The Fast Pod - Episode Ten

Rally champion Garry Pearson talks winning the 'big four', mental toughness & the commercial pressures of motorsport

What's the secret to success on and off the rally stages?

Tune in as we welcome another history-making competitor to The Fast Pod.

In 2021 ⁠Garry Pearson⁠ became the first rally driver to lift four major UK national championship crowns in a single season.

We chat to multiple title-winner Garry about the highs of winning 'the big four', the mental toughness needed to bounce back from career lows, and the mounting commercial pressures of modern motorsport.

The Fast Pod - Episode Nine

Monster Jam star Bryce Kenny on record-breaking and shifting gears in life

In this episode, we have a very special guest joining us all the way from the USA – Bryce Kenny.

A professional monster truck driver who competes in Monster Jam events, Bryce is known for driving the Mohawk Warrior and is the first person to hit three figures in speed in a monster truck - setting a world record of over 100 miles per hour.

We dive into Bryce's career, his record-breaking achievements, and his new book "Geared for Life" that offers a fresh perspective on finding purpose and shifting gears in life.

The Fast Pod - Episode Eight

Oly Collins on the recipe for success in BTCC

One of the most experienced pit lane chiefs in the UK, Oly has worked with some of the biggest names in motorsport including West Surrey, Team Dynamics, and Motorbase.

He's been instrumental in the success of these teams, helping them countless race wins and achieve multiple championship titles.

Oly shares his insights into what it takes to make a racing team into a winning outfit - and the role of a team manager in bringing all the different elements together.

The Fast Pod - Episode Seven

Joe Tanner and The Art of Racing Helmet Design

Joe Tanner is a renowned race helmet painter who has worked with top motorsport competitors, including Formula One stars like Lando Norris and Nigel Mansell.
Joe talks about the physical process of painting helmets in his workshop, the time and effort it takes, and the pressure of meeting deadlines.
He picks out some of his personal favourite designs - and explains the unexpected difficulties in recreating classic helmets from the past.

The Fast Pod - Episode Six

Peter Dumbreck interview, British Grand Prix Silverstone social media stramash, W Series woes and the karting comeback kid

What's the secret to winning consistently and setting records on track? The Fast Pod brings you a racer who has tasted success in single seaters, touring cars and endurance racing across the globe. Now an FIA driving standards advisor, hypercar development driver, race team brand ambassador and Le Mans commentator, Peter Dumbreck is an expert on what it takes to make people and cars go fast.

The Fast Pod - Episode Five

Stock car world champ Tom Harris interview, crashy bikes and rally cars, Snowball Returns and motorsport cheats don't prosper

The Fast Pod brings you a motorsport world champion. Tom Harris has won nearly every championship possible in stock cars he has designed, constructed, prepared and raced. GC and JD also discuss: MotoGP's run of bad crashes and injuries; hidden gem race circuits; the rebirth of a legendary car in the US; plus recent controversial instances of bending the rules in some of motorsport's biggest events.

The Fast Pod - Episode Four

Rhianon Gelsomino interview, Ferrari flourish at Le Mans, Isle of Man TT records fall, and MotoGP's Italian stallions.

This episode's star guest is one half or rallying's co-driving power couple - Rhianon Gelsomino. The US-based Aussie lets us in on the secrets of what it takes to be a great rally co-driver. Rhianon also shares her unique insight into sitting alongside stars like Travis Pastrana, coaching rising talent Lia Block, and why she's a faster driver than her husband Alex Gelsomino!

The Fast Pod - Episode Three

The magic(?) of Monaco, Indy 500 Snowball smash, Jim Clark Rally and 100 years of Le Mans

Join GC and JD as they dissect the latest high profile motorsport thrills and spills. Plus an exclusive interview with Le Mans 24 Hours media delegate and ace photographer Jeff Carter - who explains the secret to capturing great images, pinpoints his favourite race circuits and spills the beans on his encounters with legends like Colin McRae, Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber and the one and only Nigel Mansell.

The Fast Pod - Episode Two

Tyres popping, donuts dropping, plus Nurburgring hopping with Porsche’s Klaus Bachler

GC and JD get torn into the issue of dangerous tyres, ask if stewards are interfering too much in the results of motorsport events, revel in Valentino Rossi’s success on four wheels, and also get a pro driver’s insight into what it takes to be fast at the famous Nurburgring 24hrs with special guest and Falken Porsche star Klaus Bachler.

The Fast Pod - Episode One

Calendar clash controversy, Sir Jackie swats security, and Le Mans winner lowdown

The Fast Pod kicks off with JD flagging motorsport fixture clashes and F1 royalty rumbles, while GC reports back from British GT at Silverstone and double Le Mans winner and Aston Martin factory driver Jonny Adam is this week’s guest interview.

The Fast Pod trailer

Introducing: The Fast Pod

Here's just a little taster of what's to come on The Fast Pod as we gear up for launch.