• I remember the first year I raced here, I took pictures of the entrance. I was taking pictures. I hoped one day to race here in May.

    Fernando Alonso on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

  • 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

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • 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

  • Cheever had a problem with my dad, he had a problem with me, and now he's taking it out on Marco.

    Michael Andretti, Watkins Glen 2006

  • 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 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

  • I didn't leave. I was terminated.

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

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

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • I'd have finished my career very disappointed had I not won the Indy 500. It's an amazing feeling and an amazing event.

    Will Power on winning the 102nd Indy 500, racer.com, August 7th 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

  • I still have the passion to drive the hell out of it!

    Juan Pablo Montoya on his motivation, NBCSports.com, July 12th 2016

  • 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 love this championship and everything it represents. I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to be here. I wouldn't want to have it any other way.

    Alexander Rossi on IndyCar, The Indy Star, September 14th 2018

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

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

  • 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 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

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

    Kevin Lee on Jacques Villeneuve, Trackside, August 2012

  • 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

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

    Conor Daly on silly season rumours, Trackside, September 13th 2016

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

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • I never would've had my opportunity to race at Indy if it weren't for Tony George and the IRL.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • "Many people always ask me why I sign off 'Until we meet again.' Because goodbye is so final. Goodbye, Dan Wheldon."

    Marty Reid, Las Vegas, October 16th 2011

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th Indy 500

  • We're all back to square zero!

    James Hinchcliffe on the start of a new season, Trackside, March 18th 2014

  • I'm tired of being nice about it. The fact is, grip created by aerodynamic downforce is our enemy... At the moment, the downforce is so great that it masks the handling and hurts the racing

    Rick Mears on what's wrong with IndyCar, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • And in 7 hours off to NYC!! Can't believe. Don't want to sleep thinking I'm gonna wake up from a dream.

    Sebastian Saavedra, Indy Bump Day 2010, via Twitter

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

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

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

  • 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 need a nap now.

    Colton Herta on winning his first IndyCar race, COTA, 24th March 2019

  • And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • I just can't wait to get back in the car. I wonder if I'm still any good.

    Will Power on the long off season, St Petersburg, March 21st 2013

  • 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

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

    Mario Andretti

  • 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

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

  • 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

  • I've seen this place be absolutely great to me, and I've seen it wrench my heart from my body.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Standings

