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Motorsport Stories looks back at the history, stories and people of Motorsports of all disciplines.

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Motorsport Stories looks back at the history, stories and people of Motorsports of all disciplines.

    Motorsport Technology in Road Cars

    Motorsport Technology in Road Cars

    In today’s minisode we take a look at the top 10 technologies from the world of motorsport that have improved road cars as well as road car safety.



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    Sources:



    https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/racing-tech-in-your-current-car/

    https://www.redbull.com/int-en/motorsport-tech-that-has-changed-road-car-production

    https://www.skoda-motorsport.com/en/5-of-the-most-important-technologies-in-both-road-and-rally-cars-history/

    https://eu.freep.com/story/money/cars/mark-phelan/2018/05/23/racing-innovations-cars-safety/471396002/

    https://www.hotcars.com/regular-cars-have-these-10-safety-innovations-straight-from-the-race-track/

    • 7 Min.
    The Origin of NASCAR

    The Origin of NASCAR

    In today’s episode we will have a look at the surprising origins, as well as the history of NASCAR.



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    Sources:



    https://www.nascar.com/

    https://web.archive.org/web/20150530103445/http://hometracks.nascar.com/nascar_101/history_of_nascar

    http://prohibition.themobmuseum.org/the-history/prohibition-potpourri/nascar-and-prohibition/

    https://www.history.com/news/how-prohibition-gave-birth-to-nascar

    https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2013/05/18/north-wilkesboro-and-the-roots-of-nascar

    https://www.nascar.com/nascar-history#:~:text=FEBRUARY%2015%2C%201948%20%E2%80%93%20NASCAR%20runs,Charlotte%20(N.C.)%20Fairgrounds%20Speedway.

    https://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-racing/nascar/history/nascar-bootleggers.htm

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASCAR

    https://www.nascar.com/news-media/2019/12/20/junior-johnson-moonshiner-nascar-legend-dies-88/

    https://speedsport.com/racing-history/nascar-legend-raymond-parks/

    https://johnsoninfo.weebly.com/information.html

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/20/sports/junior-johnson-dead.html

    • 11 Min.
    Jochen Rindt - Formula 1 Legend

    Jochen Rindt - Formula 1 Legend

    We are coming up to the 50th anniversary of the death of the only driver to win the Formula 1 world championship posthumously, Jochen Rindt. After this episode the Motorsport Stories Podcast will be taking a long summer break before being back again in October.



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    Sources:



    https://www.speedweek.com/formel1/news/148493/5-September-1970-Der-letzte-Tag-des-Jochen-Rindt.html

    https://www.motorsport-total.com/formel-1/news/50-todestag-heimatstadt-graz-gedenkt-jochen-rindt-2020-19121302

    http://www.grandprixhistory.org/rindt_bio.htm

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160116203559/http://www.motorsport-magazin.com/formel1/news-199638-interview-heinz-prueller-erinnerungen-an-jochen-rindt-besser-als-senna/

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160116154624/http://www.spiegel.de/einestages/formel-1-legende-jochen-rindt-a-946660.html

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160117183454/http://www.forix.com/8w/rindt.html

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160114120207/http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2015/mar/03/formula-one-motor-sport-jochen-rindt-scott-hunt

    https://web.archive.org/web/20151008065552/http://www.formula1.com/content/fom-website/en/championship/drivers/hall-of-fame/Jochen_Rindt.html

    http://jochenrindt.com/en/

    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/october-1970/32/41st-italian-grand-prix

    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/october-1970/35/reflections-in-the-monza-sunshine

    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/october-1970/78/jochen-rindt-2

    https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/december-1969/48/the-grand-prix-drivers

    https://www.graz.at/cms/beitrag/10034700/7772621/Graz_gedenkt_Jochen_Rindt.html

    https://www.graz.at/cms/beitrag/10348726/7768145/Gemeinderatssitzung_vom_April.html

    https://www.graz.at/cms/dokumente/10348726_7768145/ed2c210a/To19-A10-6-793331-Jochen-Rindt-Platz.pdf

    • 12 Min.
    Formula One - 70th Anniversary Special

    Formula One - 70th Anniversary Special

    In today’s episode we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Formula 1 but looking back at the beginnings of the top echelon of motorsport.



