• 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

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

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

  • Back at the big house next weekend, kids.

    Alexander Rossi on the Harvest GP, Twitter.com, 24th September 2020

  • Some of the drivers roll out this 'safety' word, and suddenly it ties everybody's hands. But those arguments make no sense anyway. Remove downforce and you actually improve safety

    Rick Mears on downforce, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 was just hanging back there waiting for someone to make a mistake and it turned out to be me!

    Colton Herta on the final restart, Road America, June 12th 2022

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • There comes a time in a race where money doesn't matter, living doesn't matter. Winning is the only thing that matters, and so when you go into those corners, it's winning that tells all.

    Al Unser Jr.

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

  • Everyone wants to pick a fight with me. Whatever.

    Sage Karam on everyone wanting to pick a fight with him, IndyStar.com, August 3rd 2015

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

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

  • When you tug at a guy in the pit lane, I think that is taking advantage of your gender, because it puts me in an awkward position.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, June 2007

  • You've only seen me smile here.

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

  • Whether you're a fan in turn 1 or turn 4, it doesn't matter what position you have. We all make the Indianapolis 500 what it is.

    Josef Newgarden on The Indy 500, June 2023, via Twitter

  • I drove the best race of my whole career!

    Rinus VeeKay on finishing 5th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

  • I'm the happiest guy on earth right now!

    Rinus VeeKay on finishing 5th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

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

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • 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

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

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

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

  • You know, bison do seem like some very American animals.

    Conor Daly on Bison, IndyCar.com March 23rd 2021

  • With photos, sometimes people get old. Not me, but some people do.

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • "Many people always ask me why I sign off 'Until we meet again.' Because goodbye is so final. Goodbye, Dan Wheldon."

    Marty Reid, Las Vegas, October 16th 2011

  • 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

  • I am stupid.

    Zach Veach on Zach Veach after an off track excursion, IMS, July 4th 2020

  • 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

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

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • When Will was going off on Versus, I was cracking up. I was like, man, I didn't know you could talk like that! And I never knew you could say 'wanker' on TV, but that's my new word for now on... so I guess something good did come out of Toronto!

    Tony Kanaan on Will Power, Toronto, July 2011

  • At 220mph friendship, risk and victory become extremely volatile.

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

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

    Mario Andretti

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • ...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

  • A happy wife is a happy life!

    Scott Dixon on marriage at the Carb Night Burger Bash, 2015

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

    Fernando Alonso after crashing in practice, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2019

  • 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

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • 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

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

    Conor Daly on silly season rumours, Trackside, September 13th 2016

  • 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

  • We'll see how it unfolds, and we're going to have to give each other respect and the space on the track.

