Top 99 NASCAR Quotes

In this post, you will find great NASCAR Quotes from famous people, such as Samantha Bee, Michael Waltrip, Brian France, Marshall Curry, Mario Andretti. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I think NASCAR's coming to Canada now so it'll take on

I think NASCAR’s coming to Canada now so it’ll take on a whole new relevance. Be afraid.
Samantha Bee
It’s sort of like baseball – the more you know about baseball, the more you get into a baseball game. NASCAR is the same way.
I try to help out everyone at NASCAR whenever I can. It will always be a special place for me and certainly my family, so I’ll do whatever I can to help the industry.
I think I’m drawn to people who dream big, and both films have that. In ‘Street Fight, Cory Booker wants to become Mayor of Newark, and in ‘Racing Dreams,’ three kids want to become NASCAR drivers.
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.
I love coming to America to race. Maybe that’s because I’m a big fan of NASCAR as well.
I think NASCAR and racing have been around for a long time. I certainly enjoy it, and there’s a lot of connects to people. People drive to work every day, and there’s a lot of genuine connection there. If people are interested in seeing that, building into that, I’m proud of what I’m a part of.
Since I started in Nascar, popularity has definitely gone up. I’ve become more attractive and helpful to companies that are looking for spokespersons. So from that perspective, things are going really well.
There are a lot of people making money in NASCAR, so let’s help it be SAFER barriers where they should be – especially at these very very fast racetracks.
I think a lot of people think of NASCAR drivers as living the private life, the luxurious life. But I don’t.
I feel like in the races I watched before I got to NASCAR, nobody ran like right next to the wall. And I feel like since I’ve gotten here, a lot more people do now. I don’t know if it’s the way the cars drive or the tracks age or what, but I feel like I’ve had a part in changing the style of NASCAR racing a little bit.
Formula One was just cool. I loved racing, all types of racing, but from a young age, Formula One was the noise and everything, and that’s what I was drawn to. I already knew when I was younger, the coolest guys are in F1… not that NASCAR drivers aren’t cool, but that was always what I had in my head!
I just go where my heart tells me, where my gut tells me to go, where I’m enjoying my life the most, where I feel like I can have the most success. I’ve truly enjoyed my experience in NASCAR, to the point that I want to do it full time.
I’m from West Virginia. If you didn’t know what was happening in NASCAR, you were on the outside. NASCAR is a big league sport, but it’s still also country and redneck.
I think our sport is much better off with a successful female driver in NASCAR.
If NASCAR racing gets any more exciting, I may not be able to stand it.
Roger Staubach
We have a lot of guys from different backgrounds in pit crews and even in the front offices of NASCAR and race teams.
I love social media. I think people in NASCAR don’t use it enough and there’s so much you can do with it.
There have always been a lot of critics of competitive eating. You can be a critic of anything. It’s easy to be a critic. You can say negative things about golf, the amount of water wasted on golf courses. Or NASCAR. There are wastes in everything.
Whether it’s NASCAR or whether it’s football, or whether it’s the NBA, any time something spills over to the point where somebody makes a WWE reference, I always think it’s a good thing.
To be clear, I’m not opposed to apps; I just want them to be geared to my lifestyle. I don’t need a virtual NASCAR racing app, but I’d certainly appreciate one that stopped my husband from plowing into the lawnmower every time he pulls into the garage.
It’s something we’re trying to change and NASCAR is as a whole trying to bring in a younger fan base, a different-looking fan base, we’re trying to change the whole demographic of the sport. Me going out to do that is something I’ll take responsibility for.
We have an online clothing boutique called Pink Candy Boutique that we manage in the midst of all of this, and trying to bring in different types of sponsors into NASCAR.
Amber Cope
I love NASCAR. I love the sport. I love the people. I believe I love it more than I ever have because of the people that have gone out of their way to tell me that they appreciate who I am and who MWR is.
I’m working with a lot of entrepreneurs and people launching new businesses. It’s fun. It’s what I’ve always liked to do and loved doing it in my years at NASCAR when we were growing NASCAR, building different lines of business and intellectual properties.
In NASCAR, you can do a lot of banging around and get pretty serious and even get yourself upside down. All of those things can happen – and then you give an interview two seconds later.
I think NASCAR racing comes down… to going for those last-lap passes, making those risky moves. That’s what makes drivers unique.
What I know is when the racing is tighter and there’s more passing, there’s just more excitement and more contact and more things that happen. That’s kind of what NASCAR is all about.
I’m a huge NASCAR fan, but I’m not a gearhead. I’ve never been into fixing cars. It’s not because I don’t like it. I would love to know more. It’s just my dad never taught me that stuff because my dad wasn’t a mechanic.
The day that Chase Elliott wins his first race is gonna be one of the best moments in NASCAR racing because of the fact of how impactful it will be for all of us in NASCAR racing.
I’m from Florida, and my family somehow is really into country music. We’re all southern in a way: My grandpa hunts, my uncle‘s, like, a redneck, and we’re all NASCAR fans.
I play golf once in awhile. I certainly love to train.

