Locked inside, away from your beautiful red stallion? The next best thing to being on the open road, carving corners in your Ferrari right now may be a new podcast brought to you by the teams behind the Ferrari Museums.
Called “The Origins of a Legend“, the podcast episodes focus on the Marque’s history and are designed to take Ferrari fans on a journey through time, decade by decade. There are 17 episodes already posted, each of which is filled with little-known history and anecdotes as well as popular and prestigious moments the Italian brand prides itself on.
The cover of the podcast alludes to the episodes’ historic content.Photo courtesy of Ferrari
The first episode begins in 1947, the year Ferrari won its first Grand Prix, in Rome, with Franco Cortese behind the wheel of the 125 S. It continues on to share the story of the 1948 24 Hours of Le Mans where the Ferrari 166 MM triumphed.
Each podcast is free, in English, and exclusively on Spotify. They last between two and five minutes each, making them easily digestible.
Earlier this month, Lotus announced a new podcast episode that celebrates the 35th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s first Formula One win. Part of the recently launched US LOT Sessions, the episode features a new and exclusive interview with Chris Dinnage, Senna’s chief mechanic in 1985 and today the Team Manager at Classic Team Lotus.
Celebrated author Malcom Gladwell posted a podcast episode series in March that takes listeners behind the scenes at Lexus. Called “Go and See”, the episodes follow Gladwell as he travels to the company’s headquarters in Japan, explores a top-secret racetrack, and shadows engineers and executives.
A few weeks ago, the Motorsports Network announced a new, dedicated all-Ferrari channel consisting of a variety of content including livestreams, full race replays, highlights, official model presentations, and other types of content.