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THE podcast for petrol-heads, by Gareth Jones (of ITV1's Speed Sunday & How2, and A1GP pit lane reporter), his car-mad uber-geek mate Zog and Richard Porter (Sniff Petrol, BBC Top Gear, the Grand Tour). On Speed covers everything on 4 wheels, from Audi to BMW; Ferrari to Williams; Renault to McLaren; Ford to Porsche; Alfa to Mercedes; VW to Jaguar; classic cars; concept cars; road cars; race cars. There's every kind of motorsport Formula One, WRC, Le Mans, GP2, Indy Car, and drivers, from Damon Hill and Ayrton Senna to Schumacher, Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Max Verstappen. Where else can you find auto racing, motors, F1, rally, motor sport, road cars, comedy, news comment, Formula 1, songs and games all in the same place, served up with a wry grin?

THE podcast for petrol-heads, by Gareth Jones (of ITV1's Speed Sunday & How2, and A1GP pit lane reporter), his car-mad uber-geek mate Zog and Richard Porter (Sniff Petrol, BBC Top Gear, the Grand Tour). On Speed covers everything on 4 wheels, from Audi to BMW; Ferrari to Williams; Renault to McLaren; Ford to Porsche; Alfa to Mercedes; VW to Jaguar; classic cars; concept cars; road cars; race cars. There's every kind of motorsport Formula One, WRC, Le Mans, GP2, Indy Car, and drivers, from Damon Hill and Ayrton Senna to Schumacher, Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Max Verstappen. Where else can you find auto racing, motors, F1, rally, motor sport, road cars, comedy, news comment, Formula 1, songs and games all in the same place, served up with a wry grin?
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United States

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THE podcast for petrol-heads, by Gareth Jones (of ITV1's Speed Sunday & How2, and A1GP pit lane reporter), his car-mad uber-geek mate Zog and Richard Porter (Sniff Petrol, BBC Top Gear, the Grand Tour). On Speed covers everything on 4 wheels, from Audi to BMW; Ferrari to Williams; Renault to McLaren; Ford to Porsche; Alfa to Mercedes; VW to Jaguar; classic cars; concept cars; road cars; race cars. There's every kind of motorsport Formula One, WRC, Le Mans, GP2, Indy Car, and drivers, from Damon Hill and Ayrton Senna to Schumacher, Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Max Verstappen. Where else can you find auto racing, motors, F1, rally, motor sport, road cars, comedy, news comment, Formula 1, songs and games all in the same place, served up with a wry grin?

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English


Episodes

Gareth Jones On Speed #356 for 13 December 2018

12/13/2018
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#356 Festive Special. Car-based gifts with Virtual Secret Santa, a party game of Mr and Mr and Mr. The On Speed Doctor Who Christmas Special, can The Doctor save the F1 timeline? Plus new seasonal music as Elvin Costello sings about Elon Musk.

Duration:01:31:55

Gareth Jones On Speed #355 for 29 November 2018

11/29/2018
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#355 Pininfarina. Gareth takes a trip to Turin to visit the headquarters of one of the greatest names in car design and meets the people behind Automobili Pininfarina a new company designing and building the PF0, the fastest Italian road car ever built.

Duration:00:53:30

Gareth Jones On Speed #354 for 15 November 2018

11/15/2018
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#354 The Brazilian GP, Formula E and The Hyperloop. “The Ocon Incident”. Could electric racing be just about to overtake F1? Would you get into one of Elon Musk’s 700mph pods? Plus, Sniff Petrol on Verstappen, Vandoorne and a Victorian vehicle.

Duration:00:53:30

Gareth Jones On Speed #353 for 01 November 2018

11/1/2018
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#353 Lewis’s 5th Championship, Ian Callum and W Series. Sarah Leach joins us to discuss Lewis Hamilton’s achievement and women in motorsport. We talk to Jaguar’s design boss about architecture. Plus Sniff Petrol on Lewis’s party, Vauxhall and Max Verstappen.

Duration:00:45:50

Gareth Jones On Speed #352 for 25 October 2018

10/25/2018
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#352 Wales Rally GB in A VW Camper Pt2. Gareth records the car at Myherin then is joined by Steve and Carol Summers to watch the cars blast around The Great Orme and make history as public roads are closed to allow the cars to race right into Llandudno.

Duration:01:00:24

Gareth Jones On Speed #351 for 18 October 2018

10/18/2018
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#351 Wales Rally GB in A VW Camper Pt1. Gareth takes a Volkswagen California Ocean camper van into mid-Wales to the high moors and forests of the Myherin stage to record the cars at “Elfyn’s Corner” the very apotheosis of the event for Welsh rally fans.

