If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower.
To achieve anything in this game you must be prepare to dabble in the boundary of disaster.
He ran out of talent about halfway through the corner.
Auto racing began five minutes after the second car was built.
Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.
Why worry about death, it’ll come sooner or later.
The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses.
There have been other tracks that separated the men from the boys. This is the track that will separate the brave from the weak after the boys are gone.
It is amazing how may drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
You can tell that you’re in trouble when you feel the air on the back of your neck instead of in your face.
Moonshiners put more time, energy, thought, and love into their cars than any racer ever will. Lose on the track, and you go home. Lose with a load of whiskey, and you go to jail.
You can’t fix stupid
After the third flip, I lost control...
The lead car is absolutely unique, except for the one behind it which is identical.
The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose.
Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog.
No, I don’t drive her to win, I just drive her as fast as she will go.
Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports… all the others are games.
What’s behind you doesn’t matter.
If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough.
To finish first, you must first finish.
Calling upon my years of experience, I froze at the controls.
Mr. Bentley – He builds fast trucks.
No, no, he didn’t slam you, he didn’t bump you, he didn’t nudge you… he *rubbed* you. And rubbin, son, is racin’.
Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you.
I don’t know driving in another way which isn’t risky. Each one has to improve himself. Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than other’s.
Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.
When I started racing my father told me, ‘Cristiano, nobody has three balls but some people have two very good ones.
You win some, you lose some, you wreck some.
We broke something, I think it was traction...
When I raced a car last it was at a time when sex was safe and racing was dangerous. Now, it’s the other way round.
If you think the last 4 words of the national anthem are gentlemen, start your engines, you might be a redneck.
Nobody remembers the guy who finished second but the guy who finished second.
Once you’ve raced, you never forget it…and you never get over it.