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Bobby Rahal Quotes

Bobby Rahal
I don't think they want to admit that her draw is helping them, but it's the truth. Everyone from sponsors to teams to the IRL is benefiting from her. She's having the Tiger effect on TV ratings.
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#Truth

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Then I was just trying to make my way back up. I got Andretti going into three. I got a good run on him and just passed him. Then I caught Pablo and snuck by him on the backstraightaway.
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#Trying

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If you are at all romantic about racing, it is so much fun to drive these cars and to really appreciate what they were like in a great era of Formula One,
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#Fun

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I was working hard to stay ahead of Hamish. It is a real pleasure to see these cars run in anger.
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#Pleasure

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I came up here for my first Formula Atlantic race in October of 1974 and watched that car win the race, and I thought, 'Man, there is nothing better than that,' ... I dreamed that when I got to Formula One I could drive a car like that.
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#Race

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You have 20-22 really strong cars and the quality of the drivers is awfully good.
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#Quality

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As anybody will tell you that's ever driven one of those races, so many things can happen. Just staying out of everyone's way is half the battle.
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At this stage of the game, I am not sure what the hell is going to happen.
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Being injured is something that happens in this sport. Anybody who gets into it understands that.
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Competitiveness has been a big thing for me.
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I am going to miss that time when you take that corner better than anybody else could have taken it on that lap or you do that great qualifying lap or you make that great pass or you bring a crippled car home.
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I don't want people to remember me going through the motions.
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I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that racing gives you that I am probably going to miss, because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
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I have never had problems sleeping the night before a race.
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I'd rather try and fail than not try at all, as they say.
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I'd seen people overstay their welcome and I didn't want that to happen at all.
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If you look at Andretti Green, perhaps ourselves over the last several years, I think having more than two cars is an advantage.
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In 1982 when I showed up, the average age of the drivers in the series was something like 40, 41. The crowds were small. There was not much prize money. The competition wasn't very tight.
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In racing, I wanted to be a winner and to be a winner, you have to be willing to roll the dice.
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My son is racing his first 24-hour this year with Porsche.
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Obviously it's critical that the three cars are able to contribute to the program. I think that certainly has given much of the reason as to why we did so well at Indy over the last several years.
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The fans know that I have been giving it my all and that we had the good judgment to when to say when.
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The place where I had so much success as a driver would be where I had my first win as a team owner.
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There's a tremendous number of the Daytona Prototypes.
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Today, the competition is considerably more intense.
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We ran three cars last year. Unfortunately, as time went on, we did have to let a few people go, which we regretted, but just because of the situation.
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We tried to create advantages. We were never complacent.
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What's really hit me over the years is that you go to every race and see all the well-wishers, and you really feel like you are connected with people after all these years.
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You don't have to worry about whether the car is set up right or not, you know it is, and it's down to you. Ultimately, that's what every driver wants.
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