The winner ain't the one with the fastest car. It's the one who refuses to lose.— Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Unexpected Nascar Racing quotations
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win.
If you're in control, you're not going fast enough.
Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
If I have a love-hate relationship with Martinsville, then we're missing the love part of the equation.
It's basically the same, just darker.
Why did I take up racing? I was too lazy to work and too chicken to steal
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.
I wish they would pass a law where all Democrats and Republicans had to wear NASCAR racing suits, because if you look at the NASCAR drivers, it tells who their sponsors are. And if they do that, we could then become informed voters, because we would know who owns them.
If you don't cheat, you look like an idiot;
if you cheat and don't get caught, you look like a hero; if you cheat and get caught, you look like a dope. Put me where I belong.
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.
Like NASCAR race drivers or PGA golfers, why not require each of the [US presidential] candidates to cover their clothing, briefcases and staff with the logo patches of their corporate sponsors?
The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses.
In NASCAR, you don't have to be as physically strong as in some other forms of racing. You've just got to be able to endure the heat and endurance of it.
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win!
It's basically the same, just darker.
(on racing Saturday nights as opposed to Sunday afternoons, 1991
Kyle Busch has got to be the loneliest NASCAR driver ever.
He's led so many laps he never sees anybody in front of him for two-thirds of the race. He just sees clean racetrack...He's the Maytag guy.
Race makes things funny. A black guy driving in NASCAR: not funny. A black guy driving a car sponsored by Tide: not funny. A black guy driving a car sponsored by Aunt Jemima: hilarious.
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
In this country, the most popular form of car racing is the huge multibillion dollar industry that`s called stock car racing. That`s what NASCAR is. That`s what the SC stands for in the middle of NASCAR, Stock cars.
Dale Earnhardt was the best race car driver there will ever be in NASCAR.
I would hope you don't expect me to replace him because nobody ever will.
Tomorrow President Obama will host NASCAR racing champion Kevin Harvick at the White House. They both said they look forward to spending an hour or two not having the slightest interest in what the other is saying.
Life is a journey not a race
NASCAR racing provides more brand awareness and interest than any of the other major sports. The opportunities to build business-to-business relationships within the racing community are endless.
When I did some Nascar races this year I noticed that I was increasingly missing the racing side, to race against each other, because in rallying you really race against the clock.
I feel like with Indy cars, you can just show up - if you are equipped to build and make a nice car, then you could be competitive. But in NASCAR I don't see that even being possible for someone to just show up with a car. There's too much evolution of the tricks and bells and whistles and all the things it takes to be fast in stock-car racing that you wouldn't know.
If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in ? Enjoy the ride
Liberals don't have to emerge from the hot tub and start attending NASCAR races or - God forbid - church, but it would be nice if they'd stop lying all the time.
In the rest of the world though, particularly in Europe, the most popular form of racing is not stock cars. It`s not NASCAR. It doesn`t look anything like NASCAR. It`s Formula 1.
I know one thing. If a NASCAR driver ever got on the court with me, they wouldn't be able to keep up. That would be like me driving a bus in a NASCAR race.
It is never wise to run any race but your own.
My dad knew that if I wanted to make a career out of it, I needed to go to NASCAR rather than dirt racing. Personally, I like dirt racing a little bit more. It's a little more fun.
Motor Racing Outreach is great. They provide a chapel service every Sunday for drivers, wives, crew members, and others in the NASCAR industry so that we can gather and celebrate our faith. It's important to me to have this time before the race on Sundays. They also provide other services such as at-track childcare and counseling.
The Showdown is a great way to bring attention to these historic Virginia tracks where many NASCAR drivers cut their teeth in stock car racing, including myself. Tracks like South Boston and Langley are the heart of the sport and draw a great crowd to our Showdown events.
Our skin color doesn't define us
If NASCAR racing gets any more exciting, I may not be able to stand it.
There was a day when you could identify a NASCAR Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge and they actually looked like "stock cars." Now they are pod machines, slick on the outside but still powered by the same Neanderthal carbureted pushrod V-8s that have been under their hoods for half a century. If this is real auto racing, then the WWF ought to be part of the Olympics.
Get every candidate to wear a NASCAR racing suit when they go debate;
this way we can see how their sponsors really are.