Dick Bennetts - Part 1
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by LiSTNR
3d ago
Incredible tales of racing legends like Senna, Brundle, and Rosberg, and just how man from one of the southernmost cities on the globe navigated his way to the United Kingdom to engineer race cars and eventually lead his own triumphant team. Embark on a journey from a passion ignited by club-level motorsport in Dunedin, located on New Zealand's South Island, to an epiphany at the British Grand Prix, experienced from the unconventional viewpoint atop a pie cart and how this moment of clarity cemented his resolve to make his mark in the racing world. Packing 50 years of experience in car prepara ..read more
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Dick Bennetts - Part 2
Rusty's Garage
by LiSTNR
3d ago
The story of an ace engineer and team owner who has worked with the biggest and best F1 drivers. We chat the move into Touring Cars with his West Surrey Racing team at the height of an arms race in the 2-litre Super Touring era. Remember that? The late Murray Walker lent his iconic commentary to the coverage for some years and so many big name manufacturers were involved spending telephone number sized budgets to try and win! Then there’s the BMW’s they now run in the BTCC and the work required around its hybrid program. Dick is adamant about working with drivers to properly understand their ..read more
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The Motorsport Brief: 2024 F1 Season Preview with Ted Kravitz
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by LiSTNR
3d ago
Sky Sports F1 Notebook host Ted Kravitz joins Rusty live from Bahrain ahead of the 2024 season opener to preview the eagerly anticipated 2024 Formula One season.  It's the biggest F1 season in the sports history, and we preview it all! We talk Christian Horner and the outcome of RedBull’s investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour, plus what Ted thinks of Sir Lewis Hamilton’s BIG move to Ferrari in 2025 and rumours of who might replace him at Mercedes. The Australian Grand Prix is only a few weeks away so Rusty tries to get Ted to put the ‘Green and Gold’ on to see what cha ..read more
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The Motorsport Brief: 2024 Supercars Season Preview
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by LiSTNR
1w ago
We are joined by Phil Branagan, a writer for www.motorsport.com and Autosport, to cast an expert eye over the 2024 Repco V8 Supercars grid and assess their chances ahead of Round 1 this weekend at Bathurst. Despite the reported breakdown of its relationship with champion driver Brodie Kostecki, we explore why the ingredients for Erebus' success are still intact. Additionally, we delve into how Will Brown's transition to Red Bull carries an added weight of expectation. Grove Racing emerges as a new powerhouse on the grid, equipped with all the right elements to challenge for supremacy. Meanwhil ..read more
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Dave Reynolds - Part 2
Rusty's Garage
by LiSTNR
2w ago
Our feature chat with one of the sports great characters! In this episode, we dive deeper into the thrilling chapters of his racing career, exploring the highs, lows, and unforgettable moments. Join us as we explore the heart-pounding 2017 Bathurst win against all odds and hear the insights into how David showcased his trademark personality in the celebrations. Plus, the defense of that iconic Bathurst win –  and the toll it took on the charismatic racer. We also step through a fascinating restoration journey of the first car David ever owned. And no David Reynolds story would be complete ..read more
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The Motorsport Brief: The Brodie Kostecki and Erebus Story
Rusty's Garage
by LiSTNR
3w ago
The Rusty's Garage Motorsport Brief is taking a detour with a panel-style episode on the Supercars showdown of a different sort – the ongoing drama between Champion driver Brodie Kostecki and Champion Team, Erebus. Fresh off their historic titles, the fallout is real, and we're diving deep with Boost Mobile founder, Peter Adderton and journalist Simon Chapman. Adderton has been connected on both sides of the story and more recently has been a key player in Brodie's NASCAR program, he has also been vocal on the split. While Simon is an award winning journalist from Nine's Wide World of Sports a ..read more
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The Motorsport Brief: Matt Campbell the Aussie who conquered Daytona 24 hour with Penske & Porsche
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by LiSTNR
1M ago
Join us on Rusty's Garage as we dive into the thrilling sportscar classic that unfolded in Florida last weekend. In a nail-biting race that spanned 24 hours, the victor emerged with a mere 2-second lead! This episode features the delightful Queenslander, Matt Campbell, sharing his firsthand account of this historic career moment. Listen in as Matt recounts the experience of partnering with Indy 500 champion Josef Newgarden, navigating the intense pressure of racing flat out for an entire day, and the challenges of managing sleep deprivation. Gain valuable insights into the inner workings of Po ..read more
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The Motorsport Brief: Meet Rising Star Ryan Wood ahead of the Supercars Season
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by LiSTNR
1M ago
An Aussie currently working in New Zealand but yearning for an Australia Day catch-up with mates, engages in a lively conversation with a Kiwi now making his home in Oz. It's not just a simple "Kia Ora, bro," it's a hearty "G'day, Mate!" Ryan Wood has a very special opportunity to race at the pinnacle of Touring Cars (in this part of the world) in 2024 and he’s grabbed it with both hands. Rusty, intrigued by this prospect, dives into a conversation to unveil more about Ryan's journey. Hailing from a humble family on the other side of the ditch, Ryan stitched together a deal to race Toyota 86s ..read more
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Greg Siddle - Part 1
Rusty's Garage
by LiSTNR
1M ago
Step into the fast-paced world of motorsport but through the eyes of respected driver manager – Greg "Pee Wee" Siddle!  In this unique feature episode, discover the background of the behind the scenes man who has fielded calls and continues to from the giants of the game – Eddie Jordan, Bernie Ecclestone, Roberto Moreno and the three-time Formula One World Champion, Nelson Piquet, just to name a few.  Pee Wee's track record is nothing short of awe-inspiring. From tight-knit associations with Larry Perkins in LP’s early days in Europe to working under legendary engineer and car builde ..read more
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BONUS! The Motorsport Brief: American Superstar Rico Abreu
Rusty's Garage
by LiSTNR
1M ago
It's the Rico and Rusty show! Join us ahead of the Grand Annual Classic as Rico spills the beans on his epic trip Down Under to Australia. Plus, an exclusive inside scoop on his plans to become a regular on the Aussie racing scene, and the logistical acrobatics of bringing his own racing gear and his Rico Abreu Racing Team across the globe. This global sensation delves into the nuances of racing styles between the Land Down Under and the good ol' U.S. of A. Plus, plenty of praise for the legendary Perth Motorplex and the adrenaline-pumping Australian speedway scene that has left him hungry for ..read more
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