• And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

  • That was for the team.

    Tony Kanaan, Fontana 2005

  • Gentlemen... restart your engines!

    Tom Carnegie, Indy 2004

  • 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

  • Time to go to the back row party!

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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 can't believe it. I cannot believe it. What a year for this Target team. It was so much fun to be a part of.

    Dario Franchitti, Homestead 2009

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • I was just hanging back there waiting for someone to make a mistake and it turned out to be me!

    Colton Herta on the final restart, Road America, June 12th 2022

  • It's great that it's one minute after six!

    Marty Roth, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • If I have to race until I am 86 years old, I am going to race until I win another Indianapolis 500.

    Dan Wheldon after finishing 2nd in the 2010 Indianapolis 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

  • I've never been so happy to be in last place.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • Heeeeere's something that's amazing... i-dent-ical laps.

    Tom Carnegie

  • We are trying to fix them but when you start behind the eight ball like last year you are playing catch-up and you will continue to play catch-up until we get rid of these stupid kits!

    Michael Andretti on aerokits, Autosport.com, 15th April 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

  • 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

  • I was going good but then I slipped in my own drool.

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

  • 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

  • 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

  • I think Danica's pretty aggressive in our cars. I mean, you know especially if you catch her at the right time of the month, she might be trading plenty of paint out there!

    Ed Carpenter, July 2006

  • 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

  • The only reason I'm wearin' it is so I didn't leave it in no hotel nowhere!

    A.J. Foyt on his Indy 500 winner's ring, Detroit, June 3rd 2016

  • 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

  • It's just crazy. If I never won another pole, I wouldn't care. Almost.

    James Hinchcliffe on winning the pole for the 100th Indy 500, May 22nd 2016

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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 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

  • You've only seen me smile here.

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Some of the drivers who don't want to do the Indy 500, they just have small balls. I think that's the only explanation.

    Mikhail Aleshin on drivers who are too scared to run the Indy 500, May 16th 2017

  • Whether you're a fan in turn 1 or turn 4, it doesn't matter what position you have. We all make the Indianapolis 500 what it is.

    Josef Newgarden on The Indy 500, June 2023, via Twitter

  • If they want to be on the front page of USA Today, they can be my guest. If I ever want attention, I'm just going to get out of the car and beat the hell out of somebody.

    Tony Kanaan on Dan and Danica, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • I was going through there as hard as I could. It was for everything. It was for all the marbles.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • You know, if you're going to have an example of how not to go about things, this is 100 percent how you would do it.

    Scott Dixon on Alex Palou's contract dispute, Toronto, July 15th 2022

  • "Many people always ask me why I sign off 'Until we meet again.' Because goodbye is so final. Goodbye, Dan Wheldon."

    Marty Reid, Las Vegas, October 16th 2011

  • I wasn't thinking, 'That's Eddie [Cheever] and he's in an Infiniti and so I need to beat him.' I was thinking, 'That's Eddie, and I want to kick his ass!'

    Robbie Buhl, after winning at WDW in 2000

  • 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

  • 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

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

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

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • It's a Top-10 but after finishing here fifth last year nothing less than that would really be satisfying because you always want more.

    Ed Carpenter after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • 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

  • We're all back to square zero!

    James Hinchcliffe on the start of a new season, Trackside, March 18th 2014

  • I keep getting asked by Europeans, drivers also, if racing around IMS was boring an' easy. I just want to shake my head and walk away.

