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The Monkey Seat - Motorsport Podcast

The Monkey Seat - Motorsport Podcast

By Tom Horrox
Motorsport Podcast covering F1 F2 F3 IndyCar Formula E and whatever else is in the news.

Light hearted, pationate and occasionally correct opinions, predictions, and games.

Some great prizes are on offer in Season 1 and great guests connected with the sport also.
Here the opinions of experts in the field of Indycar, Formula 1 and everyday fans alike.

Rants are a regular occurrence on The Monkey Seat, and we welcome your feedback and comments on the socials @monkeyseatpod, or contact us direct on our website www.monkeyseatpod.com.
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EP 54 - Don't press the Red Button!

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EP 54 - Don't press the Red Button!
This week on the Monkeyseat!  We catch up with Veloce supremo Ian Davies on his teams exploits in round 2 of the extreme E championship. We then go on to review the F1 and F2 in Baku  We tackle all of your questions like Who won Baku? Who Won Extreme E? Were Pirelli at fault? How do you raise money for a podcast?  Well our answer is to ask you to give us a quid!  Support us by going to www.monkeyseatpod.com and click on the "give us  a quid" link, or click here to see what support tiers are on offer:       https://checkout.square.site/buy/7VCQ2JOA2Q4G3XPJWQNHXMTF Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula W Series and Extreme E as well as all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:50:15
June 9, 2021
EP 53 - Indy 500 review with the-race.com Indycar Podcast host Jack Benyon
This week on the Monkeyseat!  We are back live and Karl has returned! We tackle all of your questions like Who won the Indy 500? Who are the best drivers in Indycar? Is Scott Dixon getting too old? Who is Jack Benyon? What happens when your Laptop crashes mid live stream? How do you raise money for a podcast?  Well our answer is to ask you to give us a quid!  Support us by going to www.monkeyseatpod.com and click on the "give us  a quid" link, or click here to see what support tiers are on offer:       https://checkout.square.site/buy/7VCQ2JOA2Q4G3XPJWQNHXMTF Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula W Series and Extreme E as well as all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:47:37
June 2, 2021
EP 52 - All by myself! - Monaco review and Indy 500 preview
This week on the Monkeyseat!  We aren't live this week. In fact we aren't even a we! Karl is absent so Tom is all by himself. He breaks the news about Max Mosely passing away and then attempts to answer the following questions. We answer: Who won Monaco? Why is Monaco so bad? Who is on pole for the Indy 500? Who will win the 500? How do you raise money for a podcast?  Well our answer is to ask you to give us a quid!  Support us by going to www.monkeyseatpod.com and click on the "give us  a quid" link, or click here to see what support tiers are on offer:       https://checkout.square.site/buy/7VCQ2JOA2Q4G3XPJWQNHXMTF Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula W Series and Extreme E as well as all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
38:07
May 24, 2021
EP 51 - IMS GP Review - The one after Tom got jabbed.
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom discuss Mclarens new paint job.  Tom debuts some new jingles which gets him far too excited. head to youtube to see the live version of the show : https://youtu.be/x2jDSBPYnZo We answer: What was McLarens big announcement? What are the side effects of the Covid Vaccine? What are the current F1 Standings in Karls world? Who won the Indycar race? How good is Grosjean? How do you use excel? How do you get a discount code for Manscaped? We will answer that one now! Head over to Manscaped.com and use the code MONKEY at checkout to get 20% off and free shipping. Thank you for being monkeyseat fans How do you raise money for a podcast?  Well our answer is to ask you to give us a quid!  Support us by going to www.monkeyseatpod.com and click on the "give us  a quid" link, or click here to see what support tiers are on offer:       https://checkout.square.site/buy/7VCQ2JOA2Q4G3XPJWQNHXMTF Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula W Series and Extreme E as well as all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
50:56
May 17, 2021
EP 50 - Borcelona it was not! Mundane Monaco? No way!
