The Collecting Cars Podcast with Chris Harris

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Subscribers: 560
Reviews: 5

G Sande
 Dec 28, 2020
Harris is an excellent interviewer

Paul
 Mar 2, 2020
Great podcast, feels like sitting around with a group of petrolhead mates talking about cars.

Mike
 Feb 16, 2020
Informative and entertaining

awesomo
 Nov 5, 2019
great stories

Dave
 Aug 20, 2019
if u love cars

Description

The Collecting Cars Podcast is hosted by founder and motoring enthusiast Edward Lovett and Motoring’s Chris Harris, in conversation with a stellar cast of car loving guests. An often funny, always frank show, full of insightful discussion about all things automotive.

Episode Date
Chris Harris talks Cars with Rob Dickinson & Richard Tuthill
28:49

Chris Harris visits Walters Arena in Wales to talk cars with Rob Dickinson, Founder of Singer Vehicle Design, and Richard Tuthill of Tuthill Porsche.

The trio discuss the new All-terrain Competition Study, a modern take on a Porsche 964, inspired by World Rally Championship.

Jan 06, 2021
Chris Harris talks Cars with the Franchitti brothers
01:20:47

It's our Christmas Special! Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat to brothers Dario and Marino Franchitti, both popular motorsport competitors who have numerous GT and sports car racing wins under their belts. They talk about their careers to date, victory and injury, the merits of sim racing, and being involved with the development of supercars like the Singer DLS and Gordon Murray T.50.

Dec 25, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Jenson Button
57:03

This week, Chris sits down with one of the most charismatic racing drivers, Jenson Button. They chat about Jenson's career in Formula One, the dangers of the Baja 1000, some of the incredible cars in his collection, and why he definitely wants to return to Le Mans.

Nov 04, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Derek Bell & Damon Hill
38:45

This week, Chris Harris joins racing legends Derek Bell and Damon Hill for a special video chat episode.

The trio introduce the Veloce fundraising auctions coming soon to Collecting Cars. Talk also turns to the current status and future of Formula One, and the thrills and spills of Derek and Damon's remarkable careers

Aug 19, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Gordon Murray
01:31:35

This week, Chris Harris sits down with world-renowned automotive designer, Gordon Murray.

The pair discuss his complete career, from his early life in South Africa, designing Formula One cars at Brabham and McLaren through the '70s and '80s, and of course the legendary McLaren F1 and his new T.50 supercar.

Aug 05, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with J.F. Musial
01:12:31

This week, Chris Harris sits down with motoring producer and director, J.F. Musial.

Talk turns to J.F.'s first steps in the industry, and working with Chris on the pioneering 'DRIVE' YouTube channel. They discuss how the production of automotive content has changed over the last 10 years, and what the future holds for car enthusiasts.

May 27, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Colin Goodwin
01:21:56

This week, Chris Harris sits down with motoring journalist, Colin Goodwin. They discuss Colin's first steps in journalism at CAR magazine, why the Chevrolet small-block engine is one of the all-time greats, and how he built a plane in his own back garden.

Apr 07, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Nicky Grist
03:23:53

This week, Chris Harris sits down with legendary co-driver Nicky Grist, for a special double-length episode.

The conversation covers Nicky's entire career, from his earliest experiences in the navigator's seat, through to his multiple World Rally Championship wins, and great tales from the racing community.

Mar 25, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Edward Lovett
40:19

This week, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett meet up to discuss the state of the market for new high-performance cars, the potential impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the collector car industry, and why people should go back to buying with their heart rather than their head.

Mar 18, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Jethro Bovingdon
01:07:04
Chris Harris sits down with motoring journalist and newly appointed Top Gear America presenter, Jethro Bovingdon.⁣
The pair discuss how they got into motoring journalism, some of the great tales from the days of Evo magazine, the future of the car industry, and Jethro's Renault Clio Trophy.⁣
Feb 26, 2020
Chris Harris talks Cars with Martin Brundle
01:08:48

Chris and Edward welcome the renowned broadcaster and racing driver Martin Brundle to the podcast. The conversation covers Martin's formative years in short oval racing, Formula Ford and British Saloon Cars; competing alongside Senna and Schumacher in F1; his favourite road cars from past and present; and his award-winning career as a commentator.

 

Dec 24, 2019
Chris Harris talks Cars with David Edmonston
01:48:05

This week Chris Harris & Edward Lovett are in conversation with PistonHeads founder, David Edmonston (@PetrolTed).

They chat about the birth of one of the best known automotive brands on the internet, encounters with the police, and legendary threads from the forum.

