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21 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Aston Martin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Aston Martin, often where they are interviewed.

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21 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Aston Martin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Aston Martin, often where they are interviewed.

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#70 Darren Turner | Aston Martin Works Racing Driver / Base Performance Simulators

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Darren Turner (@darrenturner007) is a works Aston Martin racing driver. He currently races for Aston Martin in the GTE Pro category in the World Endurance Championships having previously won Le Mans 3 times! We have a chat about what it's like to race at this level along with Darren's work developing the Valkyrie, Vulcan and also his business providing high end simulators for driver development.

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Show Notes

00:00 = Intro + Getting Into Racing
03:26 = Jordan Grand Prix Team
09:12 = Jim Russel Racing School
11:04 = Formula First Championship
12:57 = Sponsorship
19:45 = Vauxhall Lotus
20:45 = BRDC Young Driver Award
24:08 = The jump up to an F1 car with McLaren and testing
27:51 = The transition from real world resting to simulator testing
28:49 = Base Performance Simulators
32:05 = Where are your simulators placed vs F1 and consoles
35:07 = How close are Sims to a real car? 
38:42 = What software are you using?
45:58 = Adjusting car models
51:08 = eSports + Legends Trophy
54:40 = Crossover between real world driving and eSports driving
1:01:01 = Le Mans eSports Racing
1:02:32 = Real Le Mans
1:04:35 = The Aston Martin journey + the differences between GT1, LMP and GTE
1:11:12 = Scything through traffic
1:20:33 = Winning Le Mans vs Winning The Championship
1:23:18 = Why is Le Mans such a different beast?
1:26:18 = Do you get into a zen like state?
1:32:50 = Development driving on the road cars
1:37:47 = Valkyrie vs Vulcan - who are they pitched at
1:40:12 = Are you sad we aren't seeing a Valkyrie GTR at Le Mans?
1:43:14 = BOP
1:44:27 = 5 Questions

Nov 02 2020 · 1hr 52mins
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2020 Italian GP! VETTEL to Aston Martin! Gasly BACK to RBl? REVERSE grids!?

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In a new episode of the Racing Or Ping Pong!?-Podcast, Max and his guest Davide discuss everything important that happened in the F1 world in the last days and weeks. Not only, they discuss the switch from 4-time world champion Sebastian Vettel to Aston Martin for 2021, but also If Monza-winner Pierre Gasly should go back to Red Bull! Furthermore, both are talking about Formula 2 drivers, who could join the king's class of motorsport. Also, the step-away from the Williams family, as well as the 2020 Tuscan and Italian Grand Prix, the question of If reverse grids shall be included to F1 and some more things, aren't forgotten! Enjoy listening, wherever you are!

Sep 13 2020 · 1hr 28mins

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The Quest for Gravitas - Meet Dr Andy Palmer, former COO of Nissan and CEO of Aston Martin

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Imagine starting your career as a draftsman in the automotive industry in the UK, and then…….. you become the CEO of one of the most iconic car companies on the planet. Andy shares his leadership journey that takes him from the more aggressive style of leadership we saw in the industry in the early eighties, through to his experience in Japan and how he's taken the best of all of that leadership experience to become who he is today. He openly shares his vulnerabilities, what he does to deal with those vulnerabilities, how he inspires a team, how he galvanizes a team around a mission, and much more.

02:18 – Andy’s story

10:20 – Leadership style – the evolution

15:42 – Command and control

19:16 – Best team experience

21:08 – Creating psychological safety

22:48 – It’s ok to fail

26:45 – Wales

29:13 – Authentic leadership

31:20 – Napoleon vs. Wellington

36:11 – Gravitas

37:51 – Galvanizing a team behind a vision

42:02 – Keeping it real

49:27 – The daily routine

51:12 – Advice to your 25yr old self

57:16 – The legacy

Aug 26 2020 · 1hr 2mins
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Episode 30 - Laura Schwab, Aston Martin

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We talk to Aston Martin’s President for the Americas Laura Schwab.
She tells us about her love for the iconic British brand, the power of James Bond and growing up in Kentucky.
Laura has also worked for Jaguar Land Rover so tells us about why she loves working for British car companies, how Covid will impact driving and the power of their brand not just for owners but for everyone.
She tells us about the new Aston Martin SUV - complete with optional dog washer - and how to fit a car seat into a DB11.
We talk about life in Bourbon country, how to make a Presbyterian, the clever marketing of Maker’s Mark whisky and her bourbon bar.

