• 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • 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

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • 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

  • 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

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

    PJ Chesson

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

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Roger Yasukawa, Indy 2007

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

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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

  • So it was a bad result but good day. Led laps, good restarts, passed people, worked with the car, but finished crap! movin on!!

    Danica Patrick after Iowa 2009, via Twitter

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

    Mario Andretti

  • I think the IRL has been poised for a long time to be discovered by a lot of people.

    Chip Ganassi

  • 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

  • I keep getting asked by Europeans, drivers also, if racing around IMS was boring an' easy. I just want to shake my head and walk away.

    Connor Daly, June 6th 2013, via Twitter

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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 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

  • 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 I have to race until I am 86 years old, I am going to race until I win another Indianapolis 500.

    Dan Wheldon after finishing 2nd in the 2010 Indianapolis 500

  • What makes IndyCar racing so good is there's not much you can do on your car to differentiate it from the others. It's only dampers, third springs. There's the aero with the aero kits – and hopefully those are going away.

    Bobby Rahal on the benefits of a spec series, Racer.com, May 18th 2016

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • The day started when I walked into Gasoline Alley and saw the grandstands. It was my first time here on race day and it was quite unbelievable.

    Alex Tagliani on the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • Do you still remember how to celebrate these things?!

    Tim Cindric on the radio to Will Power, Detroit, 5th June 2016

  • The worst thing about crashing A.J.'s car twice in two days is you still have to go to dinner with him. And he makes you buy, and then he eats your bowl of ice cream, too.

    Billy Boat

  • This place isn't easy. It's not supposed to be easy. This place starts the 33 fastest, best-prepared cars. Obviously, I missed.

    Paul Diatlovitch, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • We won a 500-mile race - not the right one, but we won a 500-miler...

    Will Power on the 2016 season, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • Everyone remembers the pole winner for two weeks. Everyone remembers the race winner for life.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • 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

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

    Sarah Fisher after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • 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

  • 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 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

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

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • A happy wife is a happy life!

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

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

Driver Statistics

These statistics are calculated from data compiled by IndyCarFanZone since the first race of the 2010 IndyCar season.

Currently Active Drivers
Driver Total
Events
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Will Power 165 0 34.5 108 $250000 $335030 $390000
Scott Dixon 165 0 35.1 105 $250000 $334936 $390000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 165 0 28.6 126 $250000 $318455 $355000
Simon Pagenaud 133 0 33.3 112 $250000 $316353 $335000
Alexander Rossi 68 0 33.2 124 $250000 $314118 $335000
Graham Rahal 161 0 24.7 107 $250000 $311242 $340000
Josef Newgarden 131 0 29.9 111 $250000 $310496 $335000
Marco Andretti 165 0 23.8 103 $250000 $310288 $335000
Sebastien Bourdais 133 0 24.2 76 $250000 $302782 $325000
Felix Rosenqvist 18 0 25.0 60 $270000 $302778 $320000
Colton Herta 19 0 24.4 104 $275000 $301579 $315000
Max Chilton 64 0 17.5 86 $250000 $299766 $315000
Marcus Ericsson 18 0 17.1 58 $270000 $298889 $310000
Santino Ferrucci 21 0 20.9 53 $280000 $297381 $315000
Takuma Sato 165 0 20.7 137 $230000 $295879 $325000
Charlie Kimball 140 0 21.2 78 $250000 $295357 $325000
Zach Veach 38 0 17.3 48 $250000 $293816 $305000
Conor Daly 53 0 19.5 69 $250000 $293679 $320000
Sage Karam 23 0 16.9 57 $250000 $292174 $300000
Alex Palou 1 $290000 $290000 $290000
Felipe Nasr 1 $290000 $290000 $290000
Oliver Askew 1 $290000 $290000 $290000
Rinus VeeKay 1 $290000 $290000 $290000
Ben Hanley 5 0 7.8 12 $270000 $289000 $300000
Patricio O'Ward 9 0 19.9 44 $275000 $288889 $300000
Jack Harvey 23 0 17.9 35 $250000 $287826 $305000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Helio Castroneves 136 0 30.7 118 $250000 $328676 $385000
Juan Pablo Montoya 51 0 34.0 102 $250000 $321471 $350000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Tony Kanaan 164 0 25.1 101 $250000 $318598 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 135 0 25.5 95 $250000 $308222 $330000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Ed Jones 47 0 20.3 93 $250000 $301277 $315000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
Fernando Alonso 3 0 23.5 47 $300000 $300000 $300000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Spencer Pigot 56 0 19.3 40 $250000 $299643 $335000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Ed Carpenter 86 0 23.2 92 $250000 $295407 $340000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
J.R. Hildebrand 71 0 20.6 76 $240000 $293239 $320000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
RC Enerson 4 11 17.0 22 $285000 $290000 $295000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Pietro Fittipaldi 6 7 15.2 28 $280000 $285833 $295000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
James Davison 11 0 15.3 36 $250000 $280909 $300000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Simona De Silvestro 69 6 16.4 60 $230000 $277920 $320000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Stefan Wilson 5 14 19.7 31 $250000 $273000 $300000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Katherine Legge 11 8 12.9 22 $260000 $263636 $270000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000