WAYNE GARDNER: V8 SLEUTH PODCAST

Wayne Gardner Racing ran for several seasons with Coca-Cola backing, Gardner and Crompton finishing on the podium in the 1995 Bathurst 1000. Pic: an1images.com / Graeme Neander

WAYNE Gardner joins us for this week’s episode of the V8 Sleuth Podcast powered by Timken.

While the 1987 500cc Motorcycle World Champion’s career on two wheels has been extensively covered, we’re taking a look back at his subsequent career on four wheels.

From his very first test of a touring car – which pre-dated his world title! – through to his full-time arrival in the sport in 1993, Gardner also talks in detail about that tumultuous first year with the Holden Racing Team, a partnership that ended acrimoniously and led to the creation of Wayne Gardner Racing.

He talks in depth about those Coca-Cola Racing years, along with his Formula 1 test with Lotus, and why his huge accident in practice for the 2002 Bathurst 1000 prompted his retirement, along with tackling your National Motor Racing Museum Couch Racer Questions plus our traditional MotorFocus Top 10 Shootout.

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Ep. 1 – John Bowe
Ep. 2 – Mark Webber
Ep. 3 – Q&A
Ep. 4 – Cameron McConville
Ep. 5 – The Green-Eyed Monster
Ep. 6 – Q&A
Ep. 7 – Will Davison (Part 1)
Ep. 8 – Will Davison (Part 2)
Ep. 9 – The Brock Commodore called Beth (HRT 030)
Ep. 10 – Steven Johnson
Ep. 11 – Jamie Whincup
Ep. 12 – Troy Bayliss
Ep. 13 – 888-023 aka Kate
Ep. 14 – Dick Johnson
Ep. 15 – Paul Gover
Ep. 16 – Mark Skaife
Ep. 17 – Garth Tander
Ep. 18 – Jim Richards
Ep. 19 – Ford’s Top 10 Bathurst Drivers
Ep. 20 – Colin Bond
Ep. 21 – The Last DJR Car To Win Bathurst
Ep. 22 – V8 Sleuth’s 2019 Bathurst Preview
Ep. 23 – Simona De Silvestro
Ep. 24 – Q&A
Ep. 25 – Q&A
Ep. 26 – Why we love the Bathurst 12 Hour
Ep. 27 – Jason Bargwanna
Ep. 28 –
Adelaide 500, Q&A
Ep. 29 – David Reynolds (Part 1)
Ep. 30 – David Reynolds (Part 2)
Ep. 31 – Larry Perkins (Part 1)
Ep. 32 – Larry Perkins (Part 2)
Ep. 33 – Ryan Story (Part 1)
Ep. 34 – Ryan Story (Part 2)
Ep. 35 – Q&A
Ep. 36 – Greg Rust (Part 1)
Ep. 37 – Greg Rust (Part 2)
Ep. 38 – Nick Percat (Part 1)
Ep. 39 – Nick Percat (Part 2)
Ep. 40 – V8 Sleuth Trivia Competition!
Ep. 41 – Jason Bright (Part 1)
Ep. 42 – Jason Bright (Part 2)
Ep. 43 – Alan Gow (Part 1)
Ep. 44 – Alan Gow (Part 2)