Bobby Rahal, American Athlete ( January 10, 1953 - )

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Competitiveness has been a big thing for me.~Bobby Rahal

Me Big Big Thing

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.~Bobby Rahal

Car Worry You

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.~Bobby Rahal

People Me You

We tried to create advantages. We were never complacent.~Bobby Rahal

Create Never Tried

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.~Bobby Rahal

Time People Just Because

Today, the competition is considerably more intense.~Bobby Rahal

Today Competition Intense

There's a tremendous number of the Daytona Prototypes.~Bobby Rahal

Number Daytona Tremendous

The place where I had so much success as a driver would be where I had my first win as a team owner.~Bobby Rahal

Success Team Win

The fans know that I have been giving it my all and that we had the good judgment to when to say when.~Bobby Rahal

Good Giving Know

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.~Bobby Rahal

Think Three Reason

My son is racing his first 24-hour this year with Porsche.~Bobby Rahal

Son Racing Year

In racing, I wanted to be a winner and to be a winner, you have to be willing to roll the dice.~Bobby Rahal

You Racing Winner

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.~Bobby Rahal

Money Age Competition

I'd seen people overstay their welcome and I didn't want that to happen at all.~Bobby Rahal

Welcome People Want

I'd rather try and fail than not try at all, as they say.~Bobby Rahal

Try They Say Fail

I have never had problems sleeping the night before a race.~Bobby Rahal

Night Problems Race

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.~Bobby Rahal

I Am Feedback You

I don't want people to remember me going through the motions.~Bobby Rahal

People Remember Me

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.~Bobby Rahal

Time Home Car

Being injured is something that happens in this sport. Anybody who gets into it understands that.~Bobby Rahal

Something Happens Anybody

At this stage of the game, I am not sure what the hell is going to happen.~Bobby Rahal

I Am Game Hell