Dale Earnhardt — American Driver born on April 29, 1951, died on February 18, 2001

Ralph Dale Earnhardt /ˈɜrnhɑrt/, known professionally as Dale Earnhardt, was an American race car driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR. Born in Kannapolis, Earnhardt began his career in 1975 in the World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the Winston Cup Series... (wikipedia)

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.
Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.
Second place is just the first place loser.
You win some, lose some, and wreck some.