Funny Car Racing Quotes by Sterling Marlin, Parnelli Jones, Mario Andretti, Richard Childress, Charles Barkley, Peter Dunne and many others.
I feel safe when I’m on the racetrack, I really do. I know that I’m surrounded by the best drivers in the world. That’s something you can’t say when you’re driving down the interstate.
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.
Once you’ve raced, you never forget it…and you never get over it.
The older I get, the faster I was.
Motor racing’s less of a sport these days than a commercial break doing 150 mph.
To achieve anything in this game you must be prepare to dabble in the boundary of disaster.
Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.
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.
When you win a race your 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.
Get the hell out of my way!
What’s behind you doesn’t matter.
Wrecks are going to happen in this business, that’s just a risk of the sport. If you can’t keep from worrying about it, then you’re in the wrong line of work.
You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood.
The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car. It’s the one who refuses to lose.
It’s basically the same, just darker. (on racing Saturday nights as opposed to Sunday afternoons, 1991
What sets these – and all – racers apart from less daredevilish mortals is their complete lack of fear and their joy of doing something on the edge. They love to speed because it is dangerous.