Gareth Jones On Speed

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#412 F1's Back. We review the 1st race of the 2021 F1 season and catch up on Formula 2 too. Otmar Szafnauer and Adrian Newey do a little gardening and Billy Monger meets Stephen Fry. Plus new On Speed music F1’s Back 2021.
#411 GO, GO, GO! We preview the 2021 F1 season, but not before we celebrate the career of the great Murray Walker and wish him an emotional goodbye. We play our musical tribute to the greatest F1 commentator ever. Plus, will drivers “Take the knee”?
#410 F1 liveries. The team colours and the hidden messages behind them on the new cars as they are launched for the 2021 F1 season. Ferrari return to the top category at Le Mans. Plus F1’s anti-plastic plan and what went wrong at the Williams launch.
#409 Welsh Wheels. Celebrating St David’s Day Gareth and Welsh motoring journalist Alex Grant examine the state of car manufacturing and motorsport in Wales. Hugo Spowers gives an update on Riversimple. Plus music from The Supra Fiery Cannonballs.
#408 Bitcoin & Hydrogen. Why did Tesla spend billions on virtual money? How hydrogen really could be the energy medium of choice for road and race cars in the near future. Plus: the truth about Lewis’ new contract and the secret of Ferrari’s new engine.
#407 Extreme E, WEC And F1. We get excited about the new electric SUV race series, but is it just greenwash? Hypercars will race in the World Endurance Championship, but how many? Plus the latest F1 news and new On Speed music as Blurb perform Boys Toys.
#406 Hyundai and Apple, The Dakar and RC Cars. The iCar is back. We drool over the Prodrive BRX Hunter and the challenge of the Dakar Rally. Radio Controlled cars and racing them over the internet. Plus new music: Spook Foggy Fog performs I Don’t Drive.
#405 Suzuki Ignis 4WD Hybrid. Gareth takes what is arguably the cutest little car on sale in the UK today on a road trip to Wales and Yorkshire. An attractive, endearing looking thing, but does it have the functionality to match its rugged looks?
#404 Xmas Special. We review the season gone by, give gifts, virtually, read terrible Christmas cracker jokes, write poems and perform the Welsh tradition of Plygain, and share our hopes for the New Year. Plus new On Speed music with "Before Christmas".
#403 Crash & Burn? We discuss the dreadful crash and fire that Romain Grosjean narrowly survived at the Bahrain Grand Prix. We speculate on who will replace absent Lewis Hamilton at the next race, and consider the latest events in the new space race.
Video#59 Gareth trails forward to an upcoming episode of Gareth Jones On Speed, a review of the impossibly cute Suzuki Ignis 4WD Hybrid.
#402 F1 & SUVs. Is Lewis Hamilton of the verge of being the G.O.A.T, or is he that already? Alex drives some massive premium SUVs. Mustang and Hummer reinvented as EVs, a good idea? Plus new music as Raceless perform “Don't Mess With The FIA”.
#401 Audi TT RS. Gareth spends a week thrashing around north Wales in an Audi TT RS Coupé 400PS Audi Sport Edition S tronic, a short car with a long name. Just how much fun do you think a ground-hugging 400 BHP quattro drive sports car could be?
#401 Audi TT RS. Gareth spends a week thrashing around north Wales in an Audi TT RS Coupé 400PS Audi Sport Edition S tronic, a short car with a long name. Just how much fun do you think a ground-hugging 400 BHP quattro drive sports car could be?
#400 On Speed Episode 400 LIVE Pt2. We look back at some of Gareth Jones On Speed’s greatest hits, and include clips of a selection of your and our favourite moments from our first 399 episodes.
#400 On Speed Episode 400 LIVE Pt1. The first of two shows celebrating this landmark achievement. An edited audio version of the video livestream broadcast on YouTube on Wednesday 7th Oct 2020. New music: Rhys Gruffydd performs Science Fiction Cars.
Video#58 Gareth trails forward to Gareth Jones On Speed episode 400 LIVE. Our first ever live video stream on YouTube to celebrate our 400th episode.
#399 The Spirit of Le Mans. The 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours was run with no supporters in the grandstands, we explain how were there in spirit. We catch up on F1 news. Fountains DC sing It’s All About The Vibe, and big news on a special edition of On Speed.
#398 VW Grand California. Gareth and Violet take the big brother of the famous Volkswagen camper on an adventure to Wales, but unfortunately the trip doesn't quite go as planned.
Video#57 Gareth trails forward to an upcoming episode of Gareth Jones On Speed which reviews Volkswagen's Grand California camper.
#397 Tomorrow’s Car World. The 2020 On Speed Summer Music Compilation. William Woollard, Kate Bellingham, Raymond Baxter and Jackie Stewart at the 1979 Earls Court Motor Show looking at the future of the motor car. Plus a brand new tune from Dafydd Bowen.
#396 Back Home. We review the British Grand Prix, and the recent successful return to Earth of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and other new space missions to Mars. Also Ferrari and customer cars. Plus The Jammed perform “I Wanna Be Just Like James Hunt”.
#395 So Far So Good. We assess how it’s going for Lewis Hamilton and those trying to stop him from winning his 7th World Championship. Are Racing Point the 2nd best team in F1? Plus: taking the knee, Daleks, and news about camping at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
#394 Return To Racing. At last, real cars on a real track. We review the opening race of the season at Austria and ask did racing with social distancing and no crowd work? Plus an On Speed merchandise idea, Vettel’s truth, and new music: F1’s Back 2020.
#393 Ready To Race Again. As Formula One gets ready to return to racing we look at how they will run a Grand Prix during the pandemic and remind ourselves of the status of the teams. Plus how fans can join in from home, and just how prepared is Kimi?
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Podcast Status
Jan 19th, 2011
Latest Episode
Apr 1st, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Avg. Episode Length
36 minutes

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