• 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

  • 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

  • The things that play on your mind the most are the ones that just got away.

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • It felt way better than I ever thought it was going to feel!

    Ed Carpenter on finally winning his first race, Kansas, October 2011

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

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

  • 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

  • I was a craft beer and a wallet chain away from being a hipster!

    James Hinchcliffe on beard growth, Tim and Sid's Plays of the Week, September 14th 2015

  • Back at the big house next weekend, kids.

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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

  • 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

  • Helio lives for this. This is his passion. He loves Indy.

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • Well, the elephant in the room is the aero kits.

    Marco Andretti on why the Honda teams were struggling, Barber, April 27th 2015

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

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Do you think I give a flying f*** what Buddy Rice thinks?

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • Having a pulse should make you want to attend the 500.

    James Hinchcliffe on what should make you want to attend the 500, via Twitter, April 2012

  • Why do you think there are so many skid marks? It's not because it's a lovely corner.

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

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

    Mario Andretti

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

  • 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

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

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

  • It was a tough day – really disappointing... I guess it was a good day in reality.

    Josef Newgarden on finishing 7th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • I've got the Grandfathers Club with Helio and Juan, right?!

    Roger Penske on his older two drivers, motorsport.com, March 22nd 2016

  • If we're racing on Superspeedways with catch fencing, I fear we're just playing the odds until we have something protecting our heads. It’s a scary thing to say.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on canopies, Racer Magazine, 15 September 2014

  • We're all back to square zero!

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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

    Graham Rahal on finishing 5th at Toronto, via Twitter, July 2010

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

    Dan Wheldon

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 McLaughlin 33 0 24.9 64 $300000 $314091 $330000
Romain Grosjean 29 0 20.7 48 $300000 $311397 $320500
Callum Ilott 19 0 12.5 37 $295000 $299474 $305000
Kyle Kirkwood 17 0 10.8 26 $295000 $299118 $305000
Christian Lundgaard 17 0 19.0 40 $295000 $302059 $315000
David Malukas 17 0 17.9 41 $295000 $301471 $310000
Dalton Kellett 37 0 9.4 20 $290000 $297297 $305000
Jimmie Johnson 28 0 11.5 50 $290000 $299643 $315000
Devlin DeFrancesco 17 0 12.1 28 $290000 $296471 $300000
Alex Palou 41 0 31.9 85 $290000 $317439 $330000
Rinus VeeKay 40 5 23.7 60 $290000 $307500 $330000
Patricio O'Ward 49 0 31.5 91 $275000 $312755 $330000
Colton Herta 59 0 28.9 104 $275000 $312119 $325000
Marcus Ericsson 58 0 26.2 109 $270000 $311379 $325000
Felix Rosenqvist 57 0 23.4 69 $270000 $310702 $320000
Josef Newgarden 171 0 32.0 111 $250000 $313743 $335000
Conor Daly 93 0 18.8 69 $250000 $300753 $320000
Graham Rahal 201 0 25.2 107 $250000 $312114 $340000
Alexander Rossi 108 0 30.3 124 $250000 $314537 $335000
Jack Harvey 63 0 19.4 52 $250000 $298968 $315000
Will Power 205 0 34.0 108 $250000 $332537 $390000
Helio Castroneves 162 0 28.7 118 $250000 $325494 $385000
Simon Pagenaud 173 0 31.3 112 $250000 $316965 $335000
Scott Dixon 205 0 35.7 105 $250000 $333363 $390000
Takuma Sato 205 0 21.1 137 $230000 $299220 $325000
Simona De Silvestro 75 0 15.6 60 $230000 $279020 $320000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
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
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Christian Lundgaard 1 19 19.0 19 $290000 $290000 $290000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 8.3 16 $290000 $290714 $295000
Oliver Askew 12 5 20.9 64 $290000 $296667 $305000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Cody Ware 3 5 8.7 11 $290000 $291667 $295000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
RC Enerson 5 5 14.6 22 $285000 $292000 $300000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Pietro Fittipaldi 9 0 13.9 28 $280000 $291667 $305000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Santino Ferrucci 38 0 23.7 65 $280000 $301842 $315000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Katherine Legge 11 8 12.9 22 $260000 $263636 $270000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 188 0 28.0 126 $250000 $318032 $355000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Marco Andretti 177 0 23.2 103 $250000 $310014 $335000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
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
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Juan Pablo Montoya 57 0 32.1 102 $250000 $319649 $350000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Tony Kanaan 174 0 25.3 101 $250000 $318075 $360000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Charlie Kimball 151 0 21.1 78 $250000 $296060 $325000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Ed Carpenter 99 0 22.8 92 $250000 $297677 $340000
Sebastien Bourdais 150 0 23.3 76 $250000 $303467 $325000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Max Chilton 83 0 16.7 86 $250000 $300361 $315000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
James Hinchcliffe 155 0 24.5 95 $250000 $308065 $330000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Stefan Wilson 9 0 11.3 31 $250000 $284444 $300000
Sage Karam 30 0 15.6 57 $250000 $293667 $300000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
J.R. Hildebrand 77 0 20.4 76 $240000 $294156 $320000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000