I play golf once in awhile. I certainly love to train. I’m also a big fan of NASCAR and Japanimation.
‘Drive for Diversityputs people behind the wheel that would never have had the opportunity. Nascar sponsors individual teams who have a person of color, somebody who would not have the opportunity otherwise. And then they’re noticed by bigger teams – it’s like minor-league baseball.
When I decided to see what Nascar was all about in 2005, it was an intellectual project, the same reason I went to the shooting range on West 20th Street and tried shooting a rifle at paper targets. I was addicted to both things instantly.
I loved a lot of motorsports, but as far as the ovals go, I was more into NASCAR.
As the only African American NASCAR driver in over 40 years, we have been honored to support Bubba Wallace.
I was about to walk on stage at the Kansas Speedway – I was playing a NASCAR race – and I said to Scooter Carusoe, who was standing side stage, ‘I want to write a song called ‘Wanna Be That Song.’ Then I put my earphones back in and walked right out on stage.
I thought I’d go into law or something. I always loved NASCAR, but I didn’t view it as a business opportunity.
The opportunity at NASCAR will continue to be such that the best talent wants to be here.
No one should feel uncomfortable when they come to a NASCAR race, so it starts with Confederate flags. Get them out of here. They have no place for them.
Nascar will certainly not be one of my challenges in the future.
There’s been bumps in the road and serious challenges along the way, but my love for NASCAR and my zest for life is what’s most important to me.
American politics are rich with characters and stereotypesJoe the Plumber, Harry and Louise, Nascar dads and hockey moms, to name a few. But one persistent type hasn’t gotten much attention: the Republican football coach.
I’d love to be a NASCAR driver because they’re, like, in their forties and fifties.
A NASCAR guy can drop-kick another driver through his car window and it is just considered part of the sport. Hockey players drop their sticks and pound on one another on a regular basis and no one dares blame it on anything other than just a boiling, competitive spirit.
From the Mississippi Mudflap to the Kentucky Waterfall, to the Tennessee Top Hat and the North Carolina Neckwarmer, nothing says freedom like a mullet blowing unfettered in the wind and I can’t wait to restore it to its rightful place in the NASCAR garage.
People recognize the size and scope of NASCAR but at the same time we are constantly underserved by the media coverage.
I’ve driven for A. J. Foyt, now the Andrettis, and my NASCAR team is Richard Childress Racing, which is one of the greats in that sport.
I’ve never had any issues with racism or racist people at the track for as long as I’ve been racing in NASCAR. All of that stuff that has happened to my face took place when I was coming up. And a lot of what I get now on social media is 13- and 14-year-old kids just trying to act tough. Well, I’ll call them out.
I’ve never seen a NASCAR race; I’ve seen an Indianapolis 500 race.
Boy, do I dislike two things: One is having to deal with penalties or infractions even though we have to. We have to keep the playing field even, and we have to do what we have to do. The second part that I would prefer to not have to talk about is the business side of NASCAR. That’s important, too.
We’re going to do whatever it takes to bring that NASCAR style of racing on the track to full fruition. That’s simply what we have to do.
Prior to ‘The Shield,’ basic cable was just a wasteland of reruns and NASCAR. When we came along, I think there was a collective, ‘Hey, if they can do that, why can’t we?’ from the basic-cable networks of the world. We ended up being the cornerstone for a network, and a great one.
Michael Chiklis
In NASCAR, we pride ourselves on being accessible to fans.
I’ve got my hands in every aspect of the NASCAR world, not only as the part time race car driver but as the full time TV guy and race team owner.
I have a lot to learn about NASCAR. But I’ve learned if you have the right people in the right places doing the right things, you can be successful at whatever you do.
Roger Staubach
Every NASCAR driver watches Formula One in the morning; they are well informed.
When I did some Nascar races this year I noticed that I was increasingly missing the racing side, to race against each other, because in rallying you really race against the clock.
Kimi Raikkonen
In the last three years of racing I’ve met as many women fans as men fans, and in NASCAR it’s the same thing. My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn’t have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best.
Bobsledding is like sprinting with NASCAR. You get to push these 400-pound sleds as fast as you can down a hill and hop in. How could you not enjoy that?
There’s no doubt, doing what we do, the schedule that we have and the danger that we incur every single week, NASCAR drivers should be making NBA, NFL money.
I don't think that American drivers going to NASCAR are

