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A racing driver has to be a good driver.
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Also, I am very religious. It gave me peace of mind all my career.
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Gary Smith, when I came to America, taught me a great deal about racing.
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I am very happy because motor racing is very important outside the states, very big all over the world.
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I based in Brazil, Sao Paulo, but I come very often to the states, and I travel all over the world.
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I go to see grand prix every year, and I watch every race on TV for sure. I probably go to three or four CART races and three or four Formula One races.
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I have to accept risk as a racing driver.
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I know if someone is coming from my right side. I could feel it.
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I raced a good part in all my life but I don't need really driving myself, but I need to be involved in racing.
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I think motor racing is very difficult for you to go back to and do it properly because it is a very high-risk sport.
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I think with new president Chris Pook of CART, he is very active and strong.
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I wanted to be the best in the world.
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I was extremely aggressive from the start.
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I was extremely lucky. I had some huge crashes and yet I am still here, thanks to God.
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Indy car racing is much more aggressive.
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It is safer to race now because of the changes made to the vehicles (cockpit), track and equipment that is worn and inside the car.
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Smith taught me how to visualize the race. It made me calmer before the race. I was able to sleep before the race.
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Sports is a way of entertainment, to people who are in different backgrounds, and for people who dedicated their lives to achieve the best in sports.
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The first thing a driver must have is excellent anticipation. Must know what is going to happen before it is going to happen.
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The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
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There are many young talents in Brazil. There is a lot of hope in Felipe Massa. It is very difficult to judge him in his first year, but by the end of the end we are going to have a better position how he does in Formula One.
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To race Formula three is very high risk and I am not going to take a chance. Thank god I am not doing it!
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When I began to drive Formula I in the 1970's, the odds of surviving was 7 to 1. Incredible high risks. The odds of surviving now are like 800 to one.
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When I came to America Al Unser, Jr. was very difficult. And Bobby Unser.
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You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance.
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You had to decompress the pressure before the race. I taught my heart to relax. I lay down before the race. It gave me more energy just before the race.
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You have to visualize a second or two ahead of your car what line you are taking, what you are going to do, before you get there because it comes too fast.
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