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

The 106th Running of the Indy 500 will be May 29, 2022.


My Favorite '500' Memory

Oldtimers BBQ, Recognition Dinner

Two popular 500 Oldtimers events are expected to return to their usual place on the calendar in 2022. Stay tuned for more information about the BBQ and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and 500 Oldtimers Special Recognition Dinner. Individuals who purchased tickets to the 2021 events will receive refunds in the mail.

The countdown to the 106th Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2022:



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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Winner: Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Winner: Colton Herta, Audretti Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian

Genesys 300 at Texas. Winner: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing

XPEL 375 at Texas. Winner: Pato O’Ward, Arrow McLaren SP

GMR Grand Prix at IMS road course. Winner: Rinus VeeKay,  Ed Carpenter Racing

Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Winner: Helio Castroneves, Meyer Shank Racing

Chevrolet Dual 1. Winner: Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing

Chevrolet Dual 2. Winner: Pato O’Ward, Arrow McLaren SP

REV Group Grand Prix at Road America: Winner: Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in Nashville. Winner: Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing

Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix on Indianapolis road course. Winner: Will Power, Team Penske

Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway. Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Sept. 12: Portland International Raceway, NBC, 3 p.m.

Sept. 19: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, NBC, 3 p.m.

Sept. 26: Long Beach, NBCSN, 3 p.m.

— All times listed are start of TV broadcast ET.


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