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In Swapping Paint, the worlds leading Motorsport drivers go one-on-one with 18 x Australian Karting Champion Dave Sera. Ride on-board the journey through their career to hear about their first memories of Motorsport and the lessons learnt along the way. We dive into the memory bank to re-live their favourite "Punt" moment and test the drivers in our Shootout Motorsport Quiz.You'll hear what it's like to win an Indianapolis 500 and racing the stop watch as an eight year old go karter who would go on to live his dream, racing in the Monaco Grand Prix.From Formula One, to IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross & everything in between, we have you covered for your motor racing fix.

In Swapping Paint, the worlds leading Motorsport drivers go one-on-one with 18 x Australian Karting Champion Dave Sera. Ride on-board the journey through their career to hear about their first memories of Motorsport and the lessons learnt along the way. We dive into the memory bank to re-live their favourite "Punt" moment and test the drivers in our Shootout Motorsport Quiz.You'll hear what it's like to win an Indianapolis 500 and racing the stop watch as an eight year old go karter who would go on to live his dream, racing in the Monaco Grand Prix.From Formula One, to IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross & everything in between, we have you covered for your motor racing fix.

Location:

Australia

Description:

In Swapping Paint, the worlds leading Motorsport drivers go one-on-one with 18 x Australian Karting Champion Dave Sera. Ride on-board the journey through their career to hear about their first memories of Motorsport and the lessons learnt along the way. We dive into the memory bank to re-live their favourite "Punt" moment and test the drivers in our Shootout Motorsport Quiz.You'll hear what it's like to win an Indianapolis 500 and racing the stop watch as an eight year old go karter who would go on to live his dream, racing in the Monaco Grand Prix.From Formula One, to IndyCar, NASCAR, World Rallycross & everything in between, we have you covered for your motor racing fix.

Twitter:

@davesera

Language:

English

Contact:

61403274720


Episodes

Jordan Taylor

11/5/2020
Jordan Taylor is an American Sports Car driver who currently competes in the IMSA championship with Corvette. Taylor is infamous around the racing scene for his alter ego Rodney Sandstorm, who impersonates the great NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, but Taylor has cemented himself as one of the fastest drivers in North America with wins in the Daytona 24 Hour and LeMans 24 Hour events. These days Jordan enjoys getting in a racing kart in his spare time to sharpen his skills as well stay race fit....

Duration:00:18:32

Nicholas Latifi

8/31/2020
Nicholas Latifi is a Canadian racing driver currently competing for Williams in Formula 1. Latifi started his motor racing career at the relatively late age of 13 in karts after trying out the local rental kart facility. After experiencing the thrill and speed of racing, it didn't take long for Nicholas to win races on the local scene before competing in larger national events both in Canada & the USA where he was victorious at the Florida Winter Tour and a front runner at the Rotax World...

Duration:00:22:51

Nick Percat

8/25/2020
Nick Percat burst onto the Supercars scene back in 2011 winning the Bathurst 1000 at his first attempt with Garth Tander & the Holden Racing Team. Fast forward to today and Percat has claimed the Clipsal 500 and added another three victories to his name including two at Sydney Motorsport Park in 2020. These days, Nick enjoys his spare time by getting behind the wheel of his kart to stay sharp, gain race fitness and hang out with mates at the race track in a fun environment. Percat has put a...

Duration:00:19:48

Joey Mawson

8/24/2020
Joey Mawson is one of the most exciting talents from Australia, currently trying to break into the European racing scene. Mawson was a 3 x Australian Karting Champion before setting his goals to race in Europe as a teenager. A podium finish at the Rotax World Finals in the UAE, and winning a round at the Under 18 CIK FIA World Championships were highlights before stepping into Formula 4. Joey was able to take it to Mick Schumacher in the German F4 championship beating the German driver to...

Duration:00:14:13

Marcus Armstrong

8/17/2020
Marcus Armstrong is a New Zealand racing driver currently competing in the Formula 2 Championship with ART Grand Prix. The kiwi driver was a national karting champion before embarking on a European karting career that saw him partner up with the Tony Kart Racing Team in the KZ category. Armstrong has since progressed through Formula 3, finishing runner up with Prema before making the jump into the Formula 1 feeder category. Now aligned with the Ferrari Driver Academy, Armstrong looks to...

