15 Total Quotes

Scott Speed Quotes

Scott Speed
Every track has its unique challenges, but Circuito Estoril is one of the most difficult tracks because it is physically grueling, both for your tires and yourself as a driver,
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#Challenges

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We did a new tire run at the end of practice, but unfortunately I was held up a little bit by Jacques [Villeneuve of Sauber]. I was very pleased with the performance of the car,
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#Practice

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I was very happy with our early progress today, we were able to move up from 17th place into fifth and I was making a move to pass two cars ahead of me. Something happened where they collided and I was unable to avoid their collision. The damage to our nose cone was too extensive to continue. It's a real shame as I was very confident we could succeed today.
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#Progress

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It is a tremendous honor to be called onboard by Rick to lead A1 Team USA into Brands Hatch. I am very excited to carry the American flag into competition and will do my best to represent the U.S.
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#Honor

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Fortunately, we have great tires for this type of race. The surface of these slick Cooper A1 tires can become almost gel-like with the high track temperatures, and the way that they 'squash' into the track surfaces really helps with grip and cornering.
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#Race

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Naturally, I want to show up well against my teammate.
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#Naturally

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I love a party. After winter testing mainly in Europe, I love the warm weather.
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#Love

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It's going to be very difficult to judge my performance against the others in the series. I want to score some points this year. That would be a huge success.
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#Performance

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It's something that I've been dreaming of since I was 11 years old - to race in Formula One. It's for sure going to be a very emotional experience.
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#Race

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I know that this is my opportunity in my life that I've been given and, if I mess it up, it's no one's fault but my own.
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#Life

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There's a ton of excitement as well as a lot of nerves. I'm trying to tell myself: I'm not really expected to do much with my lack of experience. I want to do really well performance-wise. I'm just trying to keep my head down and keep focused and hope it's a good weekend.
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#Excitement

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But it's something that was a huge character builder, when you can walk around the racetrack and still perform wearing diapers and have self-dignity.
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#Character

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To almost grab a point last weekend was almost like a victory.
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#Victory

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Formula One comes to America once a year. I think that is the fact that's going to limit the exposure here. Formula One's not big in America to the major public. For any driver growing up, it's a dream to make it to Formula One. It was a dream of mine as a kid. Fortunately I'm living it now.
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#America

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Who's going to believe what I say? I?m the rookie.
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#Believe