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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • She's just feeling the pressure of not winning races.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

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

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

  • 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

  • I think it's is a long putt, so I think we're safe for a while.

    Roger Penske on the possibility of F1 returning to Long Beach, April 2014

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

  • I wish Beaux Barfield was officiating when I was driving - I'd have gotten a lot less penalties!

    Paul Tracy on lax penalties for avoidable contact, Long Beach 2014

  • Some of the drivers who don't want to do the Indy 500, they just have small balls. I think that's the only explanation.

    Mikhail Aleshin on drivers who are too scared to run the Indy 500, May 16th 2017

  • I lifted a little, but I didn't touch the brake.

    Will Power on the art of restarting, St Pete's, March 30th 2014

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

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

    Dan Wheldon

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • Cheever had a problem with my dad, he had a problem with me, and now he's taking it out on Marco.

    Michael Andretti, Watkins Glen 2006

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

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, Milwaukee 2007

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

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

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

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

  • 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

  • This is a great decision by IndyCar. Plus it gives me another month to get ready.

    Jimmie Johnson on the 2021 season opener being delayed, via Twitter, January 6th 2021

  • 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 you run around in the back with the squirrels, you're bound to get your nuts cracked.

    PJ Chesson

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • You've only seen me smile here.

    Romain Grosjean on being in IndyCar, after the GMR Grand Prix, IMS, May 15th 2021

  • 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

  • Who is the buff guy in blue with the big #Schnozolla?

    Chip Ganassi on Tony Kanaan's Family Feud appearance, via Twitter, July 26th 2016

  • Patience is a virtue... and someone wasn't very virtuous today.

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • For a moment, all is right with the world - Danica Patrick is leading the Indianapolis 500.

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • He's grounded.

