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American motorsport icon Bobby Unser, triple winner of the Indy 500, dies at 87 – Wide World of Sports

Last victory in famed race still disputed

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By AP — There wasn’t much Bobby Unser wouldn’t do to promote the Indianapolis 500, which is how he found himself at a show-and-tell at an Indiana elementary school a few years ago.
He had the famed Indy 500 winners’ Borg-Warner Trophy with him and proudly showed the students the Unser legacy. He pointed to the nine places where their faces are sculpted into the sterling silver — four spots for his little brother, Al; three for himself; two for nephew Al Jr.
One girl had a question: If his brother…

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