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Welcome to the Autoweek Podcast –- the place to hear interviews with some legends of racing and car culture, as well as our takes on the latest news from the rest of the car world. In each episode, you'll hear host Rory Carroll join the rest of the Autoweek Staff to talk about the latest car and racing news, as well as hear reviews about some of the best cars on Earth.

Welcome to the Autoweek Podcast –- the place to hear interviews with some legends of racing and car culture, as well as our takes on the latest news from the rest of the car world. In each episode, you'll hear host Rory Carroll join the rest of the Autoweek Staff to talk about the latest car and racing news, as well as hear reviews about some of the best cars on Earth.
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Welcome to the Autoweek Podcast –- the place to hear interviews with some legends of racing and car culture, as well as our takes on the latest news from the rest of the car world. In each episode, you'll hear host Rory Carroll join the rest of the Autoweek Staff to talk about the latest car and racing news, as well as hear reviews about some of the best cars on Earth.

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English


Episodes

State of the Podcast, Subaru update and a Ford Mustang prototype review

10/18/2019
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On this episode of the Autoweek Podcast, host Rory Carroll joins Wes Raynal, Natalie Neff and Wesley Wren to discuss the latest news regarding Autoweek. The podcast will continue without Rory and will likely spin off more shows that cater to the different facets of the car world. Rory also gives an update on his Subaru project, which might become his daily driver. After the Autoweek status update, Jake dives into something that might sound confusing: a V10-powered Ford Mustang. Ford...

Duration:00:47:30

Project Car Hell returns: Meet the Subaru WRX Wagon and a Packard engine update

10/11/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll navigates a trip into project car hell with Wesley Wren, Wes Raynal and Graham Kozak. The gang dives deep into their respective project cars and gives some insight into what it’s like for them to maintain their projects. Kicking off the show, Wes talks about his reliable Alfa Romeo. After a few minutes of talking about Italian reliability, Rory chimes in with his new project: a Subaru WRX wagon. Podcast devotees will be familiar...

Duration:00:56:47

Russian GP, Eddie Gossage interview and Rodin FZed review

10/4/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll welcomes Mike Pryson, Robin Warner and Wesley Wren to talk about Lewis Hamilton’s win at the Russian GP and to give an update on the state of NASCAR. Joining on the phone, Matt Weaver dives deep into the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the current NASCAR standings. From there, Pryson talks with Texas Motor Speedway’s Eddie Gossage about the AAA 500 and its schedule conflict with Formula 1. Gossage also shares his thoughts on...

Duration:01:04:56

Josef Newgarden IndyCar champion, RADwood Detroit and Project Packard

9/27/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll welcomes Mike Pryson, Wesley Wren and Matt Weaver to talk about the IndyCar season wrapping, Josef Newgarden taking the championship and the final race of 2019 at Laguna Seca. The group dissects the season and the finale in California. After the motorsports section, a special guest joins the pod—noted 1980s/’90s enthusiast and Autoweek copy chief Chris Langrill, who hops on a microphone to praise RADwood Detroit. The guys discuss...

Duration:00:54:38

Formula Fords at Road America, Goodwood Revival and Empire Hill Climb

9/20/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Wesley Wren, Jimmy Pelizzari, Jake Lingeman and Graham Kozak to talk about the upcoming season-ending race in IndyCar and the news ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. With regular motorsport editor Mike Pryson unavailable, Kozak steps in to become the junior motorsport reporter and answers questions about the IndyCar race at Laguna Seca before picking a series champion. Kozak also dives into the F1 news with Haas and the...

Duration:01:09:07

Formula Fords at Road America, Goodwood Revival and Empire Hill Climb

9/20/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Wesley Wren, Jimmy Pelizzari, Jake Lingeman and Graham Kozak to talk about the upcoming season-ending race in IndyCar and the news ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. With regular motorsport editor Mike Pryson unavailable, Kozak steps in to become the junior motorsport reporter and answers questions about the IndyCar race at Laguna Seca before picking a series champion. Kozak also dives into the F1 news with Haas and the...

