Bobby Unser’s career spanned over 30 years, starting in 1949 when he started driving modifieds at age 15. Until his retirement in 1981, Unser racked up 35 Indy Car victories, including the Indianapolis 500 three times (1968, 1975 and 1981). He won the arduous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 12 times and was crowned USAC National driving champion twice.Unser set several qualifying and race records at Indy, including being the first driver to set a pole time of over 190 MPH. He started the Indy 500 nine times from the front row.Unser can claim victories in several series, including International Race of Champions Series, USAC Sprint Cars, Stock Cars and Midgets.
While retired from active racing, Bobby Unser has been a frequent color commentator for ABC Sports.
Unser is available for personal appearances, driving instruction and merchandising. Contact Race Legends for details and schedules.
Career Summary for Bobby Unser
- 1968, 1975 and 1981 Indianapolis 500 Winner
- 19 Indy 500 Starts
- 35 Indy Car Wins
- 9 Indy 500 Front Row Starts
- 13 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Championships
- USAC National Champion 1968 and 1974