The Car Chat Podcast features regular interviews with familiar and interesting faces from the automotive world. Hosted by Sam Moores (@sammooresphoto). Video po...
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#181 Colin Belton | Ninemeister - Bespoke Air-Cooled Porsches
Colin Belton is the founder of Ninemeister. A Porsche specialist with a particular focus on the air cooled cars and performance upgrades. Colin and I have a long discussion about his journey, Porsches, engines and much more. Watch the episode: https://youtu.be/rRwiUh8PFY4https://ninemeister.com/Enjoy, Sam Show Notes:0:00 - Intro7:39 - Recent builds12:47 - Brand ethos19:47 - Mixing parts34:07 - Mechanical quality 39:18 - Choosing a base 53:58 - The best 911 era 1:01:13 - 911K1:02:48 - Cayman1:08:03 - Engine development 1:12:52 - Track days1:20:14 - 5 questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
#180 Phil McGovern | Caffeine & Machine - Opening A Second Venue
Phil McGovern joins me for a catchup and to discuss how things have evolved at Caffeine & Machine including the opening of their new site near to the Millbrook Bowl very soon. https://caffeineandmachine.com/Enjoy, SamShow Notes:0:00 - Intro5:07 - Recap from last time15:13 - eSports community and sim racing 19:45 - Speeding23:31 - New premises30:40 - The slammed scene31:41 - I Love You, Man42:40 - Current challenges55:56 - 5 Questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
#179 Rob Wilson - The Man That Makes F1 Drivers FASTER
Step into the world of Formula 1 with our guest, Rob Wilson. As the coach behind 70+ F1 drivers and many world champions, Rob reveals the nuances of pushing the best to become even better. With a storied racing career himself, he's a true giant in the motorsport arena. This was a real personal highlight for me. Watch the video: https://youtu.be/xZzu3HhXIOEEnjoy, Sam Show Notes: 0:00 - Intro8:54 - Racing lairy cars19:55 - Transitioning into oval racing22:37 - Favourite racing series29:27 - Developing a driving style37:23 - Breaking down a lap45:57 - Changes to Spa48:51 - Driving modern race cars vs the classics 49:54 - Why is Max Verstappen so good?54:44 - How to coach a champion1:10:52 - Are F1 cars tailored to driving style? 1:12:56 - Slow vs fast corners1:15:13 - Rob’s best driving tips1:17:00 - 5 questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
#178 Michael Mallock | RML Group - The Story Of The RML Short Wheelbase
Michael Mallock, CEO of RML Group joins me to discuss what goes on at this high performance automotive engineering company. We dig a into the history of RML along with lots of the cool projects taken on for OEMs and now their own RML SWB. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/n-tRXjYx53chttps://rmlgroup.com/Enjoy, Sam Show Notes: 00:00 - Intro04:12 - Road car to race car development 08:26 - The Juke R14:19 - British Touring Cars17:17 - Nissan ZEOD20:36 - Bespoke manufacturer projects26:09 - The Short Wheelbase project51:02 - Continuation series for manufacturers 58:04 - Working with EVs1:12:21 - 5 Questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
#177 Nigel Redwood - Revolution Race Cars
After a successful career in the business world and an extensive background in racing Nigel Redwood joined Revolution Race Cars as Head of Sales & Marketing to help sell rapid track weapons. We have a dig into his journey and also the nitty gritty details of the A-One 500SC and A-One 427 including what it's like to drive these cars. https://www.revolutionracecars.com/https://www.instagram.com/revolutionracecars/Enjoy, Sam Show Notes: 00:00 - Intro06:05 - Aerodynamics while cornering 08:59 - What are they like to drive? 15:51 - Longevity and design25:22 - Selling to the USA28:14 - Revolution vs Radical32:53 - Carbon Tub & Safety41:05 - Racing at Laguna Seca 45:41 - Evolution of the Revolution 55:56 - Future of Revolution58:50 - Nigel’s background1:01:31 - 5 Questions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.