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Offline Aki

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Famous Race Driver Quotes
« on: October 31, 2012, 10:24:21 AM »
This could almost just be the Kimi Raikkonen quote thread, this guy is hilarious:

"Kimi, can you improve on your [race] finish?"
"No. My Finnish is fine, I am from Finland. Do you have any water?"

"Well, in summer there's fishing and ****ing. And in winter... the fishing is bad."


Feel free to add any personal favorites!

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 10:49:36 AM »
"Straightaways are for fast cars...corners are for fast drivers." QFT

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 10:55:22 AM »
"..." - The Stig

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012, 12:24:31 PM »
Can Toretto from F&F be a famous race driver? lol  ;D
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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2012, 12:28:55 PM »
Can Toretto from F&F be a famous race driver? lol  ;D

No.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2012, 12:39:18 PM »
I am in for the Kimi thread.

Q: Kimi, what’s the 5th grid place like?
KR: It’s the 5th grid place.

Lewis Hamilton said that winning his first race felt better than having sex. Kimis reply to that was: “Maybe he never had sex.”

Q: Kimi, have you ever got angry about anything, and jumped up and down and shouted?
KR: Yeah, many times but of course you’re not happy if you retire or something but I guess it mostly happens more in normal life than in racing.
Q: Can you give us examples?
KR: No, not really.
Q: What are the kind of things that make you angry in normal life, as you say?
KR: If you keep asking questions like those.

Q: Kimi Räikkönen doesn’t seem interested in the proceedings going on up there. Kimi, you missed the presentation by Pele.
KR: Yeah.
Q: Will you get over it?
KR: Yeah. I was having a sh*t.

Q: Kimi, do you have any hobbies?
KR: I collect walnuts.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2012, 02:02:19 PM »
One of the gems from Kimi at Abu Dhabi

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2012, 02:39:14 PM »
Love that radio chatter  ^_^

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2012, 08:04:47 AM »
"I live my life a quarter mile at a time..."  Dom.
Matthew Paris, DTP

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2012, 09:01:30 AM »
"I live my life a quarter mile at a time..."  Dom.

 :sadbanana

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2012, 10:06:08 AM »
Someone had to say it... 

I don't know any racing quotes.  So I put this one out there.
Matthew Paris, DTP

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2012, 10:08:07 AM »
Haha, it's all good.  Just giving you a hard time since someone was already pushing for the Toretto reference.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2012, 08:12:38 PM »
"When in doubt... Go Flat out"  Colin McRae quote i've seen on forums.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2012, 10:32:04 PM »
Hey, no prob...

Flat 4 to floor!!!
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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2012, 12:13:35 PM »
And more from the Ice Man at Abu Dhabi:

After his engineer told him to be sure to work all four tires

"Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes! You don't have to tell me this every second!"

Gotta love Kimi...
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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2012, 10:35:16 PM »
My famous one liner racecar driver quote:

"Racing is life, anything that happens before or after is just waiting"  -Steve McQueen, Le Man

I got a kick out of the kimi quotes.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2012, 10:39:04 PM »
"If you're not first, you're last".





Famous enough for me!

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2013, 08:37:37 PM »
Understeer is when you see the tree you hit in front of the car, oversteer is when you feel it in the back - Walther Röhrl


New favorite  ^_^

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2013, 09:04:58 AM »
"The speed was okay, but the corner was too tight" - Juha Kankkunen

Love this one.

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2013, 08:46:13 PM »
"I live my life 12.42 miles at a time, for those 10 minutes or less I am free"  - Dave Carapetyan   

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2013, 05:25:55 PM »
A recent AMA with Sir Jackie on the biggest changes he saw in racing and F1 safety:

"One was the Armco barrier, second medical aid, because the chief medical officer at Brands Hatch was a gynecologist. I'm sure he was a good doctor and good at gynecology, but it wasn't the work that would be good in a racing accident.

A lot of F1 drivers were already amateur gynecologists."   

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2013, 01:33:55 PM »
Slightly off topic since the quoted is not a race driver himself:

"On snow or ice or gravel, we all know that a car will not stop or steer. And yet rally cars do both of these things. That means the whole thing is sorcery, and the people who do the driving must be witches."

- Jeremy Clarkson

http://www.topgear.com/uk/jeremy-clarkson/jeremy-on-rallying-2013-12-12

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Re: Famous Race Driver Quotes
« Reply #22 on: December 17, 2013, 02:02:51 PM »
Loved reading that yesterday.

This quote came to mind on Sunday when I had a bit of a close call in the RS.

"There are only two kinds of rallyists - those who have rolled and those who are going to." - Paul Eklund (maybe?)