If you no longer go for a gap that exists, you are no longer a racing driver.— Ayrton Senna
Mind-blowing Racing Driver quotations
Straight roads do not make skillful drivers
As soon as you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high.
Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win.
The winner ain't the one with the fastest car. It's the one who refuses to lose.
You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race.
The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood.
It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
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.
Once you've raced, you never forget it...and you never get over it.
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
The best classroom of all times was about two car lengths behind Juan Manuel Fangio.
The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
Racing drivers have balls, unfortunantly, none of them are crystal
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.
The era of gentleman racing drivers is ended.
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.
I think fear is what keeps us from going over the edge.
I mean, as a race car driver, I don't think what makes a good race car driver is a fearless person. I think it's somebody that is comfortable being behind the wheel of something that's somewhat out of control.
Running away from your problems is a race you'll never win!
Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than others.
I am a racer. I'm not a race car driver. I am a racer. I race. That's what I do. I don't go on vacations. I don't take my family on vacations because I don't have a family. My family is the racing family.
Ukyo Katayama is undoubtedly the best Formula One driver that Grand Prix racing has ever produced
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
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.
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?
If you are a straightforward racing driver you should always see your limits.
You have to be objective and not come up with any bullshit.
Life is a journey not a race
By being a racing driver means you are racing with other people.
And if you no longer go for a gap that exists, you are no longer a racing driver because we are competing, we are competing to win.
Juan Fangio was the great man of racing, whilst Stirling Moss was the epitome of a racing driver.
A racing driver has to be a good driver.
If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in ? Enjoy the ride
The driver of a racing car is a component.
When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly, and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand.
The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses.
Every little kid has always wanted to be a race car driver. This gets some of that out.
Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's seat and then get out of the way.
There are those who keep out of mischief, and there are the adventurers, ‘ he said. “We racing drivers are adventurers; the more difficult something is, the greater the attraction that comes from it.
The racing driver needs to be fed a diet of other racing drivers.
Let me ask you. If someone called you and offered you a ride in the Indianapolis 500 and you were a male race car driver, would you turn the ride down?
It is never wise to run any race but your own.
You either commit yourself as a professional racing driver that's designed to win races or you come second or you come third or fifth and am not design to come third, fourth or fifth, I race to win.
I am someone who places great value on the detail.
That was always the case, even in my days as a racing driver.
To be a racing driver it's essential you have very good eyesight, and that's especially relevant at night. Your senses are heightened, you're travelling over 200mph, you need to focus on that 110-metre braking point and you have to have absolute faith and commitment in your driving.
Normally, racing drivers come from a long line of previous successful sports people.
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.