• Then again my favorite films of all time are Fast and the Furious 1 through 8 or however many of them there are.

    Conor Daly on underglow. Via Twitter, July 16th 2020

  • The Indianapolis 500 is about the fastest 33 Indy car drivers going for one prize. If they happen to come from America, that's great.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • Whoever has got the big balls is going to go fast!

    Helio Castroneves

  • I arrived in Turn 1 and I was convinced that I was doing flat out, but the foot was not flat - it had its own life, it was not connected to my brain at that moment.

    Fernando Alonso on Turn 1 commitment at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

  • We'd love to see Buddy Rice in a car and in the Indy 500, but as best we can tell, no driver has ever qualified for the Indy 500 from their couch.

    TrackSideOnline, May 2009

  • I think this is something that will really change the complexion of the sport for a long time to come, so this is big

    Jay Frye on the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • Let's wait and watch.

    Tom Carnegie

  • You know, bison do seem like some very American animals.

    Conor Daly on Bison, IndyCar.com March 23rd 2021

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • Brian Clauson's car got pretty beat up yesterday. It's black and blue all over

    Justin Wilson on Brian Clauson's patchwork DW12, bump day, Indy 2012

  • ...if everyone agrees on a spec kit, IndyCar needs to really use the chance to get something that looks good, doesn't have all this winglet crap stuck all over it, and doesn't create all this dirty air.

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

  • 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

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

  • It's a new... track... record!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • Racing IndyCars at Richmond is like flying fighter jets in a gymnasium.

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • It's like a reunion to come back here every May. I've never retired. I always say, "I'm not done yet."

    Parnelli Jones, Indy 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • This is just an excellent race and to be a part of the history, I'm really grateful for that.

    Roger Yasukawa, Indy 2007

  • We'll be fine. I'll take them to Six Flags tomorrow and we'll all be fine.

    Tony Kanaan on Marco & Danica, June 2009 at Texas Motor Speedway

  • The last time this flag was on the front row of the Indy500, I wasn’t born. Makes me proud.

    Rinus Veekay on the Dutch flag, Twitter.com, May 25th 2021

  • I kind of have half an idea of what it means to win this race now. I couldn't be happier.

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • Andy Granatelli for as much as he put into the sport, especially at Indianapolis. I had to deal with that big kiss. I can still smell the garlic.

    Mario Andretti on Andy Granatelli after the 1969 Indianapolis 500

  • No way. That's the best part about our cars, no power steering, high aero, get it done.

    Scott McLaughlin on adding power steering, via Twitter, April 26th 2021

  • What makes IndyCar racing so good is there's not much you can do on your car to differentiate it from the others. It's only dampers, third springs. There's the aero with the aero kits – and hopefully those are going away.

    Bobby Rahal on the benefits of a spec series, Racer.com, May 18th 2016

  • I can hardly believe it. Who would have thought it?!

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

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

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

  • I was frustrated since Motegi and wanted to prove a point. When you're in a competitive package, you can't let points slip. I can eat breakfast tomorrow morning now instead of stabbing my fork into the table.

    Dan Wheldon, Kansas 2007

  • Whatever you heard, somebody made it up. For the first two days, he talked nonsense because he had a concussion. It doesn't matter what he was saying. He doesn't even remember it.

    Tony Kanaan on the rumours of Dario Franchitti's retirement after Houston, 2013

  • When I saw he was slowing down, I have to say it was a relief. I thought, 'Now we can finally unleash the beast inside and go for the win.'

    Simon Pagenaud on Will Power's misfortune at Sonoma, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

  • James Hinchcliffe on bumping at Indy, May 19th 2018

  • This has been the best season of my career in motorsport and I've learned so much. We'll be coming back to win this thing next year.

    Will Power on losing to Dario Franchitti, Homestead, 2010

  • Now it's obvious we were too conservative, we should have just gone for it

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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.

