• It was talent and skill, that's how I did it. A masterful display of driving ability!

    James Hinchcliffe on getting through the gap that took him from 17th to 6th at Mid Ohio, August 2014

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • They're creating a much bigger problem than the one they're trying to solve. And it's mind-boggling, absolutely mind-boggling, that they don't see it and that these discussions have even made it this far.

    James Hinchcliffe on INDYCAR mandating domed skids, Motorsport.com, April 5th 2016

  • 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

  • You don't pay me to run second.

    Dan Wheldon to Chip Ganassi, Nashville 2006

  • James Hinchcliffe on bumping at Indy, May 19th 2018

  • 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 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

  • He's grounded.

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

  • 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

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • If I ever pit with her again, I'm not racing for this team anymore - ever!

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

  • If we're not racing hard, we're not racing.

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • I mean this guy can't even keep his lies straight. He's told so many in the last week, he's not sure what the truth is.

    Robin Miller on Kevin Kalkoven, February 2008

  • 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

  • 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 miss my fans so much, you have no idea. I think I appreciate them more then I ever did.

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

  • 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

  • ...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

  • If we're racing on Superspeedways with catch fencing, I fear we're just playing the odds until we have something protecting our heads. It’s a scary thing to say.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on canopies, Racer Magazine, 15 September 2014

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

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • 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'm a moving chicane out here!

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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

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

  • 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

  • When you go home and you're slow, there's nothing you can do. But when you go home under these conditions it's kind of tough.

    Alex Tagliani, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

  • 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

  • I prefer to be here, even 34th, then being at home like last year.

    Fernando Alonso on the Indy 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 19th 2019

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 176 0 21.8 137 $230000 $297528 $325000
Ryan Hunter-Reay 176 0 28.7 126 $250000 $318551 $355000
Alexander Rossi 79 0 33.0 124 $250000 $315380 $335000
Simon Pagenaud 144 0 33.6 112 $250000 $317153 $335000
Josef Newgarden 142 0 31.9 111 $250000 $312007 $335000
Will Power 176 0 34.9 108 $250000 $334545 $390000
Graham Rahal 172 0 25.8 107 $250000 $311919 $340000
Scott Dixon 176 0 36.6 105 $250000 $334855 $390000
Colton Herta 30 0 32.0 104 $275000 $306500 $320000
Tony Kanaan 169 0 25.2 101 $250000 $318314 $360000
James Hinchcliffe 143 0 25.4 95 $250000 $308147 $330000
Ed Jones 50 0 20.1 93 $250000 $301500 $315000
Ed Carpenter 91 0 23.1 92 $250000 $296538 $340000
Patricio O'Ward 20 0 35.3 86 $275000 $299500 $320000
Sebastien Bourdais 138 0 24.0 76 $250000 $302971 $325000
Conor Daly 64 0 20.2 69 $250000 $296406 $320000
Scott McLaughlin 4 8 26.8 64 $305000 $306250 $310000
Felix Rosenqvist 29 0 27.2 63 $270000 $308793 $320000
Alex Palou 12 7 30.4 61 $290000 $298750 $325000
Rinus VeeKay 12 8 31.1 60 $290000 $298750 $315000
Marcus Ericsson 29 0 22.8 58 $270000 $302931 $315000
Jack Harvey 34 0 22.8 52 $250000 $292794 $315000
Pietro Fittipaldi 7 7 16.4 28 $280000 $288571 $305000
Dalton Kellett 8 7 13.1 20 $290000 $296250 $305000
Currently Inactive Drivers
Driver Total
Races
Points Value
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
Helio Castroneves 138 0 30.7 118 $250000 $328442 $385000
Carlos Munoz 71 0 26.2 115 $250000 $301620 $320000
Marco Andretti 173 0 23.6 103 $250000 $310188 $335000
Juan Pablo Montoya 51 0 34.0 102 $250000 $321471 $350000
Mike Conway 48 5 21.6 92 $260000 $294167 $325000
Max Chilton 72 0 17.6 86 $250000 $299931 $315000
Kurt Busch 2 0 40.0 80 $300000 $300000 $300000
Charlie Kimball 148 0 21.4 78 $250000 $295946 $325000
J.R. Hildebrand 72 0 20.7 76 $240000 $293472 $320000
Dario Franchitti 64 5 30.9 70 $310000 $346352 $395000
Justin Wilson 83 0 22.3 67 $250000 $303494 $335000
Santino Ferrucci 29 0 24.4 65 $280000 $301034 $315000
Oliver Askew 8 5 24.4 64 $290000 $296875 $305000
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 26 0 15.4 57 $250000 $292692 $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
Zach Veach 44 0 18.4 48 $250000 $295682 $310000
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
Spencer Pigot 58 0 18.9 40 $250000 $299655 $335000
Danica Patrick 35 12 20.4 40 $250000 $298286 $340000
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
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
RC Enerson 4 11 17.0 22 $285000 $290000 $295000
Buddy Rice 2 12 17.0 22 $300000 $300000 $300000
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
Romain Grosjean 2 17 18.5 20 $300000 $305000 $310000
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
Ben Hanley 6 0 7.5 14 $270000 $290833 $300000
Adam Carroll 2 12 13.0 14 $240000 $240000 $240000
Buddy Lazier 9 0 7.5 14 $250000 $291667 $320000
Kyle Kaiser 8 0 9.6 14 $250000 $280000 $300000
Davey Hamilton 4 10 12.0 14 $250000 $267500 $280000
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
Jimmie Johnson 2 8 9.5 11 $305000 $307500 $310000
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