Duration:01:09:07

F1 at Monza, NASCAR Playoffs and Empire Hill Climb preview

9/13/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll talks with Mike Pryson, Jimmy Pelizzari and Wesley Wren about the latest in racing, from grassroots events to Formula 1. Kicking off the show, the gang discusses Charles Leclerc’s second straight win, this one at Monza. The team also talks about Sebastian Vettel’s spin and Lewis Hamilton’s mistakes. Following F1, Mike guides us through the playoff picture in NASCAR -- most notably, Jimmie Johnson’s absence from the championship...

Duration:00:40:47

Belgian Grand Prix, Porsche Taycan and Portland Grand Prix

9/6/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll welcomes Mike Pryson, Wesley Wren and Jimmy Pelizzari to talk about the latest happenings in motorsport. The guys are joined by Autoweek’s roving motorsports reporter, Matt Weaver, to discuss the Portland Grand Prix and the changes to the 2020 IndyCar schedule -- most notably, the removal of Pocono Raceway from the calendar. Afterward, the guys dive into Formula 1 and the Belgian Grand Prix at the legendary Circuit de...

Duration:01:17:14

Mustang vs. Camaro, 2020 F1 schedule, and Kerry Tharp interviewed

8/30/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll welcomes Mike Pryson, Wesley Wren, Jimmy Pelizzari and Robin Warner to talk about the latest in racing. Coming off the break in Formula 1, the group talks about the upcoming race at Spa, the driver shuffling and the 2020 schedule. The gang also discusses the inclusion of the Vietnam GP. After the F1 talk, the team dives into the results from the WRC race in Germany. The winner, Ott Tanak, has a commanding lead and will likely win...

Duration:01:32:14

Pebble Beach wrapped, Woodward Dream Cruise review and Jack Beckman interviewed

8/24/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Wes Raynal, Wesley Wren and Graham Kozak to talk about their experiences at Pebble Beach and the Woodward Dream Cruise. Listeners may note that the gang previewed these events last episode. Graham goes into detail about Autoweek’s Cruise Detroit event at the Dream Cruise, as well as a status of the cruise. Wesley talks about dawn patrol and the special hot rod cover car class. Closing the show, Mike Pryson talks with NHRA...

Duration:01:02:13

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ reviewed, Pebble Beach and Dream Cruise previews

8/16/2019
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On this episode of the Autoweek Podcast, host Rory Carroll joins Graham Kozak, Wesley Wren and Jake Lingeman to preview two of the biggest car events in the country that take place on the same weekend: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Woodward Dream Cruise. Before the guys tackle the previews, Autoweek’s Mark Vaughn calls in to review the polarizing film “The Art of Racing in the Rain.” It might be a surprise, but the team reviews the film in roughly 25 minutes. The shortest movie...

Duration:01:11:07

F1 in Hungary, IMSA at Road America and Tii Tharpe talks Top Fuel Harley

8/9/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll talks with Jimmy Pelizzari, Mike Pryson and Wesley Wren about the recent news in motorsport. Kicking off the show, Autoweek NHRA reporter Susan Wade calls in to talk about John Force’s 150th career event win. The gang puts his victories in context and explains why it’s unlikely someone will ever topple Force’s win count. Afterward, Mike and Wesley talk to NHRA Top Fuel Harley pilot Tii Tharpe about the amazing world of...

Duration:01:13:09

F1 at Germany, 2020 Toyota Supra review and 'should I buy' a Genesis G70

8/2/2019
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On this episode of the Autoweek Podcast, host Rory Carroll talks with Robin Warner, Jake Lingeman, Mike Pryson, Wesley Wren and Jimmy Pelizzari about the latest in racing and the car world. At the start of the show, the guys talk about the future of IndyCar with Alexander Rossi re-signing a contract with Andretti. Afterward, the team tackles Lewis Hamilton’s struggles at the German Grand Prix. Wrapping the motorsport section, the team talks about IMSA’s upcoming race at Road America and the...

