1983 Eagle Indy Car
Al Unser Jr. drove the car at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed!
Car just ran the 2014 Pocono Vintage Event.
History: Chassis # 8114, CART # 232. Former Galles Racing for Al Unser Jr. Coors Light Silver Bullet / Roman Wheels livery. This car won the Indy Constructer Award for outstanding craftsmanship and innovation. Unser qualified at the 1983 Indy 500 in 5th position at a speed of 202.146. He finished 10th. This car is Little Al's rookie Indy car which he drove in the 1983 Indy 500 and throughout the 1983 Season. Trevor Harris was the team engineer. This was the first and only Indy car in 1983 to have all the rear suspension above the underwing.
1983 CART Season • Indy 500 - Started 5th, finished 10th • Cleveland - Started 2nd, finished 9th • Elkhart Lake - Started 7th, finished 2nd • Riverside - Started 2nd, finished 4th • Mid- Ohio, Stared 6th, finished 18th • MIS 2 - Started 23rd, finished 10th • Las Vegas - Started 11th, finished 10th • Laguna Seca - Started 12th, finished 4th • Phoenix - Started 12th, finished 8th
Engine: Freshly rebuilt and dynoed Cosworth DFX 2.65 liter (161.7 cid) Turbo. Approximately 750 HP.
Transaxle: Fresh Hewland DGZ (5 Speed) transaxle with new 9/31 ring and pinion. Salisbury limited slip differential and reverse. All parts passed magnaflux.
Brakes: AP Lockheed 4 Piston with 12" diameter vented rotors
Wheels / Tires: BBS (3 piece) / Goodyear Eagle . Fronts 10 x 15, Rears 14 x 15
Misc: New FIA approved race fuel cell.
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