“Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built.”
– Henry Ford
“Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you”
― Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear TV Presenter
“You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood.”
– Ayrton Senna
“Finishing second means you are the first person to lose”
– Gilles Villeneuve.
“You win some, you lose some, and wreck some”
Dale Earnhardt – NASCAR Champ.
“Racing drivers have balls, unfortunately, none of them are crystal”
David Coulthard. TV commentator and ex F1 driver & race winner.
“If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
― Marilyn Monroe
“Wherever we wanted to, we could beat the GTO [with the Daytona Coupe]. Even in 1965, when Ferrari started slipping 4.0-liters in there. That old pushrod 289 blew ’em off. That’s one of the greatest accomplishments by a bunch of hot rodders. Shelby American was built around hot rodders, and Phil Remington was the king of the hot rodders.”
– Carroll Shelby, racing driver and engineer, born 11 January 1923; died 10 May 2012.
“The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose.”
– Dale Earnhardt
“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”