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Bridging Troubled Waters

Carrying a name as renowned as 'Unser' into the Indy 500 is tough enough, even if you're a multiple winner yourself. But Al Unser Jr came into this year's race with a lot more baggage than his surname. Yet as Glenn Freeman discovered, there could be more to to come from him yet...

The crowd of people surrounding Danica Patrick had no idea that if they had pulled themselves away from their scrum and looked over their shoulder, they would have seen a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner walk past them.

In fact, very few of those not taking part in the Danica scrum even realised that the man in the plain blue shirt and jeans was in fact Al Unser Jr, one of the former kings of American racing.

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