Quotes from other drivers
Mansell on Senna: He was more latin, I was more reserved and he'd do things I didn't expect him to do. He
once told me I was ******* crazy! I thought, 'Now he thinks I'm crazy I'm safe!'
Prost on Senna: Ayrton has a small problem. He thinks he can't kill himself, because he believes in God,
and I think that's very dangerous.
Prost again: While I was committed 100%, he was committed 120%. It was scary.
Berger on Senna: When you get in a team you always look for a team mate's weakness, but with him I didn't
find anything, he was unbelievably quick in qualifying and in the race. He was quick when he was lapping people, he was quick
in the rain, he was quick on street circuits, he was quick on all circuits. Finally I sat down and said 'How am I gonna beat
Niki Lauda on Senna: He was the greatest driver ever.
Michael Schumacher on Senna: Ayrton was, is and always will be the King.
James Hunt on Ayrton: He commits himself so brilliantly it's hard to see anyone coming close to him.
Mansell on Gilles Villeneuve: He was a great friend, he took me up in his helicopter once and he flew it
the same way he drove.
Keke Rosberg on Villeneuve: He was the worst person to race against because he would never give up, but
he was always fair. A great driver!
Niki Lauda on Gilles: One night I was trying to sleep in my hotel room, and I heard a helicopter
outside. Illegal, impossible, mad. Who could it be but Gilles! He was the craziest person I ever met in F1.
Juan Manuel Fangio on Gilles: Although small in stature, he was a giant of motor racing.
Jacques Laffite on Gilles: I know no man can work miracles but Gilles was so special that he made you wonder.
Rene Arnoux on Gilles: I will always treasure our battle in France. It was truly wonderful.
James Hunt on Gilles: He beat me fair and square in that street race. I thought he could go far, and I was
happy to see him race.
Jody Scheckter on Gilles: Gilles was the fastest driver in the history of F1. And he was the most honest
man I've ever met.
Enzo Ferrari on Gilles: Among my loved ones I see the face of this great man: Gilles Villeneuve.