quote by Colin McRae

Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.

— Colin McRae

Jaw-dropping Race Car quotations

What's behind you doesn't matter.

Race car quote You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car
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.

Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win.

Race car quote Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win.
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win.
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Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you.

The perfect racing car crosses the finish line first and subsequently falls into its component parts.


The winner ain't the one with the fastest car. It's the one who refuses to lose.

Race car quote The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.

It is not always possible to be the best, but it is always possible to improve your own performance.

Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports.

.. all the others are games.

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.

Race car quote Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
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.

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.

Race car quote We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.

If you're in control, you're not going fast enough.

It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.

When I look fast, I'm not smooth and I am going slowly.

And when I look slow, I am smooth and going fast.

Race car quote Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win!
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win!

I've tried everything other than jumping out of a plane, but nothing gives you an adrenaline rush like racing a car.

Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built.

Horsepower sells cars, torque wins races

Race car quote If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.

The older I get, the faster I was.

Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.


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

Race car quote A critic is someone who knows the way but can't drive the car.
A critic is someone who knows the way but can't drive the car.

You won't catch me driving a race car that I have built.

Once you've raced, you never forget it...and you never get over it.

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.

Race car quote If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in ?
If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in ? Enjoy the ride
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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.


The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.

Oh yes. It's not when you brake but when you take them off that counts. Most people don't understand that.

Race car quote Writing is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as the headlight
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 to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same.

I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing.

Race car quote Life is a journey not a race
Life is a journey not a race
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The best classroom of all times was about two car lengths behind Juan Manuel Fangio.

Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.

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.

It's basically the same, just darker.