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Video: Fittipaldi and Unser Jr on ‘that’ Indy 500 crash (1989)

Submitted by on May 21, 2014

1989 Al Unser JrCan you imagine cheering the guy on who just crashed you out of the Indy 500? It happened in 1989.

In this video, Emerson Fittipaldi and Al Unser Jr relive the moment they came together in spectacular fashion during the tail end of the 1989 Indy 500. The incident saw Fittipaldi go on to win his first Indy, whilst Unser ended up in the wall.

No one expected what happened next.

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