Duration:01:15:04

Project car update and the Autoweek Trivia game

7/26/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Wesley Wren and Jimmy Pelizzari on a special, nostalgia-dense episode. Harkening back to the looser, earlier days, the gang dives into its project cars to give you all updates on their status. Rory is still wrenching on his Porsche and added a new wagon to his fleet. Jimmy is working on his Subaru rally car and a Datsun. And, rounding out the updates, Wesley has made some progress with his Galaxie. Closing the show, Rory...

Duration:00:56:54

2020 Chevrolet Corvette revealed, Formula E in NYC and BMW M5

7/19/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll talks with Wesley Wren, Mike Pryson, Robin Warner, Jake Lingeman and Jimmy Pelizzari about the latest in car culture and racing. Kicking off the show, Rory, Wesley, Robin and Jake are joined by Autoweek’s Jeff Vettraino to talk about the new Chevrolet Corvette. The midengine 2020 Chevy Corvette is a huge departure from the Corvette tradition, considering the engine is now placed behind the passengers in a rear-midengine layout....

Duration:01:46:12

Why rally is great, a WRC explainer and a chat with Jeremy Hart

7/12/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll talks with Mike Pryson, Wesley Wren and Jimmy Pelizzari about something close to Jimmy’s heart: stage rally. On this special episode of the podcast, Jimmy talks about what got him obsessed with the relatively niche motorsport and what furthered his love for racing on gravel, dirt, snow and tarmac. Jimmy also dives into the steps you’ll take while racing and how to get to the top levels of American stage rally. Calling in with...

Duration:01:16:58

Acura NSX review, Mazda wins at Watkins Glen, Jake races Lemons and Hot Wheels Legends tour

7/5/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll welcomes Wesley Wren, Graham Kozak, Jake Lingeman and Natalie Neff to talk about the latest in motorsport and car culture. Kicking off the show, Natalie dives into her experience judging the recent Hot Wheels Legends Tour stop in Dearborn, Michigan. Rory, Natalie and Wesley discuss the types of cars present, and Natalie goes into detail about what she was looking for as a judge. Afterward, Jake talks about his trip to the Lemons...

Duration:01:35:25

Cars in Corktown, BMW M4 CS and Mike experiences the NHRA

6/28/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Mike Pryson, Jimmy Pelizzari, Jake Lingeman, Wesley Wren and Graham Kozak to talk about Mike’s recent trip to Norwalk, Ohio, to experience an NHRA event in person. Mike talks about the access available to fans, what it feels like to see two nitro-burning dragsters launch and the unbelievably low cost of ice cream. After Pryson wraps up his NHRA thoughts, the gang talks about Autoweek’s recent Cars in Corktown event. The event...

Duration:01:03:41

Peter Hughes at Le Mans, Hot Wheels Legends and remembering Davey G. Johnson

6/21/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Wesley Wren and Mike Pryson in the studio to talk about the 2019 running of Le Mans. Since no one in the room was actually there, the guys have Peter Hughes call in to talk about his first trip to Circuit de la Sarthe for a 24-hour race. Peter spins a yarn about his experience and the sights he saw -- and explains how you can have fun at Le Mans through a VIP experience or just from running around with the masses. The group...

Duration:01:01:47

IndyCar at Texas, NASCAR at Michigan, F1 in Canada and a Le Mans preview

6/14/2019
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On this episode of the “Autoweek Podcast,” host Rory Carroll joins Mike Pryson, Jimmy Pelizzari and Wesley Wren to talk about the latest in motorsport. Joining the group on the phone is Matt Weaver, who was at both the IndyCar race in Texas and the NASCAR race in Michigan. After the IndyCar race’s exciting and controversial finish is discussed, the gang dives deep into the even more controversial Canadian GP. For those who didn’t watch the race, Sebastian Vettel finished first … but didn’t...

Duration:00:41:21