• The walls are white, the track is grey, the grass is green, and the sky is blue... your job is to keep them all where they belong.

    Johnny Rutherford's advice to Indy 500 rookies

  • From now on, Scheckter, when used as a verb, means, "To steal one's wireless internet access."

    Tony Kanaan's blog, May 2007

  • Brad Pitt got a super license before me. Tough.

    Colton Herta on Brad Pitt joining the F1 grid to film a movie, Twitter, May 4th 2023

  • I can't believe I'm here. It's so cool!

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

    Curt Cavin with a new twist on an old saying, GP of Baltimore 2013

  • Everyone remembers the pole winner for two weeks. Everyone remembers the race winner for life.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • I promise you this: it isn't the last you've seen of me at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. My last time there will not be a day when I'm walking out with my tail between my legs.

    Paul Tracy, Indy Bump Day 2010

  • I'd have finished my career very disappointed had I not won the Indy 500. It's an amazing feeling and an amazing event.

    Will Power on winning the 102nd Indy 500, racer.com, August 7th 2018

  • Everyone wants to pick a fight with me. Whatever.

    Sage Karam on everyone wanting to pick a fight with him, IndyStar.com, August 3rd 2015

  • The minute he got in front of me, he slowed down half-a-second a lap because he knows I'm fighting him for the championship and he was out of the race. It's probably the most unsportsmanlike thing I've ever seen on the racetrack, apart from shunting someone into a wall.

    Wade Cunningham on Sebastien Saavedra, Iowa 2009

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

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • The Indy 500 is one of the greatest events in the sport. Drivers all over the world know this. I belong there. Because I'm a racer.

    Fernando Alonso on The Indy 500, The Players Tribune, May 18th 2017

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

  • She's just feeling the pressure of not winning races.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • It was talent and skill, that's how I did it. A masterful display of driving ability!

    James Hinchcliffe on getting through the gap that took him from 17th to 6th at Mid Ohio, August 2014

  • I wish I could get my deadbeat family to participate.

    Kurt St. Angelo on the IndyCarFanZone fantasy league, Twitter, September 14th 2022

  • She probably does not know what that is, so I can say I'm going to Las Vegas to play poker and she'll think it's something like that!

    Fernando Alonso on what his mother would think about the Indy 500, motor.as.com, April 20th 2016

  • There comes a time in a race where money doesn't matter, living doesn't matter. Winning is the only thing that matters, and so when you go into those corners, it's winning that tells all.

    Al Unser Jr.

  • This track, believe it or not, has done worse to me in the past, and we came back swinging.

    James Hinchcliffe on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Bump Day, May 19th 2018

  • Do you still remember how to celebrate these things?!

    Tim Cindric on the radio to Will Power, Detroit, 5th June 2016

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • I came in not knowing what to expect. I basically fell in love with IndyCar.

    Romain Grosjean on his rookie season, Laguna Seca, September 19th 2021

  • 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

  • Off to heat yoga with @PitFitTraining. Gonna be sweating like a rapist.

    Tomas Scheckter showing his class on Twitter, April 6th 2011

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • You don't gotta win by five seconds - you just gotta win.

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • Maybe he should start thinking about driving and stop thinking about dancing because that was a stupid move.

    Tomas Scheckter on Helio Castroneves, Detroit 2007

  • The worst thing about crashing A.J.'s car twice in two days is you still have to go to dinner with him. And he makes you buy, and then he eats your bowl of ice cream, too.

    Billy Boat

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

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

  • If you're an open-wheel racer and not at Indy in May, you're not really a race car driver. You just think you are.

    Eddie Cheever

  • He's grounded.

    Bryan Herta to Marco Andretti on Colton Herta knocking Marco out of P1 in final practice, Long Beach, April 14th 2019

  • ...one of the things that has always been wrong with that theory that NASCAR is the enemy... and they are... is because the people at NASCAR need to protect NASCAR.

    Curt Cavin on Trackside, May 13th 2010

  • It's amazing how different an Indycar is from anything else on a racetrack.

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • 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 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

  • We won a 500-mile race - not the right one, but we won a 500-miler...

    Will Power on the 2016 season, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Winning is always a great feeling, but winning at your home track, a place that you grew up at and a place that helped you fall in love with the sport of IndyCar racing... this is priceless.

    Graham Rahal on winning at Mid-Ohio, Instagram, August 3rd 2015

  • You've only seen me smile here.

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

  • If you run around in the back with the squirrels, you're bound to get your nuts cracked.

    PJ Chesson

  • Hope you're all snug in your beds, while Indycars dance in your head...

    Simon Pagenaud on insomnia, Twitter, 4:31 AM, July 23rd 2019

  • I love this championship and everything it represents. I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to be here. I wouldn't want to have it any other way.

    Alexander Rossi on IndyCar, The Indy Star, September 14th 2018

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

    Fernando Alonso after crashing in practice, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2019

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

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

  • Having raced all over the planet, I would say that IndyCar is the toughest beast yet to master for me.

    Felix Rosenqvist, Motorsports.com, September 17th 2019

  • Broke a glass at a restaurant. Apologize to the waiter, he looks at me, says "Accidents happen. YOU know what I mean!"

