A crazy man finishes in the Cemetery- Fangio.

14 July 2023

For readers of my newsletter, you will know my appetite for quotes.

Quotes tell a lot about their author, and this is especially so in motor racing.

Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines – Enzo Ferrari.

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

Each driver has their limits. My limit is a little bit further than others – Ayrton Senna.

You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood – Ayrton Senna.

The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses – Mario Andretti.

It’s amazing how many drivers, even at Formula One level, think that the brakes are for slowing a car down – Mario Andretti.

To finish first, you must first finish – Juan Manuel Fangio.

To achieve anything in this game, you must be prepared to dabble in the boundary of disaster – Stirling Moss.

Straight roads are for fast cars; turns are for fast drivers – Colin McRae.

And last but not least…..

Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you will die today – James Hunt.