23 Total Quotes

Dan Wheldon Quotes

Dan Wheldon
Obviously, Wrigley Field is similar to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in that it has that same mystique to it, ... I don't follow baseball too much, but I know how cool that stadium is and the history and heritage behind it.
Dan Wheldon
#Field

Dan Wheldon
It's a challenge. Everybody believes that. Physically and mentally, it's tough. It awards you, though.
Dan Wheldon
#Awards

Dan Wheldon
The one thing I do disagree with the IRL is the fact that they are pushing Danica solely. I think that's a big mistake on their part.
Dan Wheldon
#Disagreement

Dan Wheldon
The biggest thing for me is the self-satisfaction of winning the race. I don't care about who gets the most attention. I've achieved something that's very special to me.
Dan Wheldon
#Race

Dan Wheldon
They will never give me equal treatment because I'm the baby of the team, ... My rental car has probably lost its tires by now.
Dan Wheldon
#Babies

Dan Wheldon
It is their (the management company's) job to be looking into all of the options for my future and making sure they are right. They certainly did have contact with different teams in different series. That's just part of business, though, ... I'm working on a deal with Andretti Green right now. I'm working on getting something that is fair for both sides. At the same time, if somebody approaches you, you can't just tell them no. You're going to listen to what they say. For me, the most important thing is to be happy and win races.
Dan Wheldon
#Future

Dan Wheldon
Tony and I did it to the Penskes earlier in the weekend in practice. If you've got two cars running in line very close to each other, you can pick up speed like that. It felt strange running up there by myself, because I'm used to having Tony or one of my other teammates around. But I had a strong enough engine to hold them off.
Dan Wheldon
#Practice

Dan Wheldon
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has always strongly supported our troops, and we're doing the same. I think no matter which beliefs people have, we would like to show our support to the troops.
Dan Wheldon
#Troops

Dan Wheldon
I don't think it's going to be as close as people are making out. I honestly think it's going to be between five or six cars, and they are going to be some ways ahead of everybody else.
Dan Wheldon
#People

Dan Wheldon
There are rivalries out there. There's people that want to beat one another. There are people with points to prove. But on a difficult day like today, everybody came together and put on a great show.
Dan Wheldon
#People

Dan Wheldon
I look forward to the rest of the season, but until it's mathematically impossible for anybody to catch me I'm going to keep trying to do the same.
Dan Wheldon
#Rest

Dan Wheldon
It's still mathematically possible for a lot of people to beat me. If you can win a championship and win a lot of races on the way, that would be pretty special. I would love to get six wins.
Dan Wheldon
#People

Dan Wheldon
That's what really got me passionate about American motor sports. Ever since that point, I've kind of aspired to being out here.
Dan Wheldon
#Sports

Dan Wheldon
I'm going to celebrate like a race winner, but I'm not going to celebrate like a champion until it's done,
Dan Wheldon
#Race

Dan Wheldon
but I have mixed emotions. I'm happy to be second but I'm also sad to be second.
Dan Wheldon
#Emotions

Dan Wheldon
To tell you the truth, it looked very, very bad.
Dan Wheldon
#Truth

Dan Wheldon
I'm going to celebrate like a race winner, not a champion, ... If all I have to do is run a practice lap at Watkins Glen, it's going to be the slowest lap you've ever seen.
Dan Wheldon
#Race

Dan Wheldon
I'm going to celebrate like a race winner, not like a champion,
Dan Wheldon
#Race

Dan Wheldon
Now when we get to Watkins Glen, that's going to be the slowest lap in history. I'm going to tell the team not to expect me to set a flyer on that first one.
Dan Wheldon
#History

Dan Wheldon
If I owned Sports Illustrated, you've got 33 drivers in the Indianapolis 500, and one's female and hot, why wouldn't you put her on the front page? You'd be stupid not to.
Dan Wheldon
#Sports

Dan Wheldon
I'm very proud of this team. They worked so hard all night long. There are some famous names that have won this race, and to now be on that list is very, very special.
Dan Wheldon
#Night

Dan Wheldon
They like the wine. I didn't see a sober (sponsor).
Dan Wheldon
#Wine

Dan Wheldon
It was a fantastic event. There were fantastic people that I met, and the presentations were very interesting.
Dan Wheldon
#People