, Bill Ivy, Felice Bonetto, Tony Brise, Marcus Grönholm, and Peter Revson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Al Unser ranks 234Before him are Bobby Hull, Ralph Boston, Adam Osborne, Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Viorica Viscopoleanu, and Chris Dickerson. After him are Giulio Angioni, Ileana Cotrubaș, Ekaterina Maximova, João César Monteiro, James Galway, and Peter Revson. Among people deceased in 2021, Al Unser ranks 316Before him are Christian Tumi, Casimir Oyé-Mba, Vladimir Shadrin, Hana Hegerová, Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, and Chris Dickerson. After him are Joey Jordison, Dorothy Manley, Benigno Aquino III, Arthur Dion Hanna, Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé, and Ng Man-tat.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Al Unser ranks 4,267 out of 18,182Before him are Pete Maravich (1947), John Roberts (1955), Franklin Clarence Mars (1883), Todd Phillips (1970), Tim Matheson (1947), and Eva Cassidy (1963). After him are Tony Musante (1936), Dorothy Lamour (1914), Charles Starkweather (1938), Lilian Jackson Braun (1913), Diane Disney Miller (1933), and Elizabeth Wilson (1921).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Al Unser ranks 8Before him are Phil Hill (1927), Richie Ginther (1930), Dan Gurney (1931), Kenny Roberts (1951), Wayne Rainey (1960), and Mark Donohue (1937). After him are Peter Revson (1939), Lee Wallard (1910), Kevin Schwantz (1964), Brett Lunger (1945), Bill Vukovich (1918), and Richard Petty (1937).