• 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 the hairiest day I've ever had.

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • When Will was going off on Versus, I was cracking up. I was like, man, I didn't know you could talk like that! And I never knew you could say 'wanker' on TV, but that's my new word for now on... so I guess something good did come out of Toronto!

    Tony Kanaan on Will Power, Toronto, July 2011

  • "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

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

    Tom Carnegie

  • To finish first you must first finish.

    Rick Mears

  • 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

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

  • 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

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

    Tony Kanaan, Kansas 2005

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • 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

  • 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

  • If we're racing on Superspeedways with catch fencing, I fear we're just playing the odds until we have something protecting our heads. It’s a scary thing to say.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on canopies, Racer Magazine, 15 September 2014

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

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

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

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

  • From now on, Scheckter, when used as a verb, means, "To steal one's wireless internet access."

    Tony Kanaan's blog, May 2007

  • 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 plan to be here hopefully until I'm into my 40s, and to accomplish something like Scott has done.

    Alexander Rossi on building an IndyCar legacy, Mobil1TheGrid.com, December 10th 2018

  • We are unified.

    Terry Angstadt, February 22nd 2008

  • 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 didn't leave. I was terminated.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I think the IRL has been poised for a long time to be discovered by a lot of people.

    Chip Ganassi

  • That was for the team.

    Tony Kanaan, Fontana 2005

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

    Eddie Cheever Jr.

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

  • 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

  • The track is narrower than I thought! You watch the television and you see three cars alongside on the main straight - now I am in the car on the main straight and it's hard to imagine how you can fit three cars there at speed.

    Fernando Alonso after his first test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 3rd 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • What a day. This place is magical. It is still the 'beginning of the season' for me but everything is starting to fall into place. This is the best month of May, ever.

    Helio Castroneves after winning the Indy 500, May 2009

  • I told him I'd follow him anywhere he went, as long as it was on the racetrack.

    Sam Hornish Jr on Tomas Scheckter, Texas 2005

  • Now they've got competition and they are not talking about winning. I feel like they want to sit around and hold hands and sing. I want to win.

    Chip Ganassi on Honda, St Petersberg, March 23rd 2013

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

    Dan Wheldon

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 WILL win at Kentucky.

    Will Power, Chicago 2010

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

    Franck Perera on racing ovals, Homestead 2008

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 Yellow Shirts 2603
24 Cruncher C. Block III ๐Ÿ uH-oH! Not another champion with the last name Blasko?! No, not happening this time ๐Ÿ† 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 Gym Sock 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 ElectricPandaBoogaloo 2544
39 Gordon Martinez SwedishRookieBalls 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 Got Screwed With The Front Row Challenge 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 Circus Maximus 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