Duration:00:47:40

Gareth Jones On Speed #350 for 11 October 2018

10/11/2018
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#350 SUV EVs and Richard’s next car. A quick quiz to mark our 350th episode. Is the crossover SUV the perfect platform for electric cars? And what car has Richard just ordered? Plus Sniff Petrol on morale at McLaren and PSA’s plans for Vauxhall

Duration:00:56:22

Gareth Jones On Speed #349 for 27 September 2018

9/27/2018
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#349 F1 Addiction and Driver Movements. The state of the championship. Is Hamilton unstoppable? Are Ferrari cheating? Is Vettel stumped? Have McLaren and Alonso made the right choices? Watching F2. Plus Sniff Petrol on Prost vs Senna and Lando Norris.

Duration:00:44:42

Gareth Jones On Speed #348 for 13 September 2018

9/13/2018
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#348 Hyundai Kona Rally. Gareth and Zog compete against 6 other teams in a road rally challenge in Hyundai’s latest EV. Driving hundreds of miles through the night in a game designed to test the car's abilities and the drivers’ endurance.

Duration:01:02:57

Gareth Jones On Speed #347 for 30 August 2018

8/30/2018
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#347 Volvo XC40 R-Design+ Gareth spends a week in Volvo’s newest model, taking it on a Magical History Tour of north and mid Wales with his big brother John Bryn Jones. How good is the Swedish firm’s geometrically styled SUV?

Duration:01:01:57

Gareth Jones On Speed #346 for 09 August 2018

8/9/2018
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#346 Sponsors and Advertising. We hand over this year’s summer music compilation to our rich portfolio of sponsors and advertisers. Featuring our best songs from this last year. Plus new music from The New York Cabs: Jackie Stewart (I Don’t Care).

Duration:00:34:15

Gareth Jones On Speed #345 for 26 July 2018

7/26/2018
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#345 Hockenheim, Goodwood and ULEZ. How did Lewis achieve a miracle at the German GP? What was the best thing at The Festival of Speed? and what will London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone mean for us car owners? Plus Sniff Petrol on praying and accents in F1.

Duration:00:53:00

Gareth Jones On Speed #344 for 12 July 2018

7/12/2018
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#344 Cum On Feel No Noize. Gareth takes a quiet Lexus IS300H F Sport to a loud Slade gig in Snowdonia, chats to people on the M1 and old pal rock star Mike Peters of The Alarm walks and talks us through the cars he drives now and has owned in the past.

Duration:01:14:26

Gareth Jones On Speed #343 for 05 July 2018

7/5/2018
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#343 Le Mans: The Post-Race Comedown. We wrap up our coverage of this year’s Le Mans 24 hours with a chat back at our camp site about the cars we drove and the race. Plus Zog, Stevie and Gareth pick a year from the history of Le Mans and tell the story.

Duration:00:46:40

Gareth Jones On Speed #342 for 28 June 2018

6/28/2018
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#342 Le Mans: The Night and The End. The On Speed team meets with listeners for a drink and a car chat in the Carlsberg tent. We catch the sound of the cars on the Porsche Curves at night and make it back to the Grandstand to witness Toyota’s epic win.

Duration:00:59:50

Gareth Jones On Speed #341 for 25 June 2018

6/25/2018
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#341 Le Mans: The First Eight Hours. We take our position in the grandstands at the Circuit De La Sarthe for the pomp and circumstance leading up to the beginning of the race and cover the dramatic start of the 24 Hours Of Le Mans unedited, in real time.

Duration:00:53:27

Gareth Jones On Speed #340 for 21 June 2018

6/21/2018
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#340 Three Cars To Le Mans. We drive a Caterham 7 420R, a Ford Mustang Shadow Edition and a Ford Ranger Wildtrack to the Circuit de la Sarthe. We hear cars, meet fans and go on a pit walk during the build-up to the start of the 2018 24 Hours Of Le Mans.

Duration:00:59:05

Gareth Jones On Speed #339 for 07 June 2018

6/7/2018
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#339 Alex Goy joins us to discuss what’s wrong with Monaco, two cars he’s been driving, the Porsche 919’s attempt on the Nurburgring lap record and if the Rolls-Royce Cullinan is a wonderful idea or not. Plus Sniff Petrol on Kris Meeke, Tesla and Honda.

Duration:00:52:38

Gareth Jones On Speed #338 for 24 May 2018

5/24/2018
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#338 Autonomy, Zog’s Battery and Richard and Gareth’s cars. Is the future really driverless? Why has Zog built a battery? The cars Gareth and Richard have been driving. Sniff Petrol on the Indy 500 and Elon’s girlfriend. Plus new music “We Are Ford”.

Duration:01:01:22

Gareth Jones On Speed #337 for 10 May 2018

5/10/2018
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#337 WEC Spa, i30N and F1 in Europe. We discuss the start of the Endurance Superseason. Gareth drives Hyundai’s hottest hatch, and we look forward to the Spanish Grand Prix. Plus Sniff Petrol on Alonso’s win, barn finds and why Jenson’s always good news.

Duration:00:56:05