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Cycle News 1987 10 07

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"I read DIRT RIDER to keep up on what's 'happening in the motorcycle world." t ''" ~ Q.) ..c o ..... u o -AIUn••r Name: AI Unser Occupation: Race car driver "ob",,"lon: "I driye!" Auto racing car••r: Threetime Indy car natid'nal champion . (1970, 1983, 1985); at 46, oldest Indy Car champion in history; alltime leading Indy car money winner ($5,342,952); ranks third (behind A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti) in all-time career victories with 39; ranks second in career starts; ranks fourth in all-time pole positions; ranks third among alltime lap leaders; only driver in Indy car history to win "Triple Crown" of 500-milers by sweeping IndianaPolis, Pocono, and Ontario (1978); four-time Indianapolis 500 winner (1970, 1971, 1978, 1987); all-time leading money winner at Indianapolis; one of only three drivers (including Andretti and Foyt) to win on paved oval, road course, and dirt track in a single season (1968, 1969, 1970); two- 52 L.- I time winner International Race of Champions [IROC] (1977, 1978); . two-time dirt series champion (1970, 1973); one win, five secondplace finishes in Formula 5000 competition (1975); raced Can-Am series, won at Laguna Seca (1980); . co-drove winning car in IMSA Daytona 24-Hours (1985); two-time Martini & Rossi "Driver of the Year" (1970, 1978); won Jerry Titus Memorial Award (1970); USAC "Rookie of the Year" (1967, 1968); driver representative on CART board of directors (1985-1986). RI_lng history: "I started riding motorcycles in 1968. I stick strictly to dirt riding because of the other drivers on the road; if everybody rode bikes then I'd love to ride on the street. I like to go out trail riding for six or eight hours on Sundays and sometimes even squeeze in an entire weekend. I look forward to the Colorado 500 every September because I can go riding for a whole week." Blk•• curr.ntly own.d: C&Jframed Honda 500. . . . .zln.: "I read DIRT RIDER to keep up on what's happening in the motorcycle world. I enjoy reading the road tests to find out about the new bikes, and I really like the new tricks people come up with in 'Trail Tips.' DIRT RIDER is informative and entertaining. It's just a neat . magazine." This endorsement is purely voluntary. No lee or other consideration is paid. AT NEWSSTANDS FOR $24.00 PER YEAR OR BY SUBSCRIPTION FOR $15.94. FOR SUBSCRIPTION ORDERS CALL (213) 854·2470. ~--------~----------~--~

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