Statement regarding Al Unser Jr.

True Value IROC statement regarding Al Unser Jr. and Aug. 3 Indy finale. Tinton Falls, NJ (July 22, 2002) - IROC officials conferred today regarding the July 18 announcement by Al Unser Jr., stating that he would immediately enter into a ...

True Value IROC statement regarding Al Unser Jr. and Aug. 3 Indy finale.

Tinton Falls, NJ (July 22, 2002) - IROC officials conferred today regarding the July 18 announcement by Al Unser Jr., stating that he would immediately enter into a treatment program for substance abuse.

IROC President, Jay Signore made the following statement on behalf of the True Value IROC Series:

We commend Al Unser Jr., on his decision to seek treatment and wish him all the best in his efforts toward recovery.

We will run an 11-car field in the August 3 finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and will respectfully credit Al Unser Jr., with his current points in the final standings of the 2002 True Value IROC Series.

We look forward to Al's return to autoracing and we're very confident he'll soon be adding more race wins and championships to his stellar career resume.

-iroc-

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