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Stories From SuperTouring is a podcast dedicated to the Super Touring era of touring car racing. 

During this era, touring car racing became the most popular motorsport series outside of Formula 1. 

Join Alex, Adam & Levi as they look back at key races from the era, chat to prominent personalities from the time & reminisce over the golden age of touring cars. 

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S4 E11: Q & A Episode

S4 E11: Q & A Episode

2024-06-1701:17:22

Alas, it's the end of Series 4 & to celebrate another successful series, Alex, Adam & Levi are joined once again by Greg Haines, to answer YOUR questions about the Super Touring era of touring car racing. They discuss why certain models were never seen as independent entries, who was the best privateer behind Matt Neal & which drivers they would have loved to see enter the BTCC during the era.Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@19...
S4 E10: Our Top 10 Drivers

S4 E10: Our Top 10 Drivers

2024-06-1001:29:08

The guys this week are joined by motorsport commentator Greg Haines, who helps us build our Top 10 drivers based on the BTCC between 1991 and 2000. Let us know what you think by sending us an email!Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follow @SuperTouringPod on Instagram & X.
This week, the guys are joined by BTCC legends John Cleland & Anthony Reid who preview the forthcoming Super Touring Power festival at Brands Hatch. We are also joined by the organisers of the event, David Willey & Stuart Caie as the sound of Super Tourers once again grace the Brands Hatch circuit at the end of June. David & Stuart tell us everything about the event, whilst John and Anthony reminisce about their times racing super tourers around Brands Hatch, with their own u...
S4 E8: Snetterton 1999

S4 E8: Snetterton 1999

2024-05-2701:17:22

The BTCC held its inaugural night race at Snetterton in 1999 and touring car journalists Andrew Charman & Andrew Golby join the gang this week to look back at the memorable meeting. We discuss Charlie Cox's memorable one-liners, the unlucky James Thompson and the incredible post race argument between Peter Kox and Yvan Muller!Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follow @SuperTouringPod on Ins...
S4 E7: John Watson

S4 E7: John Watson

2024-05-2001:21:15

Motorsport royalty drops into the studio this week, as Formula 1 winner and ex BTCC commentator John Watson joins the show to talk all about his motorsport career, on and off track!John tells us how he got the BTCC gig at the start of 1998, the pit falls of the live rounds and even the time him and Charlie Cox had an arguement live on air!Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follow @SuperTouringPod on...
Donington was playing host to the European Grand Prix in early 1993 and the British Touring Car Championship came along for the ride. This week, the guys are joined by motorsport photographer, Greg Denton, to look back at the weekend of the European Grand Prix at Donington in 1993, where both Ayrton Senna & Tim Harvey produced the drive of their careers in the most atrocious of conditions.Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtc...
S4 E5: Gary Ayles

S4 E5: Gary Ayles

2024-05-0601:01:38

With Levi on holiday this week, Greg Haines joins Alex and Adam to welcome former BTCC driver Gary Ayles into the Stories from SuperTouring Studios!Gary tells all about his racing career, including the horrific accident that nearly ended it all before it really started. Gary also reveals just what it was like working with Andy Rouse, along with the story behind his move to the Italian series for 3 seasons. From getting punched by Johnny Cecotto, to ilarious impressions of Anthony Reid, t...
S4 E4: Thruxton 1997

S4 E4: Thruxton 1997

2024-04-2901:11:42

Joining Alex, Adam & Levi this week is commentator Barry Nutley, to look back at an exciting race meeting at Thruxton in 1997 - a race Barry commentated on for the BBC. We dive into the controversial collision between Audi team mates Bintcliffe & Biela, the drivers reactions to the 'dangerous' conditions, the drama in the pitman and yet another collision between Tim Harvey and John Cleland!This was also the closest Peugeot ever got to taking a BTCC victory, we look into just how ...
S4 E3: Tim Harvey

S4 E3: Tim Harvey

2024-04-2201:39:18

Another touring car legend drops in for a chat with Alex, Adam & Levi this week as 1992 BTCC champion, Tim Harvey joins us to talk about all things Super Touring. Tim shares behind the scenes stories from the shock arrest of Vic Lee and how the team responded, the shock of seeing the Renault 19 for the first time & the subsequent fall out that left him leaving the French marque. He also tells all about the accident that nearly ended his career, his time on the pit wall for T...
S4 E2: Donington Park 1998

