• She's just feeling the pressure of not winning races.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, Milwaukee 2007

  • 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 know a lot of people say that Iowa is in the middle of nowhere, but you know what, we get such a great crowd and they're so enthusiastic. As a driver you could put me in paradise, but if there's nobody in the grandstands then it's not good racing.

    Dan Wheldon on Iowa Speedway, June 2009

  • 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

  • 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 WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

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

    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

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

    Eric Bachelart, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

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

  • Brian Clauson's car got pretty beat up yesterday. It's black and blue all over

    Justin Wilson on Brian Clauson's patchwork DW12, bump day, Indy 2012

  • 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

  • He said its the best team out there. If its the best team, he shouldn't have a problem.

    Chip Ganassi on whether he'd allow Jaun Pablo Montoya to test for Penske, Houston, October 2013

  • 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

  • And in 7 hours off to NYC!! Can't believe. Don't want to sleep thinking I'm gonna wake up from a dream.

    Sebastian Saavedra, Indy Bump Day 2010, via Twitter

  • 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

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

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

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

  • 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

  • Gentlemen... restart your engines!

    Tom Carnegie, Indy 2004

  • I hope all the fans out there were as excited about that race as I am. It was awesome doing so much passing. Racing can't get any better!

    Graham Rahal on the Kentucky 300, August 2009

  • 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

  • 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

  • Going into Texas with four wheels on the car is pretty exciting!

    Sarah Fisher after the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

  • I've never been so happy to be in last place.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • Whatever you heard, somebody made it up. For the first two days, he talked nonsense because he had a concussion. It doesn't matter what he was saying. He doesn't even remember it.

    Tony Kanaan on the rumours of Dario Franchitti's retirement after Houston, 2013

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • I miss my fans so much, you have no idea. I think I appreciate them more then I ever did.

    Sarah Fisher, August 2006

  • 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

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

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

  • If we're not racing hard, we're not racing.

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gentlemen, start your engines.

    Wilbur Shaw

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • We won a 500-mile race - not the right one, but we won a 500-miler...

    Will Power on the 2016 season, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

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

    Tom Sneva

  • If I have to race until I am 86 years old, I am going to race until I win another Indianapolis 500.

    Dan Wheldon after finishing 2nd in the 2010 Indianapolis 500

  • Off to heat yoga with @PitFitTraining. Gonna be sweating like a rapist.

    Tomas Scheckter showing his class on Twitter, April 6th 2011

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

    James Hinchcliffe on an unnamed driver, Long Beach 2014

  • 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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

  • 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

  • When you've driven it for a day, you're going to feel naked without it.

    Will Power on testing the Aeroscreen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 2nd 2019

  • I can't believe it. I cannot believe it. What a year for this Target team. It was so much fun to be a part of.

    Dario Franchitti, Homestead 2009

  • 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 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

