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

    Chip Ganassi

  • 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

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

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

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

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

  • It looks so easy when you watch it on TV, but it's not.

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • You won't believe it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • P2 to P8 to P20 to who knows to P2. Confirmed… Portland IS weird.

    Alexander Rossi on another wild race at Portland, via Twitter, September 13th 2021

  • 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

  • Finishing in the Top-10 here was because of nutrition.

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • 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

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • 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

  • He's grounded.

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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • So it was a bad result but good day. Led laps, good restarts, passed people, worked with the car, but finished crap! movin on!!

    Danica Patrick after Iowa 2009, via Twitter

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 just can't wait to get back in the car. I wonder if I'm still any good.

    Will Power on the long off season, St Petersburg, March 21st 2013

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • If I ever pit with her again, I'm not racing for this team anymore - ever!

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007

  • Again, I was scared to death. I had zero grip, and I was lifting at the start/finish line going into one. It's embarrassing.

    Marco Andretti, Kansas 2007

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

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

  • The last I looked, I earned the label of Indy 500 champion; those lobbing unfounded accusations at me have not.

    Eddie Cheever Jr. after Watkins Glen 06

  • 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 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

  • 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

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

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

  • 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

  • When you go home and you're slow, there's nothing you can do. But when you go home under these conditions it's kind of tough.

    Alex Tagliani, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

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

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

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
Takuma Sato 198 0 21.3 137 $230000 $299192 $325000
Will Power 198 0 33.8 108 $250000 $332803 $390000
Scott Dixon 198 0 35.7 105 $250000 $333710 $390000
Graham Rahal 194 0 25.3 107 $250000 $312242 $340000
Simon Pagenaud 166 0 32.1 112 $250000 $317199 $335000
Josef Newgarden 164 0 32.0 111 $250000 $313262 $335000
Helio Castroneves 155 0 29.5 118 $250000 $326323 $385000
Alexander Rossi 101 0 31.0 124 $250000 $314356 $335000
Conor Daly 86 0 19.3 69 $250000 $299709 $320000
Simona De Silvestro 73 0 16.0 60 $230000 $278719 $320000
Jack Harvey 56 0 20.4 52 $250000 $298839 $315000
Colton Herta 52 0 29.4 104 $275000 $311250 $325000
Marcus Ericsson 51 0 26.0 109 $270000 $309510 $325000
Felix Rosenqvist 50 0 23.2 69 $270000 $310100 $320000
Patricio O'Ward 42 0 32.5 88 $275000 $311548 $330000
Alex Palou 34 0 32.2 85 $290000 $315882 $330000
Rinus VeeKay 33 5 24.9 60 $290000 $308030 $330000
Dalton Kellett 30 0 9.7 20 $290000 $297833 $305000
Scott McLaughlin 26 0 20.9 64 $300000 $312885 $330000
Romain Grosjean 22 0 21.7 44 $300000 $312295 $320500
Jimmie Johnson 21 0 9.7 28 $290000 $299524 $315000
Callum Ilott 12 0 8.4 19 $295000 $297083 $305000
Devlin DeFrancesco 10 0 9.6 20 $290000 $295000 $300000
Kyle Kirkwood 10 0 11.0 26 $295000 $298500 $305000
Christian Lundgaard 10 0 14.8 24 $295000 $301000 $315000
David Malukas 10 0 13.1 28 $295000 $300000 $310000
Tetiana Calderon 7 5 7.4 14 $290000 $290714 $295000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Ryan Hunter-Reay 188 0 28.0 126 $250000 $318032 $355000
Marco Andretti 177 0 23.2 103 $250000 $310014 $335000
Tony Kanaan 174 0 25.3 101 $250000 $318075 $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 97 0 23.0 92 $250000 $297474 $340000
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
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 32.6 102 $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
Santino Ferrucci 38 0 23.7 65 $280000 $301842 $315000
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
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
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
Katherine Legge 11 8 12.9 22 $260000 $263636 $270000
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
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
Stefan Wilson 9 0 11.3 31 $250000 $284444 $300000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
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
RC Enerson 5 5 14.6 22 $285000 $292000 $300000
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
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 #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
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
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Ryan Norman 1 10 10.0 10 $295000 $295000 $295000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000