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The Car Chat Podcast features regular interviews with familiar and interesting faces from the automotive world. Hosted by Sam Moores (@sammooresphoto). Video podcasts now over on the Car Chat Podcast youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW2AKE9BDG5e7fvpkj7E4kg

Car Chat Sam Moores

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The Car Chat Podcast features regular interviews with familiar and interesting faces from the automotive world. Hosted by Sam Moores (@sammooresphoto). Video podcasts now over on the Car Chat Podcast youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW2AKE9BDG5e7fvpkj7E4kg

    #91 Petrol Ped - Automotive Youtuber on Minis, BMWs and racing

    #91 Petrol Ped - Automotive Youtuber on Minis, BMWs and racing

    Peter (@petrol_ped) returns for the second time to tell us what he's been up to in the last year. We chat cars, bikes, podcasting and more. Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/hOwO-8JaS6A

    Peter's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/greavsie6672

    Hope You Enjoy,

    Sam

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    Show Notes
    0:00 - Intro2:55 - What have you been up to?
    12:01 - Cycling Content and starting a Podcast
    19:21 - Mini GP3
    22:39 - Electric Car Chat
    33:39 - Vintage Voltage
    45:18 - Hendy Performance Focus RS
    51:12 - Do car journalists buy new cars?
    1:02:28 - Caterham Racing
    1:10:04 - Institute of Advanced Motorists Masters Course
    1:14:39 - Driving the M2 CS
    1:22:15 - 5 Questions

    #90 Dan Prosser | Automotive Journalist and The Intercooler

    #90 Dan Prosser | Automotive Journalist and The Intercooler

    Dan Prosser (@danprosser86) is an automotive journalist, presenter and founder of The Intercooler. We hear back from Dan about what he's been up to in the last year and his new digital media outlet: The Intercooler.

    Check out the video on youtube: https://youtu.be/lZE_zMNIjvw

    https://www.instagram.com/theintercooler/

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    Hope You Enjoy, 

    Sam 

    Show Notes: 

    0:00 - Intro
    3:03 - Driving a V12 Ferrari for the first time
    8:20 - Do you get excited by hypercars?
    14:39 - Electric Cars
    24:39 - GR Yaris vs Fiesta ST
    36:46 - Launching “The Intercooler”
    56:20 - Hampton Court Concourse
    57:39 - The New M3
    1:08:27 - What do we really want in a sports car?
    1:17:53 - Questions from Twitter
    1:28:28 - Where are the cheaper driver’s cars?
    1:44:16 - How would you improve your Alpine A110?
    1:50:32 - Are you biased to reviewing cars from your country?
    1:54:33 - 5 Questions

    #89 Troels Vollersten | Zenvo Automotive

    #89 Troels Vollersten | Zenvo Automotive

    Troels is one of the founders and chief technical officer for Zenvo - A Danish hypercar manufacturer. He is responsible for the engineering in these crazy 1200hp drivers cars.

    Check out the video here:

    https://www.instagram.com/zenvoautomotive/
    https://zenvoautomotive.com/

    Hope You Enjoy,

    Sam

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    Show Notes:

    0:00 - Intro
    2:20 - Building Rallycross Cars
    7:29 - Developing Supercharger Kits
    10:44 - How did Zenvo Start?
    14:31 - What was the goal for Zenvo?
    25:16 - What’s the most challenging part of developing a hypercar?
    27:45 - Zenvo Gearboxes
    34:26 - The Zenvo TSRS
    43:23 - Carbon Fibre Wheels
    52:08 - What events are most successful for Zenvo?
    55:24 - How much does a Zenvo cost?
    56:44 - 5 Questions

    #88 Alex Ross | Shark Werks - 3.9L and 4.1L GT3 RS Conversions and more.

    #88 Alex Ross | Shark Werks - 3.9L and 4.1L GT3 RS Conversions and more.

    Alex (@sharkwerks) is a founder of the Shark Werks Porsche tuning shop in LA. Most notably known for their 3.9l and 4.1l 997 GT3 RS conversions and exhaust systems.