This week on the Monkey Seat!  Karl and Tom review the E-Prix of Monaco and the Grand Prix of Spain before moving on to the opening 3 rounds of the Formula 3 season head to youtube to see the live version of the show : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSXXTLJtwKY We answer: Whats the differences between F1 and Formula E in Monaco? How the race was won and lost. What does nepotismn mean? How do you get a discount code for manscaped? We will answer that one now! Head over to Manscaped.com and use the code MONKEY at checkout to get 20% off and free shipping. Thank you for being monkeyseat fans How do you raise money for a podcast?  Well our answer is to ask you to give us a quid!  Support us by going to www.monkeyseatpod.com and click on the "give us  a quid" link, or click here to see what support tiers are on offer:       https://checkout.square.site/buy/7VCQ2JOA2Q4G3XPJWQNHXMTF Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:47:58
May 12, 2021
EP 49 - Happy Birthday to us! We also talk about Texas and Portimao
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom review the Grand Prix of Portugal in Portimao before moving on to the double header at texas motor speedway for the Indycar genesys 300 and expel 375 GP's Tom also shaves himself live on air! for the graphic version, head to youtube to see the live version of the show : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEdCoqwoono We answer: Who's birthday is it? How the race was won and lost. why are Indy cars so strong? How do you get a discount code for manscaped? We will answer that one now! Head over to Manscaped.com and use the code MONKEY at checkout to get 20% off and free shipping. Thank you for being monkeyseat fans Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show.  You can also donate to our show on our website with a whole host of benefits starting from just £1 
01:18:43
May 3, 2021
EP 48 - Indycar has Power, Formula E ran out
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom review the Grand Prix of St Petersburg for round 2 of the NTT Indycar series Championship. They are joined by Formula E correspondant Charlie who tells us why we shouldn't be angry at Formula E for the battery problems. We answer: Who many times was Jimmy Johnson lapped? How the race was won and lost. W.T.A.F? Is Formula E suited to permanent tracks? How do you get a discount code for manscaped? We will answer that one now! Head over to Manscaped.com and use the code MONKEY at checkout to get 20% off and free shipping. Thank you for being monkeyseat fans catch out livestream on You Tube at: https://youtu.be/2e-NnUMBCsc Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:13:32
April 26, 2021
EP 47 - Barber Review, with a fully qualified American!
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl is absent so Tom enlists the help of a genuine american person! Philip Matthew from the Grip Strip Podcast gives you his take on all the action from Barber at the weekend. We answer: Who is Alex Palou? How the race was won and lost. Who caused the crash? Safety and the Aeroscreen and much more in this Indycar special! catch out livestream on You Tube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0P-GizDTpA Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
46:02
April 22, 2021
EP 46 - How to lose drives and alienate Toto
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom discuss this weeks F1 race in Italy We answer: Who's fault was it? What has happenned to Vettel? Is ricciardo any good? How good is Lando Norris? Why did Hamilton get his lap back? We also give you an in depth review of the race  it's a double podcast week this week as we cover the indycar race in barber later in the week as our guest is currently asleep. catch out livestream on You Tube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxWdlyhWoyI Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:08:33
April 19, 2021
EP 45 - Mercedes F1 are dying, all hail Mercedes EQ
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom welcome back Charlie to review Formula E in Italy! We answer why the race started behind the safety car? Why were penaltys awarded for power usage? All the action from the races and  Who's fault was it? We also give you our predicitions for the new Indycar season and the F1 Imola grand prix. Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:04:16
April 12, 2021
EP X44 - The Return of the Rosberg Hamilton Rivalry
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom talk all things Extreme e with Veloce team Manager Ian Davies. We discuss the future of Motorsport, the importance of sustainability, and just how you recover from a lap 1 shunt in a dessert!  Who won the 1st extreme e race? What is Extreme e? Does anyone actually read Top Gear magazine anyway? All these questions and more are answered tonight! Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #Formula and Extreme E and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:19:22
April 8, 2021
EP 43 - F1 and F2 is Back in Bahrain!
