Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers

Founded in 1961, the mission of the Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers is to provide guidance for the younger racing generation, bring about recognition of persons outstanding at the Indianapolis 500, promote fellowship among its members and further the interest of automobile racing generally.

Members shall be persons having been engaged actively in the Indianapolis 500 for 20 years or more from date of membership application. Those who qualify and wish to be considered for membership should contact an active member of the club to sponsor their application.

One of the benefits of Oldtimers membership is a quarterly newsletter full of  Indianapolis 500 information and historical features. The newsletter is printed and mailed to members, but members also can view it on this website by registering through the tab above. Shortly after registration, members will receive their Members Section password in a separate email.

Want to see what’s happening in the News Corner? Click the button in the Members section for the latest information.

And be sure to read the “My Favorite 500 Moment” section, stories from our Members that all of us can relate to. Submit your stories for posting to

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My Favorite '500' Memory

Oldtimers Events

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Annual BBQ, Plaza Pavilion

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Bill Marvel Women's Charity Golf Outing
Benefitting USAC RaceAid
Eagle Creek Golf Club
Registration and Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Oldtimers Special Recognition Dinner
Downtown Marriott, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Ladies Luncheon, Plaza Pavilion

Safety Patrol Opportunities

Here is your chance to join the IMS Safety Patrol, which is responsible for the essential event operations that span the 988-acre world-class facility. The Safety Patrol delivers and contributes to some of the most exciting events at IMS, such as gate welcoming and ticket scanning, stand ushering, garage and pit action, traffic direction, or suite hospitality and assistance, among other duties. The dates of work for the INDYCAR/NASCAR doubleheader are Aug. 11-13, 2023. For more information or to apply, visit


(Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR Photo)

Times and TV to be Announced

St. Petersburg Winner: Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing

Texas Motor Speedway Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Long Beach Winner: Kyle Kirkwood, Andretti Autosport

Barber Motorsports Park Winner: Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske

GMR Grand Prix Winner: Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing

107th Indianapolis 500 Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Sunday, 3 p.m. ET, NBC: Detroit Grand Prix

June 18: Road America

July 2: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

July 16: Toronto

July 22-23: Iowa Speedway doubleheader

Aug. 6: Music City Grand Prix in Nashville

Aug. 13: Gallagher Grand Prix on IMS road course

Aug. 27: World Wide Technology Raceway (Gateway)

Sept. 3: Portland International Raceway

Sept. 10: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca


(Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR Photo)


AJ Foyt Racing (Chevrolet): Santino Ferrucci, Benjamin Pedersen (rookie)

Andretti Autosport (Honda): Colton Herta, Romain Grosjean, Devlin DeFrancesco, Kyle Kirkwood

Arrow McLaren Racing (Chevrolet): Pato O’Ward, Felix Rosenqvist, Alexander Rossi

Chip Ganassi Racing (Honda): Alex Palou, Scott Dixon, Marcus Ericsson, Marcus Armstrong (road courses and street circuits), Takuma Sato (ovals)

Dale Coyne Racing (Honda): David Malukas, Sting Ray Robb (rookie)

Ed Carpenter Racing (Chevrolet): Rinus VeeKay, Conor Daly, Ed Carpenter (ovals)

Meyer Shank Racing (Honda): Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (Honda): Graham Rahal, Jack Harvey, Christian Lundgaard

Team Penske (Chevrolet): Josef Newgarden, Will Power, Scott McLaughlin

Juncos Hollinger Racing (Chevrolet): Callum Ilott, Agustin Canapino (rookie)