Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.— Colin McRae
Jaw-dropping Race Car quotations
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win.
What's behind you doesn't matter.
Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win.
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
The perfect racing car crosses the finish line first and subsequently falls into its component parts.
It is not always possible to be the best, but it is always possible to improve your own performance.
The winner ain't the one with the fastest car. It's the one who refuses to lose.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
Driving fast on the track does not scare me.
What scares me is when I drive on the highway I get passed by some idiot who thinks he is Fangio.
Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you.
Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports.
.. all the others are games.
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower.
You wouldn't think such a place as San Francisco could exist.
The wonderful sunlight there, the hills, the great bridges, the Pacific at your shoes. Beautiful Chinatown. Every race in the world. The sardine fleets sailing out. The little cable-cars whizzing down The City hills. And all the people are open and friendly.
It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
A critic is someone who knows the way but can't drive the car.
As far as cheating goes, they'll never stop it.
The only way it can be done successfully, only one person can know about it.
If you're in control, you're not going fast enough.
I've tried everything other than jumping out of a plane, but nothing gives you an adrenaline rush like racing a car.
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.
When I look fast, I'm not smooth and I am going slowly.
And when I look slow, I am smooth and going fast.
Horsepower sells cars, torque wins races
Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built.
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win!
The older I get, the faster I was.
If you don't come walking back to the pits every once in a while holding a steering wheel in your hands, you're not trying hard enough
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
You won't catch me driving a race car that I have built.
When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.
Oh yes. It's not when you brake but when you take them off that counts. Most people don't understand that.
Writing is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as the headlights, but you make the whole trip that way.
Turbochargers are for people who cant build engines.
I race historic muscle cars back in Australia, and that's my hobby.
And I try to race home as soon as I've finished a movie but don't tell anyone.
I race to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same.
Life is a journey not a race
Once you've raced, you never forget it...and you never get over it.
I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
The best classroom of all times was about two car lengths behind Juan Manuel Fangio.
If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in ? Enjoy the ride
The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
I have, in fact, no interest in life outside racing cars.
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.
When you win a race your on top that day, so take it for what its worth, have a good time and party, cause the next day when you get out of bed, the meter goes back to zero again.