Happy 81st birthday, Parnelli Jones


We wish a happy 81st birthday to the legend that is Rufus Parnell Jones, better known as Parnelli.

The 1963 Indianapolis 500 winner – who celebrated the 50th anniversary of that victory and his 80th birthday a year ago – is the oldest living Indianapolis 500 champ.

Nearly 50 years after the fact, he was awarded a “Baby Borg” trophy. Here’s a quick video of that.