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Jerry Unser Jr.

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Jerry Unser Jr.
Born(1932-11-15)November 15, 1932
Colorado Springs, Colorado
DiedMay 17, 1959(1959-05-17) (aged 26)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited States American
Active years19581959
TeamsKuzma, Kurtis Kraft
Entries2 (1 start)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1958 Indianapolis 500
Last entry1959 Indianapolis 500

Jeremy Michael Unser Jr. (November 15, 1932 – May 17, 1959) was an American racecar driver. He was the 1957 USAC Stock Car champion.

He died in a practice crash before the 1959 Indianapolis 500 on May 17, 1959.[1]

His brothers Al and Bobby and his nephew Al Jr. have won the "500". His son Johnny and nephew Robby have also competed in the race.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Driver Jerry Unser Dies of Crash Burns (May 18, 1959)". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  2. "Unser Racing Museum - Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico". www.unserracingmuseum.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2017.