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, June 2007

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

Standings after 16 events of the 2019 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotalGap
1 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 2909
2 Gary Evans nrracing 2892 -17
3 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2823 -86
4 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 2805 -104
5 Cruncher Block, III Return to the Milwaukee Mile 2785 -124
6 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2778 -131
7 dac Boiler Up 2756 -153
8 John Blasko Speed Master II 2751 -158
9 Kurt St. Angelo The Legacy Yellow Shirts 2725 -184
10 Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 2715 -194
11 jeff h2oski 2699 -210
12 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2698 -211
13 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2676 -233
14 Tom Taylor Taylor Racing Team 2670 -239
15 Bill Battle Red Racing 2669 -240
16 KP Buck Team Buckley 2667 -242
17 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2656 -253
18 SB Carfarts 2652 -257
19 Maryln E. MizzIndy 2638 -271
20 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 2599 -310
21 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 2595 -314
22 Gordon Martinez 'Qvistcapade Racing 2571 -338
23 Michael Rick Mears Head 2562 -347
24 Tom DeHaven P1Chase 2560 -349
25 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2549 -360
26 Marks Marks 2545 -364
27 Jim Whosure Racing 2540 -369
28 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 2538 -371
29 Dave Rowland Powerup 2529 -380
30 Brad allen Barney Oldfield’s Cigar 2525 -384
31 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 2503 -406
32 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2498 -411
33 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 🔥 2496 -413
34 Andrew agn727 2495 -414
35 Aaron N. GotMilk? 2493 -416
36 Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 2491 -418
37 Leesadee You Got Smoked 2478 -431
J.Griffith Team13 2478 -431
39 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 2471 -438
40 jeff nieser wallslammer 2468 -441
41 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 2464 -445
42 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 2458 -451
43 Slim Slim Pickins 2457 -452
44 Barry Shield Plus Racing 2450 -459
45 Drew Storms BadStorms 2445 -464
46 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 2441 -468
Ben Deneweth Geedis Motorsports 2441 -468
48 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2433 -476
49 Rpsrace Rpsrace 2422 -487
50 GeoIndy73 Indyburgh Steelers 2413 -496
51 Mathew Steinfels Dirtbags 2405 -504
52 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 2403 -506
53 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 2401 -508
54 Mike Alley Cat 2398 -511
55 Gobes728 Hold My Beer 2395 -514
56 John Racer X 2387 -522
Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 2387 -522
58 AustinNewsom ScottyDon't 2371 -538
59 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 2366 -543
60 Bogaziti Bogaziti Racing 2358 -551
61 BritishDude British Racing 2356 -553
62 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 2355 -554
Trixie Dennit Racing 2355 -554
64 Ken Neth Balls 2 to the Wall Racing 2349 -560
65 Chelsea Racing Divas 2341 -568
66 HamrHedZ Blitz 2303 -606
67 Dave Niesman High Speed Money Pit 2294 -615
68 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2292 -617
69 Vins fast Vins fast team 2289 -620
70 Brandon Centurion Racing 2277 -632
John Gangwer Penske Power '17 2277 -632
72 Life Long Fan A C Racing 2274 -635
73 jim stringfellow Race Riot 2265 -644
74 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 2263 -646