    Check out the video on youtube: https://youtu.be/ATC1khz9T2U

    https://instagram.com/sharkwerks
    https://www.sharkwerks.com

    Hope you enjoy,

    Sam

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    Show Notes: 
    0:00 - Intro
    3:58 - How did Shark Werks Start?
    19:02 - Chasing Horsepower
    23:22 - Setting Up Suspension
    31:30 - Shark Werks Fixing Common Porsche Issues
    44:03 - Shark Werks Research Process
    49:40 - Engine Upgrades and Reliability
    56:09 - Porsche GT4
    1:18:48  - Turbo vs. NA Porsches
    1:21:48 - Experiencing High Horsepower 911’s
    1:30:42 - What are the differences between the Shark Werks Engines?
    1:38:06 - The 718 GT4
    1:40:38 - Centrelock Wheels Going Wrong
    1:43:30 - Changing Gears with a Gated Shifter
    1:46:51 - Differences in 911 Generations
    1:49:54 - Porsche and Manual Gearboxes
    1:58:22 - 5 Questions

    #87 Jimmy Broadbent | Sim Racer / Youtuber

    #87 Jimmy Broadbent | Sim Racer / Youtuber

    Jimmy Broadbent (@jimmy_broadbent) is a sim racer, presenter and youtuber. We have a chat about his journey and bunch of topics along the way.
    Check out the youtube vid: https://youtu.be/SnC-17tF05Y

    https://www.instagram.com/jimmy_broadbent
    https://www.youtube.com/user/jimski10

    Hope you enjoy,

    Sam

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    Show Notes: 
    00:00 - Intro
    04:22 - Streaming and Gaming
    07:06 - Sim Racing Steering Wheels
    08:21 - How fast are you compared to e-sports drivers?
    10:37 - What’s it like doing a 24hr Endurance Sim race?
    16:19 - What’s your pinnacle Sim race?
    18:57 - Direct Drive Wheels and Force-Feedback
    23:37 - How does different sim software compare?
    27:48 - Setting up a PC Racing Sim
    34:14 - Racing a Praga
    38:58 - Driving (and crashing) a Radical
    41:28 - Driving on a track in the wet
    44:01 - Heel and Toe on a Racing Sim
    46:10 - What Praga are you racing?
    50:10 - How does Sim racing compare to real racing?
    59:11 - Can you use real racing to improve your sim setup?
    1:04:10 - How to improve your sim racing times
    1:08:11 - How do the different Sim games compare?
    1:12:16 - What are you looking forward to in sim racing?
    1:13:05 - VR and Sim Racing
    1:15:50 - Getting involved with Gran Turismo
    1:20:36 - Has being a commentator improved your confidence?
    1:22:13 - Being a voice-over in the Gran Turismo games
    1:25:12 - Jimmy’s GT-R’s
    1:27:53 - Time Attack MX-5
    1:35:02 - 5 Questions

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    #86 Jonny Cocker | Racing Driver and JCR Developments (High end Porsche exhausts and more)

    #86 Jonny Cocker | Racing Driver and JCR Developments (High end Porsche exhausts and more)

    Jonny (@cocker_jonny) is a professional racing driver and founder of JCR Developments. They make exhausts and other parts for a variety of marques but specialising in high end parts for Porsches.

    Check out the video on youtube: https://youtu.be/dymkA_Vs1tU

    https://www.jcr-developments.com/
    https://instagram.com/jcr_developments

    Hope you enjoy,

    Sam

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    Show Notes:
    00:00 - Intro
    06:00 - Driving T-Cars
    11:56 - Carrera Cup
    17:51 - Driving Race Cars Before Legally Driving on the Road
    21:47 - How do You Get Racing Sponsors?

    25:37 - British GP and ALMS
    43:53 - The Difference Between a “Gentleman Driver” and a Pro
    50:09 - Driving in the British GP 2018-2019
    56:21 - JCR Developments
    1:04:54 - Is there a Noticeable Difference between a Stock GT3RS vs. JCR Exhaust?
    1:13:58 - What has JCR done with the GT4?
    1:25:59 - Bolt-on Tips and Exhaust Volume
    1:45:25 - 5 Questions

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