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BP Ultimate Sydney Super Sprint reboots racing down under!

BP Ultimate Sydney Super Sprint reboots racing down under!

June 30, 2020

Rejoice! We are back racing!

In this episode, Peter returns to talk about the reboot of the Virgin Australia V8 Supercar Championship.

With reduced crew numbers, shorter races and tyre limits, Peter discusses how measures based around health and safety have indirectly improved the spectacle of Supercars racing.

Find out more about the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship on www.supercars.com 

Rahel Frey - The Iron Dame

Rahel Frey - The Iron Dame

June 4, 2020

In this very special episode, Peter sits down to chat with Nürburgring 24 hour class winner and factory Audi driver, Rahel Frey.

For 15 years, Rahel has raced in many top categories around the world including the DTM, Le Mans and at the Nürburgring. Despite a hectic travel schedule, Rahel still makes time to work with her family at their car dealership in Switzerland. 

Rahel will be back on track with the Iron Dames in their Ferrari in the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard in July. Don't forget to tune in and cheer her on!

Thanks so much to Rahel for taking the time to star on The Peter MacKay Motorsport Podcast.

Find out more on: https://www.rahelfrey.ch/

 

And now for Dinner with Racers!

And now for Dinner with Racers!

May 20, 2020

In this very special episode, Peter chats with the hosts of the Dinner with Racers podcast- Ryan Eversley and Sean Heckman.

Ryan and Sean have travelled all over the USA in their trusty Acura MDX meeting the stars of motorsports and taking them out to dinner. The show has been a smash hit amongst race fans all over the world. Guests of the show include: Mario Andretti, Dario Franchitti, Tony Stewart, Derek Bell, Randy Lanier, Katherine Legge and many more.

A huge thanks goes to Ryan and Sean for sparing so much time for this episode. 

You can subscribe to "Dinner with Racers" on your chosen podcast platform and also watch their excellent show on Amazon prime.

The Racing Mentor - Jess Shanahan

The Racing Mentor - Jess Shanahan

May 11, 2020

In this special episode, Peter chats with 'The Racing Mentor'- Jess Shanahan.

Jess fell in love with driving and motorsport over 10 years ago and has helped many people in motorsport to achieve their goals.

Her book, Get Paid to Race, is known as the sponsorship bible for racing drivers.

You can grab a copy of Get Paid to Race via the link below:

https://racingmentor.com/racing-mentor-book-get-paid-to-race/

12 Hours of Snetterton preview

12 Hours of Snetterton preview

May 7, 2020

In this episode, Peter previews the 12 hours of Snetterton charity sim race.

Each driver will drive 12 consecutive hours in aid of the National Health Service (NHS)

Peter will be commentating live for all 12 hours.

Please donate to this worthy cause via the link below:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/toby-barlow48?fbclid=IwAR26Ts6asszZDvCkE4LThr2-sMp_Q67mZlXl79UvW9E4GqVUICC8ew1ORxk

The race will broadcast live on the PeterMacKayMotorsport channel on twitch.tv

A live radio feed will be available via The Peter MacKay Motorsport Podcast on the Podbean app.

The race will commence at 9am GMT on the 9th of May.

Always meet your heroes - Nick Harris

Always meet your heroes - Nick Harris

April 30, 2020

In this extra special episode, Peter is joined by Moto GP commentary legend- Nick Harris.

With forty years experience in motorsport, Nick has a tale or two to tell!

Nick graced the airwaves of the Moto GP live coverage for 17 wonderful years with his infectious enthusiasm and distinctive voice.

Since his retirement from the Moto GP commentary box in 2017, he has been greatly missed.

Thank you so much to Nick for sparing the time to come on the show.

His book, 'Never say Never' is an essential read from a man who lived Grand Prix racing on two and four wheels. 

You can buy a copy via the link below. Or, better still, download the audiobook, read by Nick himself.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Never-Say-Inside-Motorcycle-Championships/dp/0753553856/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=never+say+never&qid=1588257389&sr=8-4

Interview with ‘The Voice of Rally’ - Colin Clark

Interview with ‘The Voice of Rally’ - Colin Clark

April 28, 2020

In this very special episode, Peter chats with 'The Voice of Rally' himself, Colin Clark.

After joining the sport as a marketing executive for a major tobacco firm, Colin feel in love with rallying.

For over 15 years, Colin's distinctive Scottish twang has graced the airwaves. Colin has enriched so many great rallying moments through the power of voice and vivid description.

More recently, Colin has starred on his highly entertaining 'Thoughts from the Kitchen Table' series on YouTube.

A big thank you goes to Colin for taking the time to star on The Peter MacKay Motorsport Podcast.

Watch Colin's excellent 'Thoughts from the Kitchen Table' videos via the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmmZFZGf8l9niLHrklt0Ujg

 

 

The Underdogs of Le Mans 2015

The Underdogs of Le Mans 2015

April 20, 2020

In this episode, Peter tells the extraordinary story of three drivers who pinched a Le Mans victory from under the noses of the establishment.

For more fascinating racing stories, subscribe to the Peter MacKay Motorsport Podcast.

www.petermackaymotorsport.com

 

 

Colin McRae in a Skoda? Honest.

Colin McRae in a Skoda? Honest.

April 13, 2020

In this episode, Peter recounts a fascinating chapter in the legacy of rally legend, Colin McRae.

Colin was heroic in any rally car but his brief exploits with Skoda were exceptional.

Subscribe to The Peter MacKay Motorsport Podcast for more great racing tales.

www.petermackaymotorsport.com

 

Balance of Performance - Where do you stand?

Balance of Performance - Where do you stand?

April 9, 2020

In this episode, Peter takes on the thorny debate of B.O.P - Balance of Performance.

BOP is designed to create a level playing field, ensure close racing and a great spectacle for fans. However, BOP is vulnerable to exploitation of politics and deceit.

Peter attempts to make the case for and against BOP, listen on to hear his conclusion!

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