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl and Tom both remember to hit record! We have returning favourite Laura from inthegraveltrap.com joins us to add some validation to our crazy analysis. Follow her @TrappedInGravel on Twitter We discuss the F1 and F2 season openers and give our analysis from what was a crazy and enthralling weekend of action. Tune in to our youtube version of the podcast to see pre and post show chatter from the link below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2eWl_MkhhE Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show.  CwrBtH3bXwq0juH4KNrG
01:18:21
March 29, 2021
EP 42 - We've gone PG!
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl forgets to press record Again! but so does Tom! We discuss the upcoming F1 season and give our predictions on driver pairings, randoms facts and who will have the upperhand in the constructors championship. Tune in to our youtube version of the podcast to see pre and post show chatter from the link below.  https://youtu.be/WRe1a8rJ5xQ Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:11:19
March 22, 2021
EP 41 - Unless I'm very much mistaken, Tino Belli joins us
This week on the Monkeyseat!  Karl makes his way on to the post credits gag real AGAIN! We interview Tino Belli - Head of Aerodynamic Development for Indycar. We discuss the past, present and future of Indycar/Cart and how the Aero regulations have changed. We get an insight in to what could be coming in the future, and the differences between Indycars Aeroscreen, and the F1 Halo system. We also tribute the late great Murray Walker round up F1 testing. Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:36:20
March 16, 2021
EP 40 - Electrifying Analysis since 2021
This week on the Monkeyseat!  We go live on youtube with our first ever LIVE race review. Catch all the gaffs and out takes at the link below:  https://youtu.be/-ge7pcgeWbE This week we discuss the opening 2 races of the Formula E season. Our resident Formula E expert Charlie answers all your questions you never asked. what is attack mode? What is fan boost? How do Formula E qualify? We discuss the perceived "gimmicks" of FE and which ones we like and dislike. We discuss politics breifly, then remember we are supposed to be talking racing. and finally, we round up the breaking news around Motorsport. Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport.  Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com  Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast  or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. 
01:34:22
March 1, 2021
EP 39 - Thinking Out Loud
This week on the Monkeyseat! We go live on youtube! Catch all the gaffs and out takes at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOSTVRwxWU8&t=1540s We somehow manage to squeeze out a podcast! A testament to how many tangents and random comments we threw in to this weeks Podcast. We Discuss Formula E, Extreme E, Indycar and F1 We also discuss Toms hatred for white cars, Laura's love of white cars. We name drop going to the Australian GP, Stef Wilson and Marc Priestly being on the Podcast and then seemingly name every other rival podcast. Thank you to Missed Apex, The Race, Fast Talkers, F1 Gridtalk, 3 Legs 4 Wheels, Motormouth and a few other podcasts for not suing us. Sprint races are here! How will sprint races work? What races will we have sprint races? Will points be awarded for sprint races? We don’t know. But we theorise thusly We talk about Romain Grosjean and his testing Debut for Indycar and the prospect of fans at the Indy 500. Tom reveals how he was right about something to do with Indycar #hottake We then discuss Formula E and Extreme E in preparation for the new season imminently starting for Formula E Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:02:27
February 25, 2021
EP 38 - He's finally signed a new deal!