Standings after 17 events of the 2013 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotal
1 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 2707
2 John Y Indy500orbust 2645
3 John Racer X 2600
4 Ron Stanley Dawg Fan 2585
5 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2565
6 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 2559
7 Doug S 85-95 Indy Rules 2545
8 Don Walker Flying Diamond Racing 2544
9 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2542
10 Michel Brooks JPM or Bust! 2538
11 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2512
12 Gary Evans nrracing 2509
13 kerry breslin nz racers (who said kiwis can't fly) 2505
14 Phil Nation American Racing 2502
15 Denise Need4speed 2496
16 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2493
17 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 2489
18 Ben Deneweth Sweaty Gym Sock Motorsports 2478
19 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2458
Neil P The Stickman's Racing Group 2458
21 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 2456
22 Don Caldwell Travelodge Special #44 2438
23 Daniel Gorun Bandwidth Bandits 2436
24 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 2433
25 Mark Wyldman MarkoWild 2432
26 Drew Storms BadStorms 2429
27 Tom DeHaven P1 Chase 2425
Tim Tim's Brickyard Bombers 2425
29 Jennifer Caldwell Seven Promotions 2420
Cruncher C. Block III 🏁 uH-oH! Not another champion with the last name Blasko?! No, not happening this time 🏆 2420
31 william harvey trackslayer 2416
32 Andrew agn727 2413
33 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 2403
34 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2402
35 Tony Akens Team Backmarkers 2397
36 Shawn Mattox Rust-eze Racing 2395
37 Chad Ring AMR Racing 2391
38 Miguel Ecurie GT-REPORT.com 2385
39 Madix Johnson 3M Autosport 2383
40 KP B Team Buckley 2382
41 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2380
Bill Battle Red Racing 2380
43 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 2373
44 Jameson Bad Grasshopper Racing 2371
45 Allen Wedge Ride Buyers 2370
46 Jim Cockrall Old Fart 2368
47 Donna Jackson gogetem 2367
48 Jim Yates Wildcat 2366
49 Derek Waldrep One of Thirty-Three 2360
50 jeff stanley pink13 2354
51 Trixie Dennit Racing 2341
Christopher Meyer Rose-Hulman Racing 2341
53 Mike Cline Rahal Rules 2339
54 Glenn Lane Team Arizona 2337
55 Brett M. Waldrep Waldrep Motorsports 2336
56 Jim M teamindy 2333
57 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 2325
58 Tim Reagan Perfect Circle Racing 2324
59 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2305
60 Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 2303
Mike G Boilerbird Racing 2303
62 John Wilson Wombat Racing 2301
63 Tim Jones Midway Monster 2297
Brian Johnson idahoindy 2297
65 Tony AWL Racing 2292
66 Tyler Cartmell TDC Motorsports 2290
Jim Mitchell Indy Power 2290
68 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ElectricPandaBoogaloo 2288
69 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 2287
70 Greg Koesters lets go racing 2285
71 Jessica Know Effin Kloo 2279
72 Vincent C Genovese Slot Eight Racing 2269
73 jakelowss champcarrules 2265
74 Cliff Alberta 2263
75 Andrew Inferno 2262
76 Nick K Carters Starters 2257
77 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 2256
78 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 2255
79 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 2253
80 Kym Kymopolis 2251
81 Jeremy Right Rear Gone 2247
82 Ryan Empty Cooler 2238
83 Ryan Wible Snapple in my Big Gulp 2231
84 jeff h2oski 2227
85 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing 2222
86 Chris Wiseman Hunt Wisely 2211
87 Anthony ADRacing 2201
88 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2197
89 Dan Guse dguse500 2189
Steven racingesteban 2189
91 Josh Bedink Chairburner Racing 2182
92 Jeff Mallue Chairburner Racing 2181
93 Ron Drewniak Got Screwed With The Front Row Challenge 2173
94 Allen Bujak War Eagle Racing 2155
95 John Cunningham Penske15 2150
96 bob jarmula Upsidedown 2138
97 Tom H. Coyotes 2089
98 Greg Izzi Team Grizzlor 2083
99 John W Team Stinger 2082
100 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 2077
101 Candi Jackman Jackman 2076
102 Ken Neth Team Neth 2068
103 Rich Gregor Team Doughnuts 2064
104 Joe Sactown Indy Fan 2063
105 Leesadee You Got Smoked 2052
106 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 2028
Andrew Loviscek AndyCar Series 2028
108 Mike Hess Jr. Granite Racing 2016
109 Chad Kincaid Searching for the next Tom Sneva 1993
110 Mike Alley Cat 1986
Jack Johnson spears 1986
112 Roger PBSWM Racing 1984
113 Walenty DemoManWalenty#14 1959
114 paul miller lil helios 1950
115 Dan 500skipday 1914
116 Kent Mueller Mueller Autosport 1893
117 Jo Jacers 1888
118 James Chairburner Racing 1857
119 Randy Holbrook FordGT40 1843
120 Chris Brooks Bashers 1841
121 Chad Eberly Bulldog Racing 1835
122 Sean Brennan Smashers 1830
123 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 1818
124 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 1743
125 Daniel Mansell Racing 1723
126 shauna miller lil chubs 1681
127 alex ab108 1534
128 Dawn Smith 1507
129 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 1316
130 Jose Not at the table Carlos Munoz 1308
131 Michael Mason Yak Racing LLC. 1289
132 Jeremy Keller Draggin' Racing 1281
133 Jordan Kettle 1277
134 Brad Koesters Penske is a Pussy 1275
135 Brian Ajfan14 1272
136 Tracy Perry Perry Boiler Racing 1269
137 Rusty Greene OpenWheelMadness 1248
138 Tony Artamas 1231
Jeff Leavell Scuderia Owls Nest 1231
140 Brad Graves Lawnbandits 1211
141 Chris Jockish Open Wheeler 1208
142 Adam W. Team IndyWahoo6 1190
143 Bill Wolfred Team Nabors 1188
Tori JK Gnomes in Harmony 1188
145 Hitokiri Team Gatorade Hitokiri 1183
146 Frederick Hurley Big Green Motorsports 1176
147 Brandon Terrell Funnyman6869 1174
148 Nicholas Gesell TheSpeedwayGay 1153
149 Lynn Busby Zoomin Lili 1145
150 Swen Johnson Shoreline Drive Motorsports 1144
151 Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 1136
152 Kenneth Petrusky RoadCourseWarriors 1128
153 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 1125
Whit Stop Breakin Down 1125
155 Alex Westgerdes AJ West Racing 1101
156 mike jackson mj53 1098
157 Susan Yates dixonistheman 1086
158 Dan Kincaid Dan Kincaid 1082
159 Alex Wanee Wahknee 1075
160 matt cahill team camaro 1057
161 Stacy Faller Checkered Flag Chick 1043
162 Justin IRLFan9 1040
163 Cristian Perton Team Perton 1022
164 Joe Waskom Waskom Racing 1021
165 Eric Pruneda PUSHED TO PASS 998
166 Shanelle M. Phish Racing 996
167 Rob Leavell SKillet Enterprises 966
168 Todd Yard of Bricks 909
169 Gretchen Go Simona Go 894
170 Farid Challenger 1970 704
171 Paul Palmieri IndyCar Serious 662
172 Steven Dale SloNoMo 633
173 Mike Davis Pole Sitters 576
174 Kevin Byrd Buckeye Racing 569
175 Mark WeeDrams 490
176 Todd Telford Born to Blip 460
177 Bill Knoth Wild Bill Express 382
178 Adam Ritchie Ritchie's Racers 371
179 pj hess Indy-Ana Jone5 249
180 Lucas Oseland Flying Goat Racing 245
181 chuck crosby snake pit racing 237
182 James duncan Gov't Mule 228
183 Chris r. Reber Racecar 213
184 Michael Marinelli Dally Wackers 159
185 Joey Kardelis Nazspeedway 138
186 Tony Mente I've Got a Hinch 132
187 jackson Jackson lee motorsports 128
188 Richard Teambigcat 117
189 Dan Power the movie Driven 112
190 John Yates BeerGoggles 88