    Connor Daly, June 6th 2013, via Twitter

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
Theo Pourchaire 5 8 14.5 20 $305000 $309000 $310000
Kyffin Simpson 8 6 12.7 18 $305000 $309375 $310000
Luca Ghiotto 3 5 7.0 9 $295000 $295000 $295000
Linus Lundqvist 12 5 12.7 36 $300000 $306250 $310000
Rinus VeeKay 65 5 21.2 60 $290000 $308308 $330000
Marcus Armstrong 19 5 18.8 35 $295000 $303158 $315000
Christian Rasmussen 8 5 9.3 19 $295000 $295000 $295000
Patricio O'Ward 74 0 30.4 91 $275000 $315676 $330000
Agustin Canapino 25 0 11.0 19 $300000 $303200 $305000
Josef Newgarden 196 0 31.3 111 $250000 $315153 $335000
Marcus Ericsson 83 0 25.5 109 $270000 $314759 $325000
Scott McLaughlin 58 0 25.9 71 $300000 $317414 $330000
Romain Grosjean 54 0 18.9 48 $300000 $311306 $320500
Sting Ray Robb 25 0 8.8 18 $295000 $298400 $300000
Graham Rahal 226 0 24.3 107 $250000 $311726 $340000
Pietro Fittipaldi 17 0 12.8 28 $280000 $293235 $305000
Felix Rosenqvist 82 0 22.6 69 $270000 $312317 $320000
Alexander Rossi 133 0 29.0 124 $250000 $315414 $335000
Jack Harvey 84 0 17.5 52 $250000 $300298 $315000
Kyle Kirkwood 42 0 17.1 54 $295000 $308810 $320000
Santino Ferrucci 63 0 20.2 65 $280000 $304127 $315000
Christian Lundgaard 42 0 20.9 54 $295000 $307381 $315000
Alex Palou 66 0 33.9 85 $290000 $321591 $335000
Will Power 230 0 33.2 108 $250000 $331435 $390000
Helio Castroneves 182 0 26.9 118 $250000 $323791 $385000
Colton Herta 84 0 27.0 104 $275000 $314226 $325000
Scott Dixon 230 0 35.5 105 $250000 $332476 $390000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Kyle Larson 1 21 21.0 21 $315000 $315000 $315000
Christian Lundgaard 1 19 19.0 19 $290000 $290000 $290000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Colin Braun 2 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Nolan Siegel 1 10 10.0 10 $305000 $305000 $305000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
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
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Tristan Vautier 28 9 17.0 45 $260000 $288750 $320000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Kevin Magnussen 1 7 7.0 7 $300000 $300000 $300000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Juri Vips 2 6 9.0 12 $295000 $295000 $295000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 8.3 16 $290000 $290714 $295000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Tom Blomqvist 9 5 7.8 15 $295000 $297222 $300000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Oliver Askew 12 5 20.9 64 $290000 $296667 $305000
Cody Ware 3 5 8.7 11 $290000 $291667 $295000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
RC Enerson 7 0 11.1 22 $285000 $294286 $300000
Dalton Kellett 37 0 9.4 20 $290000 $297297 $305000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 200 0 26.9 126 $250000 $317500 $355000
Takuma Sato 212 0 20.8 137 $230000 $299646 $325000
J.R. Hildebrand 77 0 20.4 76 $240000 $294156 $320000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Ed Jones 62 0 19.1 93 $250000 $302661 $315000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Callum Ilott 39 0 14.3 37 $295000 $304359 $310000
Benjamin Pedersen 17 0 7.6 15 $295000 $300882 $305000
Marco Andretti 180 0 22.9 103 $250000 $309958 $335000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Conor Daly 104 0 18.2 69 $250000 $301635 $320000
Juan Pablo Montoya 57 0 32.1 102 $250000 $319649 $350000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Simona De Silvestro 75 0 15.6 60 $230000 $279020 $320000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Katherine Legge 14 0 10.9 22 $260000 $272143 $305000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
Jimmie Johnson 28 0 11.5 50 $290000 $299643 $315000
Devlin DeFrancesco 34 0 11.3 28 $290000 $301765 $310000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Tony Kanaan 176 0 25.1 101 $250000 $317955 $360000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
RC Enerson 1 0 0.0 0 $300000 $300000 $300000
Charlie Kimball 151 0 21.1 78 $250000 $296060 $325000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Ed Carpenter 105 0 22.0 92 $250000 $298286 $340000
Sebastien Bourdais 150 0 23.3 76 $250000 $303467 $325000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Max Chilton 83 0 16.7 86 $250000 $300361 $315000
David Malukas 34 0 16.8 42 $295000 $304706 $310000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
Simon Pagenaud 183 0 30.1 112 $250000 $316585 $335000
Sage Karam 30 0 15.6 57 $250000 $293667 $300000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
James Hinchcliffe 155 0 24.5 95 $250000 $308065 $330000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
Stefan Wilson 10 0 9.9 31 $250000 $286000 $300000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000