This week on the Monkeyseat! We introduce the most exciting new contract of the year... Charlie Horn joining our Podcast team! We Discuss Formula E, Extreme E, Indycar,  F2, F3 and of course F1 How long is Lewis Hamiltons contract? Who is driving in extreme E? What tracks are on this years calendar? Can you understand what that Scotish fella is saying? All these important topics are covered, as well as all the current news coming out of motorsport. Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:11:33
February 8, 2021
EP 37 - King George of Grid Talk
This week on the Monkey Seat! We go live for the first time!  Catch all the gaffs and out takes at the link below: https://youtu.be/VQGatoPsWqQ George Howson of F1 Grid Talk is this weeks pay driver and he shamlessly plugs his better, more professional Podcast.  We Discuss Formula E, Extreme E, Indycar, W Series, F2, F3 and of course F1 Where has Jenson Buttons money gone? Who is William Storey? Why is William Story such a prat? What the F@ck do they put in Rich Energy anyway? We also establish who out of the 3 of us has the best beard. Something you can judge for yourself on our live stream! All these important topics are covered, as well as all the current news coming out of motorsport. Follow F1 chronicle on Facebook for the a live race review straight after the race, or subscribe to F1 Grid Talk on your podcast player of choice Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Thanks to George for continuing to put up with us and we hope he comes backl on again in the future. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:17:39
January 26, 2021
EP 36 - DS Techeetah - Mark Preston Special
This week on the Monkeyseat! Mark Preston Team principle of DS Techeetah formula E team joins us to discuss all things Formula E, as well as his time in F1 with Arrows, Mclaren and Super Aguri What's the differences between Formula E and Formula 1? Will the Australian GP happen? When will the season start? and the breaking news coming out of Renault and Mcaren! Who has left the top job? and who is going to Formula E? All this and more answered on your weekly Motorsport fix Special thanks to the guys and girls at F1 Grid talk for having Tom on their panel last week. Follow F1 chronicle on Facebook for the a live race review straight after the race, or subscribe to F1 Grid Talk on your podcast player of choice Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Thanks to @markpreston3 for given up so much time to talk to us. It is really appreciated. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:18:04
January 11, 2021
EP 35 - Abu Drabi
This week on the Monkeyseat! Karl gets told off by the Boobzie monster. We review the Abu Dhabi grand prix, What there was to review anyway. The prediction league reaches it's exciting climax. Special thanks go to Queen and Two Steps From Hell for the dramatic music  used in the prediction league finale.  We did not seek permission but please don't take us to court, we made no money out of this and your music is fricken awesome.  The usual question of "is it the car or the driver?" comes up again,  Which driver was the best this year? Who won the league? When will we be back? does this rash look serious? All this and more answered on your weekly Motorsport fix Special thanks to the guys and girls at F1 Grid talk for having us on their panel this week. Follow F1 chronicle on Facebook for the a live race review straight after the race, or subscribe to F1 Grid Talk on your podcast player of choice Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show.
01:21:21
December 17, 2020
EP 34 - Botts the story - Checo Glory
Welcome back to the Monkeyseat. This week we review the F2 season finale, the F1 penultimate round and talk about various other news from all ovaer motorsport. Is Rusell better than Bottas? How good actually is Lewis Hamilton? is it the car or the driver? and also, does Laura actally not Love anyone? (spoiler alert, she doesn't like pay drivers) All this and more answered on your weekly Motorsport fix This weeks Pay Driver is Laura from https://inthegraveltrap.com Follow her on Twitter @TrappedInGravel for her blog and 1 picture race reviews.  Special thanks to the guys and girls at F1 Grid talk for having me on their panel this week. Follow F1 chronicle on Facebook for the a live race review straight after the race, or subscribe to F1 Grid Talk on your podcast player of choice Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show.
01:52:07
December 11, 2020
EP 33 - Hamilton WON'T be in the room where it happens!
Well that was a big week for news!  Romain Grosjean cheats death and survives a fireball, a 50+G impact and going through a steal barrier.  Stroll gets hung out to dry.  Racing point Impload. Schumacher throws it away Ilot throws it right back at him Hamilton gets Covid Russel gets a decent drive Fittipaldi is back Aitken is in Did i miss anything? Tune in to this weeks Monkeyseatpod to get all the news from #F1 #F2 #F3 #Indycar #FormulaE and all the gossip from around motorsport. Reach us on the socials @monkeyseatpod Email us on monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com Catch us on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, YouTube, Anchor, Castbox, Radio Public, TuneIn, and Breaker by searching for Monkeyseat Podcast or go to our website www.monkeyseatpod.com for direct links to the show.
