• 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

  • There's fathers out there. There's husbands. There's brothers, sisters. It's something that absolutely we think about. We hope for the best with it.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on the dangers of racing an IndyCar, Pocono, August 23rd 2015

  • The wall came too close and too quickly.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Since last fall I've been wondering what in the hell it's going to feel like, and now I know.

    Danica Patrick on driving an IndyCar after 7 years away, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 1st 2018

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

  • It felt way better than I ever thought it was going to feel!

    Ed Carpenter on finally winning his first race, Kansas, October 2011

  • Antony! Yer losin' 3 seconds a lap! Now get yer foot into it, I'm not gonna tell ya again!!

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

  • 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

  • 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

  • ...if everyone agrees on a spec kit, IndyCar needs to really use the chance to get something that looks good, doesn't have all this winglet crap stuck all over it, and doesn't create all this dirty air.

    Will Power on aerokits, motorsport.com, May 4th 2016

  • I'm the happiest guy on earth right now!

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

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • The only reason I'm wearin' it is so I didn't leave it in no hotel nowhere!

    A.J. Foyt on his Indy 500 winner's ring, Detroit, June 3rd 2016

  • 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

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

    Mario Andretti

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

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • 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

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

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • This has been the best season of my career in motorsport and I've learned so much. We'll be coming back to win this thing next year.

    Will Power on losing to Dario Franchitti, Homestead, 2010

  • I keep getting asked by Europeans, drivers also, if racing around IMS was boring an' easy. I just want to shake my head and walk away.

    Connor Daly, June 6th 2013, via Twitter

  • Gentlemen, start your engines.

    Wilbur Shaw

  • 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

  • I need a nap now.

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

  • I think this is something that will really change the complexion of the sport for a long time to come, so this is big

    Jay Frye on the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • Last season, we lost the championship in the last corner of the last lap of the last race to some other guy.

    Chip Ganassi, Daytona 2008

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • "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

  • 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'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

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

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

    Sam Hornish Jr. on winning the 90th 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

  • I promise you this: it isn't the last you've seen of me at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. My last time there will not be a day when I'm walking out with my tail between my legs.

    Paul Tracy, Indy Bump Day 2010

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • You don't get too many times like that at the Indy 500 where you're out there and you have a chance to win the race right in front of everybody on the last lap.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • If I ever pit with her again, I'm not racing for this team anymore - ever!

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007


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1Chris JonesIndy-100 years171
2John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing162
3Jim MitchellIndy Power161
4Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises159
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6Mark FresherFresh Racing157
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9BrianEat My Bumpers 155
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17Bill Battle Red Racing146
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19Tony AkensTeam Backmarkers145
20DrewTeam Dream144
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23Mark WyldmanMarkoWild143
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26Justin GrinerIRLFan9142
27Kyle WilberFormula Extreme Grand Prix141
 Donna Jacksongogetem141
29Nathan JohnsonFirstOnRaceDay138
30Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing136
31Joey KardelisNazspeedway134
 Phil NationAmerican Racing134
33Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 133
34Hunter GunnellHG Racing131
 Dan Gusedguse500131
36ChadDanica Patrick Racing130
 Tom H.Coyotes130
38DarthDarth Airbox129
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 Josh MKanaanFan11129
41Jeff HarperSlow Turtles128
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44casey TheStags125
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49Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group123
 Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing123
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers123
52Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva122
53Bill KnothWild Bill Express120
 Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing120
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek120
 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz120
 John WilsonWombat Racing120
58Bill BrashBearcat Racing119
 Shayla RammelTeamRammel119
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63Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection117
64Shanelle M.Phish Racing116
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66Dale GleitzMallard114
67Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports112
68Chad EberlyBulldog Racing110
69Jim Mteamindy109
70BrendanDumples Motorsports108
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72Chad RingAMR Racing107
 Sean BrennanSmashers106
 Alan LosureRebel Racing106
76Michael Saltzmanprincess sparkle pony105
 James duncanFlying weldons105
78MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com103
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 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports103
82Bob TzuckerTZ Racing102
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85Pam KirchgessnerTeam Indydog101
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve101
 Nick KCarters Starters101
88GreggHit With a Brick100
89MikeAlley Cat99
90Stacy FallerCheckered Flag Chick97
 Jessica RadloffIndySpeedRacer97
92Vanessa FergusonNessie's Racers96
93Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan95
 Kevin GardnerSmakificator International95
 Jon PiazzaInCarZo95
 Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.95
97Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises94
98Scott JacksonTeam Awesome90
 Kyle RudolphTeam Rudy90
100Terry Waldrepoldtw889
101Mike CockrallTeam Canada87
103Andrew WoodFast Woody85
104Darrell CoxRum Runner83
105Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports82
106Susan Hodgeiamindy0180
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109Matt Browntexacostar0579
110Dave Wilsoncause of the yellow74
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114Matt stoudtGo Go Marco 63
115Vannessa Waldrpeteam waldrep60
116John YatesBeerGoggles58