• 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

  • You won't believe it!

    Tom Carnegie

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • I kind of have half an idea of what it means to win this race now. I couldn't be happier.

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • For a moment, all is right with the world - Danica Patrick is leading the Indianapolis 500.

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

  • 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 have learned more in one week here than I did in my entire Formula One career.

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

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

    Tony Kanaan, Motegi 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

  • 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

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

    Dan Wheldon on the Indy 500

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • That was the hairiest day I've ever had.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

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

  • Why do you think there are so many skid marks? It's not because it's a lovely corner.

    John Andretti, Indy 2010

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

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

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • 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

  • We'll be fine. I'll take them to Six Flags tomorrow and we'll all be fine.

    Tony Kanaan on Marco & Danica, June 2009 at Texas Motor Speedway

  • Everyone wants to pick a fight with me. Whatever.

    Sage Karam on everyone wanting to pick a fight with him, IndyStar.com, August 3rd 2015

  • 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

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • 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'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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • With photos, sometimes people get old. Not me, but some people do.

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

  • 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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • Then again my favorite films of all time are Fast and the Furious 1 through 8 or however many of them there are.

    Conor Daly on underglow. Via Twitter, July 16th 2020

  • 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 was going through there as hard as I could. It was for everything. It was for all the marbles.

    Sam Hornish Jr, Indy 2006

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

    Graham Rahal on finishing 5th at Toronto, via Twitter, July 2010

  • 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

  • Andy Granatelli for as much as he put into the sport, especially at Indianapolis. I had to deal with that big kiss. I can still smell the garlic.

    Mario Andretti on Andy Granatelli after the 1969 Indianapolis 500

  • 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

  • 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

  • They're creating a much bigger problem than the one they're trying to solve. And it's mind-boggling, absolutely mind-boggling, that they don't see it and that these discussions have even made it this far.

    James Hinchcliffe on INDYCAR mandating domed skids, Motorsport.com, April 5th 2016

  • 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 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

Standings after 4 events of the 2020 Season

1 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 917
2 Mike Alley Cat 878
3 Dylan L Lybarger Racing 872
Barry Kershaw Launch Racing 872
5 Bill Battle Red Racing 869
6 Dale Gleitz Mallard 862
7 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 861
8 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 859
Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 859
10 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 858
11 Iowa Indy Fan Iowa Indy Fan 844
12 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 840
13 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 826
Trixie Dennit Racing 826
15 Maryln E. MissIndy 825
16 Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 824
17 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 823
18 Cruncher C. Block III 🗿🏆 1981 Interscope Spcl. #25🏎 821
Jordan Wilman Jordan Wilman 821
20 Kym Kymopolis 820
21 Brandon Centurion Racing 816
22 Chelsea Race Girl 813
23 F-Type Team F-Type 812
Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 812
25 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 809
26 Race Arachnid Racing 803
27 Gary Evans nrracing 801
28 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 800
29 Rod Strayer Hoosier Racing Team 799
Will Brake Dancers 799
JGC1965 The Sliders 799
32 Rod Ramblin 795
33 Jsim1982 Brawndo 794
34 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 792
35 Drew Storms BadStorms 784
36 KP B Team Buckley 783
37 Michael Rick Mears Head 780
38 dac Boiler Up 778
39 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 777
40 John Cunningham Penske15 776
41 Weedie Weedies 773
42 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 772
43 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 768
44 Candi Jackman Jackman 761
45 Mathew Steinfels Dirtbags 759
46 jim stringfellow Race Riot 756
47 Alayna B. Pit Layn 754
48 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 749
Judy Lauby some beach 749
50 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 748
51 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 747
John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 747
53 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 746
54 Marks Marks 742
55 TSR TSR Racing 741
56 Town Monument Blob Return of the Crotch 🐵 Monkey 🏎 739
57 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 738
58 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 737
59 Gordon Martinez Patos Caddie 736
Slim Slim Pickins 736
61 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 735
62 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 734
63 Don M Sideways 732
64 Mat S. American Tuna Motorsports 730
65 FCurci FC Racing 727
66 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 725
67 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 724
68 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 723
69 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 720
John Racer X 720
Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 720
Leesadee You Got Smoked 720
73 NjDeb NJDEB 719
74 John Blasko Speed Master II 717
75 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 716
76 BritishDude British Racing 712
77 MommaH Fast Times 706
78 Fits Team Mystery Machine 702
79 Life Long Fan A C Racing 699
80 CaptainSlow8 CaptainSlowRacing8 695
81 J.Griffith Team13 688
rudek7 Slovenia_Racing 688
83 Rpsrace Rpsrace 684
84 BWALL2700 BWALL2700 675
85 Brad allen Barney Oldfield’s Cigar 649
86 Indy Goddess Bernice the Beast 640
87 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 639
88 Leslie Helio Fan #4 for #3 638
89 Ken Neth Team Neth 636
90 Jim Billard Ancient Oaks Racing 632
91 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 630
92 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 625
93 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 616
94 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 611
95 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 603
jeff nieser wallslammer 603
97 Donna Jackson gogetem 594
98 Robert Team Hinch 590
99 Donatelli7 Andretti’s Army 587
100 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 585
101 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 578
102 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 570
103 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 566
104 Andrew agn727 531
105 Scott Cameron The Robot 524
106 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 516
107 Tom Spangler Paul Tracy won in 2002 503
108 Sh Sh Sh Shattered Shadoobie 492
109 LGH62 Indy Outlaws 486
110 Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 416
111 AMA AMA 402
112 WickensFan26 Macadoo 397
Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 397
114 Ben Deneweth Sweaty Face Covering Motorsports 393
115 Bill Knoth The unblinking eye 345
116 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 300
117 jeff h2oski 282
118 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 271
119 Tom Taylor Taylor Racing Team 258
120 donnieD pedaldown 242
121 Hendrixis6od The slowest 215
122 Bryan Burdick Super 15 200
123 BrianT Brian's indy 161
124 Matt Prothro ProKnowsIndycar 153
125 Lloyd Frazier Frazier 7up Racing 147
126 GHM Graham Hill’s Mustache 146
127 FreddyBoy Fred Fast 145
128 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 141
Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 141
130 Kaden McClurg newgarden is daddy 136
131 Jeremy Griner jcoleg 133
132 Skidrow Racing Skidrow Racing 132
133 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 123
134 RCMAN Team Old Guy 120
135 Viet Vet NJracing 117
136 Dave Niesman High Speed Money Pit 115
137 Ryan3228 Team Yolanda 95
138 Brett M. Waldrep Waldrep Motorsports 94
139 TAWheels Wheels 0
t.s. t.s. 0
Nathan Johnson AllStar AutoSport 0
dsturd Third Turn Brewer 0
John Gangwer Penske Power '17 0