Rules & League Info

Open Wheel Draft is run by volunteers. Respect the rules.

How to Play

IndyCar fantasy is easy & fun to play. Simply select your drivers and answer the tie-breaker question. We use a multi-tier system based on our proprietary Eaganomics™ algorithm.  Updated scores & standings will be released after each race.

Draft a driver from each tier &
answer the tiebreaker question.

Watch the race to see how your drivers perform.

IndyCar Fantasy Prizes

Win cash prize for weekend high score & top 3 season totals.

Registration Rules

League Dues: $55

  • $50 of this entry fee will be used for payouts.
  • $5 of all entry fees is used to pay for the software that runs this league. The league is run by volunteers.

Max League Size: 100

Registration will end when either 100 person capacity is reached OR the deadline for the first race passes. (Sat. February 26, 2022)

League Eligibility

  • Past members are eligible.
  • Past members can refer anyone to join.

Gameplay Rules

  • Draft form can be found on this website when tiers are released.
  • Must be logged in to draft.
  • Must submit before deadline.
  • Deadline for each race is the start of Qualifications.
  • Form will lock at Deadline
  • To keep things fair, no exceptions will be made.
  • Technical issues? See below.

Unable to Submit Your Picks?

  • If you can't log in for any reason, request the tiers & tiebreaker from Race Control (admin) on Telegram.
  • Send your picks & tiebreaker via email (racecontrol@openwheeldraft.com), Telegram, Facebook.
  • Just make sure you send them before the deadline.
  • Race Control will troubleshoot before next race.

Scoring Overview

  • Points are calculated using official IndyCar point system.
  • Lowest score will be dropped.
  • In the event of a Tie, the tiebreaker question will be used.
  • If the tiebreaker doesn't settle it, the same criteria will be used in the next race... and so on.
  • Scores may be released before they are official.

Race Control (Admin) Disclosure

  • Volunteers who participate in the league.
  • Eligible to win prize money
    Subject to all league rules
  • Timestamped picks available upon request.
  • Priorities: League integrity, rule enforcement, user management, collection of dues, payouts, tier creation, form management, data integration, automated scoring, & support.
  • Any questions? Contact us.

Never Miss a Race

Join the official Open Wheel Draft group chat on Telegram.

FAQ

Can I invite my friends to join the Open Wheel Draft league?

Yes, past members can refer anyone to join.

Max League Size: 100

Registration will end when either 100 person capacity is reached OR the deadline for the first race passes. (Sat. February 26, 2022)

How much does it cost to join?

League Dues: $55

  • $50 of this entry fee will be used for payouts.
  • $5 of all entry fees is used to pay for the software that runs this league. The league is run by volunteers.
When can I submit my picks for the first race?

You can submit your first picks Wednesday, Februaray 23. You will receive an email with a link to the pick submission form.

When is the deadline for submitting my picks?

The deadline for each race is the start of qualifications.

The form will lock at the deadline. No exceptions will be made for the sake of fairness.

Technical issues? Email racecontrol@openwheeldraft.com

How do I submit my picks for each race?

You will receive an email with a link to the fantasy draft form before the race.

  • The fantasy draft form can be found on this website when tiers are released.
  • Must be logged in to draft.
  • Must submit before deadline.
  • Deadline for each race is the start of Qualifications.
  • Form will lock at Deadline
  • No exceptions will be made for the sake of fairness.
  • Technical issues? Email racecontrol@openwheeldraft.com
Do you have reminders for each race?

Yes, we send email reminders to each participant.

Reminders and announcements are vital to keep the league running smoothly.

We STRONGLY encourage you to join our Telegram group, Facebook group, and add our Google Calendar.

We are working on a text message email reminder system. 

What should I do if I am unable to submit my picks?
  • If you can't log in for any reason, request the tiers & tiebreaker from Race Control (admin) on Telegram.
  • Send your picks & tiebreaker via Email (racecontrol@openwheeldraft.com), Telegram, Facebook.
  • Make sure you send them before the deadline.
  • Race Control will troubleshoot before next race.