Mario Andretti Best Quotes

Mario Gabriele Andretti is a retired Italian American world champion racing driver, one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. Enjoy Mario Andretti’s best quotes below.

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.”
“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”
“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”
“I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.”
“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.”
“A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.”
“If you’re so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.”
“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.”
“Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.”
“There’s something special about racing in real streets. The ‘artificial’ circuits have a certain sameness to them. But every race conducted on real streets has a character of its own – Barcelona, Monaco, and now Long Beach.”
“You’re safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.”
“Unfortunately, we don’t educate drivers enough to be respectful on the road.”
“It seemed like whenever I got a bona fide offer from Ferrari, I couldn’t do it. And vice versa – when I was ready, their seats were taken. We always had a relationship, but what’s important is that I pretty much started my F1 career with them and ended it there, too.”
“If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.”
“I count my blessings every day, quite honestly, because I take nothing for granted.”
“Everything comes to those who wait… except a cat.”
“Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that’s really what it feels like.”
“Whenever you’re aggressive, you’re at the edge of mistakes.”
“If a neighbor is killed in a car accident, do you sell your car and stop driving?”
“The man upstairs is pushing the buttons, and if your name happens to be on that button, well, thank you.”
“Tom Carnegie will never be replaced.”
“Anybody who can drive and doesn’t come out of it a rich man is a fool.”
“I don’t have any feeling of accomplishment about anything unless there’s a lot of risk to it.”
“I look at myself as the luckiest man alive.”
“Every NASCAR driver watches Formula One in the morning; they are well informed.”

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