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 Events Back on Schedule

Popular Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers events return to their usual place on the calendar this year. Stay tuned for more information about the BBQ (Tuesday, May 24) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and 500 Oldtimers Special Recognition Dinner held downtown (Thursday, May 26). The Ladies Lunch (Tuesday, May 24) also returns to the race-week schedule.

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



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All Times Eastern

Feb. 27: Streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Noon, NBC

March 20: Texas Motor Speedway, 12:30 p.m., NBC

April 10: Streets of Long Beach, 3 p.m., NBC

May 1: Barber Motorsports Park, 12:30 p.m., NBC

May 14: IMS Road Course, 3 p.m., NBC

May 29: 106th Indianapolis 500, 11 a.m., NBC

June 5: Detroit’s Belle Isle Circuit, 3 p.m., USA Network

June 12: Road America, 12:30 p.m., NBC

July 3: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Noon, NBC

July 17: Streets of Toronto, 3 p.m., Peacock (streaming only)

July 23: Iowa Speedway, Race 1, 4 p.m., NBC

July 24: Iowa Speedway, Race 2, 3 p.m., NBC

July 30: IMS Road Course, Noon, NBC

Aug. 7: Streets of Nashville, 3 p.m., NBC

Aug. 20: World Wide Technology Raceway, 6 p.m. USA Network

Sept. 4: Portland International Raceway, 3 p.m., NBC

Sept. 11: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, 3 p.m., NBC


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AJ Foyt Racing: Dalton Kellett, Kyle Kirkwood, Tatiana Calderon

Andretti Autosport: Colton Herta, Alexander Ross, Romain Grosjean, Devlin DeFrancesco

Arrow McLaren SP: Pato O’Ward, Felix Rosenqvist

Chip Ganassi Racing: Alex Palou, Scott Dixon, Marcus Ericsson, Jimmie Johnson

Dale Coyne Racing: Takuma Sato, David Malukas

Ed Carpenter Racing: Rinus VeeKay, Conor Daly

Meyer Shank Racing: Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: Graham Rahal, Jack Harvey, Christian Lundgaard

Team Penske: Josef Newgarden, Will Power, Scott McLaughlin

Juncos Hollinger Racing: Callum Ilott


Arrow McLaren SP: Juan Pablo Montoya

Chip Ganassi Racing: Tony Kanaan

Ed Carpenter Racing: Ed Carpenter

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing: Sage Karam, Santino Ferrucci