• 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

  • 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • 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 didn't leave. I was terminated.

    Sebastien Bourdais on the flip side of the Coyne, NBCSports.com, November 22nd 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • We'll see how it unfolds, and we're going to have to give each other respect and the space on the track.

    Danica Patrick on Dan Wheldon, June 2007

  • A happy wife is a happy life!

    Scott Dixon on marriage at the Carb Night Burger Bash, 2015

  • 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

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • As a past driver, I'd answer the phone if Roger or Chip called...

    Sarah Fisher on keeping Josef Newgarden in her team, Racer.com, August 3rd 2015

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • I can hardly believe it. Who would have thought it?!

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • Finishing in the Top-10 here was because of nutrition.

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

  • Who is the buff guy in blue with the big #Schnozolla?

    Chip Ganassi on Tony Kanaan's Family Feud appearance, via Twitter, July 26th 2016

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • I lifted a little, but I didn't touch the brake.

    Will Power on the art of restarting, St Pete's, March 30th 2014

  • You won't believe it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • Maybe he should start thinking about driving and stop thinking about dancing because that was a stupid move.

    Tomas Scheckter on Helio Castroneves, Detroit 2007

  • Everyone thinks that running in dirty air causes the front end to wash out, but actually it affects the whole car and you just can't follow someone close in fast or medium-speed corners since the aerokits came in.

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

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • ...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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • I still have the passion to drive the hell out of it!

    Juan Pablo Montoya on his motivation, NBCSports.com, July 12th 2016

  • I've got the Grandfathers Club with Helio and Juan, right?!

    Roger Penske on his older two drivers, motorsport.com, March 22nd 2016

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

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

  • It's just crazy. If I never won another pole, I wouldn't care. Almost.

    James Hinchcliffe on winning the pole for the 100th Indy 500, May 22nd 2016

  • 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

  • She probably does not know what that is, so I can say I'm going to Las Vegas to play poker and she'll think it's something like that!

    Fernando Alonso on what his mother would think about the Indy 500, motor.as.com, April 20th 2016

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

  • And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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


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1Melissa BarramedaBignumber4178
2Tim JonesMidway Monster168
3JeremyRight Rear Gone165
 Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing165
5Jim MitchellIndy Power162
6Doug S85-95 Indy Rules161
7Paul PalmieriIndyCar Serious160
8Jay BreslawskiMonarch LT Racing158
9Mike GBoilerbird Racing157
 Dale GleitzMallard157
 Ken NethTeam Neth157
 Tyler Woodwoody17x winners157
13Phil NationAmerican Racing155
14Ron StanleyDawg Fan154
16Chad RingAMR Racing152
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve152
18Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises151
 Maryln E.MissIndy151
 jamescrash bandicoots151
22kerry breslinnz racers (who said kiwis can't fly)150
23Ryan WibleSnapple in my Big Gulp148
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts148
25Brad GravesLawnbandits146
26JamesChairburner Racing 144
 Darrell CoxRum Runner144
29LeesadeeYou Got Smoked143
30Mike CockrallTeam Canada141
 patrick gardnerVegas Wildcats141
 Lizzy WalshScottie's Girl141
 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports141
 Luke LaBonteDamnHippieMotorsports141
 Matt GTeam Name141
36jeff stanleypink13140
 bob jarmulaUpsidedown140
 DP2018 Champ140
40StephanieWindy City Quackers139
41Steve whitingGranatelli138
42Ron DrewniakBlack Flag136
 John WTeam Stinger136
44Tom EarleIndyHP135
45John YIndy500orbust134
46Ben DenewethSweaty Face Covering Motorsports133
 Andrew RinghamSpicy Cheese Sausage133
 william harveytrackslayer133
49Mark FresherFresh Racing132
 TrixieDennit Racing132
51Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano131
 MikeAlley Cat131
 Derek WaldrepOne of Thirty-Three 131
54Drew StormsBadStorms130
 Don WalkerFlying Diamond Racing130
56Aaron WeissTeam Never Nudes129
57Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing128
 Nelson UCheeze-It Autosport128
59Vincent C GenoveseSlot 8 Racing127
61Tom H.Coyotes126
62Josh Bedink Chairburner Racing125
63John WilsonWombat Racing124
 Dave BulebushBbush Racing South124
65Jody KaramSageFan122
 Joey NewgardenRacer OT122
 Cruncher C. Block III πŸ—ΏπŸ†1981 Interscope Spcl. #25🏎122
68Greg Koesters lets go racing121
 Andrew LoviscekAndyCar Series121
70Mike Hess Jr.Granite Racing120
 Tom DeHavenP1 Chase120
 Jeff MallueChairburner Racing120
73Nathan PriestOpen Wheel 4 Real119
 Chris JockishOpen Wheeler119
 Donna Jacksongogetem119
76Jim Mteamindy117
77Ross WaittTeam Field116
 Neil PThe Stickman's Racing Group116
 Alan LosureRebel Racing116
 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing116
 Bryan BeUgly American Racing116
83Jeff JacksonTeamJJ115
 Scott BartonIndy500Fan115
 Allen WedgeRide Buyers115
86Don CaldwellTravelodge Special #44114
87Jennifer CaldwellSeven Promotions113
 Mike BrooksJPM or bust113
89Judy Laubysome beach112
 Mark WyldmanMarkoWild112
 Bill Battle Red Racing112
 Tim Kirtleyno.1 jeep112
93Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek111
94Matt CallahanOilCanCallahan110
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz110
96Gary Evansnrracing109
97Tyler CartmellTDC Motorsports108
98Mike MurphyMurphysLawl107
99JessicaKnow Effin Kloo106
 Joe Hahnwjhracing106
 Mike ClineRahal Rules106
102Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing105
 JackJohnson spears105
 Brian Johnsonidahoindy105
 MiguelEcurie GT-REPORT.com105
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleClutchXCoast105
 Chad KincaidSearching for the next Tom Sneva105
109KP BTeam Buckley104
 Frederick HurleyBig Green Motorsports104
 Rob McMahonTeam Green and Gold104
 Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons104
 Bill KnothThe unblinking eye103
 Tim Kirtleyno.1 jeep103
116MichaelRick Mears Head102
 Randy HolbrookFordGT40102
119Ben Andel Chairburner Racing101
 JohnRacer X101
121Peter hillPeter hill 100
122Patrick MooreBrundle 99
 Glenn LaneTeam Arizona99
124Jonathan Bell#MorePower1298
125John CunninghamPenske1597
 Daniel GorunBandwidth Bandits97
 Tori JK Gnomes in Harmony96
129RyanEmpty Cooler95
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #3395
 Chris WisemanHunt Wisely93
 Shayla RammelTeamRammel93
 Joe MendiolaPM Motorsports93
 TimTim's Brickyard Bombers93
137Shawn MattoxRust-eze Racing91
 RyanWilly T91
139Ryan ShortTurn 3 for life88
140Rich GregorTeam Doughnuts87
 FaridChallenger 197087
 Doreen 87
 ChrisBrooks Bashers87
144Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie86
145Joseph GallagherTeam Helio85
 Alex BurtonInvisiteam85
147Allen BujakWar Eagle Racing83
148Andrew WoodFast Woody82
 Kent MuellerMueller Autosport82
 Anthony ADRacing82
152Nick KCarters Starters79
153Miles PattersonMach GoGoGo75
155Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises47