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The Master Cylinder

The Master Cylinder

By Sid Sudhir
The official podcast page for The Master Cylinder, an automotive media website. Visit www.themastercylinder.blog to view all of our content!
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Former Brumos Porsche GM Ray Shaffer: TMC Talk Show Update Edition
Join us for the very first episode of an offshoot series that I'm calling the Update Edition. As the name suggests, this is a series where I reconnect with past guests from the TMC Talk Show and ask them about all the new experiences they've had since they last came onto the show. First up is Ray Shaffer who I last interviewed over a year ago. Continue watching to learn more about how the Porsche Atlanta HQ handled the COVID-19 crisis and what new events Ray is looking forward to in the future. Don't forget to check out the video version of the interview as well by clicking the link below! YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/G9JvUAcsY_U Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
47:47
August 17, 2021
The Ferrari 488 Pista: A Beautiful Yet Confusing Car
There's no denying that the Pista is a beautiful car, and with 710 hp it certainly is fast, but is it a true track car that can please even the most serious drivers out there? Keep listening to find out! Article: https://themastercylinder.blog/2021/08/05/the-ferrari-488-pista-a-beautiful-yet-confusing-car/ Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
06:59
August 6, 2021
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Is It the Ultimate Sports Sedan?
According to Top Gear, it's against the law to not love an Alfa Romeo, so is the Giulia Quadrifoglio a cause for criminal activity? To find out, give this podcast a listen or refer to the link below to check out my article detailing my experience behind the wheel of Alfa's one and only mid-size sedan! Article: http://themastercylinder.blog/2021/07/27/the-alfa-romeo-giulia-is-it-the-ultimate-sports-sedan/ Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
08:11
July 29, 2021
TMC News: 07/22/21
Welcome back to another episode of TMC News! Today Andy and I sit down to discuss the Bugatti-Rimac merger, strange road signs from across the world, the new Ferrari 296 GTB, whether Mitsubishi is primed for a comeback, and why Lucid Motors is a new company to keep an eye on. There's a lot that's been going on in the automotive world lately, but we've done our best to cover it all, enjoy our latest episode! Hosts: Andy Thompson and Sid Sudhir Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
50:24
July 22, 2021
The Lucid Air: What Makes it Different?
With 1080 hp and over 500 miles of range is the Lucid Air a real challenger to Tesla and other big-name manufacturers? It seems to be a promising car on the surface, but as always, it isn't that simple. So to find out where Lucid stands in my book keep listening to this podcast detailing the company's newest and first production model! Article: https://themastercylinder.blog/2021/07/21/the-lucid-air-what-makes-it-different/ Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
06:30
July 22, 2021
The Original Stig Perry McCarthy: TMC Talk Show
Join us for another episode of the TMC Talk Show, this time with none other than the original Stig (also known as Perry McCarthy)! In this latest installment, we discuss Perry's expansive racing career, his book "Flat Out Flat Broke," and his time working as the enigmatic test driver on Top Gear. I had a great time speaking with Perry! As you'll see in the interview, he's a genuine guy who knows how to make you laugh. Check out the link below if you want to view the video version of the interview. Video Interview: https://youtu.be/Q2h5eXNDRdY Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
33:41
July 15, 2021
The Ferrari 296 GTB: A Perfect Blend of Old & New
In this podcast episode, Sid shares some information about the new Ferrari 296 GTB and gives his own take on what makes it a unique release. If you would like to read the article instead, click the link below. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy learning a bit more about Ferrari's newest supercar! Article: https://themastercylinder.blog/2021/07/01/the-ferrari-296-gtb-a-perfect-blend-of-old-new/ Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
05:27
July 1, 2021
TMC News: 06/18/21
Welcome to the first episode of our new series: TMC News! As you probably guessed, this is a talk show style podcast where my co-hosts (Andy Thompson and Zaki Khan) and I discuss the latest happenings in the automotive world. This time around we discuss Jeremey Clarkson's new farm show on Amazon Prime, the validity of heritage edition cars like the McLaren Speedtail, and why exactly buying a new car is a bit difficult right now. I hope you enjoy our conversation and expect more episodes coming soon! Hosts: Andy Thompson, Zaki Khan, and Sid Sudhir Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
49:25
June 18, 2021
Founder of VINWiki Ed Bolian: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! Today we are sitting down with the one and only Ed Bolian. We discuss Ed's company VINWiki, what it's like to set the Cannonball Run record, and his hit YouTube series CarTrek. I had a great time doing this interview with Ed, and I hope you all enjoy listening to it as well! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/rXTNlZodjzY Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
01:02:37
May 28, 2021
(Part 2) Former McLaren F1 Driver Mark Blundell: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to another episode of the TMC Talk Show! Today we are speaking with Mark Blundell, a former racing driver who has competed at the pinnacle of motorsport. Not only has Mark spent time with Williams and McLaren in Formula 1, but he also won outright at Le Mans in 1992. It was an absolute privilege to interview Mark, and I hope you all enjoy what he has to say. Video Interview: https://youtu.be/ucYKMqfLndM Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
