• ...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

  • 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

  • This is a huge day for the IndyCar Series and for our sport as a whole, for sure.

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

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

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • We are trying to fix them but when you start behind the eight ball like last year you are playing catch-up and you will continue to play catch-up until we get rid of these stupid kits!

    Michael Andretti on aerokits, Autosport.com, 15th April 2016

  • I think this is something that will really change the complexion of the sport for a long time to come, so this is big

    Jay Frye on the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Since last fall I've been wondering what in the hell it's going to feel like, and now I know.

    Danica Patrick on driving an IndyCar after 7 years away, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 1st 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • You won't believe it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • When you've driven it for a day, you're going to feel naked without it.

    Will Power on testing the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • I drove the best race of my whole career!

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

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

    Mario Andretti

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

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

  • Time to go to the back row party!

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • It was a tough day – really disappointing... I guess it was a good day in reality.

    Josef Newgarden on finishing 7th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

  • 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

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves on the return to road courses

  • 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

  • It was a very good test in terms of outright speed, but I did destroy a car the first day.

    Dan Wheldon, Homestead test 2007

  • I don't know him at all. Is he in his own little world?

    Kevin Lee on Jacques Villeneuve, Trackside, August 2012

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • I know a lot of people say that Iowa is in the middle of nowhere, but you know what, we get such a great crowd and they're so enthusiastic. As a driver you could put me in paradise, but if there's nobody in the grandstands then it's not good racing.

    Dan Wheldon on Iowa Speedway, June 2009

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Sarah Fisher after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • From now on, Scheckter, when used as a verb, means, "To steal one's wireless internet access."

    Tony Kanaan's blog, May 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

  • ...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

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • There's fathers out there. There's husbands. There's brothers, sisters. It's something that absolutely we think about. We hope for the best with it.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on the dangers of racing an IndyCar, Pocono, August 23rd 2015

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • If they want to be on the front page of USA Today, they can be my guest. If I ever want attention, I'm just going to get out of the car and beat the hell out of somebody.