01:21:34
December 11, 2020
EP 32 - The Statman Strikes Back
Tonight we welcome back Statman Sean Kelly for a review of the season so far. Sean hilariously takes us through the record books in a non stop thrill ride of facts and figures. We get to meet the Rival Pod Cat Peanut, otherwise known as Stat Cat, and we find out some genuinely interesting insights in to the post Covid world of Formula 1. This is one not to miss folks. Follow us on the socials @monkeyseatpod www.monkeyseatpod.com You can follow Sean Kelly @virtualstatman on Twitter
01:47:43
November 26, 2020
EP 31 - Bottas gets his Turkey Stuffing
Episode 31 and we have a new 7 time world champion!  Tom and Karl discuss the turkish grand prix at length, as well as discussing the news from W series and Extreme E. Is Lewis Hamilton the best ever? Statistically we say yes! Karls quick question is answered The d*ck who left us a 1 star review is called out on their Buls@~t, and we alienate yet more listeners as usual. Stat man Sean Kelly @virtualstatman will be on next weeks show reviewing the season as we look back on what we predicted at the start of the season. Spoiler alert, they didn't age well.  Lots more random babble included in this week offering of "The Monkey Seat" www.monkeyseatpod.com @monkeyseatpod facebook twitter insta you can also now find us on You Tube by searching for Monkey seat Motorsport Podcast
01:10:04
November 17, 2020
EP 30 - Arabian Nigggghhhtttssss
With no racing to review Karl and Tom reminisce over old turkish grand prix while Karl recalls who he was dating at the time.  They discuss the newly announced calendar for F1 F2 and F3 in 2021 and whether or not the new rules for the support series are going to work. Castroneves returning to Indycar comes up as well as who from the Ferrari driver academy will be getting promoted. Lots more random babble included in this week offering of "The Monkey Seat" www.monkeyseatpod.com  @monkeyseatpod  facebook twitter insta
01:06:54
November 11, 2020
Ep 29 - Speaking of helmets...
Karls back! and he has an announcement to make!  Also in other Motorsport related business we review the Imola GP and cover all sorts of story lines from the weekends action. Who is in at Redbull? Who will drive for Haas in 2021? How does the super licence system work? Why do drivers keep changing helmets?  We fail to answer all of these questions spectacularly! Follow us on Facebook Instagram and Twitter @monkeyseatpod Leave us a 5 star review and get a shout out on the show. and you can also be in it to win a ROKiT IO 3d smart phone and ear buds with our prediction league at www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:13:36
November 3, 2020
Ep 28 - Scott Dixon and Lewis Hamilton in a field of GOATS
Another weekly offering of the Monkey Seat answers all your questions.  How important is overtaking?  How good is Indycar?  What makes Hamilton so good? and  just how sexy is San-Diego? Special Guest Daryl Harvey joins us for a second stab at being a pay driver and Karl skives off for a bit. Make sure you google Nick Heidfeld Brazil 2002 medical car to hear what we waffle on about in the second half also. Join our prediction league at www.monkeyseatpod.com to win a fabulous ROKiT smart phone and bluetooth earphones. Follow us on the socials @monkeyseatpod or Email us at monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com
58:51
October 28, 2020
Ep 27 - Ringer ringer Racing, a pocket full of tracing
Another week and another positive Covid test for racing point. Stroll admits he in fact did have corona virus but is now just peachy. Indycar returns to Florida for St Petes for the season finale. Can Dixon hold on for a famous victory? Or will Newgarden snatch it away at the final hurdle? We also cover all the silly season rumours including Tom getting triggered on a few of the current F1 issues. Follow us @monkeyseatpod or visit www.monkeyseatpod.com
43:03
October 23, 2020
EP 26 - Hamilton matches Schumacher
This week we ask how important is overtaking? Why is Albon so s**t? and who is replacing Askew at McLaren SP? We also review the Eifel Grand Prix and discuss all the gossip surrounding F1 F2 F3 and Indycar We premiere our new theme tune as the old one was getting us some stick, and Karl debuts his new feature "Karls Kwick Question" visit www.monkeyseatpod.com for our prediction league and direct links to all pod catchers. Leave us a 5 star review and get a shout out and catch up with us on all the socials @monkeyseatpod 
01:04:52
October 13, 2020
EP 25 - Elvis has entered the building
To celebrate a quarter of a century of episodes of "The Monkey Seat" Tom finally succeeds in getting a legend on the show in the form of Author, Journalist and ex McLaren mechanic Marc "Elvis" Priestley.  Marc shares stories from a decade at Mclaren including turning Kimi Räikkönen in to a smurf, how to piss off Ron Dennis and his thoughts on current Formula 1. We also talk about the Harvest Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and catch up with all the news around motorsport. Catch up with us on all the socials @monkeyseatpod and at www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:22:15
October 5, 2020
EP 24 - From Russia with Gloves
This week we review both F1 and F2 with the promise of a big star guest next week to preview the German Grand Prix.  Tom Realises how good Mick Schumacher is becoming, and Karl brings us up to date with all the action from Cbeebies... yes that's not a typo... As always keep in touch with us on the socials @Monkeyseatpod and www.monkeyseatpod.com  Special thanks to Cbeebies and the band "the darkness" by the way... Tune in to find out why.
