The best Quotes by Niki Lauda

The best Quotes by Niki Lauda

Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda (22 February 1949 – 20 May 2019) was an Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur. He was a three-time Formula One World Drivers' Champion, winning in 1975, 1977 and 1984, and is the only driver in Formula One history to have been champion for both Ferrari and McLaren, two of the sport's most successful constructors.

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Formula 1 is the second best thing in the world.
It's not easy to be perfect, but someone has to be.
Racing drivers are all egocentric douches, who only want to win.

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They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Vienna - which is kinda the same.
Competing in Formula 1 involves things I don't like anymore. Maybe they will be solved, but the will to do so has to become much stronger and lead to acting on it. Talking isn't enough anymore. The race has already begun.
Sebastian Vettel - July 2022, about retiring from Formula 1
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In the end, I think in F1 it is very hard for a girl.
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.
Imperfections make someone perfect to me.
When you're in a race, the cockpit is gonna be a 140 F. G-Forces will be twice of what an astronaut experiences upon lift-off.
Jack Salter in Gran Turismo
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The smell of fuel, driving on the limit on the edge of sliding, it just gives you a lot of adrenaline.
I'm 74 and I don't have enough time left to waste it, waiting in waiting in front of a charging station.
While accelerating, the tears of joy have to horizontally run towards your ears.
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I've got my best race still ahead of me.
Sebastian Vettel - July 2022, about retiring from Formula 1
I will retire from competing in Formula 1 by the end of this year.
Sebastian Vettel - July 2022, about retiring from Formula 1
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In the end, racing is about leaving work first.
If you're involved in motor racing, I think everyone dreams of competing in Formula One events one day. And that's my dream too.
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Every morning I wake up with new ideas.
I never made a damn dime until I started doing what I wanted.
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Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
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I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
Riding a race bike is an art - a thing that you do because you feel something inside.
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I don't like being famous - it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse.
Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.
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At the end of the day, I got involved in all this because I enjoy driving cars and driving them as fast as possible. If I was going to be remembered for anything, I would like it to be for that.
World Champion! This is just unbelievable. I started racing with my dad many years ago. We dreamed of becoming a World Champion - and now we are.
Max Verstappen - December 2021
If you start doubting yourself like that, thinking, 'Am I good enough?' - maybe there is a reason you're thinking that.
Drinking is much safer than sports. You can't get hurt, only hungover.
Formula 1 would be a paradise without the media.
The way I drive, the way I handle a car, is an expression of my inner feelings.
You can knock me down, but I get up twice as strong.
You never win by yourself alone. The day you think otherwise is the day you'll start to lose.
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Second is the first of the losers.
Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines.
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Everything comes to those who wait... except a cat.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
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Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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