Mark Webber Quotes.
I am healthy, my family is healthy. That is the important thing. After that we go racing.
I would love to be better at cooking but I hate cleaning up afterwards. I love the process of putting everything together and the chance of getting it right or wrong but it takes ten minutes to eat it and then ages to clean.
I love driving at Monaco but the rest of it, well, I can absolutely take it or leave it. It’s extremely pretentious and really not my cup of tea.
We don’t get groupies, well I don’t see them, anyway. That was something that I always looked forward to and am constantly disappointed by the lack of!
I think, as most people are, I’m fascinated with love, relationships, and my daily life so I’m very inclined to make films about those things.
When people in a country are being hurt, the issues are bigger than sport. Let’s hope the right decision is made
Life is a cycle of ends and starts.
I hate wearing trousers and shoes. I wear jeans and sneakers most of the time.
As a director and filmmaker, I love creating my own opportunity, and getting to share the love, in that way, by creating other opportunities for people that I admire, so that they can do something in a way they haven’t done it before.
That’s the fun thing about making movies is that you get to do stuff. You get to be things, say things that you’re not, kind of walk in someone else’s shoes and play dress up and make believe. It’s pretty cool.
99.9% of being a good parent is just being present with your child. On the flipside of that, 100% of being happy is just being present.
Only one guy can be world champion, and so if everyone else thought they were failures you’d have no one left on the grid.
When people can be vulnerable to one another then you’re kind of giving people permission to really be yourself and not try to impress all the time and you get into more interesting work. You’re being real and you’re not afraid to mess up or seem weird.
For me writing and filmmaking is a therapeutic process. It reflects themes that I’m going through at a time in my life.
Sitting beside the pool is fine for two weeks, but after that I think it’d be quite hard to live with – so I need to keep racing.
I love putting things together. I love putting together a team and making stuff with people. It’s great, that’s what’s cool about movies it’s such a collaborative effort.
The first film I directed (Explicit Ills), I did when I was like 27 years old. I had been an actor for a certain amount of time, and then I was like, “I want to start directing.”
Be in the moment as an actor and as a human being, and you’re going to be happy.
When I’m driving I should make more of an effort with my iPod, but I’m too lazy to organise a playlist.
Formula one is very one-dimensional in terms of what we do in the cockpit.
Cycling keeps me lean and I need to stay in shape, especially as I still like eating chocolate and ice-cream! I like to go mountain biking too. Running is also good; it’s what we were designed to do as humans, so it comes naturally.
One of the biggest things I struggle with in life is not being present. I’m worried about my future or I’m dwelling on my past, and I’m wondering why I’m not feeling so great right now, but it’s because I’m everywhere else, besides what is currently happening in front of me.
I don’t really know what I’m ever looking for, it’s kind of like whatever happens to resonate at the time with me.
Winning in Monaco is always special. That track has always been good to me. I won there in Formula 3000, battled for the victory with Williams in 2006 and now I’ve won two of the last three grands prix there.
For me to train and get ready for racing, I can’t just sit in the gym all the time and that’s the way it is. Responsibility starts and stops with me. My main gig is grand prix driving, that’s what I do and I need to keep that in the forefront of my mind.
It’s really interesting for me as a filmmaker to go back and look at the films I’ve made and see where I was at that point in my life and also where my ideals were and the beliefs that I had and look at the ways I’ve grown and evolved and apply that to the next thing.
I love directing and that’s where I’m headed. That’s where my head is at.