• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Downforce is the enemy of racing.

    Rick Mears, Motorsport.com, September 15th 2016

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

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

  • ...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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

  • 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

  • I get one more opportunity to head into the defining racing venue of my career with a single, achievable goal: Win.

    Danica Patrick on her final Indy 500, The Players' Tribune, May 15th 2018

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

    Adam Alexander, Indy 2005

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • We're all back to square zero!

    James Hinchcliffe on the start of a new season, Trackside, March 18th 2014

  • If he wins this race with what he has to work with, they ought to name this place after him.

    John Barnes on Sam Hornish Jr, indy 2003

  • 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

  • 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

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

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

    Helio Castroneves, June 2009

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • The last I looked, I earned the label of Indy 500 champion; those lobbing unfounded accusations at me have not.

    Eddie Cheever Jr. after Watkins Glen 06

  • 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

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

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

  • It's a living, breathing, organism.

    Eddie Cheever on Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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

  • If you're an open-wheel racer and not at Indy in May, you're not really a race car driver. You just think you are.

    Eddie Cheever

  • "Many people always ask me why I sign off 'Until we meet again.' Because goodbye is so final. Goodbye, Dan Wheldon."

    Marty Reid, Las Vegas, October 16th 2011

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

  • That was for the team.

    Tony Kanaan, Fontana 2005

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • 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

  • There is nothing like winning the Indianapolis 500 and fortunately I was able to do so.

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • I just kept focused, focused, focused, all day long, getting every corner perfect.

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heeeeeee's on it!

    Tom Carnegie

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

  • The Indy 500 is one of the greatest events in the sport. Drivers all over the world know this. I belong there. Because I'm a racer.

    Fernando Alonso on The Indy 500, The Players Tribune, May 18th 2017

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • Antony! Yer losin' 3 seconds a lap! Now get yer foot into it, I'm not gonna tell ya again!!

    AJ Foyt, Chicagoland 2004

  • The Indianapolis 500 is about the fastest 33 Indy car drivers going for one prize. If they happen to come from America, that's great.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • 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

  • F1 is for sissies, this is proper racing, you can quote me on that!

