Robert William Unser, Bobby Unser was an American automobile racer. He was the brother of Al Unser, Jerry Unser and Louis Unser, the father of Robbie Unser and the uncle of Al Unser Jr. and Johnny Unser. The Unser family has won the Indy 500 a record nine times.
Bobby Unser: Net Worth| Illness| 1968| Health
During his heyday, Bobby has won the Indianapolis 500 three times. Since racing, he worked in radio and as a TV broadcaster. This year his net worth is estimated at $5 million.
He has made such amount of wealth from his primary career as Race Car Driver.
|Net Worth||between $1 Million – $5 Million|
|Source of Income||Race Car Driver|
|Verification Status of Wealth||Unverified|
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.
“The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque of natural causes, The Indianapolis Speedway said Monday.”
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Last entry||1968 United States Grand Prix|
He conquered Pikes Peak before the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and had an inordinate grasp of how to make a race car faster when most of his competition wasn’t paying attention to those details. Then he took that track record into television for 20 years and launched another successful career. He never met a microphone he didn’t like, and nobody gave opinions on any subject with less filtering and more conviction.
But Bobby Unser, who passed away Sunday at the age of 87, should be remembered as one of the fastest, bravest and most skilled racers to ever sit in an Indy car.