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Once a week, Downforce Radio will be interviewing a top name from the worlds of Formula One, sportscars, oval racing, touring cars, single-seaters and beyond. And not just drivers too, team-managers, championship co-ordinators, commentators and more.

Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages, for your chance to ask a question to one of British motorsport's elite.

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Once a week, Downforce Radio will be interviewing a top name from the worlds of Formula One, sportscars, oval racing, touring cars, single-seaters and beyond. And not just drivers too, team-managers, championship co-ordinators, commentators and more.

Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages, for your chance to ask a question to one of British motorsport's elite.

    Downforce Meets..... John Saltinstall

    Downforce Meets..... John Saltinstall

    Our very own Alex Goldschmidt finds out a bit more on the latest book from EVRO Publishing, "Niki Lauda - His Competition History," from author Jon Saltinstall, who is a fan of racing, and has followed the late Austrian's career closely.

    You can purchase the book itself via the following links: https://www.evropublishing.com/products/niki-lauda-his-competition-history
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Niki-Lauda-His-Competition-History/dp/1910505463

    A big thank you to Rebecca Leppard from Eventageous PR for arranging the interview.

    Music (amended):
    Elegance In Simplicity by Punch Deck | https://soundcloud.com/punch-deck
    Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
    Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US

    • 19 min
    Downforce Meets - Will Buxton

    Downforce Meets - Will Buxton

    He's worked in the world of the Formula One paddock for almost two decades as a broadcaster, commentator & journalist, but the presenter of F1 Digital, Will Buxton is now a published author.

    hHis first publication, "My Greatest Defeat," is now available from Evro Publishing at just £19.99, which can be ordered here: https://www.evropublishing.com/collections/all-books/products/my-greatest-defeat.

    We were greatful for Will, who is a very busy man, to take some time just before heading off to the Canadian Grand Prix to speak with our very own Alex Goldschmidt about the conception of the book itself, the amount of work to get the final draft ready, who he interviewed, and so much more.

    • 31 min
    Downforce Meets - Fun Cup ace Riley Phillips

    Downforce Meets - Fun Cup ace Riley Phillips

    Ahead of the trip to Circuit Park Zandvoort as is customary for Fun Cup, Sam Hall spoke to Dispatchbay.com driver Riley Phillips.

    Living with Aspergers and being expelled from school at a young age, Phillips has successfully turned his life around to become the youngest driver ever to compete in the championship and more recently at Oulton Park, the youngest driver to win a race.

    He certainly has an interesting story to tell, as Sam clearly found out.

    • 11 min
    Downforce Meets... The Champions of the ROC

    Downforce Meets... The Champions of the ROC

    When the Race of Champions came to London in 2015, Jake Sanson was there to interview the very best of British and World Motorsports. We spoke to Race of Champions CEO Frederic Jonsson before diving into a sea of motorsports talent:

    Alex Buncombe, Jenson Button, Antonio Felix da Costa, Mick Doohan, Terry Grant, Romain Grosjean, Nicolas Hamilton, Sir Chris Hoy, Nico Hulkenberg, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Tom Kristensen, Jose Maria Lopez, Felipe Massa, Jolyon Palmer, Brad Philpot, Nelson Piquet Jr, Jason Plato, Andy Priaulx, Daniel Ricciardo, Petter Solberg, Sebastian Vettel, Pascal Wehrlein and Susie & Toto Wolff!!

    IT'S THE MOST STAR-STUDDED PODCAST WE'VE EVER MADE!!

    0:00 - Welcome and Frederic Jonsson
    3:25 - Background to the ROC
    5:20 - Felipe Massa
    9:48 - Jose Maria Lopez
    13:45 - Nico Hulkenberg
    17:56 - Susie Wolff
    23:12 - Tom Kristensen
    26:32 - Alex Buncombe
    30:06 - Jenson Button
    32:54 - Romain Grosjean
    36:03 - Terry Grant
    39:40 - David Coulthard
    43:43 - Ryan Hunter-Reay
    48:49 - Mick Doohan
    52:58 - Toto Wolff
    57:02 - Daniel Ricciardo
    1:00:02 - Pascal Wehrlein
    1:03:28 - Jolyon Palmer
    1:06:54 - Jason Plato
    1:09:29 - Andy Priaulx
    1:13:14 - Sir Chris Hoy
    1:18:15 - Nicolas Hamilton
    1:23:40 - Nelson Piquet Jr
    1:27:08 - Petter Solberg
    1:29:12 - Antonio Felix da Costa
    1:30:48 - Sebastian Vettel
    1:32:34 - Brad Philpot

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Italian GP Preview

    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Italian GP Preview

    In our latest edition of 'Downforce Meets...' we sit down once again with author of 'Formula 1: All The Races', Roger Smith, and chat about the history of the fascinating Italian Grand Prix from 1950 right up to the present day!

    Buy a copy of Formula 1: All The Races here: http://formula1alltheraces.com/buy-the-book/

    • 33 min
    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Belgian GP Preview

    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Belgian GP Preview

    Tom Brooks sits down with author of Formula 1: All The Races, Roger Smith, to discuss the history of the Belgian Grand Prix and preview ahead to this weekend's coming event!

    • 41 min

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