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Dick Simon

Dick Simon (born September 21, 1933 in Sandy, Utah) is one of the oldest men to ever have raced in the Indianapolis 500. He was 55 years old during his final Indy 500 start in 1988. A multiple starter and top-ten finisher in the race, he also became a car owner, founding Dick Simon Racing helping to begin the IndyCar careers of Stéphan Grégoire, Arie Luyendyk, Raul Boesel, and others. Simon also fielded cars for Lyn St. James. He sold his race team to Andy Evans who formed Team Scandia in 1997. He was back in the game in the late 90's and entered cars in 2000 and 2001.

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Dick Simon - Career Summary - American Open Wheel - Indy 500 Results
... Totals 0 ... Starts 17 Poles 0 Front Row 0 Wins 0 Top 0 ... Top 2 ... Retired 10 Simon ran over 4,000 miles (6,400 km) at Indianapolis without ever leading a lap ...
Dick Simon Racing
... Dick Simon Racing was a race team owned by racer Dick Simon that competed in the CART Championship Car series from 1983 to 1995 and the Indy Racing League from 1999 to 2001 ...
Lyn St. James - Racing Record - American Open Wheel Racing Results - CART
1 17 ... Rank Points 1992 Dick Simon Racing SRF PHX LBH IND DET POR MIL NHA TOR MIC CLE ROA VAN MDO NAZ LS 31st 1993 ... Dick Simon ...
1971 Indianapolis 500 - Qualifying Chronology
4 32 BILLY VUKOVICH II 4 329.70 171.674 10 ... DICK SIMON 4 333.14 168.903 — — BUMPED BY #99 14 ... JIM MCELREATH 3 — — — — WAVED OFF 16 ... GARY BETTENHAUSEN 4 330.24 171.233 68 ... DAVID HOBBS ...
1971 Indianapolis 500 - Time Trials - Bump Day - Sunday May 23
... Bob Harkey bumped Dick Simon, and Art Pollard got back into the field by bumping Jim McElreath ... The day ended as Dick Simon (waved off) and Jerry Grant (waved off) made unsuccessful attempts ... After qualifying, car owner Dick Simon announced he was going to take over the machine qualified by John Mahler ...

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