Originally Posted by MsLizVt
I think he did a lot of navel gazing and pondering in that above photo where he's sitting with his chin in the palm of his hand, looking at his rolled pride and joy. There were a couple of times where I did the same thing, pondering what it'll take to get the car back on the road and how I messed up to get into this situation. You know what I mean.
Been there, done that.
It's always appeared to me that Robbie could win this thing, if he just relaxed a bit. With any luck, with the bulk of the race before him and the chance of winning gone, he'll just go out and have some fun. If he can do that, I think he could learn something big from it.
Passion is the big one that motivates us to do this sort of thing. We just fucking love it. But with too much passion, too much focus, it ceases to fun. And, in my experience, it eliminates that variable that makes it possible to win. And if you do luck into the win, it lacks the joy it should have brought.
I really hope that, like him playing with the local kids and the rc car, he just goes out and has fun with it.