• He's grounded.

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

  • Broke a glass at a restaurant. Apologize to the waiter, he looks at me, says "Accidents happen. YOU know what I mean!"

    James Hinchcliffe via Twitter, December 17th 2015

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • Time to go to the back row party!

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

  • This place isn't easy. It's not supposed to be easy. This place starts the 33 fastest, best-prepared cars. Obviously, I missed.

    Paul Diatlovitch, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • I am a connoisseur of information!

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

  • 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

  • I'm 19 years old, I drive Indy cars... I'm happy.

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • Having a pulse should make you want to attend the 500.

    James Hinchcliffe on what should make you want to attend the 500, via Twitter, April 2012

  • 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

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

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

  • It's just crazy. If I never won another pole, I wouldn't care. Almost.

    James Hinchcliffe on winning the pole for the 100th Indy 500, May 22nd 2016

  • 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

  • I drove it like I stole it!

    Helio Castroneves, St Pete's 2006

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

    Buddy Lazier on the Indy 500

  • The race that made the IRL famous!

    Eddie Gossage on the Bombardier Lear Jet 500, May 2009

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

    Helio Castroneves

  • The Indy 500 is the biggest race in the world. I don't think it's even debatable. It is.

    Dan Wheldon

  • Some people strap on their helmet and lose their brains.

    Graham Rahal on the carnage at Toronto, July 2011

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

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • I think it's is a long putt, so I think we're safe for a while.

    Roger Penske on the possibility of F1 returning to Long Beach, April 2014

  • Winning is always a great feeling, but winning at your home track, a place that you grew up at and a place that helped you fall in love with the sport of IndyCar racing... this is priceless.

    Graham Rahal on winning at Mid-Ohio, Instagram, August 3rd 2015

  • This is a great decision by IndyCar. Plus it gives me another month to get ready.

    Jimmie Johnson on the 2021 season opener being delayed, via Twitter, January 6th 2021

  • The Indy 500 was the defining stage of my career.

    Mario Andretti

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

    Tony Kanaan, May 2007

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

    Dario Franchitti on winning the 91st Indy 500

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

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Ryan Hunter Reay, Indy 500 Bump Day 2009

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

    Jean Alesi, Bump Day, Indy 2012

  • That's a cool shot of the glowing brake disc!

    Colton Herta watching a replay of his pass on Rossi, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 3rd October 2020

  • 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

  • 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 lifted a little, but I didn't touch the brake.

    Will Power on the art of restarting, St Pete's, March 30th 2014

  • I wasn't thinking, 'That's Eddie [Cheever] and he's in an Infiniti and so I need to beat him.' I was thinking, 'That's Eddie, and I want to kick his ass!'

    Robbie Buhl, after winning at WDW in 2000

  • I'm just so f***ing disappointed!

    Kosuke Matsuura, St Pete's 2007

  • I can't control what size I am and how I'm built. All I know is the NBA doesn't lower the hoop for short guys.

    Danica Patrick, June 2005

  • "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

  • 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

  • There comes a time in a race where money doesn't matter, living doesn't matter. Winning is the only thing that matters, and so when you go into those corners, it's winning that tells all.

    Al Unser Jr.

  • You know, bison do seem like some very American animals.

    Conor Daly on Bison, IndyCar.com March 23rd 2021

  • Second place is nothing.

    Marco Andretti, Indy 2006

  • 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

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

    Tom Sneva

  • 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

  • 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 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 3 events of the 2021 Season

