Because memory is time folding back on itself. To remember is to disengage from the present. In order to reach any kind of success in automobile racing, a driver must never remember.
If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough.
And the insanity of it all is that I’m racing through life, attempting at every step to create the very things that I’m stepping on in the racing.
What I know about auto racing could be inscribed with a dry Magic Marker on the lip of a Coke bottle.
Many of the technologies that are now racing ahead most rapidly, replacing human workers in factories and offices with machines, making stockholders richer and workers poorer, are indeed tending to accentuate the existing inequalities in the distribution of wealth.
A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.
I definitely wasn't anything special when I first started but I think I adapted quite quickly into racing and it became a bit better slowly. All of cadets, the first four years of karting, I only won one proper race, one! Which was the British Open Championship at PFI and I started 21st and I won.
A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.
But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs, I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
Designing aircraft and racing cars is an extremely exciting thing.
I just love the American spirit of racing. It feels just great to get involved with that.
There's something special about racing in real streets. The 'artificial' circuits have a certain sameness to them. But every race conducted on real streets has a character of its own - Barcelona, Monaco, and now Long Beach.
Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.
There is no doubt about precisely when folks began racing each other in automobiles. It was the day they built the second automobile.
You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
After an era of everything being super-sized, who would have thought that major companies would be racing to market smaller, lower-calorie versions of their snacks and beverages - from half-sized candy bars to little, mini soda cans? We see it everywhere we go.
My team has been very unreceptive about the fact that I consistently show them that I train slightly differently than they do, that I consistently show them that I am in better shape for ski racing than anyone else on the team.
Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that's really what it feels like.
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.