Chris Shelley | Dymag - Exceptionally Light Carbon Hybrid Wheels
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by Sam Moores
1M ago
In this episode Sam Moores sits down with Chris Shelley - Founder of Dymag as we know it today. Dymag has a long history of producing carbon and carbon hybrid wheels for racing. The majority on 2 wheels but a lot on 4 developing them for everything from Formula 1 to the Dakar Rally. Dymag has produced some of the lightest wheels you can get hold of today, working with companies such as BAC for the Mono, Guntherwerks and many more. https://dymag.com/ Enjoy, Show Notes: 00:00:00 - Meet Chris Shelley and Dymag 00:02:48 - How Chris started and saved Dymag in 1993 00:06:44 - Facing challenges a ..read more
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Moment: Racing A Ford GT40 At Spa w. Sam Hancock
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by Sam Moores
1M ago
In this segment of "Car Chat" Episode 202, Sam Hancock describes racing in the historic Spa Six Hour Classic. Amidst the pouring rain and darkness, Sam navigates a packed grid in a GT40, showcasing the high stakes and skill required in historic racing. He stresses the paramount importance of preserving these classic cars, balancing the urge to compete with the necessity to protect. Tune in for the full episode for a catchup with Sam and what he's been up to over the last few years. Full Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sam-hancock-professional-racing-driver-dealer-in-exceptional ..read more
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Sam Hancock | Racing Driver, Coach and Historic Car Broker
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by Sam Moores
2M ago
Sam Hancock joins me this week to discuss what he's been up to in the last few years. Sam has always been connecting car purchases but he's now got a base with cars in stock and things are going extremely well. We chat about historic racing, what it's like driving as a new parent and how Sam's mindset has shifted on GT3 racing and electronic aids.  Enjoy,  Sam  https://www.samhancock.com/ https://www.instagram.com/hancock_sam/ Show Notes: 00:00:00 - Introduction Overview of Sam Hancock‚Äôs career and transition to historic racing. 00:02:15 - Beginnings in Racing Sam discus ..read more
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Moment: He Built A Restomod J-10 And Sold His First One To The Jeep CEO
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by Sam Moores
2M ago
Daniel Van Doveren is the founder of Vigilante 4x4, a Jeep Restomod Company based in the USA. Here is an excerpt from our longer podcast which you can find on your podcasts platform (apple, spotify etc.) Audio Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/daniel-van-doveren-vigilante-4x4-restomodding-iconic/id1432553826?i=1000652490521 https://www.vigilante4x4.com/ Enjoy, Sam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Daniel Van Doveren | Vigilante 4x4 - Restomodding Iconic Jeeps
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by Sam Moores
2M ago
In this episode of Car Chat, join host Sam Moores as he delves into the fascinating world of classic Jeep restorations and restomods with Daniel Van Doveren. With Dutch and Swedish roots, Daniel shares his journey from tech entrepreneur to founder of Jeep Heritage and Vigilante 4x4, renowned for transforming vintage Jeeps into modern masterpieces. This conversation takes us from Daniel's early adventures in tech to his passion-driven pivot towards automotive restoration. Discover how road trips across the US in cheap, often quirky Jeeps sparked the inception of Jeep Heritage. Daniel discusses ..read more
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Moment: He Built His Own G Force Sim Racing Rig
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by Sam Moores
2M ago
A short extract from the full episode with Rowan Hick of GlobalWorkshop discussing his personal sim building journey from a humble gaming setup to building a full G force rig. Check out the full episode #198 here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/car-chat/id1432553826 Video: https://youtu.be/y6hEotIQTyM Enjoy, Sam Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Rowan Hick | GlobalWorkshop - The Software Behind Your Build
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by Sam Moores
2M ago
In this episode of Car Chat, host Sam Moores talks with Rowan Hick, the founder of Global Workshop, a platform designed to assist in the management of vehicle builds, restorations, and races. Rowan discusses the origins of Global Workshop, detailing how personal necessity led to the creation of a system that simplifies the management of complex vehicle projects for enthusiasts and professionals. Additionally, Rowan shares his personal journey in the automotive world, from modifying a Fraser Clubman to pushing the boundaries of home racing simulators. With a background in software development ..read more
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Faruk Heplevent | Scope Studio - How CGI Is Changing Marketing
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by Sam Moores
3M ago
In today's digital world, how do you stand out when technology and creativity merge? Faruk Heplevent, who started Scope Studio, leads the way in car CGI, film, and photo production. He joins us to share his story from taking photos around the world to leading a company at the cutting edge of digital creativity in the car industry. We'll dive into Scope Studio's exciting project, Scope City, a digital city that's a perfect place for showing off cars. https://thescope.studio/ In this episode, we cover: (00:00) Meet Faruk Heplevent and learn how Scope Studio began. (02:15) Moving from taking ..read more
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Paul Woodman | From Idea to Amazon Prime: The Lovecars Journey
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by Sam Moores
3M ago
Paul Woodman, the founder of Lovecars, an automotive media powerhouse, sits down with me to share his journey from the company's inception to its current success, including producing the series "On The Road," now streaming on Amazon Prime. We delve into the origins of his passion for cars, the challenges and triumphs of bringing automotive stories to life on screen, and the memorable experiences of filming across the globe. Join us as Paul opens up about his favorite cars, the excitement of racing, and navigating the complex world of social media, all while building a brand that resonates with ..read more
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Iain Litchfield - GT-Rs, Tuned Porsches, The Praga Bohema and Jethro's 996
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by Sam Moores
3M ago
It's always great to catch up with Iain Litchfield, founder of Litchfield Motors. Litchfield Motors started off importing JDM cars (listen to our first podcast here) We have a catchup and discuss the GT-R world of today, tuning cars, the expansion of Litchfield, dampers and a whole lot more. https://www.litchfieldmotors.com/ Enjoy, Sam Show Notes: 0:00 - Intro 5:01 - Litchfield and GTRs 10:57 - In-house parts 13:46 - Current demand 19:17 - Working on Porsches 26:33 - New M cars 28:58 - GT3 Touring and GT4 34:03 - Custom dampers 36:33 - 992 Tuning 40:24 - Hybrids, EVs, and synthetic fuel 4 ..read more
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