• Now they've got competition and they are not talking about winning. I feel like they want to sit around and hold hands and sing. I want to win.

    Chip Ganassi on Honda, St Petersberg, March 23rd 2013

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • Back then there were 50-75 cars just trying to make the field. And they were the best drivers in the world. I remember thinking; I can’t believe this. I can't believe I got a spot.

    A.J. Foyt on qualifying for his first Indianapolis 500 mile race

  • They're creating a much bigger problem than the one they're trying to solve. And it's mind-boggling, absolutely mind-boggling, that they don't see it and that these discussions have even made it this far.

    James Hinchcliffe on INDYCAR mandating domed skids, Motorsport.com, April 5th 2016

  • I still have the passion to drive the hell out of it!

    Juan Pablo Montoya on his motivation, NBCSports.com, July 12th 2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • My picture isn't everywhere, but people recognize me. I'm telling you, it's the nose.

    Tony Kanaan, May 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

  • 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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • It was so scary for me. I don't know what else to say. I don't know what happened but it felt like my front and rear wings were upside down.

    Marco Andretti, Kansas 2007

  • 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

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

  • What a day. This place is magical. It is still the 'beginning of the season' for me but everything is starting to fall into place. This is the best month of May, ever.

    Helio Castroneves after winning the Indy 500, May 2009

  • 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

  • Good news is we've won every race we've finished!

    James Hinchcliffe on crashing out at Long Beach, April 22nd 2013

  • 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

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

    Chip Ganassi

  • 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

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

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

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

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

    Tom Carnegie

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

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

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

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

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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 hope all the fans out there were as excited about that race as I am. It was awesome doing so much passing. Racing can't get any better!

    Graham Rahal on the Kentucky 300, August 2009

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • I can't control what size I am and how I'm built. All I know is the NBA doesn't lower the hoop for short guys.

    Danica Patrick, June 2005

  • 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

  • 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

  • You don't gotta win by five seconds - you just gotta win.

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • The Indy 500 is one of the greatest events in the sport. Drivers all over the world know this. I belong there. Because I'm a racer.

    Fernando Alonso on The Indy 500, The Players Tribune, May 18th 2017

  • Without the IRL, a lot of guys would never have been able to show what they can do.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • Maybe he should start thinking about driving and stop thinking about dancing because that was a stupid move.

    Tomas Scheckter on Helio Castroneves, Detroit 2007

  • I've seen this place be absolutely great to me, and I've seen it wrench my heart from my body.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • 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

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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

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

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

  • The walls are white, the track is grey, the grass is green, and the sky is blue... your job is to keep them all where they belong.

    Johnny Rutherford's advice to Indy 500 rookies

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Results

Results for BOMMARITO AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 500

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1Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons181
2alexab108179
3Ron DrewniakBlack Flag171
 Jeremy Grinerjcoleg171
5Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing166
 Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports166
7MikeAlley Cat164
 Cruncher C. Block III Remembering Mike Froehlich 2000 Long Beach GP164
9Rod StrayerHoosier Racing Team161
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11Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.159
12jeffh2oski157
 Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing157
 LisabethLEB racing157
15Parker Allen Digitized racers156
 Ryan CoxCoach Cox156
17TrixieDennit Racing155
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19jim stringfellowRace Riot153
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek153
21Dale GleitzMallard152
22MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com151
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24jeff nieserwallslammer148
25Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises147
 Bryan BeUgly American Racing147
27Andrewagn727146
 LeesadeeYou Got Smoked146
29Andrew WoodFast Woody145
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing145
 DeniseNeed4speed145
32Dave RammelDoodles Racing143
 ChelseaRacing Divas143
34Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing142
35Anthony Wayne Clark 1989Anthony Clark Autosports141
36Gordon MartinezA French Jimmie w/ Kiwi Chaser140
37Mike CockrallTeam Canada138
 JoeSactown Indy Fan138
39Mark WyldmanMarkoWild137
40Maryln E.MizzIndy136
 Joey NewgardenRacer OT136
42JohnRacer X135
 John GangwerPenske Power '17135
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Legacy Yellow Shirts135
 Darrell CoxRum Runner135
 KP BuckTeam Buckley135
47Bill Battle Red Racing134
 Lloyd FrazierFrazier 7up Racing134
 Mike MurphyMurphysLawl134
50Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl133
51Dave BulebushBbush Racing South132
52John BernbrockLittle Al Fan131
53StephanieWindy City Quackers130
 David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 130
55Melissa BarramedaBignumber4129
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie129
57Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan128
 Guy GutenbergLuther Racing128
59Brett M. WaldrepWaldrep Motorsports124
60Tom DeHavenP1 Chase123
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63JC LABBlue Bayou Racing 122
 Alan LosureRebel Racing122
65Scott BartonIndy500Fan120
66James duncanGov't Mule119
67Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano115
68John CunninghamPenske15114
69Larry KellerRahal's Racerz112
 John BlaskoSpeed Master II112
71William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#306111
72Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing109
 Tom TaylorTaylor Racing Team109
74JGrinerLionheartNeverForget106
75Pat WottonIndyCarlin105
76Ken NethBalls 2 to the Wall Racing103
 George BoothLVGEO103
 Dave HallBlue Streek Racing103
79Joseph GallagherTeam Helio102
80Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection95
81Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #3392
82Bill KnothThe unblinking eye90
83JessicaKnow Effin Kloo82
84Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports80
85Ryan LangCT Indy Racing79
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts79
87kim kennydouble yellow racing73