• It's a Top-10 but after finishing here fifth last year nothing less than that would really be satisfying because you always want more.

    Ed Carpenter after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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 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

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

    Graham Rahal on the carnage at Toronto, July 2011

  • 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

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

    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

  • I'm a little rough around the edges like him and I say what I feel, there's no B.S. and that's one of the things I've always admired about him.

    Paul Tracy on AJ Foyt, May 2009

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

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

    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

  • It looks so easy when you watch it on TV, but it's not.

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • The track is narrower than I thought! You watch the television and you see three cars alongside on the main straight - now I am in the car on the main straight and it's hard to imagine how you can fit three cars there at speed.

    Fernando Alonso after his first test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007

  • I think the IRL has been poised for a long time to be discovered by a lot of people.

    Chip Ganassi

  • 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

  • NASCAR has nothing on us. Look at the crowd at Indy – that's three Daytona 500s all in one place.

    Graham Rahal on the Indianapolis 500, Racer.com, June 4th 2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • Let's wait and watch.

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sometimes you're the windshield, and sometimes you're the bug. And sometimes you have an air gun failure.

    Simon Pagenaud on equipment issues, St Petersburg, March 11th 2018

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

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • 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

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

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

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • ...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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Do you think I give a flying f*** what Buddy Rice thinks?

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gentlemen, start your engines.

    Wilbur Shaw

  • 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

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

  • 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


Results for Indianapolis 500

1Jennifer CaldwellSeven Promotions228
 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz228
3TrixieDennit Racing213
4JessicaKnow Effin Kloo210
5Jeremy KellerDraggin' Racing201
6Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises200
 Mark WyldmanMarkoWild200
 Phil NationAmerican Racing200
 Candi JackmanJackman200
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing200
 Scott BartonIndy500Fan200
12Christopher MeyerRose-Hulman Racing196
 Darrell CoxRum Runner196
 John WTeam Stinger196
 Susan Yatesdixonistheman196
17Tim ReaganPerfect Circle Racing194
 Kent MuellerMueller Autosport194
19JamesChairburner Racing193
20Chad RingAMR Racing190
 John YIndy500orbust190
22Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie189
23Rusty GreeneOpenWheelMadness188
24Glenn LaneTeam Arizona185
25Jim Mteamindy183
 ChrisBrooks Bashers183
 Chris WisemanHunt Wisely183
 Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing183
29Dale GleitzMallard182
 mike jacksonmj53181
32bob jarmulaUpsidedown180
33WhitStop Breakin Down178
34Rob LeavellSKillet Enterprises177
 Nick KCarters Starters177
 william harveytrackslayer177
 Don WalkerFlying Diamond Racing177
 Mike ClineRahal Rules177
39Tony AkensTeam Backmarkers176
40Tim JonesMidway Monster175
41Doug S85-95 Indy Rules174
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers174
43Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan173
 Mike DavisPole Sitters173
45Ron DrewniakGot Screwed With The Front Row Challenge172
46Jim YatesWildcat171
47Mike CockrallTeam Canada170
 Lynn BusbyZoomin Lili169
 Madix Johnson3M Autosport169
51Barry Kershaw Launch Racing166
52Stacy FallerCheckered Flag Chick165
53Alex WestgerdesAJ West Racing164
54Drew StormsBadStorms163
55MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com162
 Michel BrooksJPM or Bust!162
 Brian Johnsonidahoindy162
 Ryan WibleSnapple in my Big Gulp162
 Bill KnothWild Bill Express162
 JohnRacer X162
 Steven DaleSloNoMo162
62Jim MitchellIndy Power161
 RogerPBSWM Racing161
65L.A. Hewitt-RubleElectricPandaBoogaloo160
 John CunninghamPenske15160
 Ron StanleyDawg Fan160
68TonyAWL Racing158
69Mike GBoilerbird Racing157
 Brad GravesLawnbandits157
 Dave BulebushBbush Racing South157
 kerry breslinnz racers (who said kiwis can't fly)157
73Alan LosureRebel Racing155
74shauna millerlil chubs154
 Bill Battle Red Racing154
76Mike Hess Jr.Granite Racing152
78Don CaldwellTravelodge Special #44150
80paul millerlil helios149
81LeesadeeYou Got Smoked148
 JoeSactown Indy Fan148
 Michael MasonYak Racing LLC.148
 Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing148
85Joey NewgardenRacer OT147
 Gary Evansnrracing147
 Chris RammelCrusher Racing147
88JamesonBad Grasshopper Racing146
 Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises146
 Anthony ADRacing146
91Matt CallahanOilCanCallahan145
 HitokiriTeam Gatorade Hitokiri144
94Daniel GorunBandwidth Bandits143
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek143
 jeff stanleypink13143
98Daniel Mansell Racing141
99Melissa BarramedaBignumber4140
100Tyler CartmellTDC Motorsports139
 Brandon TerrellFunnyman6869139
 Todd TelfordBorn to Blip139
105Tracy PerryPerry Boiler Racing138
 Josh Bedink Chairburner Racing138
 Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing138
 Vincent C GenoveseSlot Eight Racing137
 RyanEmpty Cooler137
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve137
 KP BTeam Buckley137
 Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano137
115Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group136
 Nicholas GesellTheSpeedwayGay136
117Tom DeHavenP1 Chase135
118Bill WolfredTeam Nabors134
120Chad EberlyBulldog Racing133
 MikeAlley Cat133
122Greg Koesters lets go racing132
 Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports132
124TimTim's Brickyard Bombers131
125Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons129
126Shayla RammelTeamRammel128
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #33128
 Kevin ByrdBuckeye Racing128
 Tori JK Gnomes in Harmony128
 Ken NethTeam Neth128
131John LivengoodLive 'N' Good Racing126
 Greg IzziTeam Grizzlor126
 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports126
 Cruncher C. Block III 🏁uH-oH! Not another champion with the last name Blasko?! No, not happening this time 🏆 126
135Donna Jacksongogetem125
136Jeff MallueChairburner Racing124
137JackJohnson spears123
138Brad KoestersPenske is a Pussy121
 Adam W.Team IndyWahoo6119
 Dan KincaidDan Kincaid119
143Rich GregorTeam Doughnuts118
144Andrew WoodFast Woody117
145Dan Gusedguse500116
 Ben DenewethSweaty Gym Sock Motorsports116
147Joe WaskomWaskom Racing115
 Andrew LoviscekAndyCar Series115
 Jeff LeavellScuderia Owls Nest115
150Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl113
151JeremyRight Rear Gone112
152John WilsonWombat Racing111
153Cristian PertonTeam Perton107
155Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva105
 Brandon Ballschmiede1stDirection105
 Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing105
 Jim CockrallOld Fart105
 Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 105
160ToddYard of Bricks101
161Alex WaneeWahknee98
 Eric PrunedaPUSHED TO PASS98
163FaridChallenger 197095
164Kenneth PetruskyRoadCourseWarriors79
165Sean BrennanSmashers78
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz78
167GretchenGo Simona Go75
168Shanelle M.Phish Racing66