Footballers are kept in such a bubble that horse racing is a release.
– Gordon Taylor
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
What an electric thrill it sends up and down the spine, how it sets the heart racing: A Royal Romance! A Royal Wedding! The pomp and the pageantry!
– Hamish Bowles
I’ve always thought that travelling every day as a journalist on the Tour’s got to be harder than actually racing.
– Greg LeMond
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
There are so many people who have died of cycling, and that didn’t happen when I was racing.
I know I’ll never feel that sensation of racing and winning again and that took a while to get used to. The Tour was a race I never thought I could lose.
My mind is always racing.
– Justin Bieber
Get every candidate to wear a NASCAR racing suit when they go debate; this way we can see how their sponsors really are.
– Jesse Ventura
I used to fly around quite a bit, you know? I took a lot of unnecessary chances on the highways. And I started racing, and now I drive on the highways, I’m extra cautious because no one knows what they’re doing half the time. You don’t know what this guy is going to do or that one.
– James Dean
My career in racing started at a very young age in California.
– Jeff Gordon
I will drive flat out all the time. I love racing.
I didn’t get into racing to make friends.
– Jimmie Johnson
Racing is the only time I feel whole.
I’ve always had a fascination with cars and racing, not that I’ve ever competed.
– Jason Statham
Designing aircraft and racing cars is an extremely exciting thing.
– James Dyson
We have to keep our fans watching not just at home on TV but here at the racetrack too. This is where you sell people on the speed and excitement of racing.
I was happy to ski and play a lot of ice hockey. But I’ve come back because I was – and am – a racing driver. This is what I do.
– Jacques Villeneuve
Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.
– Ingrid Newkirk
The business model of racing is not a pretty one.
In NASCAR, you don’t have to be as physically strong as in some other forms of racing. You’ve just got to be able to endure the heat and endurance of it.
A racing tipster who only reached Hitler’s level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.
– A. J. P. Taylor
I enjoy racing because I want to do it. No one’s forcing me.
– Adam Peaty
My son is racing his first 24-hour this year with Porsche.
– Bobby Rahal
I thought: This is not racing, it’s a suicide mission.
– Barry Sheene
I think that when we were younger, the fact of knowing our uncle Derrike won the Daytona 500. We were racing go-karts then, and I think that really kind of motivated us.
– Amber Cope
There are other things that I could do, but there’s really nothing that I love as much as horse racing.
– Chantal Sutherland
It’s all about racing on the track.
– Adam Petty
I don’t do much driving – about 5,000-6,000 miles a year. And most of that is to the airport and to the racing circuits.
– Allan McNish
Racing Stripes was so much fun to do. It’s one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a couple years.
– Bruce Greenwood