Duration:00:25:31

Shane Van Gisbergen

7/27/2020
Shane Van Gisbergen started his motor racing career honing his skills on a quad bike around his farm at age 4. Fast forward a decade & SVG is setting the race track alight in New Zealand before receiving his first Supercars opportunity with Stone Bros Racing at 17. Since then, we've seen SVG storm to a championship in 2016 with his current team Triple 8 Engineering, 35 race wins and 30 pole positions. SVG has proven himself as one of the most versatile motor racing drivers in the world,...

Duration:00:14:13

Mattias Ekstrom

6/30/2020
Mattias Ekstrom is arguably the best touring car driver in the World. His success in the European DTM category, as well as wins at the Race of Champions against Michael Schumacher & Sebastian Vettel showcase his ability behind a race car. Ekstrom won the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship & has race starts in NASCAR as well as for Triple 8 Engineering in the Bathurst 1000. We chat to Mattias about how he got involved in motorsport which started in Sweden, how he concentrates on his own...

Duration:00:19:43

Greg Murphy

6/15/2020
Greg Murphy started his motor racing journey in the 1980's driving go karts before progressing through saloon cars and single seaters before his move to Australia. Murph would go on to claim four Bathurst 1000 victories including his famous 'Lap of the God's' shootout lap in 2003 that stood for over a decade. 17 years on, that moment lives on in Motorsport history. On this episode of Swapping Paint, Murph discusses what separates the top teams apart, as well as some of his co drivers that...

Duration:00:29:05

Alex Albon

5/20/2020
Alex Albon recalls how he started in karts driving around in figure 8's with his dad on the stop watch, before his progression through the European open-wheel categories that now sees him drive for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing in Formula 1. We chat to Alex about why he jumps back into a kart in the off-season with his Formula 1 mates to sharpen his reflexes & fitness. Alex chats about his obsession as a kid around the colour red and who he looked up to from a young age. The UK based driver...

Duration:00:20:36

Oscar Piastri

5/6/2020
Oscar Piastri dreamed of becoming a Formula 1 driver ever since he got his first taste of motorsport in a racing kart. Throughout the years, Piastri has always been quick behind the wheel winning an Australian Championship before embarking on a career in Europe. The past few years has seen a meteoric rise for the Melbourne teenager after he joined a list of past & present Formula 1 drivers by winning the Formula Renault Eurocup in 2019. In doing so, he joined Aussie Daniel Ricciardo as part...

Duration:00:13:21

Andre Heimgartner

5/6/2020
Beginning his car racing career at age 12, Andre Heimgartner became the youngest driver in the world to win a Formula Ford Championship at age 15. Fast forward ten years and Andre has cemented himself as driver on the rise in the Australian Supercars championship scoring himself a trio of podiums in the past couple of seasons. We go behind the scenes to hear about his simulator preparation for the current E Series and how he got his role to join the Renault Formula 1 squad for the opening...

Duration:00:14:21

Michael Caruso

4/24/2020
Having been in the motorsport scene for over 25 years Michael Caruso has seen it all. From starting in karts in the 1990's winning an Australian Championship before progressing through to the Supercars Championship where he is a race winner. Caruso discusses the importance of learning the fundamentals in kart racing where he still has fierce battles in Supercars with his former rivals. Michael also chats how Garry Rogers played a major role in his development & what young drivers coming...

Duration:00:13:40

Oliver Askew

4/24/2020
In the space of five years, Oliver Askew has climbed the Road to Indy Ladder and is now racing for the Arrow Mclaren SP Indy Car team. From his karting days, Askew showed immense talent, winning the Florida Winter Tour, before placing at the Rotax World Finals before his meteoric rise through the open wheel categories. We chat to Oliver about how his competitive junior karting years, where he was up against the countries best and how that made him work hard to stay at the top. The current...

Duration:00:14:10

Will Power

4/23/2020
An Indy Car legend, who grew up in Toowoomba, QLD would go on to win the 2014 Indy Car Championship & 2018 Indianapolis 500 to stamp his authority into Australian Motor Racing folklore. Will Power races for the all conquering Team Penske organisation in the United States' most prominent open wheel category at speeds in excess of 350km/h wheel to wheel with other competitors. We chat to Will about his journey from karts in rural Queensland, to tackling Europe in his teenage years before...

Duration:00:17:13