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Old 22nd December 2012, 23:21   #31
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WRC is for boys. Group B is for men!

It seems like the people behind the Porsche 997 GT2 were locked up in solitary confinement while engineering it, with nothing for entertainment except a scratchy copy of Motorhead's 'Overkill'.

Happiness is not around the corner. It is the corner.

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And if you no longer go for a gap that exists, you are no longer a racing driver - Ayrton Senna
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One of the best and most sensible line is the one from Mercedes Benz
"there is no finish line for perfection"

Other one-liner
"finishing second makes you the first of all losers"
Unmistakably by Ron Dennis

My All time favorite liner from Ron Dennis is

describing Fernando Alonso's contribution to the McLaren team's development, said his experience and ability "[prevented] an F1 team from going down [time wasting] technical cul-de-sacs - and as a result, car-developmental progress becomes more linear."
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life's like a race track, you gotto keep going round & round. Sure, sometimes you crash & burn, but if you don't make the turn you ain't never gonna learn. So grip the wheel tighter, check your gauges & make your move.
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here's another one:
automatic transmissions are only good for bad drivers with beautiful girlfriends.
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Aerodynamics are for those who cant build engines - Enzo Ferrari
Everything was right about this until a last couple/ three seasons in F1 , if Alive maybe Enzo would have had to bite his own hat with the way the red bulls are performing!

Some very nice quotes, one from Mercedes as well during the older F1 seasons,

"The race to perfection has no finish line "
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Post deleted by the Team-BHP Support : Please do NOT post one-liners that add little or no informational value to the thread. We need your co-operation to maintain the overall quality of this forum.

Please read our rules before proceeding any further.

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When One Door Closes, Another One Opens. And That's When You Realize That You Have Bought A Really Bad Second Hand Car!
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I liked this thread.

Relighting this after more than a year. Hoping this thread remains lit for some more time. May be we could add our own creations. I have seen awesome one liners as signatures of few members. They are so cool.

Read this today and loved this quote -

"Money may not buy happiness, but I'd rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.Ē
― FranÁoise Sagan
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I've always loved reading Clarkson's column in the Sunday Times, Driving page. I'm sure many of you are there for the same reason as me and let's be honest - we aren't there to read up on the latest Porsche or the Twingo. We (or at least myself ) are there to savour his automotive poetry. I always look out for those little snippets in his column that are well worth a share under double quotes.

So here am I on this thread intent on sharing each of those quotes of Mr. Clarkson a.k.a Jezza that I really enjoyed. I intend to update them as and when I find more. Feel free to contribute. I reckon this thread is a little homage to the wit and humour of Mr. Clarkson, especially during these trying times for him at Top Gear.

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P.S. I still believe the sacking of Clarkson by the BBC is a huge PR stunt to garner universal appeal. This is just my thought so take it with a bucket load of salt!

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Here we go:

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I have an Apple iPhone and Iím well aware that it is riddled with faults. The   map feature doesnít work, the battery life is woeful, its camera is up there in quality with a Zenit SLR from 1973 and the screen smashes whenever thereís a light breeze. And I canít update to the latest model because experts tell me itís all bendy.
Source: Sunday Times Driving



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I recently bought a new laptop and loading it with all my data was a nightmare simply and only because of Apple, which wanted my password seven times before announcing that Iíd entered it all wrong and that Iíd have to come up with a new one that must feature a capital letter, a number, a cave drawing, a fully working model of the Tirpitz and three letters from my motherís middle name.
Source: Sunday Times Driving


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I could tell you that if you buy the Ford you get free myrrh for life and an evening out with the dealerís extremely accommodating young wife


Source: http://www.driving.co.uk/car-reviews...titanium-2015/


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Working for Ford must be a bit like being Jeffrey Archer. You slave for years and years on a project, and youíre proud of it, and itís very good, but when it emerges into the marketplace, everyone says, ďYes. But youíre Jeffrey Archer.Ē Or working in public relations for Blackpool Pleasure Beach. ďYes, very nice. But itís not Disney World, is it?Ē
Source: http://www.driving.co.uk/car-reviews...titanium-2015/

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So a £20,000 Ford came with absolutely everything as standard. I remember once driving a Ford Granada estate and it was kitted out with electric seats, an electric sunroof, air-conditioning and a million other things that would have made a BMW cost more than a house on Venice Beach.

This trinketry was a bit like filling an average book with a sex scene every few pages. You get a couple of pudendas here and some buttocks like ostrich eggs there, and pretty soon people begin to forget that the plotís a bit shaky and the characters arenít fully formed. Except, you know, down there.


While reviewing the Mondeo...

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Frankly it wouldnít matter if it had the engine from a cement mixer and suspension made from scaffolding: £22,245 for a car this size and this well equipped is crazily low. It is the McMeal of motoring.
Source: http://www.driving.co.uk/car-reviews...titanium-2015/

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Got this as a WhatsApp message -

'Red bull gives you wings; but vodka gives you 4x4'
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Read on thetruthaboutcars.com

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Jurgen Schrempp makes Jac Nasser look like Jack Welch


Sorry, but you need to know a little about the Daimler-Chrysler merger / takeover fiasco to get it. But if you do, it is ROTFLMAO hilarious.
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