75 Jay Breslawski Monarch LT Racing 2261 -648
76 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 2260 -649
77 Fits Team Mystery Machine 2259 -650
78 F-Type Team F-Type 2256 -653
79 Kym Kymopolis 2255 -654
80 Bill Knoth The unblinking eye 2253 -656
81 Jordan Rinaldi Wilman Jordan Rinaldi Wilman 2248 -661
82 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 2235 -674
83 Sh Sh Sh Shattered Shadoobie 2225 -684
84 Judy Lauby some beach 2214 -695
85 Leslie Go Helio! 2203 -706
86 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 2195 -714
87 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2187 -722
88 Don M Sideways 2173 -736
89 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2153 -756
90 rudek7 Slovenia_Racing 2145 -764
91 Christopher Meyer Rose-Hulman Racing 2121 -788
92 Dean Deans Auto 2083 -826
93 FCurci FC Racing 2074 -835
94 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 2073 -836
95 Candi Jackman Jackman 2069 -840
96 Davey On The Gas Davey On The Gas 2066 -843
TREE24 Maverik Racing 2066 -843
98 Race Arachnid Racing 2055 -854
99 C. Block, III backup car -- 2052 -857
100 Matt Prothro ProKnowsIndycar 2028 -881
101 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 2022 -887
102 TSR TSR Racing 2020 -889
103 Holeshots Holeshots 2009 -900
Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 2009 -900
105 Mike Murphy MurphysLawl 1994 -915
106 Donna Jackson gogetem 1987 -922
107 Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 1962 -947
108 MommaH Fast Times 1960 -949
109 GeneM 3Pups 1959 -950
110 Rod Ramblin 1940 -969
111 Neil P The Stickman's Racing Group 1916 -993
Lisabeth LEB racing 1916 -993
113 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 1908 -1001
114 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 1898 -1011
115 Hutch508 Liberty Racing 1892 -1017
116 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 1886 -1023
117 Donatelli7 Andretti’s Army 1883 -1026
118 Peachynaz WestgateCollision 1879 -1030
119 Mindcrime Operation Mindcrime 1872 -1037
120 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 1870 -1039
121 Jahiegel Jahiegel 1869 -1040
122 Dylan L Lybarger Racing 1807 -1102
123 Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 1800 -1109
124 JGC1965 The Sliders 1796 -1113
125 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 1733 -1176
126 Jeremy Griner jcoleg 1703 -1206
127 Lloyd Frazier Frazier 7up Racing 1701 -1208
128 Vincent C Genovese Slot 8 Racing 1678 -1231
129 T-Money T-Money Racing 1646 -1263
130 RCMAN Team Old Guy 1540 -1369
131 Ryan Buroff Northwest Vista 1533 -1376
132 Rob Leavell SKillet Enterprises 1500 -1409
133 Ryan Mowry Mowry 1487 -1422
134 James duncan Gov't Mule 1474 -1435
135 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 1458 -1451
136 L2k007 Veterans Of War 1440 -1469
137 Tom Reeves Any1ButDixon 1431 -1478
138 Aaron Weiss Team Never Nudes 1416 -1493
139 Pat Wotton IndyCarlin 1412 -1497
140 Mike Perkins John's Bro 1355 -1554
141 Bruce Davis SanchoProudfoot 1352 -1557
142 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 1314 -1595
143 Qman Any1butdixon 1305 -1604
144 Will Brake Dancers 1283 -1626
145 Keith HardLuck Racing 1181 -1728
146 David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 1128 -1781
147 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 1079 -1830
148 Kyle M K&C Racing 1062 -1847
149 paul miller lil helios 1050 -1859
150 Alfa Giuseppe Joltin' Joe Racing 1043 -1866
151 shelby stevenson 15in19 978 -1931
152 Luisg44 Lg44 965 -1944
153 Kevin Kreigh Indy_K 908 -2001
154 Tom & Charlie 12 Times Better 907 -2002
155 Dragonaut Dragon Racing 906 -2003
156 Jim Billard Ancient Oaks Racing 900 -2009
157 Rod Strayer Hoosier Racing Team 762 -2147
158 Andrew Shields Shields419 737 -2172