01:05:56
September 29, 2020
EP 23 - What does LMP stand for again?
So what's this WEC thing we know nothing about? As the only real top line motorsport available this week we attempt to review the Le Mans 24h race but fail massively. Lots of other news from other series including some exciting F2 news and lots of tangents. We give the F1 drivers their half term report and see who has detention and who is the teachers pet. All this and more on this weeks offering of the monkeyseat www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:18:46
September 22, 2020
EP 22 - Sargeant Slaughtered
This week on the Monkeyseat, an F3 season finale to remember takes top billing. We follow this with all the action from F1 and F2 as well as the Mid Ohio double header for Indycar.  Spoilers for todays episode include Tom getting annoyed by Dan Ticktum... again. and Karl announcing to the world that he is having a baby. I bet his wife is relieved that he is the one that has to go through the labour this time.  Keep up to date at www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:29:12
September 16, 2020
EP 21 - Strolls S@#T
Episode 21 already? Were back with another offering of action from a crazy weekend of Motorsport. Karl gets angry about lots of things, a cat steals a pop shield Tom forgets a lot. All this and also some reviews from Italy. Visit us as www.monkeyseatpod.com or @monkeyseatpod on all socials.   Don't forget to leave us a review on you Pod Catcher of choice.
01:15:60
September 8, 2020
EP 20 - Why Why Why Ferrari?
We celebrate 20 weeks of Lockdown (and podcasting) with the usual verbal diarrhoea to start and random tangents throughout.  We discuss all things Belgium before hopping across to Illinois for the Double Header in Indycar. 2nd prize for the prediction league is also finally announced, and is the thumbnail for this episode. Catch up with us @monkeyseatpod and at www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:31:43
September 3, 2020
Ep 19 - Chilton is better than Alonso
Left turn racing is our top feature this week as we review the #Indycar #Indy500. Karl reviews 6 races in germany with the oversized Scalextrics cars and we cover all the news from around the motorsport world. #formulaE #F1 www.monkeyseatpod.com for more info.
01:34:29
August 26, 2020
Ep 18 - Podcasting live from a toilet near you.
Join us for another offering of #F1 #F2 #F3 and #Indycar as we discuss the Spanish Grand Prix weekend. Tom appears to be podcasting from his Bathroom due to a minor technical fault, Karls interupts a lot and blames his internet connection, and Guest predictor Angus scores a zero in the prediction league. Go to www.monkeyseatpod.com to listen to our Podcast, or to join our prediction league with a fabulous #ROKiT 3D phone on offer
01:22:13
August 18, 2020
EP 17 - Look at his baby face!
