THREE TO LITTLE 500 HALL OF FAME IN 2021
Anderson, IN – March 22, 2021 – Two former Little 500 drivers and, a current Little 500 driver are slated for induction into the Little 500 Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 29 part of the 73rd Annual Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW Week. The Class of 2021 will be formally inducted at a luncheon at Anderson Speedway the afternoon of the Little 500.
The “Class of 2021” includes Brian Gerster, Danny Smith, and Bill Tyler.
Brian Gerster (Fishers, IN) Driver with 12 starts through 2020; 1 top 5 finish; 5 top ten finishes; has completed 4,080 laps to date.
Danny Smith (Chillicothe, OH) Driver with 6 starts from 1975-2014; shared co-win with Wayne Reutimann in 1979; 3rd in 1975; led 2 races for 28 laps; Rookie of the Year in 1975; Holds record for most years between starts-35 (1979-2014).
Bill Tyler (Jackson, MI) Driver; 8 starts from 1986-2001; 4 top 5’s; 2nd in 1989, 3rd in 1988, and 5th in 1987; led 3 races for 205 laps; 3,471 total laps completed.
The 32nd annual Little 500 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at Anderson Speedway on Saturday afternoon May 29. Seating is limited at this year’s luncheon, so advance tickets will be the only way to guarantee a seat. Please order your tickets as soon as possible. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased by sending a check or money order to: Little 500 Hall of Fame, 5027 Pearl St., Anderson, IN 46013. Tickets can also be purchased at the Anderson Speedway Box office. For more information please call (765) 642-0206 or (765) 278-8231.
The Little 500 Hall of Fame is dedicated to promoting the history and heritage of the Little 500. Your support has helped us honor the wonderful people and traditions of the greatest sprint car race in the world. We are also grateful to our friends at Anderson Speedway, Star Bullets Visual Marketing, Simpson Performance Products, and the Little 500 Festival.