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Performance Car Podcast: John Bowe

By Scott Newman, 30 Nov 2017 Performance Car Podcast

An in-depth chat with one of Australia's greatest racing drivers

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Welcome to the latest episode of the Performance Car Podcast.

In this episode Associate Editor Scott Newman is joined by a familiar face, Australian motor racing legend John Bowe, in the BMW M760iL xDrive.

JB was gracious enough to donate so much of his time we've actually split this episode into two parts. In the first part JB discusses his early days in single seaters, graduating to F5000 and the differences between that and F1, Allan Grice's Bathurst lessons and his bad boy image, older drivers and the competitiveness of Supercars and the decision to call time on his professional racing career.

In part 2, which you can find below, JB goes on to discuss his long relationship with Dick Johnson, approaches from other high-profile teams, his battles with mental illness, what he loves about driving, his toughest racing rivals and the one car and track list combination on his bucket list.

You can find the audio versions of these podcasts on Podbean or iTunes, please rate and subscribe and as ever, if there are any topics, people or cars you'd like us to cover, let us know in the comments on Facebook, YouTube or drop us a line at motor@bauer-media.com.au. Enjoy the episode, we'll be back with a new one in a fortnight's time.