30 Total Quotes

Jim Hunter Quotes

Part of the magic of NASCAR and NASCAR racing is the accessibility.
Jim Hunter
#Magic

There are gray areas we expect teams to exploit. We know everybody is looking for every little advantage. But when these templates don't fit, they don't fit. It's not fair to the other competitors to let one team get way with it.
Jim Hunter
#Advantage

The song man: that was his name. He knew a lot of songs.
Jim Hunter
#Man

Part of the magic of NASCAR and NASCAR racing is the accessibility,
Jim Hunter
#Magic

It was just the fact that ours (fuel use) was so visible; our cars used gas. If you took a typical NFL weekend, with planes criss-crossing the country with teams, one team would use as much or more fuel back and forth across the country than we would in 10 races or so.
Jim Hunter
#Cars

Back then, they (Congress) were targeting NASCAR as a waste of fuel,
Jim Hunter
#Congress

He knew that Indianapolis was there, and I think his vision was to build something different from Indianapolis, but that would attract that kind of crowd.
Jim Hunter
#Vision

I think it was a mistake.
Jim Hunter
#Mistake

Whatever is best for them is going to be OK with us. Anytime you've got the commitment to a sponsorship that is as big a commitment as this is, we want to make sure they get everything they deserve. If they think a name change is in order, that's OK with us.
Jim Hunter
#Commitment

We just want to make sure we have a good, safe race. It's really more of a precaution than anything.
Jim Hunter
#Race

From all indications I think Goodyear has a tire that is going to work. As bad as it was a year ago, I think it has the potential to be that good this year.
Jim Hunter
#Work

in getting relief efforts to where they are needed, than in any publicity program.
Jim Hunter
#Publicity

People tend to minimize a Category 1. They need to know this is a different kind of Category 1,
Jim Hunter
#People

he told our officials what he was going to do and he conducted himself in a professional manner.
Jim Hunter
#Conducted

With what Mike is planning to do at the drivers' meetings on Saturday, prior to the Busch race, and on Sunday is going to sort of give our guys, I don't want to say a final warning, but I think they'll clearly understand that we're going to do what we need to,
Jim Hunter
#Meetings

We know pundits are going to come up with various ways to dispute facts in every situation, ... However, we are proud to hold the No. 2 position on television.
Jim Hunter
#Facts

The power ratio is in the millions-to-one.
Jim Hunter
#Power

I'm delighted the work is finally going ahead and a local firm is to do it,
Jim Hunter
#Work

We've tried to let them work out their differences among themselves. It hasn't worked. We're going to take the bull by the horns and go forward with this.
Jim Hunter
#Work

a person's history comes into play.
Jim Hunter
#History

I think today's drivers are hesitant to get into a rivalry because they could be the bad guy. Look at Jimmie Johnson. There was a period of time here this year he was booed everywhere he went. No one likes to be booed. I don't care who you are.
Jim Hunter
#Rivalry

To be perfectly honest, absolutely. That's one thing about our sport: No matter what the rules are, if there's any gray anywhere, somebody is going to find a way to use it to their advantage.
Jim Hunter
#Rules

It's a black eye. There's no doubt about that.
Jim Hunter
#Doubt

We knew he was going to have a decent conversation with the crew chief of the other car and he did. He conducted himself in a professional fashion.
Jim Hunter
#Conversation

He affected a whole lot of people.
Jim Hunter
#People

It was very disappointing to NASCAR and the entire industry that drivers did not show up for various awards. It shows a lack of respect for the history and tradition of the sport.
Jim Hunter
#Awards

We're very serious about this. We've got to make sure everybody plays by the same rules.
Jim Hunter
#Rules

We want the drivers, the crews and the strategy to decide a race, not some little innovative deal. We want the cars to be as equal as can be and let the best teams win. That has served the sport pretty well to date.
Jim Hunter
#Race

When you add up the three different things, it looked like it wasn't just sloppy work.
Jim Hunter
#Work

I don't think they present things the way Dale did. Dale had a way of cutting through all the stuff. He wouldn't tell them something until he had all the facts. It wouldn't be just his opinion. It would be his opinion based on talking to a lot of other people in the garage. And it wasn't like other people saying, 'Why don't you go in and talk to NASCAR.' Dale took it on himself to do that.
Jim Hunter
#Present