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

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

  • Going into Texas with four wheels on the car is pretty exciting!

    Sarah Fisher after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

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

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • 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

  • I didn't leave. I was terminated.

    Sebastien Bourdais on the flip side of the Coyne, NBCSports.com, November 22nd 2019

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

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

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

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

  • I just kept focused, focused, focused, all day long, getting every corner perfect.

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

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

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

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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

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

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

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

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • You've only seen me smile here.

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

  • 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

  • Milka, if you're gonna go that slow you gotta drive your mirrors, hon'!

    Ryan Hunter-Reay to Milka Duno after Watkins Glen qualifying, July 2010

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

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

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

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

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 2007

  • Why do you think there are so many skid marks? It's not because it's a lovely corner.

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

  • It's a Top-10 but after finishing here fifth last year nothing less than that would really be satisfying because you always want more.

    Ed Carpenter after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • 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

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

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

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

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

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

  • This is just an excellent race and to be a part of the history, I'm really grateful for that.

    Roger Yasukawa, Indy 2007

  • 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

  • It's like a reunion to come back here every May. I've never retired. I always say, "I'm not done yet."

    Parnelli Jones, Indy 2007

  • 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

  • He's grounded.

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

  • He said its the best team out there. If its the best team, he shouldn't have a problem.

    Chip Ganassi on whether he'd allow Jaun Pablo Montoya to test for Penske, Houston, October 2013

  • 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

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • 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

  • Helio lives for this. This is his passion. He loves Indy.

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • 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

  • 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

Standings after 15 events of the 2021 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotalGap
1 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 2360
2 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2359 -1
Alayna Blasko Pit Layn 2359 -1
4 dac Boiler Up 2334 -26
5 John Racer X 2309 -51
6 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2278 -82
7 KP Buck Team Buckley 2256 -104
8 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 2215 -145
9 John Blasko Speed Master II 2207 -153
10 Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 2194 -166
11 Cruncher C. Block, III The 1981 Interscope Special #25 2180 -180
12 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2176 -184
13 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2175 -185
14 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2166 -194
15 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2159 -201
16 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2152 -208
Maryln E. MizzIndy 2152 -208
18 Bill Battle Red Racing 2142 -218
19 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2119 -241
20 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2112 -248
21 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 2111 -249
22 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 2105 -255
23 Isaac Rammel Let's Go Joe 2100 -260
24 Life Long Fan A C Racing 2087 -273
25 Slim Slim Pickins 2086 -274
26 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 2085 -275
27 Drew Storms BadStorms 2078 -282
Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2078 -282
29 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 2074 -286
30 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 2061 -299
31 Tom Spangler Reynard Honda Firestone 2056 -304
32 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 2044 -316
33 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2024 -336
34 Mike T Hoyng AJ Racing 2017 -343
35 Iowa Indy Fan Iowa Indy Fan 2015 -345
36 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2011 -349
37 Andrew agn727 2003 -357
38 Ben Rammel Go Willy P 1996 -364
39 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 1990 -370
40 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 1976 -384
41 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 1967 -393
42 Snake Oiler The Car Acrobatic Team 1963 -397
43 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 1953 -407
44 Trixie Dennit Racing 1949 -411
45 FlatIntoOne The Mongooses 1946 -414
46 Rpsrace Rpsrace 1929 -431
47 Kym Kymopolis 1910 -450
48 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 1900 -460
49 JNEWGARDEN2 TeamPENSKErules 1898 -462
50 Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 1829 -531
51 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 1826 -534
52 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 1815 -545
53 Leesadee You Got Smoked 1778 -582
54 Gordon Martinez 5 Dudes & Tati Walk Into A Bar... 1776 -584
55 Candi Jackman Jackman 1775 -585
56 Dylan L Lybarger Racing 1772 -588
57 Race Arachnid Racing 1743 -617
58 Jordan Rinaldi Wilman Jordan Rinaldi Wilman 1740 -620
59 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 1732 -628
60 LennyK Left Turn Racing 1721 -639
61 Jahiegel Jahiegel 1710 -650
62 jc led led 1627 -733
63 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 1623 -737
64 Brian Wallace BWALL2700 1612 -748
65 Nick K Pancho's Pit Crew 1599 -761
66 Fits Team Mystery Machine 1567 -793
67 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 1539 -821
68 jim stringfellow Race Riot 1536 -824
69 Mat S. American Tuna Racing 1473 -887
70 liz walsh Scottie's girl #9 1410 -950
71 F-Type Team F-Type 1378 -982
72 Matthew Cseh Paws&Claws GP 1343 -1017
73 Mike Anaheim Motorsports 1307 -1053
74 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 1303 -1057
75 Oliver Janitz Debris Dispenser 1293 -1067
76 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 1248 -1112
77 Brad Koesters Michael blew his engine!! 1131 -1229
78 Matt Cahill Rick the Rocket 1116 -1244
79 BritishDude British Racing 1034 -1326
80 Gas Holes Gas Holes 1027 -1333
81 Trey Koesters Spider-Man 991 -1369
82 rudek7 Slovenia_Racing 970 -1390
83 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 963 -1397
84 Chad Koesters KYA Racing 883 -1477
85 MommaH Fast Times 823 -1537
86 Alvarez Indiana Drivers 794 -1566
87 SB Carfarts 788 -1572
88 Chelsea Racing Divas 741 -1619
Marks Marks 741 -1619
90 Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 717 -1643
91 matt cahill team camaro 688 -1672
92 CalebDippold DippoldRacing 642 -1718
93 Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 599 -1761
94 Barry Shield Plus Racing 564 -1796
95 L2k007 Veterans Of War 506 -1854
96 Don M Sideways 484 -1876
97 Michael Rick Mears Head 483 -1877
98 J.Griffith Team13 475 -1885
99 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 473 -1887
100 NjDeb NJDEB 441 -1919
101 Judy Lauby some beach 435 -1925
102 TheRyanExpress86 Vroomin' and Zoomin' 422 -1938
Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 422 -1938
104 Mike Alley Cat 395 -1965
105 AMA AMA 367 -1993
106 TSR TSR Racing 305 -2055
107 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 255 -2105
108 Weedie Weedies 239 -2121
109 Jim Stringfellow Race Riot 238 -2122
110 Ken Neth Balls 2 to the Wall Racing 193 -2167
111 Ron Ronnie & the Go Karts 126 -2234
112 LGH62 Indy Outlaws 99 -2261
113 Tyler_Ripp Team_Ripp 97 -2263
114 Dale Schneider Schneider Racing 56 92 -2268
115 Gas Holes Gas Holes 74 -2286