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

Standings after 17 events of the 2018 Season

PosPlayerTeamTotal
1 John Blasko Speed Master II 2808
2 Gary Evans nrracing 2756
3 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 2755
4 KP B Team Buckley 2740
5 dac Boiler Up 2708
6 Dave Niesman High Speed Money Pit 2695
7 Jeremy Griner jcoleg 2682
8 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 2678
9 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 2675
10 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 2672
11 Tom DeHaven P1 Chase 2667
12 Dale Gleitz Mallard 2664
13 Vincent C Genovese Slot 8 Racing 2656
14 jim stringfellow Race Riot 2655
15 Mark Wyldman MarkoWild 2648
16 jeff h2oski 2636
17 Mike Alley Cat 2631
18 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 2617
19 Brad allen Barney Oldfieldโ€™s Cigar 2610
20 Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 2606
21 Denise Need4speed 2605
22 Maryln E. MissIndy 2604
23 Kurt St. Angelo The Legacy Yellow Shirts 2603
24 Cruncher C. Block III ๐Ÿ† 1981 Interscope Spcl. #25๐ŸŽ 2598
25 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 2597
26 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 2596
27 Rod Ramblin 2590
28 Jim Billard Ancient Oaks Racing 2588
29 Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 2583
30 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 2579
31 Dave Bulebush Bbush Racing South 2577
32 Ben Deneweth Sweaty Face Covering Motorsports 2572
33 alex ab108 2568
34 Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 2556
35 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 2552
Jay Breslawski Monarch LT Racing 2552
37 Andrew agn727 2548
38 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 2544
39 Gordon Martinez Patos Caddie 2533
40 Joe Sactown Indy Fan 2525
41 Michael Rick Mears Head 2517
42 Joey Newgarden Racer OT 2516
43 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 2515
44 Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 2505
45 Trixie Dennit Racing 2503
Andrew Miller A.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve 2503
47 Barry Kershaw Launch Racing 2501
48 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 2489
49 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 2487
50 Candi Jackman Jackman 2478
51 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 2471
Ron Drewniak Black Flag 2471
53 Chelsea Race Girl 2464
54 elde elde 2463
55 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 2460
56 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 2453
57 Bryan Burdick Super 15 2445
58 Leesadee You Got Smoked 2443
59 Donna Jackson gogetem 2431
60 John Wilson Wombat Racing 2428
61 Pat Wotton IndyCarlin 2424
62 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 2420
63 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 2417
64 Drew Storms BadStorms 2409
65 Bill Battle Red Racing 2407
66 John Racer X 2394
67 Lizzy Walsh Scottie's Girl 2387
68 Rod Strayer Hoosier Racing Team 2376
69 Stephanie Windy City Quackers 2375
70 Farid Challenger 1970 2374
71 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 2372
72 Leslie Helio Fan #4 for #3 2364
73 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 2340
74 Matt Callahan OilCanCallahan 2325
75 Judy Lauby some beach 2321
76 Allen Bujak War Eagle Racing 2319
77 Rick S No Attack, No Chance 2309
78 Lloyd Frazier Frazier 7up Racing 2304
79 Vince Stinger Racing 2302
80 Ben Smith Facta Nonverba Racing 2288
81 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 2283
82 Bill Knoth The unblinking eye 2278
83 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 2263
84 Alfa Giuseppe Joltin' Joe Racing 2257
85 jeff nieser wallslammer 2249
86 JGriner LionheartNeverForget 2243
TSR TSR Racing 2243
88 Kym Kymopolis 2231
89 Ken Neth Team Neth 2228
90 Scott Yost Scoop85 2214
91 Parker Allen Digitized racers 2208
92 Tom Taylor Taylor Racing Team 2205
93 Town Monument Blob Return of the Crotch ๐Ÿต Monkey ๐ŸŽ 2171
94 Neil P The Stickman's Racing Group 2137
95 Evan Kramer WindyCityIndy27 2130
96 John Cunningham Penske15 2125
97 Kevin Kreigh Indy_K 2108
98 Patrick Moore Brundle 2020
99 Rob Leavell SKillet Enterprises 2014
100 John Gangwer Penske Power '17 2008
101 Anthony Wayne Clark 1989 Anthony Clark Autosports 1938
102 Todd Green Snakes & Arrows Racing 1926
103 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 1913
104 Jeff May RED STAR MOTORSPORTS 1830
105 shelby stevenson 15in19 1803
106 Lisabeth LEB racing 1759
107 Elaine Macko Fairchild 1746
108 Molly Green Flying Corn 1729
109 David Daniels Daniels Motorsports 1604
110 Michael Jones CXT420 1512
111 Jonathan Close Lemming51 Enterprises 1373
112 Bill Sanders m20Bill 1192
113 Bruce Davis SanchoProudfoot 821
114 John Livengood Live 'N' Good Racing 696
115 Mike Cline Rahal Rules 678
116 Jim Cockrall Old Fart 668
117 Todd Telford Born to Blip 654
118 Jack Big Jack Serious 642
119 Tyler Cartmell TDC Motorsports 620
120 Steve Crooks Andyzonit 618
121 Derek Waldrep One of Thirty-Three 609
122 Bryan Be Ugly American Racing 557
123 Glenn Gutenberg Racdude Racers 537
124 Sammy Team Phillip Johnny Bob 517
125 Guy Gutenberg Luther Racing 514
126 Rick Team Backmarker 478
127 Michael Mason Yak Racing LLC. 473
128 Joe Astor Cup 458
129 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 455
130 Dave Hall Blue Streek Racing 432
131 Ryan Lang CT Indy Racing 416
132 Jessica Know Effin Kloo 397
133 Miguel Ecurie GT-REPORT.com 387
134 James duncan Gov't Mule 356
135 Ryan Cox Coach Cox 325
136 craig vereecke craigo147 304
137 Bradley Graves Team LawnBandits 283
138 kim kenny double yellow racing 249
139 IndyCar FanZone ICFZ Test Team 225
140 Brandon Ballschmiede 1stDirection 176
141 George Booth LVGEO 167
142 Joel Harleman GFDSU Racing SERIOUS 165
143 Daniel Bragg Bring Back Alonso SERIOUS 136
144 Joe Maxwell California Racing 120