The Olongapo-born son of a former US Navy sailor and his Filipino wife, the former Maria Brosas, said it doesn't matter if he races with the big names in his heat as long as 'I stick to my pace and give it my best shot
in the last 100 meters.'
Chris Evans quit Top Gear claiming "I gave it my best shot
but that's not enough".
Gave it my best shot
but sometimes that's not enough."
"I can understand when you get to a certain age, you think: 'I've given it my best shot
.' It's 66 days away from home without pay.
I am not complaining as I believe now is my opportunity and I shall give it my best shot
"It is a massive honour to be asked to take on such a job with my boyhood club and I will give it my best shot
"It's extra special to compete in the first event and I'll give it my best shot
"That's all I can do, I can only give it my best shot
. I can only focus on getting into the best shape that I can and give it the best shot I can do.
"I want to give it my best shot
and not have any regrets later in life.
Murray said: "I'm still obviously going to be disappointed but I feel I gave it my best shot
"To win a British title would be fantastic and I will give it my best shot
," said Wrexham-based Loucks.
Jo Pavey "will definitely be giving it my best shot
Rea said: "I'm going to give it my best shot
and try to make a superbike podium for the first time." In qualifying, he was just 0.038 of Rizla Suzuki's Shane 'Shakey' Byrne.
I'm excited by the competition that I'll be facing and am going to give it my best shot
- Britain needs another win.'
It's a tall task, but I will be giving it my best shot