S4 E2: Donington Park 1998

2024-04-1501:31:45

Joining Alex, Adam & Levi this week with their razor-sharp insights are journalist Andrew Charman and Eurosport commentator Greg Haines, unpacking the drama and the thrills of the iconic BTCC meeting at Donington Park in 1998. We rekindle the magic of that historic race, exploring every angle from the media frenzy that followed Mansell to the incredible on track battles between Reid, Cleland, Leslie & Mansell. Whether you're a die-hard touring car fan, or someone who just lo...
S4 E1: James Thompson

S4 E1: James Thompson

2024-04-0801:33:02

Stories From SuperTouring is back for a new series and Alex, Adam & Levi start off with a bang, as touring car legend James Thompson joins us in the studio to talk about his career in touring cars. Hear how Thompson nearly started off at Ford instead of Vauxhall & the injuries he suffered after two frightening crashes in Super Touring machinery. Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!F...
S3 E9: Bathurst 1997 & 1998

S3 E9: Bathurst 1997 & 1998

2023-12-1101:35:14

This week, the boys are joined by Australian motorsport journalist, Aaron Noonan, to look back on the period where Super Touring took over the Bathurst 1000 meeting in 1997 & 1998. They discuss the stories and politics behind the races and one of the greatest qualifying laps for the "Great Race" by Rickard Rydell. GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or ...
S3 E8: The Rumour Mill

S3 E8: The Rumour Mill

2023-12-0401:27:42

This week, the guys are looking back at the biggest rumours and entries that never came to fruition, looking at the possible Mercedes factory team, Gareth Howell's various attempts at entering the BTCC and Alain Prost's chances of racing for Renault...With insights from David Coulthard, John Cleland, Patrick Watts and Ian Flux.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod...
S3 E7: Pembrey 1993

S3 E7: Pembrey 1993

2023-11-2701:22:44

Joining the boys this week is motorsport journalist Andrew Charman, looking back at the last time the BTCC raced in Wales at Pembrey in 1993. This was also the race that marked the debut of the Ford Mondeo in the BTCC, a race which left Andy Rouse furious in front of the BBC Grandstand cameras. We also found out which driver on the grid shared a hotel room with Ronnie Biggs!GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Sho...
S3 E6: Mick Linford

S3 E6: Mick Linford

2023-11-2001:10:12

This week, the boys are joined by former boss of Peugeot Sport UK, Mick Linford, who oversaw the French manufacturers foray into the BTCC from 1992 to 1998. Mick goes into detail as to why Peugeot never won a BTCC race and just how hard it was for Peugeot to become a competitive face in the series. GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990s...
This week, Alex sits down to look back at the Super Touring Power festival event that was held at Brands Hatch in July. He's joined by the likes of Paul Radisich, Alain Menu, Anthony Reid to talk about why Super Touring is still so popular today. GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follo...
S3 E4: Snetterton 1996

S3 E4: Snetterton 1996

2023-11-0601:07:38

This week, the boys are joined by BRSCC commentator, Scott Woodwiss to look back at the eventful race that took place at Snetterton in 1996, which led to James Thompson taking the first victory for the new Vauxhall Vectra.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follow @SuperTouringPod on Instagram &am...
S3 E3: Ian Flux

S3 E3: Ian Flux

2023-10-2353:26

This week, Al, Adam & Levi are joined by one of motorsport’s most colourful and best-loved characters, Ian Flux. We look back on a career filled with a variety of different machinery, including his time in the British Touring Car Championship in the early to mid 90s.Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbtcc.com or you can send us a text message!Follow @SuperTouringPod on Instagram & X.
S3 E2: Silverstone 1992

S3 E2: Silverstone 1992

2023-10-1601:12:30

This week, Al, Adam and Levi are joined by motoring and touring car journalist Andrew Charman, to take a look back at one of the most controversial championship deciders in the history of motorsport, with some insights from John Cleland.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.Support the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or email pod@1990sbt...
S3 E1: Rickard Rydell

S3 E1: Rickard Rydell

2023-10-0958:54

The wait is over and Stories From SuperTouring returns for another series - starting off with a bang! Al & Levi are joined for Series 3 by new co-host, former BTCC star, Adam Jones and the guys this week sit down with 1998 BTCC Champion, Rickard Rydell, who tells the tales of his time in the championship. GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #StoriesFromSuperTouring on Twitter and Facebook or email pod@1990sBTCC.comSupport the Show.GET IN TOUCH: Use the hashtag #SuperTouringPod on X or emai...
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