• 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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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

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

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

  • ...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

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

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

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • It's like a reunion to come back here every May. I've never retired. I always say, "I'm not done yet."

    Parnelli Jones, Indy 2007

  • It's a new... track... record!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • Well, the elephant in the room is the aero kits.

    Marco Andretti on why the Honda teams were struggling, Barber, April 27th 2015

  • The worst thing about crashing A.J.'s car twice in two days is you still have to go to dinner with him. And he makes you buy, and then he eats your bowl of ice cream, too.

    Billy Boat

  • 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

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

    PJ Chesson

  • 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

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • I just kept focused, focused, focused, all day long, getting every corner perfect.

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • I bet you'd love to drive one, you just wouldn't want to crash one!

    Charlie Kimball to Dale Jr. via Twitter, Pocono, August 23rd 2015

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

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 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

  • 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

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • 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

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 2007

  • 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'm 38. I'm a legit 38. I don't know how old you are, but I'm legit 38. March 3 1981.

    Ed Carpenter to Tony Kanaan on the suggestion that he was over 40, Gateway, August 24th 2019

  • I can't control what size I am and how I'm built. All I know is the NBA doesn't lower the hoop for short guys.

    Danica Patrick, June 2005

  • 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

  • Having a pulse should make you want to attend the 500.

    James Hinchcliffe on what should make you want to attend the 500, via Twitter, April 2012

  • I think Danica's pretty aggressive in our cars. I mean, you know especially if you catch her at the right time of the month, she might be trading plenty of paint out there!

    Ed Carpenter, July 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

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

  • F1 is for sissies, this is proper racing, you can quote me on that!

    Dan Wheldon

  • It takes a lot of guts to expose yourself in front of millions of people, in front of all the media, in front of all your peers. If somebody came to me and said, "Hey, you want to run Texas in an IRL car," I'd say, "Hell, no. I don't want to get embarrassed." She's doing that. I have a lot of respect for that.

    Jeff Burton on Danica Patrick, June 2010

  • I drove the best race of my whole career!

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

Standings

Results for Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

PosPlayerTeamPoints
1Darrell CoxRum Runner189
2Rob LeavellSKillet Enterprises182
3Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing176
4John BlaskoSpeed Master II171
 Evan KramerWindyCityIndy27171
6Jeremy Grinerjcoleg168
7Alfa GiuseppeJoltin' Joe Racing164
8Jeff MayRED STAR MOTORSPORTS162
 Pat WottonIndyCarlin162
10Scott BartonIndy500Fan161
11Todd GreenSnakes & Arrows Racing160
 Parker Allen Digitized racers160
13Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports158
 Kevin KreighIndy_K158
15Chris RammelCrusher Racing157
 JackBig Jack Serious157
17Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano156
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve156
19Donna Jacksongogetem154
 Andrewagn727154
21Alan LosureRebel Racing153
 John WilsonWombat Racing153
 JoeSactown Indy Fan153
24Gordon MartinezPatos Caddie152
25JoeAstor Cup151
26Mike WilliamsFoytfanforever150
27Gary Evansnrracing149
28Dave BulebushBbush Racing South148
 Dale GleitzMallard148
 Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing148
31Jim BillardAncient Oaks Racing147
32Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group145
 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing145
34Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan144
 KP BTeam Buckley144
36Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing143
 JGrinerLionheartNeverForget143
 Melissa BarramedaBignumber4143
39John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing141
 LeslieHelio Fan #4 for #3141
 Mike GBoilerbird Racing141
 Tom DeHavenP1 Chase141
 Brad allenBarney Oldfield’s Cigar141
 jim stringfellowRace Riot141
45ChelseaRace Girl140
 DeniseNeed4speed140
 Joey NewgardenRacer OT140
 Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports140
49Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #33139
 Andrew WoodFast Woody139
51LisabethLEB racing138
 Steve CrooksAndyzonit138
53L.A. Hewitt-RubleClutchXCoast137
 craig vereeckecraigo147137
 Elaine MackoFairchild137
 dacBoiler Up137
 Candi JackmanJackman137
 Mark WyldmanMarkoWild137
59Tyler CartmellTDC Motorsports136
 Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons136
 jeffh2oski136
 Ken NethTeam Neth136
 Maryln E.MissIndy136
 Rick SNo Attack, No Chance136
65Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing135
 TSRTSR Racing135
 MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com135
68eldeelde134
 VinceStinger Racing134
 Joseph GallagherTeam Helio134
71Mike ClineRahal Rules133
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz133
 craig StringfellowSquaredCircleracing133
 Drew StormsBadStorms133
 Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing133
76jeff nieserwallslammer132
 KymKymopolis132
78Lloyd FrazierFrazier 7up Racing131
 Scott YostScoop85131
80Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 130
81Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises129
 LeesadeeYou Got Smoked129
83David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 128
 John GangwerPenske Power '17128
 Todd TelfordBorn to Blip128
 RodRamblin128
 MichaelRick Mears Head128
 StephanieWindy City Quackers128
 Anthony Wayne Clark 1989Anthony Clark Autosports128
90Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl127
 Bryan BeUgly American Racing127
 alexab108127
 Bryan BurdickSuper 15127
94Bradley GravesTeam LawnBandits125
95Kurt St. AngeloThe Legacy Yellow Shirts124
96Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek122
 Mike CockrallTeam Canada122
98Tom TaylorTaylor Racing Team120
99James duncanGov't Mule119
100John BernbrockLittle Al Fan118
 FaridChallenger 1970118
102Barry Kershaw Launch Racing117
103Glenn GutenbergRacdude Racers115
104Cruncher C. Block III 🗿🏆1981 Interscope Spcl. #25🏎113
 Dave NiesmanHigh Speed Money Pit113
106Matt CallahanOilCanCallahan112
107TrixieDennit Racing111
108shelby stevenson15in19109
109Dave RammelDoodles Racing108
110MikeAlley Cat106
111Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises104
 Jim CockrallOld Fart104
113William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#306102
114Rod StrayerHoosier Racing Team101
115John CunninghamPenske1599
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie99
117Ron DrewniakBlack Flag98
118JC LABBlue Bayou Racing 97
119Bill Battle Red Racing95
 JohnRacer X95
121Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.94
122Ryan LangCT Indy Racing92
123Dave HallBlue Streek Racing90
124Guy GutenbergLuther Racing87
125JessicaKnow Effin Kloo86
126Ryan CoxCoach Cox83
127Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts81
128IndyCar FanZoneICFZ Test Team52
129kim kennydouble yellow racing47
130Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection36