Do you have a racing enthusiast in your life and need to buy a gift for the holidays? Al Unser Jr. will attend. And author Jade Gurss is exhibiting the authors on holiday 2021 for the Indiana Historical Society to sign copies of their new book detailing the legendary driver’s turbulent life on and off the track.
“Al Unser Jr: A Checkered Past,” released in October, tells the life story of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, written by the same man, and written by Gurss. The book signing, the couple’s first public appearance with each other since the book’s release, will be from 12-2 p.m. December 4 at the Indiana Historical Society at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center (450 West Ohio Street) in Indianapolis.
Those interested in more details or booking tickets can go to Indianahstory.org, where they can also find the event’s full author list.
Unser. The son was born into the famous racing family which includes his father Al Unser Sr. , a four-time Indy 500 winner and three-time champion of the series, and his late uncle Bobby Unser, who won the 500 three times to go with a pair. of the titles. The younger Unser made his IndyCar debut in 1982 when he was just 20 years old, and over the 11-year span of 1985-95 he finished third in the championship race eight times.