MP 335: Andy Blackmore, Le Mans Spotter Guide Creator

June 12, 2018

Meet Andy Blackmore, the racecar livery designer whose spotter guide artwork has become a fixture with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the process involved in creating the complex 60-car canvases that have become invaluable resources for fans, broadcasters, and teams competing in the great endurance race.

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MP 334: Jay Frye, My Racing Life and Career

June 12, 2018

Verizon IndyCar Series competition president Jay Frye sits down with Marshall Pruett for the first episode of a multi-part My Racing Life and Career feature where we get to know the man behind so many of the positive changes that are revitalizing IndyCar.

Frye brings us inside his childhood, formative years in school, the ensuing move into the corporate world, and his shift to NASCAR where running big and small teams gave him the tools needed to become one of IndyCar's pillars of progress.

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MP 333: Monday at Le Mans, with Graham Goodwin

June 11, 2018

The first Day at Le Mans short-form episode on the Marshall Pruett Podcast with Graham Goodwin for Monday, June 11, goes inside the final day of scrutineering where, amid a bomb scare, high-profile drivers Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, and Juan Montoya stole the show.

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MP 332: Stefan Johansson, My Racing Life and Career, Pt 2

June 7, 2018

The incomparable Stefan Johansson is back for part two of his interview with Marshall Pruett, and this time, the Swede's richest years in Formula 1 is the subject as his time going up against Ayrton Senna, driving for Ferrari, and competing next to three-time F1 champ Alain Prost at McLaren leads the conversation.

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MP 331: The Week In Sports Cars, June 6, with Graham Goodwin

June 6, 2018

Sports car reporters Marshall Pruett and Graham Goodwin review the Le Mans Test Day, IMSA at Detroit, and cover more than an hour of listener Q&A to fill the latest edition of the Week In Sports Cars podcast.

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MP 330: The Week In IndyCar, June 5, with Eric Bretzman

June 5, 2018

Andretti Autosport technical director Eric Bretzman returns to Marshall Pruett's Week In IndyCar podcast after his drivers took two podium spots on Saturday at the Dual in Detroit and claimed victory on Sunday with Ryan Hunter-Reay. In addition to a breakdown of the street races, Bretzman explains the engineering challenges ahead on the Texas oval with a series-mandated aero package producing less downforce than teams had available for the Indy 500.

Plenty of great listener questions are answered to close this week's episode, including the answer to what caused Alexander Rossi's tire problems while leading at Detroit 2.

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MP 329: Willy T Ribbs and Nate Adams on the film Uppity

June 1, 2018

Willy T. Ribbs and Nate Adams, producer of the new racing documentary Uppity, visit the Marshall Pruett Podcast just prior to the film's debut in Indianapolis to discuss the compelling story and choices made in bringing Ribbs' career to life.

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MP 328: The Week In Sports Cars, May 31, with Graham Goodwin

June 1, 2018

Sports car reporters Marshall Pruett and Graham Goodwin talk IMSA at Detroit, the SRO taking a controlling stake in the Pirelli World Challenge series, the upcoming Le Mans test day, and close with plenty of listener Q&A to fill the latest edition of the Week In Sports Cars podcast.

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MP 327: The Week In IndyCar, May 30, with Derek Daly

May 31, 2018

With a packed Indy 500 to cover, Marshall Pruett's Week In IndyCar podcast dives into a variety of themes with driver/commentator Derek Daly before answering a ton of listener questions about Will Power's win, how his $2.52 million payday might have been split with Team Penske, cockpit-adjustable suspension controls, why Stefan Wilson and Jack Harvey pitted from the lead with three laps to go, and more. 

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MP 326: Indy 500 Winner Will Power

May 28, 2018

The morning after winning his first Indy 500, Team Penske's Will Power visits the Marshall Pruett Podcast to share the meaning of his victory and the void it filled in his career, where his 'show me respect, motherf****r' quote was aimed, and whether aliens had anything to do with capturing the 102nd Indy 500...

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MP 325: The Day at Indy, May 27, with Robin Miller

May 28, 2018

The 102nd Indianapolis 500 is finished, Team Penske's Will Power is the winner, and it's time for Marshall Pruett and Robin Miller to hit some of the points of interest during the final short-form Day at Indy episode for 2018.

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MP 324: Bell Helmets Indy 500 Roundtable with Al Unser Jr, Jack Harvey, Kyle Kaiser and Spencer Pigot

May 25, 2018

Two-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr sits with--and schools--Jack Harvey, Kyle Kaiser and Spencer Pigot, three of IndyCar's next-generation drivers ahead of the 102nd Indy 500 in a roundtable podcast captured at Bell Racing Helmet's new Pro Shop in Speedway, Indiana.

