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Byline: Charles Googe
1999 has not been a good year for Al Unser Jr.
First his daughter, Cody Michelle, was found in February to have transverse myelitis, a spinal cord disease that has temporarily paralyzed the 12-year-old.
Then, at the Championship Auto Racing Teams opener in Miami in March, Unser broke his right ankle in a first-lap accident.
And finally, last week he filed for divorce from his wife, Shelley.
But developments this week have Unser thinking positive.
Cody moved her big toe, an encouraging sign. Also, Unser drove a race car for the first time in six weeks. He is expected to make his comeback Sunday at the …