• 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

  • 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

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • It's going to be a close finish. I have the bigger nose, I guess I have a good chance.

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

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

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

  • 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

  • I never would've had my opportunity to race at Indy if it weren't for Tony George and the IRL.

    Tony Stewart, May 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

  • 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 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

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

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

  • 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

  • A happy wife is a happy life!

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

  • I didn't leave. I was terminated.

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

  • 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 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2007

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • That was for the team.

    Tony Kanaan, Fontana 2005

  • He's grounded.

    Bryan Herta to Marco Andretti on Colton Herta knocking Marco out of P1 in final practice, Long Beach, April 14th 2019

  • Will he get through? Where is he? Where is he? There he is!

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

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

    Alexander Rossi, Autosport.com, April 26th 2017

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • You won't believe it!

    Tom Carnegie

  • Time to go to the back row party!

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

  • 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

  • Patience is a virtue... and someone wasn't very virtuous today.

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • It's just great, pure racing.

    Sebastien Bourdais on IndyCar, June 2015

  • And here comes Max Crappis into the pits!

    Paul Page, Michigan '99

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • Heeeeere's something that's amazing... i-dent-ical laps.

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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 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

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • This is just an excellent race and to be a part of the history, I'm really grateful for that.

    Roger Yasukawa, Indy 2007

  • I need a nap now.

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

  • 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 remember the first year I raced here, I took pictures of the entrance. I was taking pictures. I hoped one day to race here in May.

    Fernando Alonso on Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

Standings after 15 events of the 2012 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotal
1 doug smelser gas city motorsport 2021
2 Vincent C Genovese Slot Eight Racing 2016
3 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2015
4 Adam W. Team IndyWahoo6 2001
5 Ben Deneweth Sweaty Gym Sock Motorsports 1985
6 Colin Zarzycki Pole Position II 1979
7 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing 1958
8 Tom H. Coyotes 1948
9 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 1933
10 Christopher Meyer Rose-Hulman Racing 1929
11 Dale Gleitz Mallard 1922
12 Phil Nation American Racing 1905
13 Bill Battle Red Racing 1876
14 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 1863
15 Kyle Wilber Formula Extreme Grand Prix 1861
16 Michael Mason Yak Racing LLC. 1858
17 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 1855
18 Jim M teamindy 1854
19 Craig Huffman Dirt Track Racer 1853
20 Brett M. Waldrep Waldrep Motorsports 1849
21 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 1846
22 d v smelser dvs motorsports 1833
23 Shawn Mattox Rust-eze Racing 1829
24 John Wilson Wombat Racing 1815
25 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 1802
26 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 1790
27 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 1788
Darrell Cox Rum Runner 1788
29 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports 1777
30 Tony Akens Team Backmarkers 1775
31 Terry Waldrep oldtw8 1773
Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 1773
33 Miguel Ecurie GT-REPORT.com 1764
Nathan Johnson FirstOnRaceDay 1764
35 Shanelle M. Phish Racing 1762
36 Tom DeHaven P1 Chase 1758
37 Allen Wedge Ride Buyers 1754
Mike Alley Cat 1754
39 James duncan Flying weldons 1743
40 Jon Piazza InCarZo 1742
41 Chad Danica Patrick Racing 1736
42 Chad Eberly Bulldog Racing 1735
43 Donna Jackson gogetem 1725
44 Don dons ride buyers 1723
45 Jim Mitchell Indy Power 1719
46 Jim Cockrall Old Fart 1714
47 Bill Knoth Wild Bill Express 1713
48 Derek Waldrep One of Thirty-Three 1710
49 Neil P The Stickman's Racing Group 1709
50 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 1701
51 Allen Bujak War Eagle Racing 1694
52 Dan Guse dguse500 1690
Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 1690
54 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 1662
55 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 1649
56 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 1619
57 Stacy Faller Checkered Flag Chick 1615
58 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 1586
59 Josh M KanaanFan11 1574
60 Gregg Hit With a Brick 1528
Greg Koesters lets go racing 1528
62 Nick K Carters Starters 1506
63 Joey Kardelis Nazspeedway 1482
64 Emily indygurl13 1475
65 Mark Wyldman MarkoWild 1471
66 Mark Fresher Fresh Racing 1468
67 Sean Brennan Smashers 1456
68 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 1455
69 Hunter Gunnell HG Racing 1450
70 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 1448
71 Justin Griner IRLFan9 1445
72 Kevin Gardner Smakificator International 1434
73 Drew Team Dream 1401
74 Bill Brash Bearcat Racing 1396
75 Jessica Know Effin Kloo 1387
76 Sammy Team Phillip Johnny Bob 1364
77 Brendan Dumples Motorsports 1362
78 Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 1355
79 Kyle Rudolph Team Rudy 1340
80 Bob Tzucker TZ Racing 1332
81 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz 1330
82 Mike Danks IRloyal Fantasy Racing LLP 1289
83 Jason AndRome~Racing 1286
84 JIM SLEETH TEO FABI SKOAL BANDIT RACING 1285
85 Rick Team Backmarker 1283
86 Will Barada BaracudaRacing 1281
87 Jeff Harper Slow Turtles 1274
88 Brian Eat My Bumpers 1271
89 Chad Kincaid Searching for the next Tom Sneva 1246
90 Michael A. Kiefer Leaders and Legends 1245
91 Darth Darth Airbox 1243
92 Pam Kirchgessner Team Indydog 1242
93 Frederick Hurley Big Green Motorsports 1239
94 Vanessa Ferguson Nessie's Racers 1231
95 Chelsea Sycamore Racing 1228
96 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 1196
97 Dawn Smith 1181
98 Camilo Buckethead Soobl Racing 1176
99 Susan Hodge iamindy01 1169
100 Chad Ring AMR Racing 1160
101 Jessica Radloff IndySpeedRacer 1145
102 Chris Jones Indy-100 years 1141
103 Brad Koesters Penske is a Pussy 1103
104 Bill Wolfred Team Nabors 1083
105 scott 1073
GREG KIRCHGESSNER INDY DOG RACING 1073
107 Matt Brown texacostar05 1044
108 Michael Saltzman princess sparkle pony 1033
109 Paul 1013
110 Jodi Southernbell 1011
111 Jackers Big Buddy Racing 991
112 Scott Jackson Team Awesome 977
113 Dave Wilson cause of the yellow 939
114 Matt stoudt Go Go Marco 919
115 casey TheStags 908
116 anthony abbott Blue Steel 886
117 John Yates BeerGoggles 785
118 Vannessa Waldrpe team waldrep 731
119 Tom Abbott Wide Open 642
120 Steven racingesteban 620
121 Eric Rynerson NoDoorsNoDales Motorsports 548
122 Devin Underwood Underworld Racing 545
123 Kris Klein Slumpbusters 505
124 DavidJPL Rockford Rocks 493
125 Ty Abbott tank87 480
126 bailey abbott MasterBeef 466
127 Jeremy Keller Draggin' Racing 459
128 Chris Jones Jones Racing 419
129 matt abbott pedal to the mrdal 418
130 Brent Turn left 405
131 Camilo NSB 319
132 Ryan Spear TKDWRHRFAN 301
133 Tim Abbott Particles 276
134 marco dimercurio marco424 275
135 Chad Koesters Dawg's Crew 257
136 Diana Abbott FunnyFace 156
Bret E. Collins trickbag 156
138 Neil Hoosier Speed Sport 124

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