    Tony Kanaan on Dan and Danica, Milwaukee 2007

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
Takuma Sato 171 0 21.7 137 $230000 $296725 $325000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 171 0 28.9 126 $250000 $318509 $355000
Alexander Rossi 74 0 33.1 124 $250000 $315068 $335000
Simon Pagenaud 139 0 33.6 112 $250000 $316871 $335000
Josef Newgarden 137 0 31.2 111 $250000 $311350 $335000
Will Power 171 0 34.8 108 $250000 $334766 $390000
Graham Rahal 167 0 25.5 107 $250000 $311617 $340000
Scott Dixon 171 0 36.3 105 $250000 $334909 $390000
Colton Herta 25 0 30.7 104 $275000 $304600 $315000
Marco Andretti 171 0 23.7 103 $250000 $310278 $335000
Max Chilton 68 0 17.7 86 $250000 $299926 $315000
Patricio O'Ward 15 0 33.1 79 $275000 $294000 $310000
Charlie Kimball 146 0 21.4 78 $250000 $295822 $325000
Conor Daly 59 0 20.5 69 $250000 $295254 $320000
Santino Ferrucci 27 0 24.7 65 $280000 $300370 $315000
Oliver Askew 7 5 25.9 64 $290000 $295714 $300000
Felix Rosenqvist 24 0 27.9 63 $270000 $306458 $320000
Alex Palou 7 7 26.4 61 $290000 $292143 $295000
Rinus VeeKay 7 8 32.0 60 $290000 $292143 $295000
Marcus Ericsson 24 0 21.7 58 $270000 $301250 $315000
Jack Harvey 29 0 21.5 52 $250000 $290345 $305000
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
Dalton Kellett 4 9 14.0 20 $290000 $291250 $295000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Helio Castroneves 137 0 30.8 118 $250000 $328613 $385000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Juan Pablo Montoya 51 0 34.0 102 $250000 $321471 $350000
Tony Kanaan 168 0 25.1 101 $250000 $318333 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 138 0 25.6 95 $250000 $308225 $330000
Ed Jones 47 0 20.3 93 $250000 $301277 $315000
Ed Carpenter 90 0 23.0 92 $250000 $296333 $340000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
J.R. Hildebrand 72 0 20.7 76 $240000 $293472 $320000
Sebastien Bourdais 133 0 24.0 76 $250000 $302782 $325000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Ryan Briscoe 78 0 25.4 64 $290000 $330449 $385000
Jack Hawksworth 48 0 18.1 63 $250000 $294896 $310000
James Jakes 64 5 15.9 62 $250000 $279922 $320000
Simona De Silvestro 69 6 16.4 60 $230000 $277920 $320000
Oriol Servia 61 0 21.9 60 $250000 $299918 $330000
Carlos Huertas 21 0 17.8 58 $250000 $290238 $310000
Sage Karam 25 0 15.5 57 $250000 $292400 $300000
Townsend Bell 12 0 18.8 55 $250000 $295000 $320000
Mikhail Aleshin 44 0 22.7 55 $285000 $301023 $315000
Robert Wickens 15 8 29.4 54 $250000 $303667 $315000
Gabby Chavez 39 0 18.7 53 $250000 $290769 $310000
Dan Wheldon 19 10 23.9 50 $300000 $303684 $320000
Fernando Alonso 4 0 21.7 47 $300000 $303750 $315000
EJ Viso 65 7 16.9 46 $260000 $278385 $320000
Tristan Vautier 27 9 17.2 45 $260000 $288519 $320000
Rodolfo Gonzalez 5 10 18.8 44 $265000 $277000 $290000
Luca Filippi 19 0 17.5 41 $270000 $292368 $310000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Sebastian Saavedra 65 0 15.5 38 $230000 $282462 $320000
A.J. Allmendinger 7 0 13.2 37 $280000 $292143 $320000
James Davison 12 0 14.8 36 $250000 $282500 $300000
Alex Lloyd 22 10 15.0 35 $250000 $261591 $280000
Jordan King 14 0 14.4 34 $250000 $281786 $300000
Matheus Leist 34 0 15.6 34 $250000 $287500 $300000
Alex Tagliani 67 0 17.9 34 $250000 $297164 $350000
Pippa Mann 24 0 13.1 33 $250000 $284583 $320000
Rubens Barrichello 15 10 19.4 32 $300000 $302000 $310000
Raphael Matos 21 10 16.3 32 $260000 $276429 $310000
Stefan Wilson 5 14 19.7 31 $250000 $273000 $300000
Mario Moraes 17 10 17.2 30 $270000 $274706 $290000
Vitor Meira 33 10 17.4 30 $240000 $272424 $285000
Jacques Villeneuve 2 0 14.5 29 $285000 $292500 $300000
Stefano Coletti 16 6 13.5 29 $250000 $282188 $295000
Paul Tracy 11 10 15.6 28 $270000 $290000 $310000
Pietro Fittipaldi 6 7 15.2 28 $280000 $285833 $295000
Esteban Gutierrez 6 8 15.2 27 $280000 $290833 $295000
Wade Cunningham 4 10 15.5 26 $250000 $261250 $270000
Bertrand Baguette 17 10 14.9 26 $230000 $242353 $280000
Zachary Claman De Melo 11 7 14.8 26 $250000 $277727 $290000
Tomas Scheckter 9 10 15.2 24 $260000 $273333 $285000
Jay Howard 10 10 12.9 24 $230000 $260000 $300000
Matt Brabham 3 0 12.3 23 $280000 $288333 $300000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
RC Enerson 4 11 17.0 22 $285000 $290000 $295000
Katherine Legge 11 8 12.9 22 $260000 $263636 $270000
John Andretti 3 12 15.7 22 $240000 $253333 $270000
Bryan Clauson 5 0 10.3 21 $250000 $277000 $300000
Mario Romancini 10 12 13.6 20 $220000 $242000 $260000
Ana Beatriz 28 5 12.8 19 $240000 $256071 $320000
Martin Plowman 5 0 11.0 19 $250000 $270000 $300000
Hideki Mutoh 18 12 14.6 18 $250000 $267222 $320000
Rene Binder 5 8 12.2 17 $280000 $285000 $290000
Giorgio Pantano 4 10 13.3 16 $250000 $253750 $265000
Sarah Fisher 7 12 13.1 15 $240000 $244286 $250000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Car #98 Barracuda Racing 1 14 14.0 14 $285000 $285000 $285000
Bruno Junqueira 2 12 12.5 13 $275000 $275000 $275000
Alfonso Celis Jr. 2 10 11.5 13 $275000 $280000 $285000
Francesco Dracone 7 7 8.9 12 $240000 $257143 $265000
Roger Yasukawa 2 12 12.0 12 $250000 $250000 $250000
Milka Duno 16 10 11.4 12 $220000 $231250 $240000
Car #18 Dale Coyne Racing 2 11 11.5 12 $285000 $292500 $300000
Michel Jourdain 2 10 10.0 10 $260000 $290000 $320000
Ho-Pin Tung 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Jean Alesi 1 10 10.0 10 $260000 $260000 $260000
Joao Paulo de Oliveira 1 10 10.0 10 $240000 $240000 $240000
Dillon Battistini 1 10 10.0 10 $250000 $250000 $250000
Franck Montagny 1 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Lucas Luhr 2 8 8.0 8 $270000 $270000 $270000
Felipe Nasr 1 0 0.0 0 $290000 $290000 $290000
Robert Doornbos 1 $270000 $270000 $270000
Car #40 Ed Carpenter Racing 1 $320000 $320000 $320000
Car #99 Schmidt Peterson 1 $320000 $320000 $320000