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World Endurance Chat

Welcome to World Endurance Chat! This once per every few weeks podcast is presented by the moderators of www.reddit.com/r/wec. Aiming to be both serious and snarky in equal parts, we aim to provide our listeners with our insights on entry lists, major rules decisions, and general sports car racing information.
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Jul 22, 2017

Floodman11, CookieMonsterFL and kiwichris1709 cover the Nurburgring 6 hours, IMSA Mosport, as well as preview the upcoming ELMS and IMSA rounds at Red Bull Ring and Lime Rock!

 

Jul 15, 2017

Floodman11, CookieMonsterFL and Kiwichris1709 preview the WEC Nurburgring 6 Hours, and review the 6 Hours of Paul Ricard and the 6 Hours of the Glen!

Featuring

  • A classic Cookie rant
  • Baseless speculation
  • Blatant bias
  • Entitled complaints
  • Some actual discussion (only a little bit)
Jun 30, 2017

Flood and Cookie talk through the big events and the fallout from the 2017 Le Mans 24 hours including;

 

  • Almost every retirement in the race
  • the big talking points in LMP1
  • how the LMP2 race fell together
  • the battle of the ages in GTE
  • BoP - the best it's ever been
  • GTE-Am, forgotten, but not by us
  • Rebellion's DSQ - what? why? how? 
  • Toyota and LMP1 - where to from here?
Jun 13, 2017

Floodman11. Sindroome24, Kriswascher97 and kiwichris1709 take you through the entries and drivers of the Am classes of the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

  • Quality bantz
  • many mistakes
  • impromptu research
  • obscure championships
  • Frenchies being Frenchies
  • Our predictions!
Jun 13, 2017

In this instalment of WEChat, Floodman11, CookieMonsterFL, Alex_Sinclair and Sindroome24 take you through each car and driver of the Pro classes of the Le Mans 24 hours for 2017 featuring;

  • Vague memories
  • comprehensive notes
  • quality banter
  • statistics
  • our predictions!
  • way way way too much personal bias
Jun 12, 2017

In this episode, Floodman11, CookieMonsterFL, and KrisWascher97 actually wrap up a mental month of May- this time talking about the finishes!

  • Nurburgring 24hr Recap
    • What a finish!
  • IMSA - Detroit - Belle Isle
  • Blancpain - Zolder
    • Sprint - Main
  • Le Mans Test Day Recap
    • Conclusions?
    • Discussion around the paddock
    • Get. Hype.
May 22, 2017

In this episode, Floodman11, CookieMonsterFL, Kiwichris1709 and KrisWascher97 wrap up a mental month of may!

 

  • All the ins and outs from the WEC 6 Hours of Spa
  • The terrific stories from ELMS Monza
  • Crazy GT3 action in the BES
  • IMSA has COTA all to itself for a change
  • What is wrong with modern tracks? What can we change?

 

May 22, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • We cover the 45th running of the Zurich ADAC 24hr of Nurburgring!
    • We cover EVERY entry on the 161-car entry list!
  • Where/how to watch
  • Butchered drivers names - BUT WE NAMED THEM ALL
  • r/WEC news and notes
May 1, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • Alex_Sinclair Special Guest
  • WEC - 6 Hours of Silverstone
    • Toyota/Porsche pace
    • LMP2 Oreca battles
    • GTE-Pro tight field; hot Porsche
    • GTE-Am ending - quite the barn burner!
  • 4 Hours ELMS Silverstone
    • LMP2 Diversity
    • Strong future
  • Blancpain GT - Monza
    • Uhhh, Bentley wtf?
    • Start incidents
    • Pace of the Lambos
  • Safety light deployment; should they be more emphasis?
  • Looking ahead: WEC - 6 Hours of Spa, Blancpain GT - Brands Hatch
Apr 14, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • 12 Hours of Sebring Recap
    • Cookie's attendance
    • Class finisher's
    • Dpi Cadillacs: too quick?
  • Blancpain, Rd: 1
    • Yet another pileup: do away with night?
    • Mercedes turnaround
  • WEC Prologue
    • NEW LMP1's
    • NEW LMPORECA's
    • GTE-Pro - new Porsche
  • WEC/ELMS Silverstone Preview
Mar 6, 2017

Floodman11 and kiwichris1709 wrap up the Daytona 24 and the Bathurst 12 hour, and discuss some of the key issues from these events

3 letter acronyms included in this podcast;

  • D24
  • GTD
  • GTE
  • NSX
  • RCF
  • RSR
  • BoP
  • DPi

 

  • B12
  • NSW
  • RLM
  • GT3
  • 488
  • BoP
  • SVG

 

  • WEC
  • S12
Feb 1, 2017

Floodman11, Sindroome24 and Kriswascher97 take you through everything you need for the upcoming Bathurst 12 Hour!

In this episode

  • Australia's answer to Green Hell: Welcome to Mount Panorama
  • History of the event; origins, and now
  • The classes taking part
  • The Teams and drivers
    • A - GT3 Pro
    • A - GT3 Pro-Am
    • A - GT3 Am
    • B -Carrera Cuo
    • C - GT4
    • D - Invitational
  • Where to watch!
  • Other random crap!
Jan 25, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat, Sindroome24, Floodman11, Kiwichris1709 and Kriswascher97 discuss:

  • Everything you need to know about the Daytona 24
  • The track, the event, the cars, and the classes
  • Every driver and car analysed in the two Am classes
  • PC Category
    • Will we ever stop drinking?
    • The last hurrah
  • GTD
    • So many entries
    • Take your Top 5!