The latest episode of the monkeyseat motorsport podcast reviews the 70th annivaersary grand prix at Silverstone.  We cover F1 F2 and F3 as well as touching on the upcoming Formula E finale and the Indy 500.  The prediction league hots up now that their are actual prizes on offer, which you can enter free at www.monkeyseatpod.com  Bez also embarresses Karl despite not even being on the show! (see thumbnail)
01:23:39
August 12, 2020
Ep 16 - The Doohans won't be sponsoring us anytime soon.
Happy 4 month Anniversary Monkeyseaters! We mark the occasion with a big anouncement about a sponsor, a grand prix review, a rant from both Tom and Karl about their least favourite F1 drivers, Karl hates on Zhou and Tom hates on Doohan. There is some positives in there too. Visit www.monkeyseatpod.com to enter our free prize giving prediction league, and to get access to all the places you can listen to our Podcast. 
01:34:14
August 4, 2020
EP 15 - Track Marshall Special + Jump Cuts
As well as being interrupted by some breaking news, This weeks audio offering has a special guest, track marshall Philippa Lynch gives us the lowdown on what life as a marshall is really like. She shares some incredibly interesting stories, as well as the lowdown on exactly what you need to do to become a member of the orange army! If you are intersted, please go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/BMMCUK/?ref=share  Twitter  @BMMCUK : National  @BMMC_EM : Midlands (unofficial?) @BMMCMidlands : Midlands  National  website: www.marshals.co.uk
01:44:25
July 30, 2020
Ep 14 - The blonde bombshell hath risen
This week Karl and Tom are joined by the blonde bombshell and Toms best man, Daryl! They discuss the F1 F2 F3 and Indycar, as well as some Formula E just for fun! Karl explains what homo locations are, while Tom and daryl laugh at his pronounciation.  Lots of fun and frolics follow! Catch all our episodes at www.monkeyseadpod.com
02:01:16
July 22, 2020
EP 13 - When I grow up, I will crash cars everyday
Another week, another musical reference. This week Tom and Karl are joined by the future Mrs Tom to review the inaugural and likely final Styrian Grand Prix. Tom announces his true feelings for Lando Norris, Karl, reveals a new discipline of Motorsport he will be following and Emily talks about Verstappen... Surprise Surprise. We also have all the usual reviews from F1 F2 F3 and Indycar from a bumper week of Motorsport. Don't forget to get your predictions in www monkeyseatpod.com
01:50:29
July 15, 2020
EP 12 - Nandos back!
Welcome to our first race review of 2020, and what a race it was! Tom and Karl are joined by Charged up bolts host Elliot Bermudez aka Fernando Alonso super fan. What a time for Bez to guest star with his hero announcing his return to the Renault team for 2021. As well as Bez exposing his man crush, Tom cuts it fine with his 2 minute challenge for the F1 then finds it a lot easier reviewing the F2 F3 and IndyCar. Karls first born crashes the podcast way passed his bed time but has to weigh in with some words of wisdom. Driver of the day and Dick of the day is discussed for all formulas, and the prediction league table gives an unexpected lead to Toms mum. How embarrassing for him...
01:43:26
July 8, 2020
EP 11 - F1 Preview with Stat Man Sean Kelly
F1 is back! and to celebrate we have the legend that is Sean Kelly - Stat Man extraordinaire, direct from his San Diego closet. Sean talks about life before F1, how he got the golden ticket, and just how much work goes in to his current role. As well as previewing the season Karl and Tom put your questions to him to see how much he really does know. Sean returns the favour and makes Tom look stupid though so all is fair in love and war. Thank you to Sean @virtualstatman for being part of this show. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:49:09
July 1, 2020
Ep 10 - Everyone's talkin' bout Jamie - F2 + F3 Preview
Episode 10 and we are almost within touching distance of some European racing! Tom and Karl preview the F2 and F3 season, Karl confuses Les Mans with Les Mis (ah well they are both in France right?) Everyone starts talking about Jamie and Karl does his usual rant.  Next week's special guest is announced and Tom gets geeky about IF statements. All this and more in this week's Monkeyseat!  www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:37:54
June 23, 2020
Ep 9 - It's nearly time for racing.
