• 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

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

  • 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

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • ...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

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

  • That was for the team.

    Tony Kanaan, Fontana 2005

  • And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

  • Well, the elephant in the room is the aero kits.

    Marco Andretti on why the Honda teams were struggling, Barber, April 27th 2015

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • She was acting like a spoiled brat. I don't respect that. I tried to step away. She kept grabbing on me like a dog that wanted to bite my ankles.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, June 2007

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • I'm 19 years old, I drive Indy cars... I'm happy.

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • 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

  • I remember the first year I raced here, I took pictures of the entrance. I was taking pictures. I hoped one day to race here in May.

    Fernando Alonso on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

  • 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

  • Now it's obvious we were too conservative, we should have just gone for it

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

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

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

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • 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

  • The toughest people out there passing me are my teammates, and I don't get that. I think three of the four of us get what the camaraderie of Andretti Green Racing is.

    Marco Andretti on an unidentified teammate after Milwaukee 2009

  • Brian Clauson's car got pretty beat up yesterday. It's black and blue all over

    Justin Wilson on Brian Clauson's patchwork DW12, bump day, Indy 2012

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

    Graham Rahal on finishing 5th at Toronto, via Twitter, July 2010

  • Off to heat yoga with @PitFitTraining. Gonna be sweating like a rapist.

    Tomas Scheckter showing his class on Twitter, April 6th 2011

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

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

  • 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

  • I've seen this place be absolutely great to me, and I've seen it wrench my heart from my body.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • 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

  • You don't gotta win by five seconds - you just gotta win.

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

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

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • My picture isn't everywhere, but people recognize me. I'm telling you, it's the nose.

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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

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 C. Block, III The 1981 Interscope Special #25 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 Alayna Blasko Pit Layn 1961 -264
Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 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 5 Dudes & Tati Walk Into A Bar... 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 Snake Oiler The Car Acrobatic Team 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 1981 Pepsi Challenger Eagle #48 186 -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