• All up it was one of the toughest weekends of my career in ANY form of motorsport, and you can sometimes learn more from your roughest days out there.

    Scott McLaughlin on his Detroit weekend, June15th 2021, Speedcafe.com

  • Everyone thinks that running in dirty air causes the front end to wash out, but actually it affects the whole car and you just can't follow someone close in fast or medium-speed corners since the aerokits came in.

    Will Power on aerokits, Motorsport.com, May 4th 2016

  • That's the kind of incident that leaves skidmarks *inside* the cockpit!

    Tom Sneva

  • Cheever had a problem with my dad, he had a problem with me, and now he's taking it out on Marco.

    Michael Andretti, Watkins Glen 2006

  • It's going to be a close finish. I have the bigger nose, I guess I have a good chance.

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

  • I hope all the fans out there were as excited about that race as I am. It was awesome doing so much passing. Racing can't get any better!

    Graham Rahal on the Kentucky 300, August 2009

  • I'm 19 years old, I drive Indy cars... I'm happy.

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • I miss my fans so much, you have no idea. I think I appreciate them more then I ever did.

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

  • I plan to be here hopefully until I'm into my 40s, and to accomplish something like Scott has done.

    Alexander Rossi on building an IndyCar legacy, Mobil1TheGrid.com, December 10th 2018

  • Sometimes you're the windshield, and sometimes you're the bug. And sometimes you have an air gun failure.

    Simon Pagenaud on equipment issues, St Petersburg, March 11th 2018

  • I really wish I'd gone to college and got a proper job!

    Katherine Legge on the stress of last chance qualifying, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 19th 2024

  • Most importantly, for the Indy 500 we'll probably be all okay, and that's cause to be happy.

    Mikhail Aleshin on Honda's prospects for the 2017 season, Motorsport.com, February 2nd 2017

  • At 220mph friendship, risk and victory become extremely volatile.

    Dan Wheldon

  • Wild thought. This 18th Indy 500 means I've been in IndyCar for exactly half of my life. 👀😅

    Marco Andretti on getting older, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 18th 2023, via Twitter

  • The day started when I walked into Gasoline Alley and saw the grandstands. It was my first time here on race day and it was quite unbelievable.

    Alex Tagliani on the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

  • There's fathers out there. There's husbands. There's brothers, sisters. It's something that absolutely we think about. We hope for the best with it.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on the dangers of racing an IndyCar, Pocono, August 23rd 2015

  • As a past driver, I'd answer the phone if Roger or Chip called...

    Sarah Fisher on keeping Josef Newgarden in her team, Racer.com, August 3rd 2015

  • NASCAR has nothing on us. Look at the crowd at Indy – that's three Daytona 500s all in one place.

    Graham Rahal on the Indianapolis 500, Racer.com, June 4th 2016

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

    Juan Pablo Montoya, lap 42 at St Pete's, March 30th 2014

  • My Father said if you are going to win one race, make sure it is the Indianapolis 500

    Eddie Cheever after winning the Indy 500

  • If he wins this race with what he has to work with, they ought to name this place after him.

    John Barnes on Sam Hornish Jr, indy 2003

  • Back at the big house next weekend, kids.

    Alexander Rossi on the Harvest GP, Twitter.com, 24th September 2020

  • We'll see how it unfolds, and we're going to have to give each other respect and the space on the track.

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, June 2007

  • It's a great feeling. I wouldn't trade it for anything else.

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • I'm the happiest guy on earth right now!

    Rinus VeeKay on finishing 5th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

  • You've only seen me smile here.

    Romain Grosjean on being in IndyCar, after the GMR Grand Prix, IMS, May 15th 2021

  • F1 is for sissies, this is proper racing, you can quote me on that!

    Dan Wheldon

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • Back then there were 50-75 cars just trying to make the field. And they were the best drivers in the world. I remember thinking; I can’t believe this. I can't believe I got a spot.

    A.J. Foyt on qualifying for his first Indianapolis 500 mile race

  • I'm a little rough around the edges like him and I say what I feel, there's no B.S. and that's one of the things I've always admired about him.

    Paul Tracy on AJ Foyt, May 2009

  • I'm 38. I'm a legit 38. I don't know how old you are, but I'm legit 38. March 3 1981.

    Ed Carpenter to Tony Kanaan on the suggestion that he was over 40, Gateway, August 24th 2019

  • I'm tired of being nice about it. The fact is, grip created by aerodynamic downforce is our enemy... At the moment, the downforce is so great that it masks the handling and hurts the racing

    Rick Mears on what's wrong with IndyCar, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • That's a cool shot of the glowing brake disc!

    Colton Herta watching a replay of his pass on Rossi, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 3rd October 2020

  • I'm throwing this one out to Dan. This is his hometown, this is his car.

    James Hinchcliffe after his first career victory, St. Petersburg, March 24th 2013

  • The Indy 500 was the defining stage of my career.

    Mario Andretti

  • Let's wait and watch.

    Tom Carnegie

  • You don't get too many times like that at the Indy 500 where you're out there and you have a chance to win the race right in front of everybody on the last lap.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • With photos, sometimes people get old. Not me, but some people do.

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • Last season, we lost the championship in the last corner of the last lap of the last race to some other guy.

    Chip Ganassi, Daytona 2008

  • Speed on ovals is insane. Currently re-calibrating my eyes.

    Jimmie Johnson on his first oval test at Texas Motor Speedway, via Twitter, August 30th 2020

  • Good morning from the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    Tom Carnegie

  • I am stupid.

    Zach Veach on Zach Veach after an off track excursion, IMS, July 4th 2020

  • Since last fall I've been wondering what in the hell it's going to feel like, and now I know.

