John Watson: Centenary Stories
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
3w ago
A five-time grand prix winner who partnered the likes of Niki Lauda and Alain Prost, John Watson came achingly close to winning the 1982 Formula 1 World Championship. He's Rob Widdows' latest guest in a special podcast series marking 100 years of Motor Sport‘s publication, as he charts a changing era of F1 when Lauda and Mario Andretti introduced new levels of professionalism and ruthlessness to the sport. In a series of fascinating and funny tales, Watson covers driving for Bernie Ecclestone's Brabham team, witnessing Lauda's influence, and seeing the emerging talent of Prost. The driv ..read more
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Mario Andretti: Centenary Stories
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
2M ago
One of racing's all-time greats, Mario Andretti looks back at a glorious career to mark Motor Sport's 100 years of publication - in association with the Goodwood Revival Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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2023 F1 season review pt 2 with Mark Hughes, Alex Brundle and Damien Smith
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
2M ago
There was one overwhelming Formula 1 winner in 2023, but who were the other stars aside from Max Verstappen and Red Bull? Motor Sport's F1 editor, Mark Hughes; racer and broadcaster Alex Brundle; and Motor Sport special contributor Damien Smith discuss the top performers of the season, including the drivers who showed world championship potential, but didn't have the machinery to win, the remarkable turnaround from McLaren, and the races of the year. Once you've heard their views, don't forget to vote for your choices in the Motor Sport Season Review Awards, in association with Pocher 1:8 Sc ..read more
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2023 F1 season review pt 1 with Mark Hughes, Alex Brundle and Damien Smith
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
2M ago
It was a season of overwhelming domination by Max Verstappen... and of intense competition in the chasing pack. What was the secret of Adrian Newey's rocketship Red Bull? What happened to Aston Martin's early challenge? And what is going on with lewis Hamilton and Mercedes? Mark Hughes, Alex Brundle and Damien Smith form our expert panel to look back over the year and the crucial moments that shaped the 2023 season. Once you've heard their views, have your say on the Motor Sport website by voting in the Season Review Awards, in association with Pocher 1:8 Model Kits by December 20. Hos ..read more
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Podcast: Tom Kristensen — How I became Mr Le Mans
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
5M ago
Nobody knows the secret of winning at Le Mans more than Tom Kristensen: winner of a record nine 24 Hour races at La Sarthe. In this podcast, recorded in front of a live audience ahead of the 2023 race, Mr Le Mans gives the inside track on how he became the most successful driver in the 100 year history of the race, and offers his thoughts on a new golden era for sports car racing. Hosted by Ed Foster, in partnership with Classic & Sports Finance and Scalextric Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Dick Bennetts: Discovering Senna, Häkkinen’s hand signals and Mansell’s Mondeo
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
7M ago
For over 50 years, Dick Bennetts has been central to some of racing's greatest stories. From giving Ayrton Senna his famous Formula 3 break, to communicating engineering feedback via hand signals with young prodigy Mika Häkkinen, and gaining respect for Nigel Mansell through his spectacular touring car cameos, Bennetts has lived and breathed motor sport through some of its most thrilling moments. In the final installment of Engineering the Greats series 2, in association with Scalextric, Bennetts gives true insight into the link between driver and engineer. Now a stalwart of the BTCC, the N ..read more
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Tony Southgate: Creating an Indy 500 winner, the Lotus 78 and conquering Le Mans with Jaguar
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
7M ago
For success matched only by sheer diversity, few can hold a light to engineering ace Tony Southgate, who joins Rob Widdows for our Engineering the Greats podcast series, produced in association with Scalextric. Designer of Bobby Unser's Indy 500-winning Eagle 68 car, a key contributor to the trailblazing ground-effect Lotus 78 and the creative mind behind Jaguar's Le Mans-conquering XJR-9, the Coventry native has marked himself out as one of racing's great lateral thinkers. Along the way, Southgate worked with some of its greatest drivers, including Mario Andretti, Pedro Rodriguez and Dan Gu ..read more
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Leena Gade | Engineering the Greats at Le Mans
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
7M ago
As trailblazers go in motor sport, there aren't many that can match up with the groundbreaking achievements of Leena Gade, who joins Rob Widdows for our Engineering the Greats podcast series, produced in association with Scalextric. On her Le Mans debut with Audi in 2011 Gade became the first female race engineer to win at La Sarthe. She She would mastermind wins again in 2012 and 2014, sealing her place as one of Le Mans' engineering greats, before working in GT racing, IndyCar and now Extreme E. In the latest instalment of our podcast series, Gade opens up on what it was like to be in the ..read more
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Gary Anderson: Jordan F1 designer on working with Hunt & Prost
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
8M ago
Gary Anderson joins Rob Widdows for the latest in our Engineering the Greats podcast series. The former Jordan designer tells how he started working life as a builder, then got his big break in F1 with Brabham as an engineer. Moving on to McLaren, he worked with James Hunt and Alain Prost and was then in IndyCar before Eddie Jordan called him back to the UK — and F1 — where he would make his name designing the legendary Jordan 191. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Steve Hallam: the engineer behind Senna, Mansell and Häkkinen F1 victories
Motor Sport Magazine Podcast
by The Motor Sport editorial team
8M ago
Steve Hallam, who has worked with Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell and Mika Häkkinen joins Rob Widdows for another Engineering the Greats podcast in association with Scalextric. From race engineering Senna to his first wins in F1, to witnessing Mansell’s inimitable racing style in its early years and being at the centre of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso’s fiery 2007 championship fight, the British engineer has had long a career at the very top. Hear him describe what it takes to work and succeed day in, day out with legends of grand prix racing. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for mo ..read more
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