I don’t think that American drivers going to NASCAR are taking the easy way out because as I said, the racing is amazing; it’s just that it’s easier to adapt to what you grow up with. American drivers grow up with NASCAR, they know NASCAR, and that’s where they want to go.
These regional series – we need to have them strong to feed drivers to the Truck series. Nothing against ARCA, but NASCAR needs to have their own series be their own streams.
The living nightmare for a red state NASCAR driver would be a gay French driver.
My hope is, and I know there are a couple of big manufacturers, and there always are – this is not breaking news – there’s always somebody who has an interest in at least understanding the NASCAR opportunity, and so my sense of it is over time that we will have a fourth manufacturer.
We haven‘t made money in NASCAR in a long time.
Downhill track sports like luge are technology battles, as exciting as a NASCAR qualifying day.
Our challenge is this sport needs to be more diverse throughout its makeup of stakeholders, participants, and fans. We’re doing a number of things from a multicultural standpoint on and off the track to achieve that. Over time, that’s going to be a big opportunity for NASCAR.
You don’t drive a NASCAR on the street, no matter how fun it might be, just like you don’t need an AR-15 to protect yourself when walking home at night. No one does.
We don’t want to fight NASCAR.
I feel like Hendrick just plays games in a way with NASCAR. I feel like they always start the year off kind of bad to like show NASCAR that they’re being nice and cooperating and following the rules and stuff, and then it gets a couple of months in, and then they start cheating and finding some speed.
We see families making a vacation out of a NASCAR event. The average drive is 200 miles so they’re often going to spend a few days with us.
The cooperation of NASCAR – or any other system, it turns out – persists only when everyone believes he has the opportunity to win.
Even though the album is an endangered species, can we try and make a coherent and good one, even if it’s like making a horse and cart at a Nascar conference?
There are some people who watch NASCAR for the highly skilled driving – but most people watch it for the crashes.
It’s too bad American electoral races aren’t as transparent as NASCAR races.
All those people who go to NASCAR and sing country & western songs and live in Tennessee, they totally ignore me, they don’t come to my shows, I just don’t exist for them and they don’t exist for me.
Al Stewart
I have taken restarts and have come to the conclusion myself that I can’t give NASCAR that opportunity to penalize me.
NASCAR and the Daytona 500 are about as American as you can get.
NASCAR is Freaky Fast, just like Jimmy John‘s.
Toyota is doing a neat job coming in to the sport – no one ever thought that there would be a day when Toyota would participate in an American-made, American-born sport like Nascar but they’re doing a fantastic job.
I want to continue to be a part of the sport, and not just as an owner in the Nascar Xfinity Series. I want to be a valuable asset to the growth of the sport and continue to help raise the bar and raise the awareness of the sport and promote the sport as much as I can.
We want everybody in this country to be a NASCAR fan, and you can’t do that by being insensitive in any one area.
NASCAR fans are very knowledgeable and very passionate.
Jimmie Johnson
You don’t win NASCAR races without ability.
I’m a fan of NASCAR, in a certain kind of way.
I know that’s what Goodyear wants and what NASCAR wants and what the drivers want as far as safety is concerned.
I’ve always felt strongly that the Confederate flag and other symbols like that are not representative of Nascar, even though I respect anyone‘s right, because it does mean different things to different people.
Predominantly everything I have and everything I do revolves around my commitment to NASCAR on the team ownership side.
Things are pretty good for NASCAR with our TV agreements behind us and so forth. For us it’s focusing on putting the best events and tightest racing that we can, making improvements on the track and investing in the amenities and fan experience.
You know, I think in Europe NASCAR is not regarded as high as it should.
Juan Pablo Montoya
Get every candidate to wear a NASCAR racing suit when they go debate; this way we can see how their sponsors really are.
I've done drag races. I've done Long Beach Grand Prix s

I’ve done drag races. I’ve done Long Beach Grand Prix stuff. I’ve done NASCAR stuff. Just about anything carwise under the sun, I’ve done. Whether it be driving schools or racing schools, I’ve had a passion for it for a long time.
Americans are very patriotic and they want someone to support. In order to entice more fans, and to allow F1 to compete with Nascar and IndyCar, there needs to be an American driver.
Alexander Rossi
I wish Michael Schumacher would come try NASCAR. That’d be cool.
Horseracing already has the highest mortality rate of any sport in the world per capita to the people who do it. If you crash in Nascar you still have a roll bar, and a cage, and a lot of protection. It’s built to crash, but if you fall off a racehorse we all know what can happen, so it’s tremendously dangerous.
I’m a casual F1 racing fan. I’m probably more of a stock car, NASCAR guy.
We’re trying to make sure it goes up. Expand NASCAR, expand our fan base.