• 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

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

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

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • 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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • Will he get through? Where is he? Where is he? There he is!

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

  • I mean this guy can't even keep his lies straight. He's told so many in the last week, he's not sure what the truth is.

    Robin Miller on Kevin Kalkoven, February 2008

  • 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

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

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

  • 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

  • The Indy 500 is the biggest race in the world. I don't think it's even debatable. It is.

    Dan Wheldon

  • I don't know him at all. Is he in his own little world?

    Kevin Lee on Jacques Villeneuve, Trackside, August 2012

  • I know a lot of people say that Iowa is in the middle of nowhere, but you know what, we get such a great crowd and they're so enthusiastic. As a driver you could put me in paradise, but if there's nobody in the grandstands then it's not good racing.

    Dan Wheldon on Iowa Speedway, June 2009

  • 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

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

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

  • The track is narrower than I thought! You watch the television and you see three cars alongside on the main straight - now I am in the car on the main straight and it's hard to imagine how you can fit three cars there at speed.

    Fernando Alonso after his first test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • That was the hairiest day I've ever had.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

  • 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'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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • Someone asked me if I win the Indy 500 if I'd still retire? I'd still retire. What better way to go out?

    Danica Patrick on her final race, racing.ap.org, March 7th 2018

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

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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • I think the IRL has been poised for a long time to be discovered by a lot of people.

    Chip Ganassi

  • This is and always will be the greatest spectacle in racing. This is the Indianapolis 500.

    Leigh Diffey, as the green flag waved at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 29th 2022

  • 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

  • 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 think Briscoe and I had a pretty good race going on, but we got what we got.

    Scott Dixon on losing the race and the championship, Homestead 2009

  • 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

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

  • 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

  • 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

  • The toughest people out there passing me are my teammates, and I don't get that. I think three of the four of us get what the camaraderie of Andretti Green Racing is.

    Marco Andretti on an unidentified teammate after Milwaukee 2009

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Marco Andretti, July 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

  • It's always sad to be out of a race but I'm happy that I walked away; it was a nasty, nasty crash.

    Tony Kanaan at the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • I never would've had my opportunity to race at Indy if it weren't for Tony George and the IRL.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • If he thinks I'm not going to remember that, HE'S CRAZY!

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, Milwaukee 2007

  • It's the biggest race in the world. It's not supposed to be easy.

    Marcus Ericsson on The Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 2023

  • 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

  • There is nothing like winning the Indianapolis 500 and fortunately I was able to do so.

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • Less than a mile an hour and I'm on pole. It's tough. It's IndyCar. It's why we love it.

    Scott McLaughlan on qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 22nd 2023, via Speed Street

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 222 0 33.3 108 $250000 $331667 $390000
Scott Dixon 222 0 35.5 105 $250000 $332655 $390000
Graham Rahal 218 0 24.5 107 $250000 $311812 $340000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 199 0 27.0 126 $250000 $317538 $355000
Josef Newgarden 188 0 31.6 111 $250000 $314574 $335000
Helio Castroneves 179 0 27.1 118 $250000 $324022 $385000
Alexander Rossi 125 0 29.2 124 $250000 $315120 $335000
Colton Herta 76 0 27.1 104 $275000 $313553 $325000
Marcus Ericsson 75 0 26.1 109 $270000 $314133 $325000
Felix Rosenqvist 74 0 22.5 69 $270000 $311689 $320000
Patricio O'Ward 66 0 30.7 91 $275000 $314773 $330000
Alex Palou 58 0 34.0 85 $290000 $320603 $335000
Rinus VeeKay 57 5 21.7 60 $290000 $308070 $330000
Santino Ferrucci 55 0 20.3 65 $280000 $303273 $315000
Scott McLaughlin 50 0 26.2 71 $300000 $316100 $330000
Romain Grosjean 46 0 19.5 48 $300000 $311533 $320500
Callum Ilott 36 0 14.0 37 $295000 $303889 $310000
Devlin DeFrancesco 34 0 11.3 28 $290000 $301765 $310000
Kyle Kirkwood 34 0 15.7 54 $295000 $306176 $320000
Christian Lundgaard 34 0 21.0 54 $295000 $306176 $315000
David Malukas 34 0 16.8 42 $295000 $304706 $310000
Agustin Canapino 17 0 10.6 19 $300000 $303235 $305000
Benjamin Pedersen 17 0 7.6 15 $295000 $300882 $305000
Sting Ray Robb 17 0 8.6 18 $295000 $299706 $300000
Marcus Armstrong 11 6 18.5 26 $295000 $303636 $310000
Tom Blomqvist 3 5 5.3 6 $295000 $296667 $300000
Juri Vips 2 6 9.0 12 $295000 $295000 $295000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Takuma Sato 210 0 21.0 137 $230000 $299500 $325000
Simon Pagenaud 183 0 30.1 112 $250000 $316585 $335000
Marco Andretti 179 0 23.0 103 $250000 $309958 $335000
Tony Kanaan 176 0 25.1 101 $250000 $317955 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 155 0 24.5 95 $250000 $308065 $330000
Charlie Kimball 151 0 21.1 78 $250000 $296060 $325000
Sebastien Bourdais 150 0 23.3 76 $250000 $303467 $325000
Ed Carpenter 104 0 22.1 92 $250000 $298173 $340000
Conor Daly 103 0 18.2 69 $250000 $301602 $320000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Max Chilton 83 0 16.7 86 $250000 $300361 $315000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
J.R. Hildebrand 77 0 20.4 76 $240000 $294156 $320000
Jack Harvey 77 0 17.9 52 $250000 $299870 $315000
Simona De Silvestro 75 0 15.6 60 $230000 $279020 $320000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Ed Jones 62 0 19.1 93 $250000 $302661 $315000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Juan Pablo Montoya 57 0 32.1 102 $250000 $319649 $350000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Dalton Kellett 37 0 9.4 20 $290000 $297297 $305000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Sage Karam 30 0 15.6 57 $250000 $293667 $300000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Jimmie Johnson 28 0 11.5 50 $290000 $299643 $315000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Katherine Legge 13 0 11.3 22 $260000 $269615 $305000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Oliver Askew 12 5 20.9 64 $290000 $296667 $305000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Stefan Wilson 10 0 9.9 31 $250000 $286000 $300000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Pietro Fittipaldi 9 0 13.9 28 $280000 $291667 $305000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
RC Enerson 7 0 11.1 22 $285000 $294286 $300000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 8.3 16 $290000 $290714 $295000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
Linus Lundqvist 4 5 11.5 18 $300000 $301250 $305000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Cody Ware 3 5 8.7 11 $290000 $291667 $295000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Christian Lundgaard 1 19 19.0 19 $290000 $290000 $290000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
RC Enerson 1 0 0.0 0 $300000 $300000 $300000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Kevin Magnussen 1 7 7.0 7 $300000 $300000 $300000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000