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40 Race Car Quotes To Supercharge Your Motivation

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Are you crazy about race cars and looking for some exciting race car quotes? In this article, we will take a ride through some of the best quotes about race cars to ignite your imagination. Here at The Road Trip Expert, we love everything cars, trips, rides, and most of all taking you on a journey, which this fast and furious list of quotes will be sure to do.

If you would like some race car quotes to share with friends and family, or maybe post on Instagram, then this list is perfect for you. If this post doesn’t have what you’re looking for we also have awesome articles full of racing driver quotes and quotes about fast cars.

So strap in, start your engines, and get ready for the green light as we speed through some of the best race car quotes for you to sink your tires into.

Quotes About Race Cars

Let’s start off with some quotes about race cars. Here we will take a look at some of the most roadworthy quotes about race cars that you can take with you and enjoy on your next road trip.

Quotes About Race Cars
Quotes About Race Cars

“Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on the road.” – Amit Kalantri

“We at BMW do not build cars as consumer objects, just to drive from A to B. We build mobile works of art.” – Chris Bangle

Lara Flynn Boyle Fast Cars Race Cars Quote
Lara Flynn Boyle, Fast Cars Race Cars Quote

“She wanted an Italian sports car – with the sport still in it.” – Milton Berle

“I have a passion for fast cars. To drive them means pure joy to me.” – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

“Asking someone else to drive your sports car is like asking someone else to kiss your girlfriend.” – Amit Kalantri

Enzo Ferrari Beautiful Cars Race Cars Quote
Enzo Ferrari, Beautiful Cars Race Cars Quote

“Nothing can really prepare you for when you get in the Formula One car. Knowing that you’re driving a multimillion-dollar car, and if you crash it it’s going to cost a lot of money, and they might not give you another chance, is scary.”– Lewis Hamilton

“I was trying for years to woo people through humor, but it seems flash cars are much easier.” – Stephen Merchant 

“I am emotional about engines, if you hurt my car, you hurt my heart.” – Amit Kalantri

“I’m not interested in popular culture. I hate Quentin Tarantino. I rarely go to movies. I hate rock ‘n’ roll. I work. I think. I listen to classical music. I brood. I like sports cars.” James Ellroy

“Fast cars like Porsches and Ferraris – they are things of beauty.” – Rod Stewart

“I love fast cars… and to go too fast in them.” – Lara Flynn Boyle

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“Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.” – Françoise Sagan

“I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” – Ferdinand Porsche

“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds, and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.” – George Best

“Fast cars are my only vice.” – Michael Bay

“I think cars encapsulate the history of innovation and style – it’s the other side of the coin of the car being public enemy number one.”Sir Norman Foster

“That’s Not Really A Racing Car, That’s Just Pornography.”– Jeremy Clarkson

“But my passion is racing cars. It’s what I like to do in my off time.”– Mark-Paul Gosselaar

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“Race cars are neither ugly nor beautiful. They become beautiful when they win”– Enzo Ferrari

“A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.”– Mario Andretti

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Race Car Quotes

And now it’s time to put our foot down and read through some brilliant race car quotes for your next long route or journey.

Race Car Quote
Race Car Quote

“Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.” – Janet Guthrie

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

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

Enzo Ferrari Behind You Race Car Quote
Enzo Ferrari, Behind You Race Car Quote

“When I raced a car last it was at a time when sex was safe and racing was dangerous. Now, it’s the other way round.” – Hans Stuck

“I just feel so confident when I get in my race car that I’m going to do good, I’m going to win, I’m going to outrun everybody.” – Michael Waltrip

Colin McRae Straight Roads Race Car Quote
Colin McRae, Straight Roads Race Car Quote

“When I’m outside the car, I’m just kind of relaxed, hanging out. People tell me I could be more confident outside the car, but when I get in the race car, I don’t feel like anybody can beat me.” – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.” – Steven Wright

“Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.” – Colin Mcrae

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

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

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“You’re safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.” – Mario Andretti

“Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” – Hunter S. Thompson

“It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.” – Mario Andretti

“When you’re in a race car, you’re going through so many different emotions throughout that race.” – Jeff Gordon

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

“It is not always possible to be the best, but it is always possible to improve your own performance.” – Jackie Stewart

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

“Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.” – Colin McRae

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“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

“You get such a visceral thrill driving a race car. You think you’ve driven, and then you’re like, ‘Oh, I was doing something for 20 years that I didn’t realize I hadn’t experienced the real version of.’” – Tom Segura

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

And that’s the checkered flag! We hope you enjoyed this collection of race car quotes and we hope you can take them with you on your next road trip adventure!

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Iain Salter

Founder & Editor of The Road Trip Expert

Iain founded The Road Trip Expert in 2019 and continues to manage the website to this day. The inspiration to start the blog came during an extensive road trip around Europe with two friends that spanned several months and involved over 25,000km of driving. He first developed a passion for backpacking in 2014 and has had the pleasure of exploring over 60 countries.