Since it’s late and I’m in a bit of a mood for musing, I figure why not try and write something that’s been on my mind for the longest time about cars being one of my few constant motivators in life.

Like most humans, I require some form of motivation and/or rewards to stay motivated to continue moving forward. One of those constant things since I was a kid has been cars. Whether it be an old Mustang I wanted when I was a small child to the Ferrari Enzo I remember reading about in the Guinness World Record book in grade school. I can be having the most tiring and shitty day ever but somehow cars will be able to cheer me up. There is a strange sensation of relief that washes over me leading to a feeling that says, “it’ll be okay.” The voice goes on to say, “If you make it through this and keep fighting then maybe one day the cars will come.”

Now I know to some people, perhaps even car people, that thought seems absolutely crazy. Perhaps that’s just how I cope with things, perhaps that’s a universal thing among true car people. Regardless it amazes me how humans can be motivated based on what they truly value.

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That all leads me to wonder though, is there any other hobby that really motivates people to work as hard as cars?