Results for Indy500 Front Row Qualifying Challenge

PosPlayerTeamPoints
1Dale GleitzMallard120
 JohnRacer X120
 Brad AllenUmphreaker49120
 Joey NewgardenRacer OT120
5Mark WyldmanMarkoWild90
 TrixieDennit Racing90
 CliffAlberta90
 MikeAlley Cat90
 Judy Laubysome beach90
 Scott BartonIndy500Fan90
 Melissa BarramedaBignumber490
12Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing80
 Parker Allen Digitized racers80
14Steve whitingGranatelli70
 Greg IzziTeam Grizzlor70
 StephanieWindy City Quackers70
 Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano70
 John BlaskoSpeed Master II70
 John WTeam Stinger70
 John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing70
 MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com70
 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports70
 JoeSactown Indy Fan70
24Tom TaylorTaylor Racing Team50
 Mike CockrallTeam Canada50
 charlie schenkelcs150
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz50
 Michael MarinelliDally Wackers50
 kim kennydouble yellow racing50
 Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons50
 Darrell CoxRum Runner50
 Sean BrennanSmashers50
 Ross WaittTeam Field50
 Jim CockrallOld Fart50
 John BaadillaBaadilla Autosport50
36Ben DenewethSweaty Gym Sock Motorsports40
 FaridChallenger 197040
 Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection40
 Madix Johnson3M Autosport40
 Mike MurphyMurphysLawl40
 KP BTeam Buckley40
 Don WalkerFlying Diamond Racing40
 Aaron WeissTeam Never Nudes40
 Luke LaBonteDamnHippieMotorsports40
 Jim Mteamindy40
 Josh Bedink Chairburner Racing40
 Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing40
 TonyAWL Racing40
 Chris JockishOpen Wheeler40
 Rich GregorTeam Doughnuts40
 Mike FallonMF Racing40
 mike jacksonmj5340
 Nelson UCheeze-It Autosport40
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleElectricPandaBoogaloo40
 DP2018 Champ40
 Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises40
 LisabethLEB racing40
 Kevin KreighIndy_K40
 Dave HoffRoad Dawgs40
 Tori JK Gnomes in Harmony40
 Maryln E.MissIndy40
 James duncanGov't Mule40
 Doug S85-95 Indy Rules40
 Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports40
65Cruncher C. Block III 🏁uH-oH! Not another champion with the last name Blasko?! No, not happening this time 🏆 30
 Nickorganic Newgarden30
 Matt CallahanOilCanCallahan30
 JackTyre Terrors30
 Jody KaramSageFan30
 RyanWilly T30
 ChrisBrooks Bashers30
 Alan LosureRebel Racing30
 Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing30
 Tyler CartmellTDC Motorsports30
 Paul30
 Jennifer CaldwellSeven Promotions30
 Daniel GorunBandwidth Bandits30
 Anthony ADRacing30
 Mike GBoilerbird Racing30
 KymKymopolis30
 WalentyDemoManWalenty#1430
 Nathan JohnsonFirstOnRaceDay30
 Ron StanleyDawg Fan30
 JamesChairburner Racing 30
 JoJacers30
 Phil NationAmerican Racing30
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #3330
 Brett M. WaldrepWaldrep Motorsports30
 RandyFlaming Exhaust30
 Greg Koesters lets go racing30
 Andrew LoviscekAndyCar Series30
 Bill Battle Red Racing30
 Donna Jacksongogetem30
 RodRamblin30
 Doug SchiefelbeinRebel Racing30
 Nathan Ringhamjack hewitt's mustache30
 Jeff JacksonTeamJJ30
 George BoothLVGEO30
 William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#30630
 Paul PalmieriIndyCar Serious30
 JessicaKnow Effin Kloo30
 John YIndy500orbust30
 Matt GTeam Name30
 Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group30
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve30
 craig stringfellowJimmyHollywood30
 Chris WisemanHunt Wisely30
 Rob McMahonTeam Green and Gold30
 Dan500skipday30
 Mike ClineRahal Rules30
 Gary Evansnrracing30
 Gordon MartinezSwedishRookieBalls30
 Rod StrayerHoosier Racing Team30
 Shayla RammelTeamRammel30
 Ryan ShortTurn 3 for life30
 Kent MuellerMueller Autosport30
117Randy HolbrookFordGT400
 John CunninghamPenske150
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers0
 Bryan BeUgly American Racing0
 Todd TelfordBorn to Blip0
 John WilsonWombat Racing0
 Miles PattersonMach GoGoGo0
 Jeff LeavellScuderia Owls Nest0
 Stanley BassJPM for the next win0
 Ron DrewniakGot Screwed With The Front Row Challenge0
 Pat WottonIndyCarlin0
 JGrinerLionheartNeverForget0
 TimTim's Brickyard Bombers0
 Joe Hahnwjhracing0
 jim stringfellowRace Riot0
 Chad RingAMR Racing0
 Ken NethTeam Neth0
 Marty MaupinKibo Racing0
 Andrewagn7270
 Kurt St. AngeloCircus Maximus0
 MichaelRick Mears Head0
 Nick KCarters Starters0
 BradChicago Indycar Fan0
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie0
 Tom DeHavenP1 Chase0
 Glenn LaneTeam Arizona0
 LeesadeeYou Got Smoked0
 Bill WolfredTeam Nabors0
 JackJohnson spears0
 Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports0
 Tim ReaganPerfect Circle Racing0
 MattTurbo Racing0
 Tom H.Coyotes0
 jeffh2oski0
 Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl0
 Karen BranickiMonkey Racing0
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing0
 Guilherme BrandenburgRoyal Pevensie Motorsports0
 Brian Johnsonidahoindy0
 Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises0
 alexab1080
 Joseph GallagherTeam Helio0
 Michel BrooksZzzzz's0
 Alex BurtonInvisiteam0
 Jon PiazzaInCarZo0
 Candi JackmanJackman0
 Meatball ManningManning Racing0
 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz0
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing0
 Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva0
 Patrick MooreBrundle 0
 Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 0
 Mike Hess Jr.Granite Racing0
 Peter hillPeter hill 0
 DeniseNeed4speed0
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing0
 jakelowsschampcarrules0
 kerry breslinnz racers (who said kiwis can't fly)0
 Mark FresherFresh Racing0
 Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing0
 Chad EberlyBulldog Racing0
 Drew StormsBadStorms0
 David LaubySeeYa0
 Bruce ScheelOpen wheeling0
 jamescrash bandicoots0
 Jonathan Bell#MorePower120
 HitokiriHasbro/Takara Hitokiri Racing0
 Ryan LangCT Indy Racing0
 Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan0
 Dan Gusedguse5000
 Tom EarleIndyHP0
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek0
 Andrew WoodFast Woody0
 Bill KnothThe unblinking eye0
 JamesonBad Grasshopper Racing0
 Mike BrooksJPM or bust0
 Doreen 0
 Andrew RinghamSpicy Cheese Sausage0
 Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing0
 Dave BulebushBbush Racing South0
 RyanEmpty Cooler0
 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing0