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  • Al Unser Jr. arrested for DWI (ABQ NM)

    09/29/2011 1:17:28 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 33 replies
    KRQE News 13 ^ | September 29, 2011 | David Romero
    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - According to a police booking report, Al Unser Jr, a retired American race car driver and two time Indianapolis 500 winner, was arrested early Thursday morning. Around 3 a.m. , officials say Unser, 49, was in his white 2011 Chevrolet Suburban and racing another car going westbound on Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque. Deputies say they clocked both vehicles on radar going over 100 miles per hour. The posted speed limit in that particular stretch is around 60 mph. The report states the vehicles were traveling so fast and weaved at the last minute across lanes near...
  • Danica Patrick makes IndyCar history (she's a winner!!!)

    04/20/2008 9:57:48 AM PDT · by Kimmers · 56 replies · 8,029+ views
    CNN ^ | 20,April 2008
    MOTEGI, Japan (AP) -- Danica Patrick became the first female winner in IndyCar history on Sunday, taking the Indy Japan 300 after the top contenders were forced to pit for fuel in the final laps. Danica Patrick shows off her trophy after winning the Indy Japan 300 in Motegi, Japan, Sunday. 1 of 3 Patrick finished 5.8594 seconds ahead of pole-sitter Helio Castroneves on the 1.5-mile Twin Ring Motegi oval after leader Scott Dixon pitted with five laps left and Dan Wheldon and Tony Kanaan came in a lap later. "It's a long time coming. Finally," Patrick said. "It was...