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It's all about racing on the track. ...
by Adam Petty

It's all about racing on the track.
- Adam Petty

I have patterned myself after my father and God.
- Adam Petty

They can hop on a line and really dice it up out there.
- Adam Petty

Winston Cup and the Busch Series are two totally different leagues.
You get put in different situations.
- Adam Petty

 

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at
least 172 miles per hour upside down.
- Dave Barry

More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars
and motorcycles are in the works.
- Brock Yates

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

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

A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
- Will Rogers

But my passion is racing cars.
It's what I like to do in my off time.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

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

You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money.
I love bike racing.
- Greg LeMond

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.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

I've been around racing a fairly long time,
but when it comes to the important issues,
I'm happy to let others make the big decisions.
- Mats Sundin

Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people
and it was more easy for me to find the first bike,
so I have a good chance for sure.
- Valentino Rossi

That strategy of racing for the top five and racing
for the win is where everybody wants to be.
- Dale Earnhardt

I am very happy because motor racing is very important outside the states,
very big all over the world.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

As an individual, not as the boss of a company,
I am very interested in motor racing.
- Carlos Ghosn

Anything happens in Grand Prix racing,
and it usually does.
- Murray Walker

I know it can be dangerous, but I love racing.
I worry my wife, but she knows it's important to me.
- Patrick Dempsey

Going to car racing school was phenomenal.
- Michelle Rodriguez

Running an airline is a normal job.
Racing is more.
- Niki Lauda

Through F1, I bought my own boat.
I learned to fly my own plane and helicopter.
And my job with my company is a reflection of everything motor racing taught me.
- Nelson Piquet

If NASCAR racing gets any more exciting,
I may not be able to stand it.
- Roger Staubach

In racing, I wanted to be a winner and to be a winner,
you have to be willing to roll the dice.
- Bobby Rahal

CART is one of the safest racing series in the world.
- Michael Andretti

It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters,
boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline.
In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero.
- Dick Schaap

Winter testing is essential but there comes a point
where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing.
You just want to get down to the real action.
- Damon Hill

You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
- Jessica Savitch

If you spend all of your time racing ahead to the future,
you're liable to discover you've left a great present behind.
- Tom Wilson

There are three easy ways of losing money -
racing is the quickest,
women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain.
- Lord Amherst

But I plan on dedicating specific training to track
this winter for the next racing season.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that
racing gives you that I am probably going to miss,
because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
- Bobby Rahal

I have to accept risk as a racing driver.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

I thought: This is not racing, it's a suicide mission.
- Barry Sheene

My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been
in not drinking enough water after training,
thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
- Bill Rodgers

Gary Smith, when I came to America, taught me a great deal about racing.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid,
stable business.
- John Steinbeck

From today I am no longer a racing driver.
I'm retired and I am very happy.
- Jackie Stewart

Books on horse racing subjects have never done well,
and I am told that publishers had come to think of
them as the literary version of box office poison.
- Laura Hillenbrand

Again, racing for me was about energy management.
- Frank Shorter

I don't sleep much.
I'm on the go.
My mind is racing.
My wife says my mind is like the rolling dials on a slot machine.
So, yeah, I think about everything.
- Bill Walton

My son is racing his first 24-hour this year with Porsche.
- Bobby Rahal

I will drive flat out all the time.
I love racing.
- Gilles Villeneuve

I enjoy Saturday night racing.
- Dale Earnhardt

Racing, competing, it's in my blood.
It's part of me, it's part of my life;
I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else.
- Ayrton Senna

I think the best way is to forget about racing people
and just find territory that's fresh.
- Tom Jenkinson

If I'm out trailriding, I have a favorite motorcycle.
Riding on the road, I've got a favorite.
If I'm jumping, I have a favorite, and if I'm racing,
I have a favorite.
- Evel Knievel

I think computing power is ready to do 3D justice.
It was great for shooters and racing games in the past,
but I didn't think it was right for strategy games.
- Sid Meier

The way money goes so fast these days,
they should paint racing stripes on it.
- Mark Russell

I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards.
If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere.
As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.
- Dale Earnhardt

My attitude on skis is different now.
I have learned to put less pressure on myself and on
the edges of my skis when I'm racing,
to be keep myself more under control.
- Hermann Maier

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

When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike.
Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle
both mean you better be responsible.
- Dale Earnhardt

A lesser but still fundamental rule of racing is that
you properly enter the event.
Anyone who doesn't but still insists on running interferes
with the paying customers.
- Joe Henderson

Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment,
whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
- Kimi Raikkonen

My introduction to track racing was through the background
of cross country running,
which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
- Roger Bannister

You might not think that's cricket, and it's not,
it's motor racing.
- Murray Walker

And that just shows you how important the car is in Formula One Racing.
- Murray Walker

If CART continues on, it's just going to drag all of open-wheel racing down.
- Michael Andretti

A racing driver has to be a good driver.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold.
You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
- Bill Rodgers

Horse racing is animated roulette.
- Roger Kahn

If someone said to me that you can have three wishes,
my first would have been to get into racing,
my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.
- Gilles Villeneuve

Indy car racing is much more aggressive.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

I guess everybody saw it.
It's a deal where I'd been racing cars a long time
and I knew going around the track the fender was on the tire hard.
- Sterling Marlin

Ski racing, especially downhill, is a dangerous activity
and there are many accidents.
It would be really too bad to lose everything because of a crash.
- Hermann Maier

Before I was an actor I was an apprentice jockey,
and now I'm out there racing against boys,
sort of the spokesperson for people over 50 that they can do it.
- Davy Jones

The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing.
That's because I don't know the horses personally.
- Nat King Cole

Alan Ginsberg was fabulous.
The man is so filled with energy.
He's 65 years old and he's just loaded with energy
and charm and wit and his mind is constantly racing.
- Ray Manzarek


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