The Marshall Pruett Podcast

MP 602: Inside The Sports Car Paddock, June 24

June 25, 2019

It's the 20th installment of the Inside The Sports Car Paddock interview show and we open with CORE autosport race engineer Jeff Braun with an engineering preview of IMSA's upcoming 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, and close with insights on Computational Fluid Dynamics, the software tool that replicates aerodynamic wind tunnel testing.

Braun's followed by an assortment of world champions, pro-am drivers, and program managers captured at the Nurburgring 24 by Graham Goodwin.

Interviews:

  1. Jeff Braun (starts at 3m19s)
  2. Jorg Bergmeister, on winning the WEC GTE-Am title, post pace dramas at Le Mans. and his own driving future. (27m07s)
  3. Kevin Estre, on the Le Mans GTE-Pro battle and dramas en route to clinching the GTE-Pro world title. (34m47s)
  4. Josh Burdon, on the process leading up to his rookie N24 with the KCMG Nissan GTR squad. (43m01s)
  5. Michael Lyons, on racing a Lamborghini, and why he'd rather race at the N24 than the historic Group Cs and F1 cars he often pedals. (49m36s)
  6. Stefan Wendl, head of Mercedes AMG Customer sport, on the launch of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3. (57m25s)

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