• Someone asked me if I win the Indy 500 if I'd still retire? I'd still retire. What better way to go out?

    Danica Patrick on her final race, racing.ap.org, March 7th 2018

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

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

  • I was a craft beer and a wallet chain away from being a hipster!

    James Hinchcliffe on beard growth, Tim and Sid's Plays of the Week, September 14th 2015

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • Obviously we always see the good days, but Gil de Ferran told me if you can have a bad day and nobody notices, that's how you do a really good job - and that's how you win a championship.

    Simon Pagenaud on the 2016 season, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • ...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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Maybe he should start thinking about driving and stop thinking about dancing because that was a stupid move.

    Tomas Scheckter on Helio Castroneves, Detroit 2007

  • It's a new... track... record!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

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

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

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

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • At 220mph friendship, risk and victory become extremely volatile.

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • Rick Mears is a great race car driver. Hopefully I have plenty of years to try to earn his respect again.

    Tony Kanaan, Detroit 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Whoever has got the big balls is going to go fast!

    Helio Castroneves

  • 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

  • I can't believe I'm here. It's so cool!

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

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

    PJ Chesson

  • 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

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

    Mario Andretti

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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

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

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

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

  • The last I looked, I earned the label of Indy 500 champion; those lobbing unfounded accusations at me have not.

