Q. When is the 2021 Hall of Fame Day Autograph Session?
A: The session is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, May 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT.
Q. How can I get autographs at the Hall of Fame Day Autograph Session?
A: Wristbands are required for the Hall of Fame Day Autograph Session.
75 wristbands will be made available for the session.
–25 of the wristbands were available to Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Borg-Warner Society level members. These 25 wristbands were claimed in anticipation of the 2020 Hall of Fame Autograph session which was cancelled due to the pandemic and the members chose to rollover their claim to the 2021 event.
–25 of the wristbands were sold as a fundraiser for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, the nonprofit foundation which runs the Museum. The price to guarantee a spot in the session was $55. These 25 wristbands were sold in anticipation of the 2020 Hall of Fame Autograph session which was cancelled due to the pandemic and the purchasers chose to rollover their purchase to the 2021 event.
–25 of the wristbands will be chosen by a random draw prior to the event.
Those chosen for wristbands by random draw must pay for Museum admission ($12), plus an additional $10 fee to be admitted to the autograph session. The total cost for those chosen by random draw is $22.00.
Wristbands are not transferable. Anyone who sells their wristband will lose their opportunity to participate in the autograph session in the future. Anyone who circumvents the wristband distribution rules will lose their chance to participate in this and future autograph sessions and no refund will be issued.
Q. How do I enter my name in the random drawing to receive one of the 25 random-draw wristbands?
A: To enter the drawing you must email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org :
Twitter Handle (if applicable)
Please put Autograph Session in the subject line. By participating, entrants acknowledge and agree to these rules and the decisions of the administrator, whose decisions regarding all aspects of the drawing are final and binding. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation reserves the right to decline to accept an entry for any reason.
We will begin accepting entries for the random draw wristbands April 14, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT.
Q: How will I find out if I have been selected for a random-draw wristband?
A: Those chosen for a wristband will be contacted via email, telephone or Twitter at least one week prior to the autograph session.
Q: How will I get my wristband for the autograph session?
A: On Thursday, May 27, wristbands will be distributed at the check-in area adjacent to our Welcome Desk from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Q: Can I call in to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum to enter the drawing for the random-draw autograph session ticket?
A: No. All entries must be made online via email to email@example.com .
Q: How many items can I get autographed?
A: Each fan can have two items autographed per signer. Please be courteous and consider our legendary signers and fellow guests while in line. We reserve the right to remove anyone from the line who does not follow the two-item policy, and those who do not follow it will not have the opportunity to participate in the future. No refund will be given to anyone who is removed from the line for not following the two-item policy.
Q: When can I get in line for the autograph session?
A: Fans can get in line one hour prior to the start of the session., however the line will be set in order of your wristband color, with Borg-Warner Society level members lining up first, followed by the paid VIP wristband holders, and then those who were chosen by random draw.
Q: Who will sign autographs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Day Autograph Session?
A: Approximately 15 members of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and Indianapolis 500 winning drivers will be signing autographs. The list of signers will be made available as soon as it is finalized, likely the morning of the event. The final list will be posted at the welcome desk as well as on Twitter @IMSMuseum and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/imsmuseum.
Q: I was not able to secure one of the 75 wristbands available. Can I still attend the autograph session?
A: Unfortunately, due to time constraints, our legends are only able to sign for one hour. No additional wristbands will be distributed prior to the event.
Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to hosting many of our valued fans on Hall of Fame Day! Your support is extremely important to our mission at the IMS Museum and very much appreciated.