Jun 30 2020 · 35mins
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20 - Paul Spires and Aston Martin Works

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After an introduction, Robert asks Paul (who joins the show from Newport Pagnell in England) to explain Aston Martin Works and what it means for car lovers (1:22) and the detailed archives that help in restoring old cars and preserving history (4:16) before moving onto the options in restoring your car (6:52). Then they move into Aston Martin's 'Continuation Cars' (11:47), review what makes the GT different than the standard DB4 (13:03), and consider what the production cycle is for these unique cars (15:04). Then they refocus the conversation on what's next for Aston Martin Works (18:29), the Bond legacy (20:29), and the DB3S (21:51). After a quick break--Paul breaks down what happened after the last DB6 Vantage came out (23:46) and Aston Martin's history with the Lagonda marque (26:54). Then Robert asks Paul to consider the future of collector cars (29:52), then takes a brief detour to consider left vs. right driving (32:00) before considering Paul's personal history with cars beyond Aston Martin (33:40). The men conclude their conversation by discussing how Aston Martin Works is offering help to essential workers during the pandemic (38:42).

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Jun 29 2020 · 44mins
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Paul Monaghan - Chief Engineer, Car Engineering at Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

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An insight into the world of F1 through the eyes of one of the top brains of the operation. Paul, who is extremely down to earth, shares his amazing experiences - from the day he walked into McLaren F1 to winning championships and learning to speak the drivers "language". In the past, he's had chairs thrown at him (by a certain Spaniard) but with his calm and methodical approach, you can easily see how teams he has been a key part of have won not only races but world championships. 



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Jun 22 2020 · 25mins
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Reza Koranki - Talks F1 - Mclaren & The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera ( part 2 of 3 )

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Part 2 of 3. If you haven't listened to part 1 yet go back and listen first. Great inside look into a series car guys collection and buying process.

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Mike & Heath

Mar 03 2020 · 52mins
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BSH 02: Stephen Serio is the President of Aston Martin of New

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Stephen Serio is the President of Aston Martin of New England, Lotus Motorsports, and The Bond Group. He started his business in 1987 specializing in exporting right-hand drive 1960s Aston Martins back to the UK. Today, selling new Aston Martins and Lotus cars is about 10% of what he really does, which is sourcing, buying, and selling rare European classic cars. He has helped build some large and important Porsche, Ferrari, and Aston Martin collections over his many years in the business. Stephen’s goal is to keep his collection to about 12 cars, a goal he’s never been successful at. He is an avid 1000-mile rally driver, plays golf, does some shooting and spends time with his family. His first career was in advertising, television, and photography and he grew up outside of Boston.

Feb 11 2020 · 43mins
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Designing the new Aston Martin

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The makers of James Bond's car are entering new territory. Aston Martin, the British manufacturer usually associated with 007's sports car, are launching their first family motor - an SUV.

In The Studio has gained exclusive access to the design and manufacturing process. Presenter Andy Jaye joins Head of Design, Marek Reichman, in his studio, follows the car through rigorous testing, and finally, sees it launched to the public.
Dec 17 2019 · 33mins
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Aston Martin: Royal Automobile Club Talk Show

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Aston Martin has launched its special edition series celebrating British aviation entitled the Wings Series. It includes special edition models worked on by Q by Aston Martin.

The brains behind the idea are chief creative officer Marek Reichman and director of special projects, Q and sales.

They both joined Motor Sport at the Royal Automobile Club to discuss the initiative as well as other Aston Martin activities.

Listen to insight into that plus the Aston Martin Valkyrie, the development of the Rapide E and the partnership with Red Bull Racing in Formula 1

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Dec 11 2019 · 32mins