29:25
May 28, 2021
(Part 1) Former McLaren F1 Driver Mark Blundell: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to another episode of the TMC Talk Show! Today we are speaking with Mark Blundell, a former racing driver who has competed at the pinnacle of motorsport. Not only has Mark spent time with Williams and McLaren in Formula 1, but he also won outright at Le Mans in 1992. It was an absolute privilege to interview Mark, and I hope you all enjoy what he has to say. Video Interview: https://youtu.be/ucYKMqfLndM Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
23:60
May 28, 2021
Red Bull Junior Team Driver Jak Crawford: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to another episode of the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are sitting down with Jak Crawford, an American driver who is already signed to the Red Bull Junior Team at just 16 years old. Not only did Jak have a stellar season in ADAC Formula 4, but he is also currently driving in FIA Formula 3. Make sure to keep an eye on his career! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/FVlSMPGGeZQ Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog  
36:60
May 28, 2021
(Part 2) Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Johnathan Hoggard: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! Today we are joined by Johnathan Hoggard, an up-and-coming driver from the United Kingdom. In this episode, we discuss Johnathan's success in Formula 3, his Young Driver of the Year award, and his experience testing a Red Bull Formula 1 car. I hope you enjoy our conversation! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/dVfvv6SdIf8 Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
21:25
May 28, 2021
(Part 1) Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Johnathan Hoggard: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! Today we are joined by Johnathan Hoggard, an up-and-coming driver from the United Kingdom. In this episode, we discuss Johnathan's success in Formula 3, his Young Driver of the Year award, and his experience testing a Red Bull Formula 1 car. I hope you enjoy our conversation! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/dVfvv6SdIf8 Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
22:55
May 28, 2021
(Part 2) Head of Social Video at DriveTribe Mike Fernie: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are speaking with Mike Fernie, one of the leading contributors at DriveTribe. Mike has become a keystone figure on DriveTribe's YouTube channel and can often be found co-presenting with the likes of James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson. I had a great time speaking with Mike about his various automotive experiences, and I hope you enjoy listening to them as well! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/L3i1AfzhVkY Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
22:60
May 28, 2021
(Part 1) Head of Social Video at DriveTribe Mike Fernie: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are speaking with Mike Fernie, one of the leading contributors at DriveTribe. Mike has become a keystone figure on DriveTribe's YouTube channel and can often be found co-presenting with the likes of James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson. I had a great time speaking with Mike about his various automotive experiences, and I hope you enjoy listening to them as well! Video Interview: https://youtu.be/L3i1AfzhVkY Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
26:38
May 28, 2021
(Part 2) Stunt Driver & Automotive Designer Emile Bouret: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are speaking with Emile Bouret, a man who has done just about anything and everything in the world of cars. He might have even worked with a famous British trio that once presented a show called Top Gear. Either way, it was great fun having him on the show and I hope you can sense that in our conversation. Video Interview: https://youtu.be/S9FsN7Hhm4k Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
25:12
May 28, 2021
(Part 1) Stunt Driver & Automotive Designer Emile Bouret: TMC Talk Show
Welcome to the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are speaking with Emile Bouret, a man who has done just about anything and everything in the world of cars. He might have even worked with a famous British trio that once presented a show called Top Gear. Either way, it was great fun having him on the show and I hope you can sense that in our conversation.  Video Interview: https://youtu.be/S9FsN7Hhm4k Our Official Website: www.themastercylinder.blog
19:42
May 28, 2021
Founder of "The Barn Miami" Gaston Rossato: TMC Talk Show
Welcome back to the TMC Talk Show and today we are speaking with Gaston Rossato, the founder and proprietor of a classic/exotic car dealership called "The Barn Miami." Besides sharing a name with a Disney character, Gaston has had some pretty gripping experiences working with the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and 2 Chainz. Tune in to this latest episode not only to learn a little bit more about Gaston's celebrity encounters, but also the other various ways he involves himself in the classic and exotic car community. To watch the video version of this podcast, either visit our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXn3i_ZvEuK6GQ0nUkVg1YA) or our website (www.themastercylinder.blog). 
35:13
May 9, 2021
Former GP3 Vice Champion Facu Regalia: TMC Talk Show
Welcome to the TMC Talk Show! In this episode, we are speaking with former GP3 driver turned driving coach, Facu Regalia. To watch the video version of this podcast, visit our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXn3i_ZvEuK6GQ0nUkVg1YA) or our website (www.themastercylinder.blog).
30:17
May 8, 2021
What is The Master Cylinder?
What is The Master Cylinder? Well, we've been around for almost two years, but this is our first foray into the podcast world. So, if you want to learn a little bit more about what we do, give this intro podcast a listen!
01:13
May 8, 2021