  • She was acting like a spoiled brat. I don't respect that. I tried to step away. She kept grabbing on me like a dog that wanted to bite my ankles.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, June 2007

  • I lifted a little, but I didn't touch the brake.

    Will Power on the art of restarting, St Pete's, March 30th 2014

  • 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

  • My mom hasn't played much of a role in my racing career. In fact, I think she still wants me to join the Coast Guard. But I still love her.

    PJ Chesson on Mothers Day

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Any time I get to come to Indianapolis, any time I get to participate in the greatest spectacle in motor racing, it's a great day.

    Paul Diatlovitch, Indy Bump Day 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'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

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

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
Will Power 183 0 34.4 108 $250000 $333798 $390000
Scott Dixon 183 0 36.4 105 $250000 $334505 $390000
Helio Castroneves 141 0 31.0 118 $250000 $328014 $385000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 183 0 28.3 126 $250000 $318251 $355000
Graham Rahal 179 0 25.8 107 $250000 $312067 $340000
Josef Newgarden 149 0 31.9 111 $250000 $312416 $335000
Alexander Rossi 86 0 32.2 124 $250000 $315058 $335000
Simon Pagenaud 151 0 33.3 112 $250000 $317252 $335000
Patricio O'Ward 27 0 35.4 88 $275000 $305000 $330000
Alex Palou 19 0 34.6 85 $290000 $307632 $330000
James Hinchcliffe 150 0 24.9 95 $250000 $308000 $330000
Takuma Sato 183 0 21.9 137 $230000 $298224 $325000
Sebastien Bourdais 145 0 23.6 76 $250000 $303241 $325000
Colton Herta 37 0 31.4 104 $275000 $308649 $325000
Rinus VeeKay 18 8 32.7 60 $290000 $303056 $325000
Conor Daly 71 0 19.9 69 $250000 $297676 $320000
Marcus Ericsson 36 0 24.6 73 $270000 $305000 $320000
Felix Rosenqvist 35 0 24.4 63 $270000 $309143 $320000
Ed Jones 57 0 19.2 93 $250000 $302018 $315000
Scott McLaughlin 11 0 20.6 64 $300000 $309545 $315000
Romain Grosjean 7 14 25.2 44 $300000 $310000 $315000
Jack Harvey 41 0 21.4 52 $250000 $296220 $315000
Santino Ferrucci 34 0 25.3 65 $280000 $301176 $315000
Max Chilton 79 0 17.0 86 $250000 $300190 $315000
Jimmie Johnson 7 6 9.3 15 $290000 $297857 $310000
Dalton Kellett 15 0 11.6 20 $290000 $298000 $305000
Cody Ware 2 11 11.0 11 $290000 $292500 $295000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Tony Kanaan 171 0 25.1 101 $250000 $318187 $360000
Juan Pablo Montoya 54 0 33.1 102 $250000 $320556 $350000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Ed Carpenter 93 0 23.4 92 $250000 $296882 $340000
Marco Andretti 175 0 23.4 103 $250000 $310129 $335000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Charlie Kimball 150 0 21.2 78 $250000 $296033 $325000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
J.R. Hildebrand 74 0 20.6 76 $240000 $293851 $320000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Simona De Silvestro 71 0 16.1 60 $230000 $278542 $320000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Pietro Fittipaldi 9 0 13.9 28 $280000 $291667 $305000
Oliver Askew 9 5 23.8 64 $290000 $297222 $305000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
RC Enerson 1 0 0.0 0 $300000 $300000 $300000
Kevin Magnussen 1 7 7.0 7 $300000 $300000 $300000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Stefan Wilson 7 0 13.8 31 $250000 $280714 $300000
Sage Karam 28 0 16.3 57 $250000 $293214 $300000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
RC Enerson 4 11 17.0 22 $285000 $290000 $295000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Katherine Legge 11 8 12.9 22 $260000 $263636 $270000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000