And wait until the end when Little Al uncorks a hilarious tale involving a ham and cheese sandwich...

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MP 323: The Day at Indy, May 25, with Mike Hull

May 25, 2018

Shortly after the conclusion of Carb Day practice, Marshall Pruett and Scott Dixon's strategist Mike Hull discuss what might be in store for Sunday's Indy 500 as teams got a final look at chassis tuning options and fuel mileage numbers prior to the big race.

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MP 322: The Week In Sports Cars, May 25, with Graham Goodwin

May 25, 2018

Sports car reporters Marshall Pruett and Graham Goodwin have developments with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Leena Gade's unexpected availability and more to discuss, plus listener Q&A to fill the latest edition of the Week In Sports Cars podcast.

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MP 321: Tino Belli’s Career in Race Car Design and Engineering

May 23, 2018

 

Tino Belli's career as a racecar designer and engineer has taken the Welshman from rallying to Formula 1 to IndyCar where some memorable and iconic cars have sprung forth from his mind. As a member of the Verizon IndyCar Series' competition department, Belli has overseen a number of projects, with the most celebrated coming in the form of the new Universal Aero Kit. 

Get to know Belli, his origins in the sport, the inside story on some of his creations--including the fascinating and controversial 1990 March-Porsche Indy car--and the role he played in returning IndyCar to better days with the UAK18 bodywork during his visit to the Marshall Pruett Podcast.

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MP 320: When Bobby Rahal Failed To Qualify for the 1993 Indy 500

May 23, 2018

James Hinchcliffe's failure to qualify for the 2018 Indy 500 has been the biggest story to come from the month of May, but he isn't the first high-profile driver to miss the show.

Three-time CART IndyCar Series title winner Bobby Rahal, who entered the 1993 Indy 500 as the defending series champion, saw his world collapse as his Rahal-Hogan Racing entry was too slow to earn a spot in the field of 33 starters.

On the 25th anniversary of Rahal's nightmare scenario, he recounts his worst day at Indy and how the aftermath that followed was, to his surprise, anything but expected.

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MP 319: The Week In IndyCar, May 22, with Ricardo Juncos

May 23, 2018

Marshall Pruett's Week In IndyCar podcast welcomes team owner Ricardo Juncos who shares his amazing story of moving from Argentina to Miami with no money to becoming one of the most successful Mazda Road To Indy entrants along with one of the brightest prospects among new the IndyCar efforts.

Juncos has strong feelings on how Bump Day played out and trimmed two drivers from the Indy 500 field, whether full-time IndyCar entries should be guaranteed starting spots at Indy, ideas on how Indy Lights can start to grow its grid size, and answers some fantastic listener questions to close the episode.

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MP 318: The Day at Indy, May 21, with Robin Miller

May 21, 2018

Robin Miller and Marshall Pruett discuss a busy day of practice where drivers worked in hot and humid conditions to take final swings at race setups. The closing door on James Hinchcliffe's opportunities to land a seat, Miller's misunderstood story on protected Indy 500 race entries, TV coverage during qualifying weekend and a few listener questions are answered in the final Day at Indy episode until cars hit the track on Friday.

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MP 317: The Day at Indy, May 20, with James Davison

May 20, 2018

James Davison has experienced every range of emotion after crashing on Friday, clawing his way into the field with the 33rd-fastest speed on Bump Day, and rocketing up 14 positions to qualify for the 102nd Indy 500 in 19th place. The A.J. Foyt with Byrd/Hollinger/Belardi Racing Chevy driver is as scrappy as they come and joins Marshall Pruett to discuss his crazy month of May, the life of an Indy-only driver, and what's ahead in the run up to the race.

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MP 316: The Day at Indy, May 20, What Are Hinchcliffe’s 500 Options?

May 20, 2018

NBCSN reporter Anders Krohn joins Marshall Pruett to talk through Schmidt Peterson Motorsports options as they try to secure an Indy 500 race seat for James Hinchcliffe's after the popular Canadian was bumped from the field of 33.

Which drivers and teams would be open to a buyout for the race, and how would the Verizon IndyCar Series' rulebook influence SPM's negotiations? Take a listen as Pruett and Krohn explore all the possibilities before arriving at a possible conclusion on how the Mayor of Hinchtown might return to the grid.

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