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Here Come The Girls
64 minutes | Oct 17, 2015
Here Come The Girls - October 2015
It's back!! The show that fuses Loose Women, Top Gear and BBC F1, returns to Downforce Radio after a summer hiatus. Rebecca James once again hosts the debate with regular panellists Sarah Franklin, Jake Sanson and Bridget Schuil rejoining the fray and welcoming new panellist, rally driver Georgia Shiels. This month, a certain Davie Reynolds gets a stern ticking-off from Ms James before the panel ask should he really have been fined by V8 Supercars?
54 minutes | Jun 11, 2015
HCTG: Grid Boys and The Pavillion
Rebecca James leads the organised chaos once again as Sarah Franklin, Jake Sanson and Bridget Schuil discuss the appearance of "grid boys" at the Monaco Grand Prix, what the "Women's Pavillion" will provide at the Le Mans 24 Hours and we meet two new rising stars of the sport: Ministox British champion Courtney Witts and Speedway racer Hayley Perrault.
81 minutes | Apr 30, 2015
Here Come The Girls - April 2015
Rebecca James heads a panel eager to discuss the latest happenings in female motorsport as Michelin Clio Cup Series racer Sarah Franklin, Eurosport commentator Jake Sanson and Badger GP correspondent Bridget Schuil tackle the issues of Bernie Ecclestone's all-female F1 championship, the grid-girls ban in the World Endurance Championship, how Carmen Jordan and Max Verstappen have dropped themselves in it and why Susie Wolff didn't get to race in the Australian Grand Prix.
76 minutes | Mar 6, 2015
Here Come The Girls - March 2015
Rebecca James, Jake Sanson, Sarah Franklin, Maria Brown and Katy McConnachie discuss all the latest happenings in female motorsport, including the appointment of Carmen Jorda to Lotus F1's development driver role and Danica Patrick's feud with Denny Hamlin at the Daytona 500. Plus we discuss Susie Wolff's new testing schedule for Williams F1, why Alice Powell should be given a chance in Formula 1 and whether "that letter" sent to Cyrile Abiteboul regarding paddock passes for "glamourous ladies" was fake or genuine. We also interview Maria Brown about her return to racing in the BRSCC Mighty Minis Championship, and to Christie Doran about her move to Slidesports in the MaximumGroup.Net VAG Trophy for the 2015 season.
66 minutes | Feb 6, 2015
Here Come The Girls - February 2015
Rebecca James and Jake Sanson are joined by BWRDC's Racing Vogue editor Sarah Franklin, BRSCC Mazda MX5 SuperCup champion Abbie Eaton, WTCC Eurosport TV presenter Alexandra Legouix and Turn 8 editor Jess Shanahan for a reflection on 2014 and the impact in Formula 1 of Susie Wolff and Claire Williams, interviews with all 6 nominees in the BWRDC Goldstar Awards, and all the pre-season news of the British Women Racing Drivers' Club. Also Abbie Eaton shares her views on her SuperCup title win and news of her campaign this year in the GT Cup, Alexandra Legouix tells us all about the Moroccan based Rallye Aicha de Gazelles, and we hear from Anna Walewska, Roz Shaw, Fiona James, Sarah Reader, Amy Barker and Ilsa Cox about their 2014 seasons.
32 minutes | Jul 6, 2014
Shiels and Mann
We meet two more female stars - British rallying sensation Georgia Shiels and Indy 500 racer Pippa Mann. Georgia tells us about the challenges of adapting to rallying and why the relationship between driver and co-driver is so important, and Pippa reveals why she went "pink" for this year's Indy 500 and how the Danica Patrick effect has changed attitudes to female racing drivers in the USA.
35 minutes | Apr 9, 2014
Powell, Legge and Franchitti
In our first edition, Alice Powell talks us about the trials and tribulations of reaching for Formula One, Katherine Legge talks about the DeltaWing sportscar project and her bid for Formula E, and we meet Antonia Franchitti, the 15 year-old karting star who's set to be the next member of Scotland's most successful racing dynasty.
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