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Rear View: Mario Andretti's 1987 Indy domination

Page 1 of 2 Take nothing away from Al Unser Sr. for leading the final 18 laps to win the 1987 Indy 500. The popular victory, captured in a year-old chassis that was converted from a show car to compete at Indy, gave Unser (pictured below) admission to the Speedway's most exclusive club. Joining A.J. Foyt as the only four-time winners of the great race, Unser and Team Penske scored a massive upset on a day where dominance by the Andretti family left the rest of the field playing for second place. Well, at least until fate intervened and recast the outcome. Armed with a Newman/Haas Racing Lola T87/00 and the ready-to-win Chevy Ilmor V8 engine, the patriarch of the Andretti family was...
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