The Collecting Cars Podcast with Chris Harris

The Collecting Cars Podcast with Chris Harris

By Collecting Cars

The Collecting Cars Podcast is hosted by founder and motoring enthusiast Edward Lovett and Motoring’s Chris Harris, in conversation with a stellar cast of car loving guests. An often funny, always frank show, full of insightful discussion about all things automotive.

Episodes

Chris Harris talks Cars with J.F. Musial

This week, Chris Harris sits down with motoring producer and director, J.F. Musial. Talk turns to J.F.'s first steps in the industry, and working with Chris on the pioneering 'DRIVE' YouTube channel. They discuss how the production of automotive content has changed over the last 10 years, and what the future holds for car enthusiasts.
27/05/201h 12m

Chris Harris talks Cars with Colin Goodwin

This week, Chris Harris sits down with motoring journalist, Colin Goodwin. They discuss Colin's first steps in journalism at CAR magazine, why the Chevrolet small-block engine is one of the all-time greats, and how he built a plane in his own back garden.
07/04/201h 21m

Chris Harris talks Cars with Nicky Grist

This week, Chris Harris sits down with legendary co-driver Nicky Grist, for a special double-length episode. The conversation covers Nicky's entire career, from his earliest experiences in the navigator's seat, through to his multiple World Rally Championship wins, and great tales from the racing community.
25/03/203h 23m

Chris Harris talks Cars with Edward Lovett

This week, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett meet up to discuss the state of the market for new high-performance cars, the potential impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the collector car industry, and why people should go back to buying with their heart rather than their head.
18/03/2040m 19s

Chris Harris talks Cars with Jethro Bovingdon

Chris Harris sits down with motoring journalist and newly appointed Top Gear America presenter, Jethro Bovingdon.⁣ ⁣ The pair discuss how they got into motoring journalism, some of the great tales from the days of Evo magazine, the future of the car industry, and Jethro's Renault Clio Trophy.⁣
26/02/201h 7m

Chris Harris talks Cars with Martin Brundle

Chris and Edward welcome the renowned broadcaster and racing driver Martin Brundle to the podcast. The conversation covers Martin's formative years in short oval racing, Formula Ford and British Saloon Cars; competing alongside Senna and Schumacher in F1; his favourite road cars from past and present; and his award-winning career as a commentator.  
24/12/191h 8m

Chris Harris talks Cars with David Edmonston

This week Chris Harris & Edward Lovett are in conversation with PistonHeads founder, David Edmonston (@PetrolTed). They chat about the birth of one of the best known automotive brands on the internet, encounters with the police, and legendary threads from the forum.
13/11/191h 48m

Chris Harris talks Cars with Chris Goodwin

This week, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett welcome professional test driver and racer Chris Goodwin to the podcast. Talk turns to how Chris worked his way up through the ranks of talented drivers, what it's like to have Ron Dennis explain your career options, and why it's so hard for newcomers to learn how to set up cars from scratch.
09/10/191h 48m

Chris Harris Talks Cars with Harry Metcalfe

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett are in conversation with magazine founder, farmer and all-round car buff Harry Metcalfe.  They chat about how Harry became such a great automotive enthusiast, how the Maserati Ghibli Cup is partially responsible for the birth of Evo Magazine, and why they're all concerned about the latest crop of supercars.
02/10/191h 22m

Sam Hancock is live at Goodwood Revival

Sam Hancock is guest host this week and he is live at the Goodwood Revival. In this special edition of the podcast Sam catches up with Philip Kadoorie, Karun Chandhok, Henri Pescarolo, Tiff Needell, Brendon Hartley, Darren Turner, Alex Brundle and Nick Padmore. 
18/09/1945m 29s

Chris Harris Talks Cars with Tiff Needell

This week, Chris is back at Goodwood and is joined by racing, Top Gear and Fifth Gear legend Tiff Needell alongside last week's guest: Sam Hancock. 
11/09/191h 25m

Chris Harris Talks Cars with Sam Hancock

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett catch up with pro racing driver and all round car enthusiast Sam Hancock live from Goodwood! 
04/09/191h 34m

Chris Harris Talks Cars with Sam from Seen Through Glass

This week, during the halfway point in his epic around-the-world mission, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett talk to automotive YouTube star, Sam from ‘Seen Through Glass’. Starting out as a passionate motorsport enthusiast working in PR, Sam discusses how he turned his home-video hobby into a successful internet-based career, building a community of almost half a million subscribers and amassing nearly 100 million video views. Chris, Ed and Sam debate the differences between traditional journalism and the role of the ‘influencer’, as well as learning more about Sam’s ‘Drive the World’ project.
24/07/191h 37m

Chris Harris Talks Cars with Dickie Meaden

In today’s episode, Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat to Richard ‘Dickie’ Meaden, celebrated automotive journalist and instrumental figure in the creation of Evo magazine. The trio reminisce about life in the motoring media, working with Harry Metcalf to launch Evo and the challenges of producing engaging content then and now. Richard brings his Porsche 964 RS to the studio before talk turns to determining the best car they've ever driven.  
17/07/191h 49m

Chris Harris talks cars with Edward Lovett

This week Chris Harris and Edward Lovett do what they do best - talk all things cars. From classic Porsches to the McLaren Speedtail, four-seat Ferraris and Chris’ own 1986 BMW E28 M5. The two shoot the breeze in a leafy pub car park in Wiltshire while enjoying the comforts of Chris’ car, taking in the sights and sounds of their suburban surroundings.
19/06/1951m 45s

Chris Harris talks cars with Andrew Frankel

In today’s episode Chris Harris chats with Andrew Frankel, renowned automotive journalist and co-founder of Drive Nation. In this bumper broadcast the pair get to grips with Lewis Hamilton’s controversial win at the Canadian GP, what they hate about modern car design and their favourite stories about the Millbrook Bowl, as well as discussing a BMW that looks like a bottom and their shared passion for pistons.   Love classic cars? Visit: www.collectingcars.com And follow us on Instagram @collectingcars and Twitter @collectingcars_to keep up to date
12/06/191h 46m

Chris Harris talks cars with Richard Porter

Today Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chew the fat with Richard Porter, Script Editor of Amazon Prime’s popular show The Grand Tour and founder of Sniff Petrol.  A bumper broadcast in which the trio tell tales of horrible things they’ve done to press cars, talk up Chris’ ridiculous outfits and hark back to the good old days of car magazines.
05/06/191h 23m

Chris Harris talks cars with Richard Tuthill

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett talk with Richard Tuthill of Tuthill Porsche about their shared love of the Porsche 911, what they think makes the perfect road car, and their problems with modern cars.
29/05/1945m 45s

Chris Harris talks cars with David Clark

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat with David Clark; former Director of the McLaren F1 road and race car programmes, about his experiences at the wheel of one of the most ambitious projects in motoring. Chris gets excited at the thought of a very special development car and reveals his dream drive.
22/05/1946m 8s

Chris Harris talks cars with Max Girardo

Chris Harris and Edward Lovett chat with Max Girardo of Girardo & Co. about the collector car world, matching numbers, the restomod market, Matt LeBlanc, the 1994 Range Rover soft dash, BMW E46 CSL, among other matter of motoring importance...
14/05/1945m 33s

The Collecting Cars Podcast Teaser

Host Chris Harris talks about the exciting things to come for Collecting Cars Podcast listeners.
14/05/1943s
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