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