159 John Cunningham Penske15 667 -2242
160 Todd Telford Born to Blip 649 -2260
161 Banned42Years Banned42Years 634 -2275
162 Smith Racing Smith Racing 586 -2323
163 WPG WPG 580 -2329
164 Marco’smyboy Crazy4the500 571 -2338
165 Geoff Hewitt Racer Geoff 554 -2355
166 Mike McKown Mariostheman 544 -2365
167 Farid Challenger 1970 537 -2372
168 Buhrn Buhrn 526 -2383
169 Blake McKown McKown Motorsports 523 -2386
170 Bryan Burdick Super 15 512 -2397
171 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 502 -2407
172 Joe Sactown Indy Fan 499 -2410
173 alex ab108 474 -2435
174 NjDeb NJDEB 468 -2441
175 M0nk3y97 Banana Motorsport 462 -2447
176 Cole Robertson Kobecole24 449 -2460
177 elde elde 442 -2467
178 KiboRacing KiboRacing 439 -2470
179 Cameron Graves Frank Weiss Racing 421 -2488
180 Pat Kelley Dixie Chicken 408 -2501
181 DIPIETRO48 DIPIETRO SUPERSPORT 403 -2506
182 WickensFan26 Macadoo 402 -2507
183 Kibo KiboRacing 387 -2522
184 Daddy's girl Frank Weiss Racing 382 -2527
185 Tread3113 Tread3113 373 -2536
186 Jessica Know Effin Kloo 372 -2537
187 Allen D Monster Racing 352 -2557
188 Tom DeHaven P1 Chase 325 -2584
189 Denise Need4speed 310 -2599
190 Tyler Ewing another1bitesthedust 294 -2615
191 Beezy13 Beezy13 281 -2628
Mat S. American Tuna Motorsports 281 -2628
193 Dreana VroomVroom 265 -2644
194 Sliding Sara Sliding Sara 262 -2647
195 Belle River Indycar Ohio Indycar 259 -2650
196 Paul Palmieri IndyCar Serious 257 -2652
197 Sheri Erie Jags 253 -2656
198 Jimw50 Erie Jags 238 -2671
199 PEI Indycar Ohio Indtcar 232 -2677
200 Paul Palmieri IndyCar Serious 224 -2685
201 Jon S Indy Eastsiders 219 -2690
TAWheels Wheels 219 -2690
203 JordBW This isn't hockey 207 -2702
204 HinchcliffeHanger HinchcliffeHanger5 194 -2715
205 Mansell03 Mansell Racing 174 -2735
206 Jorgofthejungl Pavement Pounders 171 -2738
207 Rowdy12 Donaire Motorsport 167 -2742
208 Vette6t6 Vette6t6 163 -2746
Ryan Lang CT Indy Racing 163 -2746
210 Felipe Mateus Brazil Racing Team🇧🇷 159 -2750
211 Molly Green Flying Corn 155 -2754
212 IndyMom3 Bell Racing 150 -2759
Steve Crooks Andyzonit 150 -2759
214 WillPower12 Penske_Champ 145 -2764
215 Randy Holbrook FordGT40 144 -2765
216 Allen Bujak War Eagle Racing 143 -2766
217 Parker Allen Digitized racers 137 -2772
218 Jack Nickson Jack Nickson 136 -2773
219 DM DM 134 -2775
David Wyglif 134 -2775
221 BBHomes T1 Racing 133 -2776
Mark Wyldman MarkoWild 133 -2776
223 Scotty D Dickinson 21 131 -2778
224 Ellis_Motorsports RAHAL21_NONSTOP 127 -2782
225 Taylor Shields 16th & Georgetown 126 -2783
226 John Wilson Wombat Racing 124 -2785
227 rocky thomas wing n wheel38 123 -2786
228 Vince Stinger Racing 122 -2787
Karsta IndyAF 122 -2787
230 Rick S Quick Rick 119 -2790
231 lsv11 LSV CLASSIC 118 -2791
232 AyOhh AyOhh 117 -2792
233 Jeff Indy or bust 115 -2794
234 Parker99 Parker9 114 -2795
235 Crew Chief MantiumRacing 113 -2796
236 Patrick Moore Brundle 112 -2797
Scott Yost Scoop85 112 -2797
238 Ron Canadian Indy Fan 110 -2799
239 Evan Kramer WindyCityIndy27 109 -2800
240 LADodger Costa Mesa Motors 105 -2804
241 LMcNeely CGR For the Win 104 -2805
242 JGriner LionheartNeverForget 102 -2807
243 Jeff May RED STAR MOTORSPORTS 101 -2808
244 Jack Tyre Terrors 100 -2809
245 Sal Rulz Sal Rulz 97 -2812
246 Maggie0507 95 -2814
247 Speed Racer Frank Weiss Racing 93 -2816
248 Riplightnin KINGS of F+C 90 -2819
Meranda Lionheart 90 -2819
250 DeleteMePlz DeleteMePlz 89 -2820
Rgould444 Gould 89 -2820
252 elde elde 87 -2822
253 Ian Emms EMMSport 86 -2823
Grandstand G Forever Grandstand G Forever 86 -2823
255 Jesper Iceteam99 81 -2828
Clay Kirchenbauer Put 'em on dirt 81 -2828
257 Sammy Team Phillip Johnny Bob 79 -2830
258 Elaine Macko Fairchild 70 -2839
259 Rick Team Backmarker 65 -2844
260 Bill Sanders m20Bill 63 -2846