• 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

  • Patience is a virtue... and someone wasn't very virtuous today.

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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

  • Gentlemen, start your engines.

    Wilbur Shaw

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Some of the drivers roll out this 'safety' word, and suddenly it ties everybody's hands. But those arguments make no sense anyway. Remove downforce and you actually improve safety

    Rick Mears on downforce, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

  • That's the kind of incident that leaves skidmarks *inside* the cockpit!

    Tom Sneva

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

    Curt Cavin with a new twist on an old saying, GP of Baltimore 2013

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Indy 500 is the biggest race in the world. I don't think it's even debatable. It is.

    Dan Wheldon

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

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

  • 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

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 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

  • 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

  • I hope all the fans out there were as excited about that race as I am. It was awesome doing so much passing. Racing can't get any better!

    Graham Rahal on the Kentucky 300, August 2009

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • 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

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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 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

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • My mom hasn't played much of a role in my racing career. In fact, I think she still wants me to join the Coast Guard. But I still love her.

    PJ Chesson on Mothers Day

  • 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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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

  • If someone said choose one race to win, just one, and that was the only race you ever got to win, it would be the Indy 500.

    Jack Harvey on the Indianapolis 500, indianapolismotorspeedway.com, February 21st 2019

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

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

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • I arrived in Turn 1 and I was convinced that I was doing flat out, but the foot was not flat - it had its own life, it was not connected to my brain at that moment.

    Fernando Alonso on Turn 1 commitment at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 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

  • 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

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

    Fernando Alonso after crashing in practice, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2019

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • ...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

Standings

Results for Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

PosPlayerTeamPoints
1JohnRacer X176
2Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing171
3MichaelRick Mears Head170
4Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 164
5JC LABBlue Bayou Racing 159
 Alan LosureRebel Racing159
 Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons159
 Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing159
 Tom DeHavenP1 Chase159
 FaridChallenger 1970159
11Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing158
12Nickorganic Newgarden156
13Joseph GallagherTeam Helio154
14Cruncher C. Block III Simona...will win the Indy 500......besides, she's in a Penske.153
 Bill KnothThe unblinking eye153
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie153
17Dale GleitzMallard152
 jeffh2oski152
19Lloyd FrazierFrazier 7up Racing151
 KymKymopolis151
21Tyler Woodwoody17x winners150
22Ron DrewniakBlack Flag147
 Maryln E.MizzIndy147
24Guy GutenbergLuther Racing145
25craig stringfellowJimmyHollywood144
26John CunninghamPenske15143
 Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises143
 Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports143
29MikeAlley Cat142
 John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing142
 Andrew WoodFast Woody142
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek142
33Barry Shield Plus Racing140
34Joey NewgardenRacer OT137
 ChelseaRacing Divas137
 Bill Battle Red Racing137
37William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#306136
38JGrinerLionheartNeverForget135
 Gary Evansnrracing135
 KP BTeam Buckley135
41Bryan BeUgly American Racing134
42Brett M. WaldrepWaldrep Motorsports132
 Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl132
44John BlaskoSpeed Master II131
 Andrewagn727131
46Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection130
 Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.130
48Parker Allen Digitized racers128
 JessicaKnow Effin Kloo128
50Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing125
 alexab108125
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #33125
53Dave BulebushBbush Racing South124
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing124
55Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts123
56Chad EberlyBulldog Racing122
57craig vereeckecraigo147121
58Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing120
 Dave HallBlue Streek Racing120
 Gordon MartinezA French Jimmie w/ Kiwi Chaser120
 Donna Jacksongogetem120
 DeniseNeed4speed120
63David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 119
 Patrick MooreBrundle 119
65John BernbrockLittle Al Fan118
 Drew StormsBadStorms118
67Ryan LangCT Indy Racing117
68Jeremy Grinerjcoleg116
69Scott BartonIndy500Fan115
 LisabethLEB racing115
71Ryan CoxCoach Cox114
72Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva112
73Pat WottonIndyCarlin110
 Mike ClineRahal Rules110
75StephanieWindy City Quackers109
 Mike MurphyMurphysLawl109
 Ken NethBalls 2 to the Wall Racing109
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleClutchXCoast109
79Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano108
 Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports108
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz108
82LeesadeeYou Got Smoked107
83Dave NiesmanHigh Speed Money Pit104
84jim stringfellowRace Riot103
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Legacy Yellow Shirts103
86Glenn GutenbergRacdude Racers102
87John GangwerPenske Power '17100
88Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group95
 Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises95
90Mike CockrallTeam Canada94
 Melissa BarramedaBignumber494
92TrixieDennit Racing93
93Kevin KreighIndy_K92
94JoeSactown Indy Fan91
95Jim CockrallOld Fart89
96Mark WyldmanMarkoWild86
 George BoothLVGEO86
98Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan83
99Darrell CoxRum Runner79