The Peter MacKay Motorsport podcast
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.

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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.

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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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Porsche ‘Endurance’ documentary

Porsche ‘Endurance’ documentary

April 6, 2020

In this episode, Peter reviews the superb Porsche 'Endurance' documentary.

In 2019, the 24 hours of Le Mans and Nürburgring 24 hour ran on consecutive weekends. Presenting a brutal physical, mental and logistical challenge for teams and drivers alike.

Porsche's 'Endurance' documentary captures this perfectly and is a must watch for any race fan.

Watch the film via the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lvbkr-nXpjE

 

 

What next for the WRC?

What next for the WRC?

April 2, 2020

In 2022, the World Rally Championship will feature hybrid power cars for the first time.

This implementation of new technology is timely for maintaining and recruiting manufacturer participation in rallying.

However, this is only one part of the puzzle. The way our cars are powered is changing but so is their form. 

In this episode, Peter makes the case introducing new styles of vehicle into the WRC.

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Hislop v Fogarty

Hislop v Fogarty

March 31, 2020

In this special episode, Peter recounts the greatest TT race of all time, the 1992 Senior TT.

Steve Hislop and Carl Fogarty locked horns in a battle which remains sacred in TT folklore. 

However, like many great encounters, a complex web of sub plots exists. This is a story of fall outs, failed promises and financial woe combatted by sheer determination and ingenuity. 

Listen on to discover one of racing's most fascinating stories.

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We have a winner!

We have a winner!

March 26, 2020

We have a winner of our first pair of Heel Tread motorsport inspired socks!

This week we drew the winner for the Wynn's Ford GT socks on Instagram @petermackaymotorsport and the winning subscriber is 'Andrew'!

So 'Andrew' please do get in touch via pmackay1990@outlook.com to claim your pair of Heel Tread socks.

Next week, we will draw our second winner. live on Instagram @petermackaymotorsport . One lucky subscriber will be drawn at random to win a pair of Audi Quattro socks.

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Volvo 850 BTCC - The story of a misfit racing car

Volvo 850 BTCC - The story of a misfit racing car

March 24, 2020

In this final episode of the heeltread.com inspired series, Peter engages full nostalgia mode as he reminisces over the iconic Volvo 850 BTCC estate car. 

Arguably the most famous touring car ever built, the 850 changed the perception of Volvo in the UK.

If you have ever had the misfortune of being pulled over by the traffic police, it's likely this will have been a Volvo estate car. Thanks in no small part to the 850 BTCC car.

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E Sports and Sebring Super Saturday

E Sports and Sebring Super Saturday

March 23, 2020

In this episode Peter talks all about the IMSA Sebring Super Saturday online race held in the absence of the 12 hours of Sebring.

Simulation games like I-Racing are playing a key role in keeping competitive motorsport alive during the corona virus pandemic. 

Listen in to learn all about the new craze in online motorsport!

Get involved with online sim racing via www.iracing.com 

Subaru Impreza WRC

Subaru Impreza WRC

March 18, 2020

In this third episode of our Heel Tread stories series, Peter reminisces about his favourite ever rally car- The Subaru Impreza WRC.

A car that captured the adulation of petrol heads all over the world, changing the Subaru brand image for good.

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