Pitlane Punters Podcast

Pitlane Punters Podcast: your ultimate destination for all things motorsports.

Join your hosts, Anthony Lewsam, Joshua Groch and Zac Dowdell, as they share with you the latest adrenaline filled news, insights, and updates from the fast-paced world of motorsport. 

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just dipping your toes, this podcast is your go-to source for in-depth discussions and engaging conversations about everything from Supercars to Formula 1.

Buckle up and tune in!

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Episode 6: Increased production budget and a Sandown rundown

On this week’s podcast, the lads have been blessed with an increased production budget including never-before-heard car sounds. Josh, Anthony and Zac also discuss and break down the weekend’s racing at the Sandown 500, including a recap of their bold predictions. Carlos Sainz’s masterclass from Singapore is also on the cards, along with Piastri’s now infamous grid walk snub. Nascar’s Danny Hamlin also makes a slight appearance on the show as we chat about the latest state of play in Nascar’s 2023 playoff series.

Episode 5: Sandown^2 + Singapore ft. The Count

The Enduro season is upon us, beginning in the latte capital of Australia, and the lads make their bold predictions for the upcoming Sandown 500 weekend. They also drop the latest Supercars Silly Season news and introduce this year’s edition of the co-drivers cup. 

After chatting Supercars, they jump across the Indian Ocean and drop the latest stats and news surrounding the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix, including the latest driver rumours and new liveries. 

Finally, they discuss the Laguna “Safety Car” Seca round of the 2023 IndyCar championship which involved eight cautions and victory for one of New Zealand’s favourite sons.

Episode 4: We made a friend!

In this week’s episode we recap the 2023 Monza Grand Prix, highlighting the lingering sore point of the Ashes controversy and the “Spirit of Racing” after the Piastri, Hamilton Clash. Zac previews the upcoming Sandown SpeedSeries round, and Anthony and Josh go over recent broken records in the Domestic Motorsport. We also managed to coax a current Supercars driver onto the show as our first ever guest and get them to give us a rundown of the pre-enduro test at QR, as well as talk about the time they took the Dulux Dog for a hot lap. Tune in to find out who the podcast’s first friend is.

Episode 3: An apology and some confusion

In this week’s episode, Zac apologises to Australian F1 fans and tries not to get sued. The team also gets super confused about the NASCAR playoff system before sharing the latest updates from Supercars pitlane. And famous Sony Pictures stock car driver Ricky Bobby makes an appearance.

Episode 2: Kostecki crushes The Bend, Supercars silly season just got sillier, and sexy F1

This week, Anthony, Josh and Zac go through the exhilarating news both on and off the track from the latest Supercars round at The Bend Motorsport Park. The team rates their top three performers from the weekend, and Zac reminds everyone just how poorly they predicted the weekend’s results.

Five minutes after recording last week’s episode our silly season update was completely out of date, so we give you the rundown of all the latest happenings up and down the pitlane regarding the silliest silly season in the last decade!

And if that wasn’t enough, F1 just got sexy again.

Episode 1: Indy wrap-up, Supercars silly season update, and Tailem Bend preview

In this episode, we rewind the clock and dissect the action-packed weekend that unfolded in Indianapolis, USA, when Supercars aces Shane Van Gisbergan and Brodie Kostecki took a bold leap back into the NASCAR realm. 

We give a rapid-fire recap of the SMP weekend, where we break down the standout performances and unexpected twists both on and off the track which leads us to an in-depth examination of the current Supercars silly season. Discover the intriguing chess game behind driver movements and what the Supercars grid could look like in 2024. 

Fasten your seatbelts though as we peek around the bend and preview the upcoming showdown at The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia and we offer our bold predictions for the upcoming action this weekend.