• I get one more opportunity to head into the defining racing venue of my career with a single, achievable goal: Win.

    Danica Patrick on her final Indy 500, The Players' Tribune, May 15th 2018

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

  • This is and always will be the greatest spectacle in racing. This is the Indianapolis 500.

    Leigh Diffey, as the green flag waved at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 29th 2022

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • Brad Pitt got a super license before me. Tough.

    Colton Herta on Brad Pitt joining the F1 grid to film a movie, Twitter, May 4th 2023

  • I have learned more in one week here than I did in my entire Formula One career.

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

  • I arrived in Turn 1 and I was convinced that I was doing flat out, but the foot was not flat - it had its own life, it was not connected to my brain at that moment.

    Fernando Alonso on Turn 1 commitment at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

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

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

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • I am stupid.

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

  • 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

  • Whatever you heard, somebody made it up. For the first two days, he talked nonsense because he had a concussion. It doesn't matter what he was saying. He doesn't even remember it.

    Tony Kanaan on the rumours of Dario Franchitti's retirement after Houston, 2013

  • She probably does not know what that is, so I can say I'm going to Las Vegas to play poker and she'll think it's something like that!

    Fernando Alonso on what his mother would think about the Indy 500, motor.as.com, April 20th 2016

  • Some people strap on their helmet and lose their brains.

    Graham Rahal on the carnage at Toronto, July 2011

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • That was the hairiest day I've ever had.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

  • 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

  • I'd have finished my career very disappointed had I not won the Indy 500. It's an amazing feeling and an amazing event.

    Will Power on winning the 102nd Indy 500, racer.com, August 7th 2018

  • I drove the best race of my whole career!

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

  • I can tell you one thing, with 50 to go, I thought we were going to go home and close our tent.

    Roger Penske, Indy 2006

  • He's grounded.

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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • 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

  • I promise you this: it isn't the last you've seen of me at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. My last time there will not be a day when I'm walking out with my tail between my legs.

    Paul Tracy, Indy Bump Day 2010

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

  • Howard and me set the first and third fastest times of the day, and we both got beaten to grid slot 33 by a kid in Methodist Hospital with a smoking wreck of a car. The magic of Indy, huh?

    Paul Tracy, Indy Bump Day 2010

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

    Marty Roth, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • 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 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

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

  • 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

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

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • I'm tired of being nice about it. The fact is, grip created by aerodynamic downforce is our enemy... At the moment, the downforce is so great that it masks the handling and hurts the racing

    Rick Mears on what's wrong with IndyCar, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • Then again my favorite films of all time are Fast and the Furious 1 through 8 or however many of them there are.

    Conor Daly on underglow. Via Twitter, July 16th 2020

  • ...one of the things that has always been wrong with that theory that NASCAR is the enemy... and they are... is because the people at NASCAR need to protect NASCAR.

