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Mecum Auction (INDY) at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Featuring 3,500 Vehicles May 13-21, 2022

May 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - May 21, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

1965 Shelby Mustang At The Indianapolis Mecum Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

See one of the largest car auctions in the country starting May 13, 2022, in Indianapolis Indiana where over 3,500 where will trade ownership and find new homes. The nine-day auction includes vehicles from 21 individual private car collections and includes a wide variety of years, makes, and models.

IMPORTANT: ALSO SEE: 2023 Mecum Indianapolis Auction May 12-20, 2023

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This is the 35th annual auction for Mucum in Indy and again will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This year’s auction will take place May 9-21, 2022, and will also be broadcast live over the MOTORTREND TV Network. Below we have outlined all of the important details of the Mecum INDY Auction including Event Schedules, Admission Costs, Event Parking, Live Broadcast Schedule, and Car Collections For Sale.

The bulk of the featured vehicles for sale is from nine privately owned classic car collections. Each car collection has its own unique era, style, and theme.

The nine featured car collections for sale include vehicles from Dr. J. Christian and Jennifer McCarter Collection, The Asi and Lisa Sheikh Collection, The Gary Thomas Collection, The Dr. Richard Foster Corvette Pace Car Collection, The Ray Evernham Collection, Motor City Muscle Collection, The AMC Collection, Main Attraction From the Waterford Collection, and The Brian Kelly Collection. (VIEW ALL THE CAR COLLECTIONS FOR SALE)

An additional featured car collection selling with “No Reserve” will be The Dallas and Ammie Hawkins Collection featuring 29 Cars which includes mostly cars from the ’60s and ’70s. They mostly include classic muscle cars, but also include a couple of Vintage VWs, a unique 1929 Ford Model A Pickup, and a 2021 Cadillac Escalade. The entire car collection will be sold with  “No Reserve”.

The Dallas and Ammie Hawkins Muscle Car Collection

The Dallas and Ammie Hawkins Muscle Car Collection Includes Over 29 Unique Classic Vehicles That Will Be Up For Sale At The Mecum INDY Car Auction From May 9 to May 21, 2022

Interim auctions include cars from The Al Berman Collection, The Victory Collection, The German Prime Collection, The Ron Charles Collection, The Gary Tucci Collection, The Gordon Smith Estate Collection, and Select Neons From The Gary & Jackie Runyon Collection, (SEE COMPLETE COLLECTION)

There will be three ways to experience this auction. They include Live & In-Person, Over The Internet, and LIVE Bidding Over The Telephone. When Bidding over the phone, you will receive a professional telephone bidder to assist you with your one-on-one bidding. Internet bidders, we are able to bid on any car from any device from anywhere in the world. (REGISTER TO BID  HERE)

And lastly, you will be able to watch the auction LIVE over MotorTrend TV and MotorTrend+ Networks. (COMPLETE TV LIVE AUCTION BROADCAST SCHEDULE)


  • Wednesday, May 18 12:00PM – 6:00PM LIVE ON MOTORTREND
  • Wednesday, May 18 6:00PM – 12:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV
  • Thursday, May 19 12:00AM – 6:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV
  • Thursday, May 19 12:00PM – 6:00PM LIVE ON MOTORTREND
  • Thursday, May 19 6:00PM – 12:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV
  • Friday, May 20 12:00AM – 6:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV
  • Friday, May 20 12:00PM – 6:00PM LIVE ON  MOTORTREND
  • Friday, May 20 6:00PM – 12:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV
  • Saturday, May 21 12:00AM – 6:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND
  • Saturday, May 21 12:00PM – 2:00PM LIVE ON DISCOVERY
  • Saturday, May 21 12:00PM – 6:00PM LIVE ON MOTORTREND
  • Saturday, May 21 6:00PM – 12:00AM RE-AIR MOTORTREND TV


AUCTION DAY SCHEDULE FOR VEHICLES: Friday through Thursday, May 13-19 at 10 AM Friday and Saturday, May 20-21 at 9:30 AM Collector Cars will not be offered Monday, May 16. This day is dedicated to Road Art only.

AUCTION TIMES Gates open daily at 8 AM Gates close one hour after the final vehicle of the day crosses the block.

SELLER’S CHECK-IN Monday through Thursday, May 9-12 from 8 AM-6 PM

ROAD ART SEPARATE AUCTION: Monday through Wednesday, May 16-18 at 9 AM


  • Road Art will be offered daily May 13-21 beginning 30 minutes prior to vehicles
  • All Road Art must be retrieved by 12 PM on Sunday, May 22. Any remaining items will be shipped at the customers’ expense.
  • Additional Road Art is available via Mecum On-Time, register and bid at




Advance Ticket: $20 per person, per day. (BUY TICKETS HERE) (Advance Tickets sales are offered until 11:59 PM May 12, 2022, CDT)

Once Auction Begins: $30 per person, per day. (At the gate and online) Children 12 years and younger get in free.

AUCTION VENUE: “Indiana State Fairgrounds”

AUCTION LOCATION: Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205

ABOUT The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center offers over 200 events each year in its 250-acre +1,000,000 square feet event space. Since 1892, the Fairgrounds have hosted 129 Indiana State Fairs – making it one of the oldest Fairgrounds in the United States. Beyond the 129 State Fairs, the enormous indoor/outdoor event center hosts consumer shows, conventions,  conferences, sports events, live concerts, art exhibitions, business meetings, family weddings, and event banquets (Visit the Indiana State Fairgrounds Website)

PARKING COST: $10 Cash or Credit DIRECTIONS &  PARKINGThe Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center has more than 7,000 paved spaces on 250 acres. There is a $10 self-parking charge either cash or credit cards are accepted. Parking Cost is $10 per car for the Mecum INDY Auction 2022. **COMPLETE PARKING DIRECTIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE

Mecum Auction People and Cars

ROAD ART SHIPPING SERVICE National Logistics Services (800) 981-4202 [email protected]

SAFETY PROTOCOLS Mecum Auctions staff will be adhering to local, state, and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19 and encourages customers to do so as well for their safety and others.

IMPORTANT CLOSE DATES Show Program: Monday, Apr 25 at 5 PM CT

EVENT SPONSORS Sponsors for the auction this year include State Farm Insurance, Dodge, Coker Tire, Gold Eagle® Co., 303® & STA-BIL®, National Parts Depot, Mecum Financial Services, and Mecum Auto Transport. ** Here is a complete list of collectible cars for sale at the 2022 Indianapolis car auction. See All Upcoming Events



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May 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am
May 21, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 E 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205 United States
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(262) 275-5050
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