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 countdown to the 107th Indianapolis 500 is on!


My Favorite '500' Memory

Oldtimers Events Returned

Popular Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers events returned to their usual place on the calendar this year. All events will be planned for May 2023.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Annual BBQ, Plaza Pavilion

Thursday, May 26, 2022
IMS Hall of Fame and Oldtimers Special Recognition Dinner
Downtown Marriott. Congratulations to Hall of Fame Inductees Wally Dallenbach, Paul Page and Danny Sullivan.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Ladies Luncheon, Plaza Pavilion

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Bill Marvel Charity Golf Tournament for USAC Benevolent Fund

June 16-19, 2022
SVRA Event with Vintage Indy Group

(See Member Section for Special Opportunity)

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 July 29-31. For more information or to apply, visit

The countdown to the 107th Indianapolis 500 on May 28, 2023:



(Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR Photo)


All Times Eastern

St. Petersburg Winner: Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske

Texas Motor Speedway Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Long Beach Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

Barber Motorsports Park Winner: Pato O’Ward, Arrow McLaren SP

IMS Road Course Winner: Colton Herta, Andretti Autosport w/Curb-Agajanain

Indianapolis 500 Winner: Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing

Detroit’s Belle Isle Winner: Will Power, Team Penske

Road America Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske

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


(Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR Photo)


AJ Foyt Racing: Dalton Kellett, Kyle Kirkwood, Tatiana Calderon (road courses/street circuits), JR Hildebrand (ovals only)

Andretti Autosport: Colton Herta, Alexander Rossi, 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, Ed Carpenter (ovals only)

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

DragonSpeed/Cusick Motorsports: Stefan Wilson