1 Cruncher C. Block III Simona...will win the Indy 500......besides, she's in a Penske. 638
2 Kurt St. Angelo The Yellow Shirts 615
3 dac Boiler Up 593
4 Andy Miller Squadra Speedgeek 590
5 Jahiegel Jahiegel 589
6 John Blasko Speed Master II 579
7 KP B Team Buckley 576
8 John Racer X 572
Drew Storms BadStorms 572
10 Ron Drewniak Black Flag 571
11 Alan Losure Rebel Racing 570
12 Jim Blasko Lightning Blackie 569
13 Jordan Wilman Jordan Wilman 559
14 Alayna Blasko Pit Layn 555
15 Nathan Losure Who Dat Racing 554
16 Mike T Hoyng AJ Racing 553
17 Rob Foxx Foxx Indy Racing Enterprises 550
18 Slim Slim Pickins 546
19 Barry Shield Plus Racing 544
20 Maryln E. MizzIndy 542
21 Mike Williams Foytfanforever 538
22 Dave Rammel Doodles Racing 537
23 Andy Bernbrock Lords of Dongtown 533
Sheila Blasko Peppy Pistons 533
25 Bill Battle Red Racing 527
26 Darrell Cox Rum Runner 525
27 June's Boyfriend Gezzers 521
28 SB Carfarts 520
29 William Wilson G2 RACING CAR NO#306 519
30 Nick K Pancho's Pit Crew 517
31 Rpsrace Rpsrace 515
Iowa Indy Fan Iowa Indy Fan 515
33 Dale Gleitz Mallard 510
34 craig Stringfellow SquaredCircleracing 509
35 John Bernbrock Little Al Fan 508
Cousin Graham Ruttman Racers 508
37 Jim Ferguson Team Kanaan 507
38 Race Arachnid Racing 504
Marks Marks 504
40 JC LAB Blue Bayou Racing 501
41 Larry Keller Rahal's Racerz 500
Craig Brumbaugh Where's the Beaver? 500
American Tuna Team Tuna Racing 500
44 FlatIntoOne The Mongooses 499
45 JNEWGARDEN2 TeamPENSKErules 496
46 Isaac Rammel Let's Go Joe 495
Chris Rammel Crusher Racing 495
48 Mike Cockrall Team Canada 494
49 Michael Misterka GoCanadaRacing #33 492
50 Chelsea Racing Divas 488
51 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing 487
Mike Anaheim Motorsports 487
53 Hannyyyrose Lybarger Racing 486
54 Don M Sideways 484
Melissa Barrameda Bignumber4 484
56 Adam Evarts Evarts Motorsports 481
57 Candi Jackman Jackman 476
58 J.Griffith Team13 475
59 Michael Rick Mears Head 473
60 Oliver Janitz Debris Dispenser 472
61 Shayla Rammel TeamRammel 471
62 Tom Spangler Reynard Honda Firestone 470
Steve Mente Goggles_Paisano 470
64 BritishDude British Racing 468
65 Life Long Fan A C Racing 465
66 jim stringfellow Race Riot 464
67 Mike G Boilerbird Racing 463
68 Andrew agn727 462
69 rudek7 Slovenia_Racing 453
70 Alvarez Indiana Drivers 450
71 Gordon Martinez A French Jimmie w/ Kiwi Chaser 447
72 Dylan L Lybarger Racing 441
73 Fits Team Mystery Machine 435
74 Leesadee You Got Smoked 431
75 Ben Rammel Go Willy P 430
76 TheRyanExpress86 Vroomin' and Zoomin' 422
77 NjDeb NJDEB 421
78 Angie A Wilbur Shaw’s Mustache 412
79 Manleighkow Feel the Power#12 409
80 LennyK Left Turn Racing 404
81 L2k007 Veterans Of War 403
82 OpenWheelNut Johnny Lightning Racing 397
83 Mike Alley Cat 395
liz walsh Scottie's girl #9 395
85 Kym Kymopolis 393
86 F-Type Team F-Type 391
87 Trixie Dennit Racing 390
88 Town Monument Blob David Hobbs' relief driver 379
89 Trey Koesters Spider-Man 378
90 Chad Koesters KYA Racing 373
91 CalebDippold DippoldRacing 364
92 L.A. Hewitt-Ruble ClutchXCoast 355
93 Sixty Years Novi Sounds 348
94 Brad Koesters Michael blew his engine!! 323
95 BWALL2700 BWALL2700 322
96 Matthew Cseh Paws&Claws GP 312
97 TSR TSR Racing 305
98 Judy Lauby some beach 304
99 Joseph Gallagher Team Helio 283
100 Matt Cahill Rick the Rocket 277
101 Scott Barton Indy500Fan 272
102 Andrew Wood Fast Woody 255
103 MommaH Fast Times 240
104 Weedie Weedies 239
105 Gas Holes Gas Holes 233
106 jc led led 225
107 AMA AMA 219
108 Ken Neth Balls 2 to the Wall Racing 193
109 matt cahill team camaro 183
110 Ron Ronnie & the Go Karts 126
111 LGH62 Indy Outlaws 99
112 Tyler_Ripp Team_Ripp 97
113 Dale Schneider Schneider Racing 56 92
114 Gas Holes Gas Holes 74