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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 - The Autosport Show Live Action Arena

    Downforce Meets - The Autosport Show Live Action Arena

    06/02/2020 Duration: 23min

    Dave Goddard talks us through the sights and sounds of the 2020 Autosport International Show Live Action Arena as it happens, whilst the tyres are tortured on the tarmac, with motorsport in all shapes, sizes and drivetrains present and correct.

  • Downforce Meets..... John Saltinstall

    Downforce Meets..... John Saltinstall

    10/01/2020 Duration: 19min

    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: big thank you to Rebecca Leppard from Eventageous PR for arranging the interview. Music (amended): Elegance In Simplicity by Punch Deck | promoted by Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License

  • Downforce Meets - Will Buxton

    Downforce Meets - Will Buxton

    12/06/2019 Duration: 31min

    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: 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.

  • Downforce Meets - Fun Cup ace Riley Phillips

    Downforce Meets - Fun Cup ace Riley Phillips

    11/06/2019 Duration: 11min

    Ahead of the trip to Circuit Park Zandvoort as is customary for Fun Cup, Sam Hall spoke to 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.

  • Downforce Meets... The Champions of the ROC

    Downforce Meets... The Champions of the ROC

    21/01/2017 Duration: 5852h00s

    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 Jonsson3:25 - Background to the ROC5:20 - Felipe Massa9:48 - Jose Maria Lopez13:45 - Nico Hulkenberg17:56 - Susie Wolff23:12 - Tom Kristensen26:32 - Alex Buncombe30:06 - Jenson Button32:54 - Romain Grosjean36:03 - Terry Grant39:40 - David Coulthard43:43 - Ryan Hunter-Reay48:49 - Mick Doohan52:58 - Toto Wolff57:02 - Daniel Ricci

  • Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Italian GP Preview

    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Italian GP Preview

    02/09/2016 Duration: 2005h00s

    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:

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

    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - Belgian GP Preview

    25/08/2016 Duration: 2511h00s

    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!

  • Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - British GP Preview

    Downforce Meets... Roger Smith - British GP Preview

    08/07/2016 Duration: 1617h00s

    To help preview the 2016 British Grand Prix, Author of book Roger Smith sat down with Tom Brooks to preview the race and look back at some of most memorable moments from it's history all documented in his revised book; Formula 1 All the races. And for your chance to WIN a copy of this brilliant book head to the Downforce Radio Facebook page *Comp Closes 11/7/16 at 6pm*A production for Downforce Radio

  • Downforce Meets...Damon Hill  Steve Rider

    Downforce Meets...Damon Hill & Steve Rider

    04/05/2016 Duration: 820h00s

    Louis Suddaby returns with another edition as Downforce delves through the archives to bring you a classic interview. This time, we catch up with a legend of British motorsport broadcasting and one of our greatest driving talents who conquered the world of Formula One.Listen in as Downforce Meets...Damon Hill & Steve Rider!

  • Downforce Meets...Don Panoz

    Downforce Meets...Don Panoz

    22/01/2016 Duration: 2126h00s

    In this edition of Downforce Meets, Adam Weller talks to US sportscar racing icon Don Panoz. Over the course of the interview Don gives his thoughts on IMSA, ALMS, the future of DeltaWing for 2017 and beyond, some of his career highlights and his thoughts on the GT3 class. This is an interview well worth listening to!Produced By: Adam WellerInterview recorded by: Adam Johnson

  • Downforce Meets...James Toseland

    Downforce Meets...James Toseland

    11/01/2016 Duration: 1621h00s

    This week's Downforce Meets sees Rebecca James catch up with a legend of British motorcycle racing. With two World Superbike titles to his name and a successful music career away from the race track, this man has quite the story to tell.Listen in as Downforce Meets...James Toseland

  • Downforce Meets...Steve ODonnell

    Downforce Meets...Steve O'Donnell

    31/12/2015 Duration: 887h00s

    Join Louis Suddaby once again as we head back through the archives to bring you our interview with NASCAR's Chief Racing Development Officer and Executive Vice-President who chatted with Adam Johnson at the American Speedfest in June.Listen in as Downforce Meets...Steve O'Donnell

  • Downforce Meets...Jacques Villeneuve

    Downforce Meets...Jacques Villeneuve

    21/12/2015 Duration: 575h00s

    In the first of a brand new series, we head back through the archives to bring you our interview with the Formula One world champion who this year made the switch to Formula E.Listen in as Downforce Meets...Jacques Villeneuve

  • Downforce Meets...Dario Franchitti

    Downforce Meets...Dario Franchitti

    12/11/2014 Duration: 643h00s

    Scott Woodwiss caught up with British Racing Legend Dario Franchitti at the 2014 Walter Hayes Trophy.

  • Downforce Meets...Dean Stoneman

    Downforce Meets...Dean Stoneman

    29/10/2014 Duration: 1527h00s

    Following the one-man show at Sochi in GP3 where Britain's Dean Stoneman won race 1 and very nearly almost took race 2 victory in one of the most exciting GP3 races the #DownforceDebrief panel has seen in a very long time, Dean Joins Lester and answers questions from the panel and from listeners.

  • DF Meets....Jaime Alguersuari

    DF Meets....Jaime Alguersuari

    15/10/2014 Duration: 880h00s

    Jake Sanson caught up with Former Formula One Driver and Formula E Racer Jaime Alguersuari for our Thursday night #PitBored show.

  • Downforce Meets...Frankie Wainman Jnr

    Downforce Meets...Frankie Wainman Jnr

    23/09/2014 Duration: 1724h00s

    Appearing on #PitBored in Sep 2014 Frankie Wainman Jnr and Danny Wainman chat to Jake Sanson.

  • Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

    Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

    30/07/2014 Duration: 3645h00s

    Downforce Radio meets some of the stars and racing aces of the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014.We speak to legends of the past such as Paul Stewart, Bernd Schneider, Jochen Mass, Andy Wallace, Frank Biela, Richard Attwood, Andy Rouse, Paddy Hopkirk and Jackie Oliver, we also meet up with the current generation of racers featuring David Brabham, Anthony Reid, Andre Lotterer, Amande Stretton, Karun Chandhok and Sir Chris Hoy, and some of the world's top future stars including Oliver Turvey, Stoffel Vandoorne, Brendon Hartley, Oli Webb and Jann Mardenborough.You'll also hear from IndyCar legends Dario Franchitti and the great Al Unser, as well as NASCAR legend "The King" himself, Richard Petty.Presented by Jake Sanson.

  • Downforce Meets... Jamie Chadwick

    Downforce Meets... Jamie Chadwick

    18/07/2014 Duration: 2067h00s

    Junior Ginetta Driver Jamie Chadwick drops by on our live Pit Bored show to chat about her career and answer questions. You can still hear the full show online now

  • Downforce Meets...Sir Stirling Moss

    Downforce Meets...Sir Stirling Moss

    18/07/2014 Duration: 1564h00s

    Jake Sanson and the Pit Bored team were lucky enough to be joined by British Racing Legend Sir Stirling Moss. We get his views on current Formula 1 and whether Jaffa Cakes are Biscuits or Cakes!.You can hear the full #PitBored show with an extra interview with Ginetta Star Jamie Chadwick online right now.

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