    James Hinchcliffe via Twitter, December 17th 2015

  • It was a very good test in terms of outright speed, but I did destroy a car the first day.

    Dan Wheldon, Homestead test 2007

  • I told him I'd follow him anywhere he went, as long as it was on the racetrack.

    Sam Hornish Jr on Tomas Scheckter, Texas 2005

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
Alexander Rossi 136 0 28.9 124 $250000 $315515 $335000
Josef Newgarden 199 0 31.1 111 $250000 $315377 $335000
Marcus Ericsson 86 0 25.5 109 $270000 $314826 $325000
Will Power 233 0 33.2 108 $250000 $331395 $390000
Graham Rahal 229 0 24.1 107 $250000 $311703 $340000
Scott Dixon 233 0 35.3 105 $250000 $332444 $390000
Colton Herta 87 0 27.2 104 $275000 $314425 $325000
Ed Carpenter 106 0 22.0 92 $250000 $298396 $340000
Patricio O'Ward 77 0 30.5 91 $275000 $316039 $330000
Alex Palou 69 0 34.4 85 $290000 $321957 $335000
Scott McLaughlin 61 0 26.0 71 $300000 $317787 $330000
Felix Rosenqvist 85 0 22.4 69 $270000 $312588 $320000
Santino Ferrucci 66 0 20.2 65 $280000 $304394 $315000
Rinus VeeKay 68 5 20.6 60 $290000 $308382 $330000
Kyle Kirkwood 45 0 17.9 54 $295000 $309556 $320000
Christian Lundgaard 45 0 20.8 54 $295000 $307889 $315000
Jack Harvey 87 0 17.2 52 $250000 $300460 $315000
Romain Grosjean 57 0 19.0 48 $300000 $311412 $320500
David Malukas 37 0 16.7 42 $295000 $305135 $310000
Linus Lundqvist 15 5 13.4 36 $300000 $306000 $310000
Marcus Armstrong 22 5 17.3 35 $295000 $304773 $315000
Pietro Fittipaldi 20 0 12.7 28 $280000 $293500 $305000
Katherine Legge 15 0 10.9 22 $260000 $273667 $305000
Agustin Canapino 28 0 10.8 19 $300000 $303393 $305000
Sting Ray Robb 28 0 9.2 18 $295000 $298571 $300000
Nolan Siegel 4 10 12.7 18 $305000 $305000 $305000
Kyffin Simpson 11 5 10.8 18 $305000 $308182 $310000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Takuma Sato 212 0 20.8 137 $230000 $299646 $325000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 200 0 26.9 126 $250000 $317500 $355000
Helio Castroneves 182 0 26.8 118 $250000 $323791 $385000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Simon Pagenaud 183 0 30.1 112 $250000 $316585 $335000
Marco Andretti 180 0 22.9 103 $250000 $309958 $335000
Juan Pablo Montoya 57 0 32.1 102 $250000 $319649 $350000
Tony Kanaan 176 0 25.1 101 $250000 $317955 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 155 0 24.5 95 $250000 $308065 $330000
Ed Jones 62 0 19.1 93 $250000 $302661 $315000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Max Chilton 83 0 16.7 86 $250000 $300361 $315000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Charlie Kimball 151 0 21.1 78 $250000 $296060 $325000
J.R. Hildebrand 77 0 20.4 76 $240000 $294156 $320000
Sebastien Bourdais 150 0 23.3 76 $250000 $303467 $325000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Conor Daly 104 0 18.2 69 $250000 $301635 $320000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Oliver Askew 12 5 20.9 64 $290000 $296667 $305000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Simona De Silvestro 75 0 15.6 60 $230000 $279020 $320000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Sage Karam 30 0 15.6 57 $250000 $293667 $300000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Jimmie Johnson 28 0 11.5 50 $290000 $299643 $315000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Tristan Vautier 28 9 17.0 45 $260000 $288750 $320000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
Callum Ilott 39 0 14.3 37 $295000 $304359 $310000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Stefan Wilson 10 0 9.9 31 $250000 $286000 $300000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Devlin DeFrancesco 34 0 11.3 28 $290000 $301765 $310000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
RC Enerson 7 0 11.1 22 $285000 $294286 $300000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Christian Rasmussen 10 5 11.7 22 $295000 $295000 $295000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Kyle Larson 1 21 21.0 21 $315000 $315000 $315000
Dalton Kellett 37 0 9.4 20 $290000 $297297 $305000
Theo Pourchaire 5 8 15.0 20 $305000 $309000 $310000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Christian Lundgaard 1 19 19.0 19 $290000 $290000 $290000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Toby Sowery 1 17 17.0 17 $295000 $295000 $295000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 8.3 16 $290000 $290714 $295000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
Benjamin Pedersen 17 0 7.6 15 $295000 $300882 $305000
Tom Blomqvist 9 5 7.8 15 $295000 $297222 $300000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Juri Vips 2 6 9.0 12 $295000 $295000 $295000
Cody Ware 3 5 8.7 11 $290000 $291667 $295000
Colin Braun 2 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Luca Ghiotto 4 5 6.8 9 $295000 $295000 $295000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
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
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000