Quotes from Jean Alesi
"Although it's only the beginning of the championship, I am very surprised at my capability."
"Am I calm all the time? That is a question to ask my mother. I am very happy in my home. I have a good family, that gives me something extra."
"Eddie Jordan found me all the drives. If I am with Tyrrell today, it is because Eddie was there."
"Experience has taught me that you have to improve all the time-little bit by little bit-and not keeping starting everything from new."
"I am a professional. At the circuit I am calm. At home I am very different."
"I am not close to retirement. I still have a lot more that I can achieve. There are younger guys coming into F1, but I am not old and I'm not finished."
"I decided to do the maximum to hold onto the lead for as long as possible. That is why I pushed so hard from the beginning. I was at 100 percent concentration."
"I had a very good package for Phoenix, but at other tracks we do not have the power. The Brazilian Grand Prix was maybe closer to the reality."
"I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment - but you have to be positive."
"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
"I made my choice to be in Ferrari. It is not easy because it is important for a man to have satisfaction. And for me to get the satisfaction I want means getting results."
"I must use Ferrari to the maximum. My priority is to get results. Then we will see what happens."
"I think I will have a lot of opportunities in the future."
"I was concentrating really hard at the start. When you are on the second row, you can be the first into the first corner."
"I was quite excited, but I was sure I wouldn't win the race. I am a realist."
"I will be better in Monte Carlo than I was in Phoenix. If I can't win maybe I will lead 50 laps."
"I'm not sure they understand everything about racing cars. I am not sure that this is wise."
"I've started very well and I will learn, but I think I am nearly at the maximum. Now I need more experience at leading races."
"In the winter I was with Nelson Piquet. He was talking about his capacity to race faster. He said that he was still learning new things all the time."
"It wasn't all frustration. I've had a lot of good times with Ferrari as well."
"It's my job, but I think it is too much."
"My contract is just for this year, but I have an option for next year. It is not signed at this moment, but I am only concentrating on this year. I don't know exactly what I will do in the future."
"That was my dream, to drive for Ferrari, but I am not a kid any more. If Ferrari is the best team and if I get the chance to drive for Ferrari, it would be with pleasure."
"To be honest, I am not happy about all the publicity."
"We have had just two races. I think we have a very good car to be in the top four for the World Constructors' Championship."
"When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors. I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family."
"When I have a lot of pressure, it is better. I like pressure, because then I am sure to be driving at my very best."
"When you are in a good position you are sure to drive well and to be very concentrated in each corner."
"You never really know how quick you are before you reach F1."
"You tend to think that there is a big gap between F1 and everything else. F1 is where all the fantastic drivers are, so you just don't know how good you are until you get there."
Total Quotes: 30
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