Nov 13, 2019
Chris Harris talks Cars with Chris Goodwin
01:48:05

This week, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett welcome professional test driver and racer Chris Goodwin to the podcast.

Talk turns to how Chris worked his way up through the ranks of talented drivers, what it's like to have Ron Dennis explain your career options, and why it's so hard for newcomers to learn how to set up cars from scratch.

Oct 09, 2019
Chris Harris Talks Cars with Harry Metcalfe
01:22:32

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett are in conversation with magazine founder, farmer and all-round car buff Harry Metcalfe. 

They chat about how Harry became such a great automotive enthusiast, how the Maserati Ghibli Cup is partially responsible for the birth of Evo Magazine, and why they're all concerned about the latest crop of supercars.

Oct 02, 2019
Sam Hancock is live at Goodwood Revival
45:29

Sam Hancock is guest host this week and he is live at the Goodwood Revival. In this special edition of the podcast Sam catches up with Philip Kadoorie, Karun Chandhok, Henri Pescarolo, Tiff Needell, Brendon Hartley, Darren Turner, Alex Brundle and Nick Padmore. 

Sep 18, 2019
Chris Harris Talks Cars with Tiff Needell
01:25:07

This week, Chris is back at Goodwood and is joined by racing, Top Gear and Fifth Gear legend Tiff Needell alongside last week's guest: Sam Hancock. 

Sep 11, 2019
Chris Harris Talks Cars with Sam Hancock
01:34:43

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett catch up with pro racing driver and all round car enthusiast Sam Hancock live from Goodwood! 

Sep 04, 2019
Chris Harris Talks Cars with Sam from Seen Through Glass
01:37:40

This week, during the halfway point in his epic around-the-world mission, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett talk to automotive YouTube star, Sam from ‘Seen Through Glass’. Starting out as a passionate motorsport enthusiast working in PR, Sam discusses how he turned his home-video hobby into a successful internet-based career, building a community of almost half a million subscribers and amassing nearly 100 million video views. Chris, Ed and Sam debate the differences between traditional journalism and the role of the ‘influencer’, as well as learning more about Sam’s ‘Drive the World’ project.

Jul 24, 2019
Chris Harris Talks Cars with Dickie Meaden
01:49:33

In today’s episode, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat to Richard ‘Dickie’ Meaden, celebrated automotive journalist and instrumental figure in the creation of Evo magazine. The trio reminisce about life in the motoring media, working with Harry Metcalf to launch Evo and the challenges of producing engaging content then and now. Richard brings his Porsche 964 RS to the studio before talk turns to determining the best car they've ever driven.  

Jul 17, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with Edward Lovett
51:45

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett do what they do best - talk all things cars. From classic Porsches to the McLaren Speedtail, four-seat Ferraris and Chris’ own 1986 BMW E28 M5. The two shoot the breeze in a leafy pub car park in Wiltshire while enjoying the comforts of Chris’ car, taking in the sights and sounds of their suburban surroundings.

Jun 19, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with Andrew Frankel
01:46:19

In today’s episode Chris Harris chats with Andrew Frankel, renowned automotive journalist and co-founder of Drive Nation. In this bumper broadcast the pair get to grips with Lewis Hamilton’s controversial win at the Canadian GP, what they hate about modern car design and their favourite stories about the Millbrook Bowl, as well as discussing a BMW that looks like a bottom and their shared passion for pistons.

 

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Jun 12, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with Richard Porter
01:23:53

Today Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chew the fat with Richard Porter, Script Editor of Amazon Prime’s popular show The Grand Tour and founder of Sniff Petrol.  A bumper broadcast in which the trio tell tales of horrible things they’ve done to press cars, talk up Chris’ ridiculous outfits and hark back to the good old days of car magazines.

Jun 05, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with Richard Tuthill
45:45

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett talk with Richard Tuthill of Tuthill Porsche about their shared love of the Porsche 911, what they think makes the perfect road car, and their problems with modern cars.

May 29, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with David Clark
46:08

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat with David Clark; former Director of the McLaren F1 road and race car programmes, about his experiences at the wheel of one of the most ambitious projects in motoring. Chris gets excited at the thought of a very special development car and reveals his dream drive.

May 22, 2019
Chris Harris talks cars with Max Girardo
45:33

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat with Max Girardo of Girardo & Co. about the collector car world, matching numbers, the restomod market, Matt LeBlanc, the 1994 Range Rover soft dash, BMW E46 CSL, among other matter of motoring importance...

May 13, 2019
The Collecting Cars Podcast Teaser
43

Host Chris Harris talks about the exciting things to come for Collecting Cars Podcast listeners.

May 07, 2019