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

  • 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

Standings after 17 events of the 2018 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotalGap
1 John Blasko Speed Master II 2808
2 Gary Evans nrracing 2756 -52
3 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2755 -53
4 KP Buck Team Buckley 2740 -68
5 dac Boiler Up 2708 -100
6 Dave Niesman High Speed Money Pit 2695 -113
7 Jeremy Griner jcoleg 2682 -126
8 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2678 -130
9 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2675 -133
10 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 2672 -136
11 Tom DeHaven P1 Chase 2667 -141
12 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2664 -144
13 Vincent C Genovese Slot 8 Racing 2656 -152
14 jim stringfellow Race Riot 2655 -153
15 Mark Wyldman MarkoWild 2648 -160
16 jeff h2oski 2636 -172
17 Mike Alley Cat 2631 -177
18 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2617 -191
19 Brad allen Barney Oldfield’s Cigar 2610 -198
20 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 2606 -202
21 Denise Need4speed 2605 -203
22 Maryln E. MizzIndy 2604 -204
23 Kurt St. Angelo The Legacy Yellow Shirts 2603 -205
24 Cruncher C. Block, III The 1981 Interscope Special #25 2598 -210
25 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 2597 -211
26 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 2596 -212
27 Rod Ramblin 2590 -218
28 Jim Billard Ancient Oaks Racing 2588 -220
29 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 2583 -225
30 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 2579 -229
31 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 2577 -231
32 Ben Deneweth Geedis Motorsports 2572 -236
33 alex ab108 2568 -240
34 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2556 -252
35 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 2552 -256
Jay Breslawski Monarch LT Racing 2552 -256
37 Andrew agn727 2548 -260
38 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 2544 -264
39 Gordon Martinez 5 Dudes & Tati Walk Into A Bar... 2533 -275
40 Joe Sactown Indy Fan 2525 -283
41 Michael Rick Mears Head 2517 -291
42 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 2516 -292
43 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 2515 -293
44 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2505 -303
45 Trixie Dennit Racing 2503 -305
Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 2503 -305
47 Barry Shield Plus Racing 2501 -307
48 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 2489 -319
49 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2487 -321
50 Candi Jackman Jackman 2478 -330
51 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 2471 -337
Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2471 -337
53 Chelsea Racing Divas 2464 -344
54 elde elde 2463 -345
55 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 2460 -348
56 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2453 -355
57 Bryan Burdick Super 15 2445 -363
58 Leesadee You Got Smoked 2443 -365
59 Donna Jackson gogetem 2431 -377
60 John Wilson Wombat Racing 2428 -380
61 Pat Wotton IndyCarlin 2424 -384
62 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2420 -388
63 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2417 -391
64 Drew Storms BadStorms 2409 -399
65 Bill Battle Red Racing 2407 -401
66 John Racer X 2394 -414
67 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 2387 -421
68 Rod Strayer Hoosier Racing Team 2376 -432
69 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 2375 -433
70 Farid Challenger 1970 2374 -434
71 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 2372 -436
72 Leslie Go Helio! 2364 -444
73 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 2340 -468
74 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 2325 -483
75 Judy Lauby some beach 2321 -487
76 Allen Bujak War Eagle Racing 2319 -489
77 Rick S No Attack, No Chance 2309 -499
78 Lloyd Frazier Frazier 7up Racing 2304 -504
79 Vince Stinger Racing 2302 -506
80 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 2288 -520
81 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 2283 -525
82 Bill Knoth The unblinking eye 2278 -530
83 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 2263 -545
84 Alfa Giuseppe Joltin' Joe Racing 2257 -551
85 jeff nieser wallslammer 2249 -559
86 JGriner LionheartNeverForget 2243 -565
TSR TSR Racing 2243 -565
88 Kym Kymopolis 2231 -577
89 Ken Neth Balls 2 to the Wall Racing 2228 -580
90 Scott Yost Scoop85 2214 -594
91 Parker Allen Digitized racers 2208 -600
92 Tom Taylor Taylor Racing Team 2205 -603
93 Snake Oiler The Car Acrobatic Team 2171 -637
94 Neil P The Stickman's Racing Group 2137 -671
95 Evan Kramer WindyCityIndy27 2130 -678
96 John Cunningham Penske15 2125 -683
97 Kevin Kreigh Indy_K 2108 -700
98 Patrick Moore Brundle 2020 -788
99 Rob Leavell SKillet Enterprises 2014 -794
100 John Gangwer Penske Power '17 2008 -800
101 Anthony Wayne Clark 1989 Anthony Clark Autosports 1938 -870
102 Todd Green Snakes & Arrows Racing 1926 -882
103 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 1913 -895
104 Jeff May RED STAR MOTORSPORTS 1830 -978
105 shelby stevenson 15in19 1803 -1005
106 Lisabeth LEB racing 1759 -1049
107 Elaine Macko Fairchild 1746 -1062
108 Molly Green Flying Corn 1729 -1079
109 David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 1604 -1204
110 Michael Jones CXT420 1512 -1296
111 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 1373 -1435
112 Bill Sanders m20Bill 1192 -1616
113 Bruce Davis SanchoProudfoot 821 -1987
114 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 696 -2112
115 Mike Cline Rahal Rules 678 -2130
116 Jim Cockrall Old Fart 668 -2140
117 Todd Telford Born to Blip 654 -2154
118 Jack Big Jack Serious 642 -2166
119 Tyler Cartmell TDC Motorsports 620 -2188
120 Steve Crooks Andyzonit 618 -2190
121 Derek Waldrep One of Thirty-Three 609 -2199
122 Bryan Be Ugly American Racing 557 -2251
123 Glenn Gutenberg Racdude Racers 537 -2271
124 Sammy Team Phillip Johnny Bob 517 -2291
125 Guy Gutenberg Luther Racing 514 -2294
126 Rick Team Backmarker 478 -2330
127 Michael Mason Yak Racing LLC. 473 -2335
128 Joe Astor Cup 458 -2350
129 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 455 -2353
130 Dave Hall Blue Streek Racing 432 -2376
131 Ryan Lang CT Indy Racing 416 -2392
132 Jessica Know Effin Kloo 397 -2411
133 Miguel Ecurie GT-REPORT.com 387 -2421
134 James duncan Gov't Mule 356 -2452
135 Ryan Cox Coach Cox 325 -2483
136 craig vereecke craigo147 304 -2504
137 Bradley Graves Team LawnBandits 283 -2525
138 kim kenny double yellow racing 249 -2559
139 IndyCar FanZone ICFZ Test Team 225 -2583
140 Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 176 -2632
141 George Booth LVGEO 167 -2641
142 Joel Harleman GFDSU Racing SERIOUS 165 -2643
143 Daniel Bragg Bring Back Alonso SERIOUS 136 -2672
144 Joe Maxwell California Racing 120 -2688