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Jan 24, 2017

Sindroome24, Floodman11, Kiwichris1709 and Kriswascher97 take you through the Pro classes of the 2017 24 hours of Daytona!

 

In this episode;

- Everything you need to know about the Daytona 24

- The track, the event, the cars, the classes

- Every driver and car analysed in the two Pro classes

Jan 13, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • WEC Silly Season
    • Ginetta LMP1 Project for 2018
    • Manor/Ginetta allegiance for 2018
    • Clearwater into GTE-Am - Thoughts on the class itself
    • New 911 RSR; How different is it?
    • Rebellion to DPi/LMP2
    • Audi Prototype Drivers - where they are now
  • Roar Before The 24 Recap
    • Time sheets - Who's hot or not?
    • Rolex 24 in 2 weeks
  • Bathurst 12 Hour coming up hype!
  • What are we looking forward to?
Jan 1, 2017

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • Subreddit Year In Review
    • Sportscar network subreddits
    • /r/Blancpain
    • New Moderators
    • Motorsports Calendar
    • Subreddit of The Day
    • /r/all Posts
    • Anthony Davidson AMA
    • GG (Graham Goodwin) stops by the sub!
  • We Lost Audi - Reflection
  • Alex Sinclair - The WEC Survey Story
  • Podcast statistics through 2016 - I guess this is where we bore you to sleep? - C
  • IMSA Hype
  • Sportscar Racing; How much is too much?

 

See you in 2017!

Dec 1, 2016

In this episode of World Endurance Chat:

  • Wraps of WEC Rounds in Bahrain
  • Goodbye Audi! Congrats Porsche! - Which teams in the WEC performed the best?
  • Reflecting 2016 in Racing - What were the most memorable moments in 2016?
  • The Preliminaries - Upcoming sportscar races to look out for a while we wait for the next season of the World Endurance Championship.

ALSO COOKIE YOU OVERWROTE EPISODE 18 YOU IDIOT! - Lada

Nov 14, 2016

Floodman11, Kriswascher97 and CookieMonsterFL talk through the last month of racing including:

  • Wraps of WEC Rounds in Fuji and Shanghai
  • Toyota's Triumphant Reply to Le Mans
  • GT and LMP2 Battles and Title Hopes
  • ELMS Season Finale and Championship Wrap-Up
  • Major WEC News

 

Oct 5, 2016

Floodman11 and kiwichris1709 walk you through the Bathurst 1000, the biggest race in Australian Motorsport

Oct 2, 2016

Floodman11, kiwichris1709, Kriswascher97 and Pascal_Farful talk through the last month of racing. Everything from WEC to Blancpain and everything in between!

 

In this episode;

  • Wraps of WEC Mexico and WEC COTA
  • ELMS at Spa Francorchamps
  • IWSC at COTA and Petit Le Mans
  • Blancpain Endurance and Sprint series wraps
  • Discussion on the points systems of major series
  • BMW RETURNS TO WEC!
Sep 22, 2016

CookieMonsterFL is joined by the newest featured member, PascalFarful as they discuss the legendary Group C categories, from its start to its finish and everything in between. Discussion around safety, the 3.5L era and its effects, and the individuals claimed to be responsible for the destruction of Group C. Recording and post production by CookieMonsterFL.

Sep 14, 2016

Floodman11 and CookieMonsterFL recap each round of the first half of the 2016 World Endurance Championship season, starting with the Prologue and finishing with round 5 at the Nurburgring. Featuring race reports written, recorded and edited by Floodman11 and post production by CookieMonsterFL

 

Timestamps:

  • Prologue: 2:25
  • Silverstone: 22:06
  • Spa Francorchamps: 40:20
  • Le Mans: 1:04:33
  • Nurburgring: 1:32:05

 

 

Aug 8, 2016

In this episode, Floodman11 and Kiwichris1709 talk through the 6 Hours of Nurburgring and the 24 Hours of Spa, as well as review the WEC season to date

 

  • Analysis of the stories from the 6 Hours of Nurburgring
  • Thoughts on the first half of the WEC season
  • 24 Hours of Spa analysis and discussion
  • Looking ahead to WEC Mexico, ELMS France and BSS Istanbul
Jul 28, 2016

In this episode of World Endurance Chat, we chat with Cascyst27 and discover his secret of betting the GT Daytona standings and his hate with safety cars. We'll also cover:

  • WEC and ELMS races at Silverstone as well as analysing Hartley's crash
  • BSS at Misano as well as previewing the BES race at Monza
  • IMSA at Long Beach and delving into the late race incident between Makowieki and the #4 Corvette

(Originally uploaded in May 6th)

Jul 28, 2016

In this forth episode of World Endurance Chat, we'll be talking about the new moderator, 12 Hours of Sebring, the post-prologue session and discuss the state of the LMP1 privateers: the LMP1-L.

(Originally uploaded in April 5th)

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