    Danica Patrick on driving an IndyCar after 7 years away, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 1st 2018

  • Rick Mears is a great race car driver. Hopefully I have plenty of years to try to earn his respect again.

    Tony Kanaan, Detroit 2007

  • I didn't leave. I was terminated.

    Sebastien Bourdais on the flip side of the Coyne, NBCSports.com, November 22nd 2019

  • I just kept focused, focused, focused, all day long, getting every corner perfect.

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Milka, if you're gonna go that slow you gotta drive your mirrors, hon'!

    Ryan Hunter-Reay to Milka Duno after Watkins Glen qualifying, July 2010

  • He said its the best team out there. If its the best team, he shouldn't have a problem.

    Chip Ganassi on whether he'd allow Jaun Pablo Montoya to test for Penske, Houston, October 2013

Driver Statistics

These statistics are calculated from data compiled by IndyCarFanZone since the first race of the 2010 IndyCar season.

Currently Active Drivers
Driver Total
Events
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Scott Dixon 228 0 35.5 105 $250000 $332520 $390000
Alex Palou 64 0 34.3 85 $290000 $321328 $335000
Will Power 228 0 33.3 108 $250000 $331491 $390000
Josef Newgarden 194 0 31.3 111 $250000 $315000 $335000
Patricio O'Ward 72 0 30.2 91 $275000 $315417 $330000
Alexander Rossi 131 0 28.9 124 $250000 $315344 $335000
Colton Herta 82 0 27.4 104 $275000 $314085 $325000
Helio Castroneves 180 0 27.1 118 $250000 $323972 $385000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 200 0 27.0 126 $250000 $317500 $355000
Scott McLaughlin 56 0 25.9 71 $300000 $317054 $330000
Marcus Ericsson 81 0 25.6 109 $270000 $314630 $325000
Graham Rahal 224 0 24.3 107 $250000 $311741 $340000
Marco Andretti 180 0 23.0 103 $250000 $309958 $335000
Felix Rosenqvist 80 0 22.8 69 $270000 $312125 $320000
Ed Carpenter 105 0 22.1 92 $250000 $298286 $340000
Rinus VeeKay 63 5 21.2 60 $290000 $308254 $330000
Takuma Sato 211 0 21.0 137 $230000 $299573 $325000
Christian Lundgaard 40 0 21.0 54 $295000 $307000 $315000
Santino Ferrucci 61 0 20.0 65 $280000 $303852 $315000
Romain Grosjean 52 0 19.3 48 $300000 $311356 $320500
Marcus Armstrong 17 5 18.6 31 $295000 $302059 $310000
Conor Daly 104 0 18.2 69 $250000 $301635 $320000
Kyle Kirkwood 40 0 16.3 54 $295000 $308250 $320000
Kyffin Simpson 6 11 15.0 18 $310000 $310000 $310000
Linus Lundqvist 10 5 14.3 36 $300000 $306500 $310000
Callum Ilott 39 0 14.1 37 $295000 $304359 $310000
Pietro Fittipaldi 15 0 13.1 28 $280000 $293000 $305000
Katherine Legge 14 0 11.3 22 $260000 $272143 $305000
Agustin Canapino 23 0 10.9 19 $300000 $303043 $305000
Sting Ray Robb 23 0 8.5 18 $295000 $298478 $300000
Tom Blomqvist 9 5 8.1 15 $295000 $297222 $300000
Christian Rasmussen 6 5 8.0 11 $295000 $295000 $295000
Kyle Larson 1 $315000 $315000 $315000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Juan Pablo Montoya 57 0 32.1 102 $250000 $319649 $350000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Simon Pagenaud 183 0 30.1 112 $250000 $316585 $335000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Tony Kanaan 176 0 25.1 101 $250000 $317955 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 155 0 24.5 95 $250000 $308065 $330000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Sebastien Bourdais 150 0 23.3 76 $250000 $303467 $325000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Charlie Kimball 151 0 21.1 78 $250000 $296060 $325000
Oliver Askew 12 5 20.9 64 $290000 $296667 $305000
J.R. Hildebrand 77 0 20.4 76 $240000 $294156 $320000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Ed Jones 62 0 19.1 93 $250000 $302661 $315000
Christian Lundgaard 1 19 19.0 19 $290000 $290000 $290000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Jack Harvey 82 0 17.6 52 $250000 $300183 $315000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
David Malukas 34 0 16.8 42 $295000 $304706 $310000
Max Chilton 83 0 16.7 86 $250000 $300361 $315000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Simona De Silvestro 75 0 15.6 60 $230000 $279020 $320000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Sage Karam 30 0 15.6 57 $250000 $293667 $300000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Theo Pourchaire 3 8 12.7 19 $305000 $308333 $310000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Jimmie Johnson 28 0 11.5 50 $290000 $299643 $315000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Devlin DeFrancesco 34 0 11.3 28 $290000 $301765 $310000
RC Enerson 7 0 11.1 22 $285000 $294286 $300000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Colin Braun 2 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Nolan Siegel 1 10 10.0 10 $305000 $305000 $305000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Stefan Wilson 10 0 9.9 31 $250000 $286000 $300000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Dalton Kellett 37 0 9.4 20 $290000 $297297 $305000
Juri Vips 2 6 9.0 12 $295000 $295000 $295000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Cody Ware 3 5 8.7 11 $290000 $291667 $295000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 8.3 16 $290000 $290714 $295000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Benjamin Pedersen 17 0 7.6 15 $295000 $300882 $305000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Luca Ghiotto 2 5 7.0 9 $295000 $295000 $295000
Kevin Magnussen 1 7 7.0 7 $300000 $300000 $300000
RC Enerson 1 0 0.0 0 $300000 $300000 $300000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000