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 Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Rank Points
1989 Hemelgarn Racing Lola T89/00 Judd AV V8t PHX LBH INDY MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MIS POC MDO ROA NZR LS
DNQ
NC

Indy Lights[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rank Points
1996 PacWest Lights MIA
13
LBH
15
NAZ
14
MIS
4
MIL
10
DET
10
POR
15
CLE TOR
10
TRO
9
VAN
14
LS
20
15th 25
1997 PacWest Lights MIA
8
LBH
7
NAZ
10
SAV
22
STL
7
MIL
6
DET
12
POR
14
TOR
7
TRO
19
VAN
21
LS
22
FON
16
15th 35

Indy Racing League[edit]

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1998 Team Cheever G-Force GF01B Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW PHX INDY
5
TXS
9
DOV
11
CLT PPI
12
ATL
16
TX2
2
LVS
16
16th 176
Dallara IR8 NHM
11
1999 Team Pelfrey Dallara IR9 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW
15
PHX
26
CLT
C
INDY
8
TXS
6
PPIR
6
ATL
2
DOV
12
PPI2
9
LVS
16
TX2
14
10th 209
2000 Tri-Star Motorsports Dallara IR-00 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW
24
PHX LVS 34th 19
Byrd-McCormack Motorsports Riley & Scott Mk V INDY
DNQ
TXS
26
PPIR
21
ATL KTY TX2

Indianapolis 500[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1998 G-Force GF01B Oldsmobile Aurora V8 21 5
1999 Dallara IR9 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 17 8
2000 Riley & Scott Mk V Oldsmobile Aurora V8 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. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jim Guthrie
IndyCar Series
Rookie of the Year

1998
Succeeded by
Scott Harrington