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36 Inspirational Sebastian Vettel Quotes (RACING)

Top 10 Most Famous Sebastian Vettel Quotes (BEST)

“It’s correct that I’m a bad loser. Why should I lie? If I was good at losing I wouldn’t be in Formula 1. I think it’s more honest to act how you really feel than pretending to be the smiling boy who actually isn’t in the mood to smile.”

Sebastian Vettel
There is no reason not to be motivated. You cannot always be the best. But you can do your best.
There is no reason not to be motivated. You cannot always be the best. But you can do your best.
The moment money becomes your motivation, you are immediately not as good as someone who is stimulated by passion and internal will.
The moment money becomes your motivation, you are immediately not as good as someone who is stimulated by passion and internal will.
You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
You can’t change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
I don't care too much what happened in the past. I prefer to focus on what is coming next and I am really looking forward to it.
I don’t care too much what happened in the past. I prefer to focus on what is coming next and I am really looking forward to it.
Whenever I have to do something, I try to minimise the time it takes me to do it. I just cannot wait.
Whenever I have to do something, I try to minimise the time it takes me to do it. I just cannot wait.
Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in.
Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in.
There are some things that you can fulfill with money, but at the end of the day these are not the things that make you happy. It is the small things that make life good.
There are some things that you can fulfill with money, but at the end of the day these are not the things that make you happy. It is the small things that make life good.
Never lift. Never stop believing.
Never lift. Never stop believing.
All these nice people saying I’m going to be world champion won’t make me any faster, you have to believe it yourself.
All these nice people saying I’m going to be world champion won’t make me any faster, you have to believe it yourself.

16 Sebastian Vettel Quotes on Racing (FORMULA ONE)

“When you walk the track and you see a corner and realise you were going round it at 160mph, you wonder who could be so stupid to take a corner at that speed. But in the car, you don’t even think about that.”

Sebastian Vettel
As a driver, your target is always to be with the most competitive team possible.
As a driver, your target is always to be with the most competitive team possible.
I remember my first test in F1. After five laps, I came back to the pits and tried to play it cool - 'Oh yeah, I'm fine, I'm on top of this' - but I was completely lost.
I remember my first test in F1. After five laps, I came back to the pits and tried to play it cool – ‘Oh yeah, I’m fine, I’m on top of this’ – but I was completely lost.
What I admire is people who are grounded and resistant to all kinds of whisperings.
What I admire is people who are grounded and resistant to all kinds of whisperings.
Kimi Raikkonen, for example. You may like him or not, but he lives his way. He does the things he has identified as worthy for him and he is not trying to be everybody’s darling.
Kimi Raikkonen, for example. You may like him or not, but he lives his way. He does the things he has identified as worthy for him and he is not trying to be everybody’s darling.

“It was an unbelievable experience! The brakes, the g-forces and the power of the engine are beyond description. Thanks to BMW and WilliamsF1 for giving me this chance to test. The test team looked after me brilliantly and I learnt plenty.”

Sebastian Vettel
Like a ship, a car should be named after a girl as it's sexy.
Like a ship, a car should be named after a girl as it’s sexy.
My original car was called Kate. But then it got smashed at the opening race in Australia. So we called this one Kate's Dirty Sister because it is more aggressive and faster.
My original car was called Kate. But then it got smashed at the opening race in Australia. So we called this one Kate’s Dirty Sister because it is more aggressive and faster.
I don't care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don't have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
I don’t care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don’t have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
Qualifying is all about putting everything that you have and that the car has in one lap. It's like a rush, I really enjoy that.
Qualifying is all about putting everything that you have and that the car has in one lap. It’s like a rush, I really enjoy that.
I put everything in that last lap, it was very emotional when I crossed the line. It was all I had, I gave it all.
I put everything in that last lap, it was very emotional when I crossed the line. It was all I had, I gave it all.
We always kept believing in ourselves and our team and the car.
We always kept believing in ourselves and our team and the car.
If you are out in two races and someone else has a good couple of races, it could change. So all we do is try to get the optimum every time.
If you are out in two races and someone else has a good couple of races, it could change. So all we do is try to get the optimum every time.
Of course, you always give 100 percent, but at a home race you're always more motivated, simply because you feel at home.
Of course, you always give 100 percent, but at a home race you’re always more motivated, simply because you feel at home.
Teams like Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes are going to be very, very motivated to go for the titles.
Teams like Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes are going to be very, very motivated to go for the titles.
Simply racing a Formula 1 car is an achievement.
Simply racing a Formula 1 car is an achievement.

10 Inspirational Sebastian Vettel Quotes About Life

“I have one quote I very often read to myself, from a very good friend: ‘Forget the people around you now; remember the little boy who was racing in go-karts, what you were dreaming of and what he wanted to achieve one day and what was his goal. Race for him.’. I fell in love with the sport, I love racing. The amount of satisfaction I get just going around in a Formula 1 car makes me smile. So if it is a bad day then you tend to come out and say it’s horrible and you don’t enjoy. But if you had to pick between that and doing nothing, you would always pick that.”

Sebastian Vettel
Generally I don't care about what people say. I have to be clear with myself. When everything goes well, people celebrate you, when you make mistakes people criticize you.
Generally I don’t care about what people say. I have to be clear with myself. When everything goes well, people celebrate you, when you make mistakes people criticize you.
You can’t change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
You can’t change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
If the boat started shaking, we stayed on course and didn't lose focus. That made the difference.
If the boat started shaking, we stayed on course and didn’t lose focus. That made the difference.
At the end of your life, it's friendships, emotions and thoughts that you take with you, rather than what's in your bank account.
At the end of your life, it’s friendships, emotions and thoughts that you take with you, rather than what’s in your bank account.
If anyone can achieve the impossible it’s you. Please, please, get it again.
If anyone can achieve the impossible it’s you. Please, please, get it again.
There are a few things that make me angry. Mostly things not going my way.
There are a few things that make me angry. Mostly things not going my way.
We have reason to feel good, but it's also a threat to feel too good and I will pay attention that that doesn't happen.
We have reason to feel good, but it’s also a threat to feel too good and I will pay attention that that doesn’t happen.
I told you guys… don't stop believing.
I told you guys… don’t stop believing.
I come from an ordinary family - my dad is a carpenter, a roof-maker - and we've always loved racing together.
I come from an ordinary family – my dad is a carpenter, a roof-maker – and we’ve always loved racing together.

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