    Eddie Cheever Jr. after Watkins Glen 06

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

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

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

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

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

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

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

Standings

Results for Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

PosPlayerTeamPoints
1Jim CockrallOld Fart184
2Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing180
3Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons177
4Alan LosureRebel Racing173
5John CunninghamPenske15166
6LeesadeeYou Got Smoked165
7Jon PiazzaInCarZo160
8Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing156
 Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 156
10craig stringfellowJimmyHollywood153
 kerry breslinnz racers (who said kiwis can't fly)153
12Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports150
 David LaubySeeYa150
 Paul150
 Drew StormsBadStorms150
16Parker Allen Digitized racers149
 Tom DeHavenP1 Chase149
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing149
 KP BTeam Buckley149
 JohnRacer X149
 Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva149
 JamesonBad Grasshopper Racing149
23Rob McMahonTeam Green and Gold145
24Luke LaBonteDamnHippieMotorsports143
 FaridChallenger 1970143
 Phil NationAmerican Racing143
 JGrinerLionheartNeverForget143
28DeniseNeed4speed142
 Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group142
30Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie141
 Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing141
32HitokiriHasbro/Takara Hitokiri Racing139
 Jeff JacksonTeamJJ139
 Tom TaylorTaylor Racing Team139
 John BlaskoSpeed Master II139
 Paul PalmieriIndyCar Serious139
 John BaadillaBaadilla Autosport139
38Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports138
39Tim ReaganPerfect Circle Racing136
40Doug SchiefelbeinRebel Racing135
41Barry Shield Plus Racing134
 Joseph GallagherTeam Helio134
43William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#306133
 Matt CallahanOilCanCallahan133
 Tom H.Coyotes133
46Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano132
 Rod StrayerHoosier Racing Team132
 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz132
 Bruce ScheelOpen wheeling132
 Maryln E.MizzIndy132
51Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises131
 Dale GleitzMallard131
 Kevin KreighIndy_K131
 Nathan JohnsonFirstOnRaceDay131
55MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com130
 Josh Bedink Chairburner Racing130
57Michel BrooksZzzzz's129
58Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises128
 Ross WaittTeam Field128
 alexab108128
 Randy HolbrookFordGT40128
62Ron StanleyDawg Fan125
 Dan Gusedguse500125
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve125
 Bill WolfredTeam Nabors125
 Tom EarleIndyHP125
67BradChicago Indycar Fan124
 John YIndy500orbust124
 TrixieDennit Racing124
70jeff stanleypink13123
 Bill KnothThe unblinking eye123
 Tyler CartmellTDC Motorsports123
 Chad EberlyBulldog Racing123
 jeffh2oski123
75Pat WottonIndyCarlin122
 Mike BrooksJPM or bust122
77Shayla RammelTeamRammel121
 MattTurbo Racing121
79Mike ClineRahal Rules120
80George BoothLVGEO119
81Don WalkerFlying Diamond Racing118
 Bryan BeUgly American Racing118
83Jody KaramSageFan117
84RyanEmpty Cooler116
 jim stringfellowRace Riot116
 Mike MurphyMurphysLawl116
 Jeff LeavellScuderia Owls Nest116
 Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing116
89charlie schenkelcs1115
 Mike CockrallTeam Canada115
 Greg Koesters lets go racing115
 MichaelRick Mears Head115
93Todd TelfordBorn to Blip114
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleClutchXCoast114
 Jennifer CaldwellSeven Promotions114
 Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl114
 Karen BranickiMonkey Racing114
98Andrewagn727113
 KymKymopolis113
 John WilsonWombat Racing113
 James duncanGov't Mule113
102Ron DrewniakBlack Flag112
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts112
 Dave BulebushBbush Racing South112
 Brad AllenUmphreaker49112
106CliffAlberta111
 Dan500skipday111
108Nathan Ringhamjack hewitt's mustache110
 chuck crosbysnake pit racing110
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers110
111Darrell CoxRum Runner108
 Patrick MooreBrundle 108
 Nickorganic Newgarden108
114Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports106
115JamesChairburner Racing 105
116John WTeam Stinger104
117Tori JK Gnomes in Harmony103
 Candi JackmanJackman103
 Bill Battle Red Racing103
120LisabethLEB racing102
121jamescrash bandicoots101
 TimTim's Brickyard Bombers101
123Judy Laubysome beach100
 RandyFlaming Exhaust100
 Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection100
 MikeAlley Cat100
 Marty MaupinKibo Racing100
128Guilherme BrandenburgRoyal Pevensie Motorsports99
 WalentyDemoManWalenty#1499
130Alex BurtonInvisiteam98
131Jonathan Bell#MorePower1297
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing97
133Nick KPancho's Pit Crew95
 Tyler Woodwoody17x winners95
135Gary Evansnrracing94
 mike jacksonmj5394
 Andrew LoviscekAndyCar Series94
 Melissa BarramedaBignumber494
139JackJohnson spears92
 Brian Johnsonidahoindy92
141Chad RingAMR Racing91
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing91
 Mike Hess Jr.Granite Racing91
 Evan A TreeceTurn 491
145Ryan ShortTurn 3 for life90
 Michael MarinelliDally Wackers90
147Andrew WoodFast Woody89
 kim kennydouble yellow racing89
 Mark WyldmanMarkoWild89
150JoJacers87
 Andrew RinghamSpicy Cheese Sausage87
152Doreen 86
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #3386
154Meatball ManningManning Racing85
 DP2018 Champ85
 Greg IzziTeam Grizzlor85
 Doug S85-95 Indy Rules85
158Chris JockishOpen Wheeler84
 Nelson UCheeze-It Autosport84
160StephanieWindy City Quackers82
 Madix Johnson3M Autosport82
162Joey NewgardenRacer OT81
163Peter hillPeter hill 80
164Joe Hahnwjhracing79
165Daniel GorunBandwidth Bandits77
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz77
167TonyAWL Racing76
 RodRamblin76
169Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek75
170Matt GTeam Name74
171Kent MuellerMueller Autosport73
 Ryan LangCT Indy Racing73
173ChrisBrooks Bashers72
174Scott BartonIndy500Fan71
175JoeSactown Indy Fan69
 Mike GBoilerbird Racing69
177Mark FresherFresh Racing68
 RyanWilly T68
 Steve whitingGranatelli68
 Cruncher C. Block III Simona...will win the Indy 500......besides, she's in a Penske.68
181Ken NethBalls 2 to the Wall Racing65
182Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan64
183JessicaKnow Effin Kloo62
184jakelowsschampcarrules58
 Jim Mteamindy58
186Stanley BassJPM for the next win57
187Brett M. WaldrepWaldrep Motorsports56
 Aaron WeissTeam Never Nudes56
189Rich GregorTeam Doughnuts55
190Glenn LaneTeam Arizona53
191Dave HoffRoad Dawgs52
192Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports49
193John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing48
 Anthony ADRacing48
195Donna Jacksongogetem47
196Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing34
197Gordon MartinezA French Jimmie w/ Kiwi Chaser31
198Miles PattersonMach GoGoGo29