    Curt Cavin on Trackside, May 13th 2010

  • 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

Standings after 9 events of the 2020 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotalGap
1 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2225
2 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 2182 -43
3 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2162 -63
4 dac Boiler Up 2148 -77
5 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2111 -114
Dylan L Lybarger Racing 2111 -114
7 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2097 -128
8 TSR TSR Racing 2093 -132
9 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 2090 -135
10 Cruncher Block, III Return to the Milwaukee Mile 2088 -137
11 Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 2086 -139
12 Maryln E. MizzIndy 2067 -158
13 Slim Slim Pickins 2053 -172
14 Rod Ramblin 2050 -175
15 Kym Kymopolis 2046 -179
16 Trixie Dennit Racing 2045 -180
Mike Alley Cat 2045 -180
18 Gary Evans nrracing 2040 -185
19 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 🔥 2038 -187
20 John Racer X 2034 -191
21 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2027 -198
22 KP Buck Team Buckley 2008 -217
23 Barry Shield Plus Racing 2001 -224
24 Jordan Rinaldi Wilman Jordan Rinaldi Wilman 1992 -233
25 F-Type Team F-Type 1986 -239
26 Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 1976 -249
27 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 1975 -250
28 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 1967 -258
29 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 1961 -264
Alayna Blasko Pit Layn 1961 -264
Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 1961 -264
32 Leesadee You Got Smoked 1960 -265
33 John Blasko Speed Master II 1947 -278
34 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 1940 -285
35 jim stringfellow Race Riot 1939 -286
Chelsea Racing Divas 1939 -286
37 Drew Storms BadStorms 1932 -293
38 Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 1925 -300
39 Bill Battle Red Racing 1905 -320
40 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 1898 -327
41 BritishDude British Racing 1894 -331
42 Judy Lauby some beach 1874 -351
43 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 1850 -375
44 Iowa Indy Fan Iowa Indy Fan 1846 -379
45 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 1844 -381
46 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 1835 -390
47 Gordon Martinez 'Qvistcapade Racing 1831 -394
48 Brian Wallace BWALL2700 1809 -416
49 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 1806 -419
50 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 1805 -420
51 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 1804 -421
52 MommaH Fast Times 1800 -425
53 Life Long Fan A C Racing 1796 -429
54 Michael Rick Mears Head 1777 -448
55 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 1767 -458
56 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 1756 -469
57 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 1753 -472
58 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 1751 -474
59 Dale Gleitz Mallard 1749 -476
60 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 1735 -490
61 rudek7 Slovenia_Racing 1707 -518
62 Marks Marks 1697 -528
63 Brad allen Barney Oldfield’s Cigar 1683 -542
64 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 1682 -543
65 FCurci FC Racing 1647 -578
66 NjDeb NJDEB 1629 -596
67 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 1624 -601
68 Race Arachnid Racing 1601 -624
69 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 1587 -638
70 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 1544 -681
71 Fits Team Mystery Machine 1540 -685
72 C. Block, III backup car -- 1537 -688
73 Mathew Steinfels Dirtbags 1535 -690
74 Brandon Centurion Racing 1524 -701
75 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 1522 -703
76 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 1518 -707
77 Weedie Weedies 1514 -711
78 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 1509 -716
79 jeff nieser wallslammer 1502 -723
80 Candi Jackman Jackman 1483 -742
81 Tom Spangler Reynard Honda Firestone 1464 -761
82 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 1460 -765
83 Rpsrace Rpsrace 1446 -779
84 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 1442 -783
85 J.Griffith Team13 1420 -805
86 Donatelli7 Andretti’s Army 1419 -806
87 Jim Billard Ancient Oaks Racing 1415 -810
88 Donna Jackson gogetem 1407 -818
89 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 1385 -840
90 Ben Deneweth Geedis Motorsports 1347 -878
91 Sh Sh Sh Shattered Shadoobie 1345 -880
92 Ken Neth Balls 2 to the Wall Racing 1343 -882
93 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 1338 -887
94 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 1335 -890
95 JGC1965 The Sliders 1325 -900
Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 1325 -900
97 Andrew agn727 1295 -930
98 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 1293 -932
99 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 1274 -951
100 Will Brake Dancers 1229 -996
101 Don M Sideways 1166 -1059
102 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 1098 -1127
103 Mat S. American Tuna Motorsports 1046 -1179
104 Leslie Go Helio! 1032 -1193
105 Indy Goddess Bernice the Beast 1019 -1206
106 LGH62 Indy Outlaws 978 -1247
107 CaptainSlow8 CaptainSlowRacing8 903 -1322
108 Rod Strayer Hoosier Racing Team 799 -1426
109 Jsim1982 Brawndo 794 -1431
110 John Cunningham Penske15 776 -1449
111 Tom Taylor Taylor Racing Team 737 -1488
donnieD pedaldown 737 -1488
113 Dave Niesman High Speed Money Pit 652 -1573
114 Robert Team Hinch 590 -1635
115 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 543 -1682
116 Scott Cameron The Robot 524 -1701
117 Matthew Cseh Paws&Claws GP 523 -1702
118 Matt Prothro ProKnowsIndycar 435 -1790
119 AMA AMA 402 -1823
120 WickensFan26 Macadoo 397 -1828
121 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 381 -1844
122 liz walsh Scottie's girl #9 358 -1867
123 Bill Knoth The unblinking eye 345 -1880
124 Lloyd Frazier Frazier 7up Racing 321 -1904
125 jeff h2oski 282 -1943
126 Hendrixis6od The slowest 215 -2010
127 Ian Emms EMMSport 213 -2012
128 Bryan Burdick Super 15 200 -2025
129 Mike Mosley tribute *** 186 -2039
130 L2k007 Veterans Of War 184 -2041
131 BrianT Brian's indy 161 -2064
132 GHM Graham Hill’s Mustache 146 -2079
133 FreddyBoy Fred Fast 145 -2080
134 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 141 -2084
Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 141 -2084
136 Kaden McClurg newgarden is daddy 136 -2089
137 Jeremy Griner jcoleg 133 -2092
138 Skidrow Racing Skidrow Racing 132 -2093
139 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 123 -2102
140 RCMAN Team Old Guy 120 -2105
141 Viet Vet NJracing 117 -2108
142 Ryan3228 Team Yolanda 95 -2130
143 Brett M. Waldrep Waldrep Motorsports 94 -2131
144 Nathan Johnson AllStar AutoSport 0 -2225
dsturd Third Turn Brewer 0 -2225
TAWheels Wheels 0 -2225
t.s. t.s. 0 -2225
John Gangwer Penske Power '17 0 -2225