Robby Unser

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Robby Unser (born January 12, 1968 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American former Indy Racing League driver and eight time winner of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb.[1] He was the IRL rookie of the year in 1998.[2] Robby made two starts in the Indianapolis 500 with a best finish of 5th in 1998. He also finished second twice in the 1998 season, his best IRL finish. His last IRL start came in 2000, his 21st IRL race.[3] He is the son of Bobby Unser and cousin of Al Unser, Jr..[4]

Robby made his drifting debut in the 2007 Formula D season driving for Enjuku Racing. The team had its first win in Denver on June 29, 2007.[citation needed]

Racing record[edit]

American open–wheel racing results[edit]

(key)

CART[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Rank Points
1989 Hemelgarn Racing United States
PHX
United States
LBH
United States
INDY
United States
MIL
United States
DET
United States
POR
United States
CLE
United States
MEA
Canada
TOR
United States
MIS
United States
POC
United States
MDO
United States
ROA
United States
NZR
United States
LS
DNQ
NC

Indy Racing League[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1998 Team Cheever United States
WDW
United States
PHX
United States
INDY
5
United States
TXS
9
United States
NHM
11
United States
DOV
11
United States
CLT
United States
PPI
12
United States
ATL
16
United States
TX2
2
United States
LVS
16
16th 176
1999 Team Pelfrey United States
WDW
15
United States
PHX
26
United States
CLT
C
United States
INDY
8
United States
TXS
6
United States
PPIR
6
United States
ATL
2
United States
DOV
12
United States
PPI2
9
United States
LVS
16
United States
TX2
14
10th 209
2000 Tri-Star Motorsports United States
WDW
24
United States
PHX
United States
LVS
            34th 19
Byrd-McCormack Motorsports       United States
INDY
DNQ
United States
TXS
26
United States
PPIR
21
United States
ATL
United States
KTY
United States
TX2

Indianapolis 500[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1998 G-Force Oldsmobile 21 5
1999 Dallara Oldsmobile 17 8
2000 Riley & Scott Oldsmobile DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "More asphalt for Pikes Peak hill climb". USA Today. 2004-06-24. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  2. ^ "IRL: Banquet Awards Nearly Three Million Dollars". Motorsport.com. 1998-11-21. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  3. ^ "Robby Unser Career Stats". Indy Racing League. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  4. ^ El-Bashir, Tarik (1998-05-20). "Auto Racing; Another Indy 500 Brings Another Unser to the Track". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jim Guthrie
IndyCar Series
Rookie of the Year

1998
Succeeded by
Scott Harrington