• 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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • Milka, if you're gonna go that slow you gotta drive your mirrors, hon'!

    Ryan Hunter-Reay to Milka Duno after Watkins Glen qualifying, July 2010

  • 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

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • Broke a glass at a restaurant. Apologize to the waiter, he looks at me, says "Accidents happen. YOU know what I mean!"

    James Hinchcliffe via Twitter, December 17th 2015

  • It's a new... track... record!

    Tom Carnegie

  • I wish Beaux Barfield was officiating when I was driving - I'd have gotten a lot less penalties!

    Paul Tracy on lax penalties for avoidable contact, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • This is a huge day for the IndyCar Series and for our sport as a whole, for sure.

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

  • Now they've got competition and they are not talking about winning. I feel like they want to sit around and hold hands and sing. I want to win.

    Chip Ganassi on Honda, St Petersberg, March 23rd 2013

  • 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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • What makes IndyCar racing so good is there's not much you can do on your car to differentiate it from the others. It's only dampers, third springs. There's the aero with the aero kits – and hopefully those are going away.

    Bobby Rahal on the benefits of a spec series, Racer.com, May 18th 2016

  • 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

  • It's just great, pure racing.

    Sebastien Bourdais on IndyCar, June 2015

  • 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

  • So it was a bad result but good day. Led laps, good restarts, passed people, worked with the car, but finished crap! movin on!!

    Danica Patrick after Iowa 2009, via Twitter

  • There is nothing like winning the Indianapolis 500 and fortunately I was able to do so.

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • Hope you're all snug in your beds, while Indycars dance in your head...

    Simon Pagenaud on insomnia, Twitter, 4:31 AM, July 23rd 2019

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • 3-horse chase. Power, Dixie and GR

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

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

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

  • I've never been so happy to be in last place.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • Everyone remembers the pole winner for two weeks. Everyone remembers the race winner for life.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

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

  • Having raced all over the planet, I would say that IndyCar is the toughest beast yet to master for me.

    Felix Rosenqvist, Motorsports.com, September 17th 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    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

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

  • 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

  • Some people strap on their helmet and lose their brains.

    Graham Rahal on the carnage at Toronto, July 2011


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1Terry Waldrepoldtw8163
2Kris KleinSlumpbusters154
 Dave BulebushBbush Racing South154
4Jim Mteamindy151
5Dale GleitzMallard145
 Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 145
7Brett M. WaldrepWaldrep Motorsports141
8Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports137
9Vanessa FergusonNessie's Racers136
10Dondons ride buyers135
11Joey KardelisNazspeedway132
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13Ryan SpearTKDWRHRFAN131
14Colin ZarzyckiPole Position II129
16Bret E. Collinstrickbag126
17MichaelEdradour Racing125
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 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing125
 Adam W.Team IndyWahoo6125
 Mark FresherFresh Racing125
23MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com123
24Dan Gusedguse500122
 Alan LosureRebel Racing121
27Shawn Starkey6thAveConcepts119
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31Bill WolfredTeam Nabors117
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 Dave FresherD-Fresh Racing117
34Mark WyldmanMarkoWild116
35Tony AkensTeam Backmarkers112
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 Bill BrashBearcat Racing112
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 Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group112
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 Phil NationAmerican Racing112
42Mike CockrallTeam Canada111
43Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises109
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers109
 Chad EberlyBulldog Racing109
 Jim CockrallOld Fart109
47Chad RingAMR Racing108
48Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports107
 MikeDario Bros.107
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek107
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve107
 Dave Wilsoncause of the yellow107
53Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie106
 DavidJPLRockford Rocks106
 SammyTeam Phillip Johnny Bob106
 Bill Battle Red Racing106
57RickTeam Backmarker105
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59John YatesBeerGoggles104
60Donna Jacksongogetem103
61Michael Saltzmanprincess sparkle pony102
62Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan101
 Tyler CartmellTCMotorsports101
64Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva100
 Charlie PainterTeam Painter100
66Christopher MeyerRose-Hulman Racing98
 JessicaKnow Effin Kloo98
68Bob TzuckerTZ Racing96
 Justin GrinerIRLFan996
 Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises96
71Chris ThomasChequeredFLAGZ95
72Scott JacksonTeam Awesome94
73Darrell CoxRum Runner92
 Andrew WoodFast Woody92
 Steve LongbrakeTeam Bud91
 Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection91
78JackersBig Buddy Racing90
 Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing90
80Chris RammelCrusher Racing89
 Jessica RadloffIndySpeedRacer89
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing89
 Pam KirchgessnerTeam Indydog85
 DrewTeam Dream85
86Susan Hodgeiamindy0182
87GreggHit With a Brick72
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89Matt stoudtGo Go Marco 69
90Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing68
 Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.68
92Vannessa Waldrpeteam waldrep66
93Matt Browntexacostar0565
94ChelseaSycamore Racing55