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    Sources:



    http://www.silhouet.com/motorsport/archive/f1/title.html

    https://www.britannica.com/sports/Grand-Prix-racing

    https://www.dummies.com/sports/auto-racing/discovering-what-makes-formula-one-formula-one/

    https://web.archive.org/web/20070807233339/http://www.autocoursegpa.com/season_decade~decade_id~1.htm

    http://en.espn.co.uk/f1/motorsport/story/3831.html

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.formula-1-enters-70th-anniversary-season.6L20aH3ytYcLAvZ6Un6di6.html

    https://talksport.com/sport/motorsport/699361/formula-1-2020-season-british-grand-prix-austria-july/

    https://www.skysports.com/f1/news/12433/11999173/f1s-new-race-names-silverstones-70th-anniversary-gp-confirmed

    http://www.f1-grandprix.com/?page_id=222

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.why-is-it-called-formula-1-and-12-other-questions-about-the-championships.1GHeel6u4jga6hMpX2eFs1.html

    http://www.grandprixhistory.org/story_a.htm

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Formula_One#:~:text=Formula%20One%20automobile%20racing%20has,Championship%20of%20Drivers%20in%201950.

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.1950-vs-2020-cars-drivers-safety-and-pitstops-how-f1-has-changed-in-70-years.62ITx6LlIY3qgzTctXgz1j.html

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.10-fascinating-facts-about-the-very-first-f1-grand-prix-held-on-this-day-70.14iQuQ4N2IbV93EZj4Ruuj.html

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfa_Romeo_in_Formula_One

    • 11 Min.
    The Dakar Rally

    The Dakar Rally

    In today’s episode we will have a look at the history and the controversies of one of the most dangerous, yet spectacular races in the world, the Dakar Rally.



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    Sources:



    https://www.dakar.com/en/historical

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160303215219/http://netstorage.lequipe.fr/ASO/dakar/2015/historique/historique-dakar-1979-2014_fr.pdf

    https://www.dakar.com/en/

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/jan/08/rorycarroll

    https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/01/03/saudi-arabia-repressive-site-dakar-rally

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/16/chile-dakar-rally-protests-archaeologists-indigenous-groups-environmentalists

    https://www.britannica.com/sports/Dakar-Rally

    https://hiconsumption.com/history-of-the-dakar-rally/

    https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/environmental-impact-of-european-organised-dakar-rally-criticised/

    https://drivetribe.com/p/the-greatest-motorsport-controversies-Uj_cN0pvSPafmmR_kW4cCQ?iid=F3lmYOniQs67Ru2Mdw2YVg

    https://www.goodwood.com/grr/race/modern/2020/3/new-dakar-safety-rules-should-make-it-safer-for-motorcycles/

    https://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/13/sport/motorsport/motorsport-dakar-rally-2012/index.html

    https://www.nytimes.com/1988/03/13/world/dangerous-paris-dakar-race-is-endangered.html

    https://www.speedweek.com/dakarauto/news/86481/30-Todestag-von-Dakar-Gruender-Thierry-Sabine.html

    https://www.thesportsman.com/features/thank-you-thierry-sabine-the-dakar-rally-is-one-of-sport-s-great-spectacles

    https://www.motorsportretro.com/2014/01/dakar-1988-the-year-the-leading-car-was-stolen-during-the-race/

    https://www.dakar.com/en/news/2018/1988-the-desperate-peugeot-search-28-40

    • 11 Min.
    Periods in the 20th Century without Motorsport

    Periods in the 20th Century without Motorsport

    Show notes: With the first two Formula 1 Grand Prix of 2020 having taken place after an exceptionally long winter break, we ask ourselves if there have been other periods in history without motorsport. I am deeply sorry that you had to wait an extra week for the new episode.



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    Sources:

    https://www.lemans.org/en/news/24-hours-of-le-mans-and-wwii-2-1941/21632#:~:text=24%20Hours%20of%20Le%20Mans%20and%20WWII%20(2)%3A%201941,including%20Derek%20Bell%20in%201941.&text=Bell%20has%20only%20been%20surpassed,Jacky%20Ickx%20(six%20wins).

    https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/ff4323b29d7f416d8aaf50b174b9a4bd

    https://www.tflcar.com/2018/06/pikes-peak-hill-climb-guide/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rallying

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Prix_motor_racing

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4862104/1942-indianapolis-500/

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4862198/1942-indianapolis-500/

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4862155/1942-indianapolis-500/

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/15935808/1942-aaa-racing-ban/

    https://accesswdun.com/article/2020/3/887573/motorsports-shutdown-rare-but-not-unprecedented

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.f1-schedule-2020-latest-information.3P0b3hJYdFDm9xFieAYqCS.html

    https://www.wrc.com/en/championship/calendar/wrc/

    https://www.motorsport.com/wrc/news/2021-calendar-draft-revealed/4809487/

    https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakar_Rally

    https://www.lemans.org/en/news/the-24-hours-of-le-mans-postponed-to-19-20-september-2020/53553

    http://ppihc.org/

    https://www.dakar.com/en

    https://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/11/sports/11iht-rally11.9940680.html

    http://ppihc.org/wp-content/uploads/All-Time-Kings-of-the-Mountain-2019.pdf

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indianapolis_500

    • 9 Min.

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