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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • ...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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • I was going through there as hard as I could. It was for everything. It was for all the marbles.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • 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

  • I can hardly believe it. Who would have thought it?!

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • Let's wait and watch.

    Tom Carnegie

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

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

  • 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

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • Fernando Alonso on the difference between an IndyCar and an F1 car, May 3rd 2017

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • Antony! Yer losin' 3 seconds a lap! Now get yer foot into it, I'm not gonna tell ya again!!

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

  • I wasn't thinking, 'That's Eddie [Cheever] and he's in an Infiniti and so I need to beat him.' I was thinking, 'That's Eddie, and I want to kick his ass!'

    Robbie Buhl, after winning at WDW in 2000

  • 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

  • I was a craft beer and a wallet chain away from being a hipster!

    James Hinchcliffe on beard growth, Tim and Sid's Plays of the Week, September 14th 2015

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

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

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

  • 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

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

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

    PJ Chesson

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

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • I was frustrated since Motegi and wanted to prove a point. When you're in a competitive package, you can't let points slip. I can eat breakfast tomorrow morning now instead of stabbing my fork into the table.

    Dan Wheldon, Kansas 2007

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

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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

  • 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

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

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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's a good way to lose a championship.

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007

  • 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

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 C-Block, the 3rd 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 Use your weight jacker - soften your front roll bar 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