Stefan Bartholomaeus (Supercars.com) and Andrew van Leeuwen (Motorsport.com) discuss the SuperNight300 and what the event achieved for Supercars. Where to next for night racing in the Supercars Series? What should Supercars focus on, increasing crowds or more format diversity or does one fuel the other? Does the series still need the compulsory pit stops? and how can Supercars improve the promotion of the sport on Free to Air television?
We also speak to all the teams about their preference for television coverage, all free to air or continuing the Pay TV / Free to Air mix.
This weeks guests are Richard Hollway (GRM) and Tim Edwards (Tickford Racing), Richard Hollway talks about his years in Supercars and some of the drivers he has worked with, along with how GRM is working with the Tander / Golding combination. Tim Edwards looks at how the rebranding of Tickford Racing has been received and gives us his thoughts on the SuperNight 300.
Jess Dane talks about her life in Motor Sport, from working as a Journo in England then immigrating to Australia being put in the Triple Eight sub assembly shop. Jess discusses her role in the communications operations team, and how toxic social media can be and its effects on people who work in and around the team when they are exposed to it. She also discusses the rumours around her future and her role as a leading woman in Australian Motor Sport.
Jeff Grech talks to Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell about his work with Team 18 and his view on Supercars in 2018. Grech also discusses bringing Craig Lowndes into the Holden Racing Team in 1994 and why he became the superstar of the sport.
Mark Larkham reflects on his Television career, how a couple of beers provided the catalyst for a lap of Bathurst and how Supercar Media worked with Network Ten to win a Logie for Bathurst.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell speak with Dr Geoff Slater on his dual role of Team Manager and Chief Engineer for Kostecki Brothers Racing, and he discusses his experiences with some of the sports top drivers.
David Reynolds talks to Tony Whitlock about winning in Darwin, the Erebus culture and racing simulations.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell talk to the General Manager of Supercars Media Nathan Prendergast about his life in Motorsport Media, from growing up in Motor Racing to now running the broadcast and content for the Nations biggest show.
Tony Whitlock speaks to Shane Van Gisbergen post Darwin on how the season is progressing.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell look back at the winners and losers of Darwin. David Black discusses how Racetech Seats have become the Supercars and FIA benchmark. Glen Lindsay, Nissan Motorsports physiotherapist discusses life in the pitlane and his former life with the UK paralympic swim team.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell preview the 20th Hidden Valley weekend, Chris O’Toole talks about returning to his role at Tickford Racing after his bike crash at Easter. Chris Smerdon and John Pengelly continue their discussion of motorsport in South Australia.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell discuss hybrid supercars, testing in Queensland and Victoria. Chaz Mostert (Tickford Racing – Supercheap Auto Racing) discusses his trip to France to race a BMW GT3 and how testing at Winton went on Tuesday. Garth Tander talks about where GRM are in 2018, Chris Smerdon and John Pengelly discuss their life in Motor Sport in the first part of our two part interview.