"I don’t always finish races, but when I do, I prefer to win."
- James Hinchcliffe via his twitter handle @hinchtown following his victory Sunday at the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Hinchcliffe won the first race of the season in St. Petersburg, Fla., but failed to finish the previous two races.
"This is a true David versus Goliath moment here."
- David Ragan in Victory Lane after Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. The victory was the second of Ragan’s Sprint Cup career and the first for Front Row Motorsports.
"All fans – please send all congrats to @ReganSmith. Not this Ragan….. He is the Winner today!! Haha."
- David Ragan via his twitter handle @DavidRagan following the conclusion of Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega. Regan Smith was the winner, but many fans confused the two and sent congratulatory tweets to David Ragan by mistake.
"Quick look at twitter… Sounds like race control had to leave early to catch a flight… Can’t wait to hear the excuses!"
- IZOD IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon via his twitter handle @ScottDixon9 regarding the numerous blocks by Takuma Sato over the last few laps of Sunday’s Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch will test an Indy car Thursday for Andretti Autosport at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The agreement between team owner Michael Andretti and Busch is for a test just two days before the track opens for Indianapolis 500 practice. Busch said he would be interested in exploring the possibility of someday attempting “The Double” by running the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 on the same day. “Let’s see how the test goes, and then I can look at the opportunities that could be beyond this coming Thursday,” Busch said. “Running the Indianapolis 500 would certainly be a highlight, and doing another 600 miles in a Cup car on the same day would make for a special weekend.” Only John Andretti, Tony Stewart and Robby Gordon have attempted the feat. ...