It's getting closer! with all the latest news accross motorsport, thunder buddies Tom and Karl are back braving the traditional British Isles weather to bring you bang up to date! The effects of recording in the evening get to them as they become more liberal and offensive with their opinions, One of them goes too far... find out who here! www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:18:49
June 16, 2020
Ep 8 - You spin me right round baby
Our first review show! In addition to all the news around motorsport.  Tom and Karl review the opening race of the Indycar calander. Tom brags about his stamina, Karl makes fun of the Italians, The inaugural "Dick of the day" is awarded, and finally Tom and Karl compare helmets.
01:02:48
June 10, 2020
Ep 7 - Indy Car preview special with Stefan Wilson
Hear what Stefan has to say about: The upcoming Indy Car series His roots in Motorsport What leading the Indy 500 was like What his top 5 races of all time are and much more on the special preview podcast of The Monkeyseat.
01:36:00
June 4, 2020
Ep 6 - ROKiT come sponsor us! We won't dump you
It's a double Pod week! the first episode of a double header sees Tom and Karl preview the IndyCar special where they will be entertaining an exciting guest from the IndyCar circus.  They cover all the news from F1 F2 and F3. Tom tells a Joke, a tumbleweed rolls past, Karl forgets his anniversary and the doorbell rings. All this and more on this weeks Monkeyseat Podcast. www.monkeyseatpod.com
01:58:08
June 2, 2020
Ep 5 - Dicks follow dicks, unless your a nilly willy
This weeks episode covers the postponed Indy 500 and the Cancelled Monaco Grand Prix. Karl rants about Ferrari, Tom finds another way to shoehorn in a McLaren in his top 5 and they discuss further reaching implications of the Pandemic on Formula One. This Episode is recorded out doors at the government mandated 2 metre social distance so the wind in places is a little distracting. Apologies in advance for this.
01:14:01
May 26, 2020
Ep 4 - Mars make Snickers but not nice looking cars
On top of all the latest news, this weeks discussions include a history lesson on the birth of F1, a scary look in to what Karl and Tom feel are good looking cars and where they think everyone in F1 will end up in 2021. Tom gives his comprehensive review of how everyone over in good old Blighty see Nascar after they returned to racing, and an appeal for listener content. Get in touch and get involved. www.monkeyseatpod.com@monkeyseatpod monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com
01:38:18
May 19, 2020
Ep 3 – Cats and dogs and snakes - oh my!
Breaking news! Vettel to leave Ferrari? Button to Indycar? Teams to donate cars to smaller teams? The rumor mill hits full flow as Motorsports return gets ever closer. Tom and Karl Name drop with absolutely no shame. Jack the dog gives his 2 cents and Hulk and Hamilton get both barrels from Tom and Karl respectively.  No Pigeons were harmed in the making of this Podcast, though if the patio door was open, there may have been feathers. 
01:43:58
May 12, 2020
Ep 2 - Who's Fernando?
This week Karl and Tom delve deeper in to the cancellations of Formula E and Indycar, as well as touching on some of the more up to date stories surrounding Motorsport. Tom reveals his views on just why Michael Schumacher could have been the nearly man of his generation, Karl waxes lyrical about Motorbikes and guest fan e-mailer Elliot is wrong about Fernando Alonso.
01:22:26
May 5, 2020
Ep 1 - His name is Robert Wickens
The Pilot episode for the Monkey Seat Motorsport Podcast where Tom and Karl dip their toe in the world of Podcasting, while ensuring they maintain social distancing of 378 Miles.  They summerise the events leading up to and post lock down, as well as theorizing potential start dates and calendars for all Motorsport events  Toms cat makes a special guest appearance on his lap and subsequently gives him selective amnesia and he completely forgets who Robert Wickens is. This Podcast is available from all the usual outlets.  We welcome your views, opinions and suggestions on content and features.  Search @monkeyseatpod for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Email monkeyseatpodcast@gmail.com
01:00:43
May 1, 2020