30 episodes

Automotive show chatting all things racing on four wheels including special guest's, With hosts Guy Smith and Paul Woodford.

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Automotive show chatting all things racing on four wheels including special guest's, With hosts Guy Smith and Paul Woodford.

    Episode 30 The Original Stig Perry McCarthey

    Episode 30 The Original Stig Perry McCarthey

    How do you go from being the unluckiest driver in Formula One to been the most famous person ever to be fired off a military aircraft carrier a Jaguar XJS?

    Perry McCarthy's career began in the North Sea, and it could have ended there had it not been for how that famous TV moment captured the imagination of the fans worldwide.

    By his own admission, this is a career that didn't go as planned, but as a result its one of the most fascinating stories in Motorsport.

    Guy and Paul meet the racing driver behind the original Top Gear Stig, in episode 30 of Spinning Wheels.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 29 Tim Harvey 1992 British touring car champion.

    Episode 29 Tim Harvey 1992 British touring car champion.

    In then in ties, BTCC drivers were superstars. Add to that Group A Rovers and Cosworths, and the iconic Group C sports car era and you start to realise why our latest guest has become one of British motorsport's household names.

    In episode 29, we complete our super touring themed back -to - back podcast series telling the story of the 1992 BTCC season, straight from the mouth of the champion.

    Its time to go back behind the visor with ITV4 BTCC pundit and racing legend, Tim Harvey.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 28 Five time Le Mans winner Emanuelle Pirro

    Episode 28 Five time Le Mans winner Emanuelle Pirro

    Five Le Mans victories rivals the very best drivers in the business, but with a CV that includes two American Le Mans series titles.two Italian karting Championships, DTM, Formula One, Emanuelle Pirro has a fascinating story to tell.

    Respected by his fellow drivers for his boundless energy, and adored by the fans for the same, Pirro wears his heart on his sleeve here on Spinning Wheels as he journeys through the highs and lows of a long, distinguished motor racing career, and explains the offside rule. test, really!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 27 Derek Warwick F1 driver and Le Mans winner

    Episode 27 Derek Warwick F1 driver and Le Mans winner

    Derek Warwick is a racing driver who appreciates a lucky hand, but who hasn't always been at then of one. A driver who has experienced the highs and lows of F1, from his first race at Imola to tragedy and betrayal, the welder who started his career in F2 super stock cars has a huge ,yet humbling story to tell.

    In his own words, Derek Warwick is an anorak of the sport, and has loved everything about being a professional racing driver. And that includes joining us on Spinning Wheels to share his inspiring story with you.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 26 Two time BTCC champion John Cleland

    Episode 26 Two time BTCC champion John Cleland

    John Cleland comes from an era when racing drivers were racing drivers, and touring cars were touring cars.

    That's what you'd hear if you asked a nineties super touring fan about the BTCC.

    Behind the on-track rivalries and the glamorous budgets, however were a group of superstar drivers who could barely have imagined the international stardom they'd enjoy, when they climbed behind the wheel of the racing versions of a selection of humble 'rep-mobiles'.

    Every super touring driver will tell you that the bubble had to burst at some point, shortly before they tell you it was one heck of a ride!

    In this episode of the Spinning Wheels podcast Guy and Paul go behind the visor of one of the world's best loved racing drivers who, you'll be pleased to know is every bit the character he was in the spotlight of his career.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Episode 25 Touring Car Legend Steve Soper ' Soperman'

    Episode 25 Touring Car Legend Steve Soper ' Soperman'

    When you think of iconic Touring car races, Steve Soper is never far from the conversation.

    A fan's favourite on-and-off the race track, 'Soperman' is a racing driver who has always worn his heart on his sleeve , and he wears it once more for the 25th episode of Spinning Wheels.

    To say Steve's career has been a roller coaster would be putting it mildly, so strap in tightly and join Guy and Paul for an eye - opening motorsport adventure.

    • 1 hr 40 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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Great listen keep it up 👍🏻👍🏻

TallPaulTurner ,

Ideal for my C-19 daily 1hr walk....

Another good listen on my morning walk ✅👍🏼🚶🏻‍♂️. Lots of topics covered. A really good insight into the motorsport world and motorsport entertainment.

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