Friday, March 5, 2010

Why Auto Racing is like Combined Driving

Great quotes that may apply to how you view Combined Driving

If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough. – Parnelli Jones

To finish first, you must first finish. – Rick Mears

Nobody remembers the guy who finished second but the guy who finished second. – Bobby Unser

The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose. – Dale Earnhardt

You win some, you lose some, you wreck some. – Dale Ernhardt Sr.

Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death… – Hunter Thompson

I don’t know driving in another way which isn’t risky. Each one has to improve himself. Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than other’s. – Ayrton Senna

To achieve anything in this game you must be prepare to dabble in the boundary of disaster. – Sterling Moss

What’s behind you doesn’t matter. – Enzo Ferrari

When you win a race you’re 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. – Bobby Allison

If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower. – Mark Donohue

Why worry about death, it’ll come sooner or later. – Jim Dunn

Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you. – Jeremy Clarkson

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

You can tell that you’re in trouble when you feel the air on the back of your neck instead of in your face. – Buddy Baker

I got hit in the head pretty hard. My clock ran backwards for two years. – Buddy Baker

He ran out of talent about halfway through the corner. – Buddy Baker
After the third flip, I lost control………… – Don Roberts after crashing in the Jade Grenade at New England Dragway in 1975.