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Old 11-17-2017, 12:50 AM
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Just stumbled across a fun podcast series called "Dinner With Racers," in which Acura factory driver Ryan Eversley and media guy Sean Heckman interview various sports car racers over a meal. It's in its third season now, and there are a ton of podcasts on the website, ranging from David Hobbs to the fun-loving Taylor brothers. Some interviews are better than others, but it's worth a listen while running/working out or commuting in the car. I see that rennlister MJR911 has mentioned the series in a couple of posts, so some of you may be aware of it.

I finished the Johnny O'Connell podcast tonight. It's a highlight--lots of great racing stories, and he manages to somehow be charmingly cocky and self-deprecating at the same time. Really fun listen. Enjoy.


http://www.dinnerwithracers.com/ep-30-johnny-oconnell/
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I listened to a ton of these on my drive from Houston to VIR and WGI and back. Very good podcasts IMO.
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You're two years behind! I'm anxiously waiting for season 3 to drop. The Whittington and Lanier shows were awesome.
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Joey Hand is hilarious!
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They haven't had anything new in a while. I dropped the podcast. When are the new ones supposed to come out?
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new ones have been recorded and are in production now - expect in the next several weeks but no date announced. by all means check out the Level 5 episode
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They haven't had anything new in a while. I dropped the podcast. When are the new ones supposed to come out?
Their format is once a year post racing season. They drop them all at once. Netflix style.
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Originally Posted by paradocs98 View Post
Just stumbled across a fun podcast series called "Dinner With Racers," in which Acura factory driver Ryan Eversley and media guy Sean Heckman interview various sports car racers over a meal. It's in its third season now, and there are a ton of podcasts on the website, ranging from David Hobbs to the fun-loving Taylor brothers. Some interviews are better than others, but it's worth a listen while running/working out or commuting in the car. I see that rennlister MJR911 has mentioned the series in a couple of posts, so some of you may be aware of it.

I finished the Johnny O'Connell podcast tonight. It's a highlight--lots of great racing stories, and he manages to somehow be charmingly cocky and self-deprecating at the same time. Really fun listen. Enjoy.


http://www.dinnerwithracers.com/ep-30-johnny-oconnell/
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Poopsocks was fantastic.

So was the Level-5 special episode with Jeff Braun.

They were all really good actually.
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Originally Posted by Matt Romanowski View Post
Joey Hand is hilarious!
Just finished that one today. Fantastic stories. Really likeable guy.

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I expect nothing less from the Brothers Taylor. Cracks me up that Ricky is the messy one while Jordan is the neat freak: “Clean as you go. Clean as you go.”
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First part of season 3 released - looks to be an epic guest list shown at the end of the promo video

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Hate the schoolboy giggling and the talking over the guests...but if you can get beyond that, it's a terrific series. Their website has some associated videos of horrific crashes.
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Just got started on this in December of '17. There is some great stuff in there. Hobbs is a highlight, as is Mario Andretti, Lally, Legge, Level 5, Lynn St. James, Gill Campbell... I think my two favorites so far are Mario Andretti and Robin Miller.
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I think it's quite good. Very good interviewers
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