• Most importantly, for the Indy 500 we'll probably be all okay, and that's cause to be happy.

    Mikhail Aleshin on Honda's prospects for the 2017 season, Motorsport.com, February 2nd 2017

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • 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

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

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

  • 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

  • Again, I was scared to death. I had zero grip, and I was lifting at the start/finish line going into one. It's embarrassing.

    Marco Andretti, Kansas 2007

  • 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

  • It's going to be a close finish. I have the bigger nose, I guess I have a good chance.

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

  • The toughest people out there passing me are my teammates, and I don't get that. I think three of the four of us get what the camaraderie of Andretti Green Racing is.

    Marco Andretti on an unidentified teammate after Milwaukee 2009

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Without the IRL, a lot of guys would never have been able to show what they can do.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • 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

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • Good news is we've won every race we've finished!

    James Hinchcliffe on crashing out at Long Beach, April 22nd 2013

  • Back then there were 50-75 cars just trying to make the field. And they were the best drivers in the world. I remember thinking; I can’t believe this. I can't believe I got a spot.

    A.J. Foyt on qualifying for his first Indianapolis 500 mile race

  • 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

  • You don't gotta win by five seconds - you just gotta win.

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • 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 WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 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

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

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • I was going through there as hard as I could. It was for everything. It was for all the marbles.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • Time to go to the back row party!

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

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

  • 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

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 🏁uH-oH! Not another champion with the last name Blasko?! No, not happening this time 🏆 153
 Bill KnothThe unblinking eye153
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie153
17Dale GleitzMallard152
 jeffh2oski152
19Lloyd FrazierFrazier 7up Racing151
 KymKymopolis151
21Tyler Woodwoody17x winners150
22Ron DrewniakGot Screwed With The Front Row Challenge147
 Maryln E.MissIndy147
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 Kershaw Launch Racing140
34Joey NewgardenRacer OT137
 ChelseaRace Girl137
 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. AngeloCircus Maximus123
56Chad EberlyBulldog Racing122
57craig vereeckecraigo147121
58Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing120
 Dave HallBlue Streek Racing120
 Gordon MartinezSwedishRookieBalls120
 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 NethTeam Neth109
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleElectricPandaBoogaloo109
79Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano108
 Ben DenewethSweaty Gym Sock Motorsports108
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz108
82LeesadeeYou Got Smoked107
83Dave NiesmanHigh Speed Money Pit104
84jim stringfellowRace Riot103
 Kurt St. AngeloThe 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