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

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

  • 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

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • I prefer to be here, even 34th, then being at home like last year.

    Fernando Alonso on the Indy 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 19th 2019

  • I need a nap now.

    Colton Herta on winning his first IndyCar race, COTA, 24th March 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've never been so happy to be in last place.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • This track, believe it or not, has done worse to me in the past, and we came back swinging.

    James Hinchcliffe on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Bump Day, May 19th 2018

  • 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 we're not racing hard, we're not racing.

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

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

    Marty Roth, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

  • 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

  • You need to learn how to f***ing count.

    Arie Luyendyk, Texas '97

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

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

  • 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

  • As a past driver, I'd answer the phone if Roger or Chip called...

    Sarah Fisher on keeping Josef Newgarden in her team, Racer.com, August 3rd 2015

  • 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

  • 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

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 2007

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

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

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

    Mario Andretti

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • And in 7 hours off to NYC!! Can't believe. Don't want to sleep thinking I'm gonna wake up from a dream.

    Sebastian Saavedra, Indy Bump Day 2010, via Twitter

  • When you've driven it for a day, you're going to feel naked without it.

    Will Power on testing the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • It's a great feeling. I wouldn't trade it for anything else.

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • 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

  • 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'm throwing this one out to Dan. This is his hometown, this is his car.

    James Hinchcliffe after his first career victory, St. Petersburg, March 24th 2013

  • ...if everyone agrees on a spec kit, IndyCar needs to really use the chance to get something that looks good, doesn't have all this winglet crap stuck all over it, and doesn't create all this dirty air.

    Will Power on aerokits, motorsport.com, May 4th 2016

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

  • Good morning from the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    Tom Carnegie

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

  • 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

  • NASCAR has nothing on us. Look at the crowd at Indy – that's three Daytona 500s all in one place.

    Graham Rahal on the Indianapolis 500, Racer.com, June 4th 2016

  • The worst thing about crashing A.J.'s car twice in two days is you still have to go to dinner with him. And he makes you buy, and then he eats your bowl of ice cream, too.

    Billy Boat

  • 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'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

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • If someone said choose one race to win, just one, and that was the only race you ever got to win, it would be the Indy 500.

    Jack Harvey on the Indianapolis 500, indianapolismotorspeedway.com, February 21st 2019

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

    Kevin Lee on Jacques Villeneuve, Trackside, August 2012

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • I bet you'd love to drive one, you just wouldn't want to crash one!

    Charlie Kimball to Dale Jr. via Twitter, Pocono, August 23rd 2015

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Standings after 17 events of the 2022 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotalGap
1 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 2613
2 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2596 -17
3 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 2577 -36
4 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2541 -72
5 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2530 -83
6 JNEWGARDEN2 TeamPENSKErules 2479 -134
7 John Blasko Speed Master II 2476 -137
8 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 2468 -145
9 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 2467 -146
10 Brian Wallace BWALL2700 2463 -150
11 Bill Battle Red Racing 2452 -161
12 C-Block, the 3rd The 1981 Interscope Special #25 2450 -163
13 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2447 -166
14 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2446 -167
15 Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 2439 -174
16 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2438 -175
17 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 2433 -180
18 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2428 -185
19 Dylan L Lybarger Racing 2425 -188
20 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2424 -189
21 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 2422 -191
22 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 2419 -194
23 Slim Slim Pickins 2393 -220
24 dac Boiler Up 2389 -224
25 Andrew agn727 2356 -257
26 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 2349 -264
27 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 2348 -265
28 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2309 -304
29 BritishDude British Racing 2308 -305
30 Snake Oiler Use your weight jacker - soften your front roll bar 2295 -318
31 Gary Evans nrracing 2256 -357
32 Fits Team Mystery Machine 2253 -360
33 Kym Kymopolis 2242 -371
34 Race Arachnid Racing 2241 -372
35 F-Type Team F-Type 2221 -392
36 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 2204 -409
37 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 2202 -411
38 Alayna Blasko Pit Layn 2177 -436
39 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 2158 -455
40 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 2149 -464
41 Jahiegel Jahiegel 2148 -465
42 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2147 -466
43 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2142 -471
44 Gordon Martinez 5 Dudes & Tati Walk Into A Bar... 2133 -480
45 Jordan Rinaldi Wilman Jordan Rinaldi Wilman 2124 -489
46 Iowa Indy Fan Iowa Indy Fan 2075 -538
47 Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 2045 -568
48 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 2002 -611
49 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2000 -613
50 John Racer X 1984 -629
51 Drew Storms BadStorms 1969 -644
52 Life Long Fan A C Racing 1956 -657
53 Tom Spangler Reynard Honda Firestone 1919 -694
54 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 1887 -726
55 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 1845 -768
56 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 1838 -775
57 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 1836 -777
58 Leesadee You Got Smoked 1833 -780
59 Rod Ramblin 1832 -781
60 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 1798 -815
61 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 1784 -829
62 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 1716 -897
63 Trixie Dennit Racing 1671 -942
64 jim stringfellow Race Riot 1637 -976
65 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 1583 -1030
66 MommaH Fast Times 1465 -1148
67 liz walsh Scottie's girl #9 1433 -1180
68 FlatIntoOne The Mongooses 1302 -1311
69 Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 1260 -1353
70 Candi Jackman Jackman 1246 -1367
71 Leslie Go Helio! 1210 -1403
72 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 1206 -1407
73 Ben Deneweth Geedis Motorsports 1115 -1498
74 Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 935 -1678
75 Jay Breslawski Monarch LT Racing 766 -1847
76 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 751 -1862
77 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 728 -1885
78 JGC1965 The Sliders 719 -1894
79 Chris Jones Indy-100 years 712 -1901
80 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 565 -2048
81 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 517 -2096
82 Kevin Byrd Buckeye Racing 496 -2117
83 Matt Cahill Rick the Rocket 460 -2153
84 Maryln E. MizzIndy 322 -2291
85 Jim Stringfellow Race Riot 295 -2318
86 Rpsrace Rpsrace 278 -2335
87 Davey On The Gas Davey On The Gas 231 -2382
88 SB Carfarts 206 -2407
89 Marks Marks 198 -2415
90 khb004 Hoffman Racing 197 -2416
91 M0nk3y97 Banana Motorsport 143 -2470
92 Dragonaut Dragon Racing 130 -2483
93 Weedie Weedies 123 -2490
94 Matthew Cseh Paws&Claws GP 114 -2499
95 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 108 -2505
96 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 105 -2508
97 jc led led 100 -2513
98 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 91 -2522
99 Daddy's girl Frank Weiss Racing 85 -2528
100 The Apster Gallup Gunner 20 -2593
101 alex ab108 10 -2603