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By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Sometimes you have to bring back only the steering wheel so the car owner will know that you're giving it all you have.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Failure is sucess if we learn from it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I don't have any feeling of accomplishment about anything unless there's a lot of risk to it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

The passport changes but the blood doesn't

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I had no problems staying motivated because things that were happening were things I looked forward to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

My biggest concern during a race is getting bored. The biggest thing I have to combat is falling asleep while going around and around.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

From the driver's standpoint I had the same horrors, the same satisfactions, the same everything. The speed is relative. It's faster and things are happening quicker, but you have the equipment to handle it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you'd better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

You can't take a vacation from speed. I probably could have taken more time off and not driven in all the different disciplines, but I wanted to drive, drive and drive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

You're safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

If you don't come walking back to the pits every once in a while holding a steering wheel in your hands, you're not trying hard enough

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Speed takes a little bit of getting used to, but rules have to be followed. At any speed, the more you run, the more you get used to it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

If a neighbor is killed in a car accident, do you sell your car and stop driving?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

Whenever you're aggressive, you're at the edge of mistakes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

A goal isn’t something you just arrive at and stop. You have to stay curious and hungry and foolish...

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Sebastian Vettel's brilliant talent will ultimately come forth and he'll continue to show what he's capable of. I will never ever degrade Vettel's ability. Sooner or later, he'll prove anyone so wrong

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

For every negative, there's a positive. It's in everything. How you deal with life, outlook, how much energy you put into achieving something. That's why I detest entitlement. Anything that's worthwhile is going to call for some sacrifice. Nothing worthwhile will come to you without a price. People think in sports, you have different rules. You really don't. It's whatever motivates you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

You do a period of go-karting until you're at the age of qualifying for a ride in a 'school-kart,' then you qualify for driving school. And several of the driving schools have a competition series for their own students.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

In racing, there is no question who is best - the first one to cross the finish line wins first prize. But with wine, even if you make the best wine in the world, someone isn't going to like it, because it isn't their style. Judging wine is very subjective.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I go to bed is around 11, and I do that for every race. I get good sleep. I don't lie awake for any race. That's my routine.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I don't have many superstitions, just dumb things I don't talk about. I will not sign an autograph with a green pen.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

But really - look at the span of my career, and it's something people dream about. And to be spared major injury: I had some moments along the way, but being able to retire on my own terms after having driven during those decades when safety conditions were more precarious than today - am I lucky, or  what?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Anybody who can drive and doesn't come out of it a rich man is a fool.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

Young drivers are supposed to be hard on equipment. That's how you learn.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

If you're so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

I will always enter a race car from the left side. Always. Why? I have no idea.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

Unfortunately, we don't educate drivers enough to be respectful on the road.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that's really what it feels like.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

The United States is the only country where a driver can have a successful career - either in stock cars or IndyCar - and he won't need a passport.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

I'm so thankful that I've had such a long and uninterrupted [knocks wood] career... I count my blessings every day for that because it was so fulfilling.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

Nobody is born with a steering wheel or a gear shift in his hand. It's something you choose to do or you don't.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

If you think you're always in control, then you're not going fast enough.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

When you are losing it can seem like there is a black cloud following you around, but like they say there is a silver lining in every cloud.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

When a car's ahead of you, as long as you can see it, you get a tow, just like the draft in NASCAR. Even if it's a long ways down the track, it punches a hole in the air that has to help. When you're running alone, you can feel the difference, and it shows on the clock, too.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

I’ve always said I didn’t have a Plan B in life. I was in pursuit of my dream from the very beginning. It’s all about desire and passion. At all costs.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

What is golden is miles under your belt, miles, miles, miles.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mario Andretti

Desire is the key to motivation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

Tom Carnegie will never be replaced.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

The experts or the cynics say, "Oh, those were the good old days, that's when drivers were really drivers. They didn't have all these aids." You know what? What we had, we did the best with and when we got more we provided what was needed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mario Andretti

You do the best you can with what's thrown at you, then you try again.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

The first time I fired up a car, felt the engine shudder and the wheel come to life in my hands, I was hooked. It was a feeling I can't describe. I still get it every time I get into a race car.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mario Andretti

I think social media really is a great tool. It fascinates me when I tweet something and right away you get a response almost immediately.