The HRN team talks about the highs and lows of the magnificent Can Am series. Jim Roller, Joe Bradley and Paul Tarsey discuss the legendary race cars from McLaren, Shadow, Lola and Chapparal, the great drivers and some of the wonderful (and not so wonderful) circuits. Brian Redman shares his experiences, including the Lola that nearly killed him, and tells Jim about his love of these cars. And Andrew Marriott reveals his up close and personal experiences with the McLaren team.
In a very busy Historic Racing News show we feature Derek Bell, who talks about that amazing 1995 Le Mans win in the Harrods McLaren. Mark Cole brings us up to speed with the McLaren F1 GTR story rom the very early ideas formed by Ray Bellm and Thomas Bscher through the evolution of Gordon Murray’s groundbreaking design. And Peter Higham talks about F1 in the 1990s, as explained in his new book. Plus all the usual news, views and opinionated chatter.
Paul Tarsey talks to Jim Roller and Joe Bradley about the heritage that brought Aston Martin back to F1 racing, covering everything from their last foray into F1 in 1959, through DB4 lightweights right up to date. Peter Snowdon talks about the Aston Martin Owners Club races and Paul Jurd will bring in all the news from the historic racing scene. A comprehensive book review of all the latest titles will make sure you are up to date on the best reading matter too.
Paul Tarsey concludes his look back at the American Le Mans Series, with Johnny O’Connell, Graham Tyler, Joe Bradley and Jim Roller.
Paul Tarsey explores Don Nichols and his remarkable Shadow race cars. Les Thacker talks about an unknown side of the ‘man of mystery’ and some of his non-racing projects and Joe Bradley reminisces about the glorious F1 and CanAm Shadows.
Paul Jurd on why it might be more expensive to race your classic car on the other side of the Channel, and Paul Tarsey investigates the death of Mike Hailwood.
Jim Roller talks about growing up in Watkins Glen and Marcus Pye catches up with BP motor sport supremo Les Thacker about riding around London on a scooter with Stirling Moss.
Paul Tarsey and Paul Jurd write a letter to Santa, Jim Roller looks back on the Daytona Historics plus an interview with Gordon Murray.
Paul Tarsey and Paul Jurd discuss the world of historic motorsport, looking back at recent events, including their opinions on Goodwood Speed Week, and some of the notable anniversaries marked in 2020. The team rewind to Porsche’s first outright Le Mans win and the loss of Jochen Rindt fifty years ago before rounding off with a look at the cream of the recent book releases in the first of our regular Historic Racing News podcasts.