The TT Podcast

The TT Podcast

Every fortnight, TT Fan Park host, Chris Pritchard, and 2-time TT race winner-turned TV presenter, Steve Plater, are joined by a range of guests from the world of the Isle of Man TT Races to discuss their lives, their journeys, their ambitions, and their relationship with the greatest motor-sporting event in the world.

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The TT Podcast
  • 61. Rewind - Michael Dunlop

    A look back at some of the best episodes of The TT Podcast. In this episode, rewind to April 2023 when we sat down the bull himself - Michael Dunlop.

  • The Story of the TT 2024

    We take a look back at the historic TT 2024.

    Please note this episode is audio only.

  • 59. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 7

    It’s here, the annual TT Preview Show!

    In this episode, Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater are joined by the most successful passenger in TT history, Tom Birchall and TT Podcast Royalty, Lee Johnston to give their final thoughts and predictions ahead of the 2024 Isle of Man TT Races.

    And througho...

  • 58. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 6

    In a bumper last episode of our Countdown to TT 2024 mini series, we are at a sunny North West 200 to take one more opportunity to talk to riders and pundits ahead of this year's TT.
    This week, Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater are joined by newcomer Kevin Keyes to talk expectations for his first ...

  • 57. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 5

    Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater continue to roam the Oulton Park Paddock to talk to more huge names from the world of the TT. And with just over two weeks until qualifying begins, everyone wants their say.

    We hear from FHO Racing’s Daz Jones and Josh Brookes, and Honda’s Havier Beltran, Nathan ...

  • 56. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 4

    With just over three weeks until the bikes set off down Glencrutchery Road for the beginning of qualifying, Chris Pritchard continues the countdown to TT 2024.

    This week, Chris is at Oulton Park alongside some of the biggest names from the world of the TT, to find out how their preparations are ...

  • 55. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 3

    With just over six weeks to go until the TT Senior, Chris Pritchard continues the countdown to TT 2024 on the TT Podcast!

    In this episode, Chris talks to Ian Hutchinson about his plans for the future, meets the landlady of the “Famous” Creg-Ny-Baa and we hear from an emotional Ben Birchall at th...

  • 53. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 2

    Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 2: The First Test
    Our countdown to TT 2024 continues on the TT Podcast!

    We are still on the Isle of Man with Chris Pritchard and a whole host of famous names and voices from the world of the TT. In this episode, we hear reactions from immediately after the launch even...

  • 53. Countdown to TT 2024 - Part 1

    This is it, we are officially in countdown mode to TT 2024 on The TT Podcast!

    In this episode, we hit the road with Chris Pritchard and a host of famous names and voices from across the Isle of Man, as we build up to the Road to 2024 Launch Event. We catch up with Conor Cummins at The Creg-Ny-B...

  • 52. Shaun Anderson - Part 2

    Shaun tells Chris and Steve what it’s like to compete against professionals as an amateur, how living in Austria helped shape his career and which is the perfect starting place at the TT.

  • 52. Shaun Anderson - Part 1

    Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater are joined by Northern Irish rider, Shaun Anderson.

    Shaun tells us what it's like racing against his wife and the nerves he feels when she's competing; he's also self-confessed TT fanatic and discusses chasing down the leading pack.

  • 51. Ryan Cringle - Part 2

    Ryan Cringle returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater.

    In this second section, the Manxman reveals how much money riders actually spend on fuel; what he’d be happy with when TT 2024 comes to a close; and how he’s labelled himself a self-confessed ‘bike...

  • 51. Ryan Cringle - Part 1

    Chris Pritchard is reunited with co-host Steve Plater as they’re in conversation with Manx rider Ryan Cringle.

    Ryan tells us how it feels when he’s competing against his brother, talks us through his extraordinary TT 2023 and reveals his love for motocross.

  • 50. Jonny Heginbotham - Part 2

    Jonny Heginbotham returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston as he reflects on his first TT, how getting to an accident can result in him overtaking racers and how marshals deal with the incidents.

  • 50. Jonny Heginbotham - Part 1

    Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston are back and their final conversation on this run of recordings from the Isle of Man is with travelling marshal, Jonny Heginbotham.

    Jonny talks about how he views his job as both the best and worst of roles, and how he deals with that pressure.

    He also describes...

  • 49. Phillip McCallen - Part 2

    Phillip McCallen returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston.

    Phillip talks us through his most intense races, how he became obsessed with winning five TTs in a day, how injury never got in the way of riding; and how his intense persona once meant he near...

  • 49. Phillip McCallen - Part 1

    This week, Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston are joined by legendary former rider Phillip McCallen.

    The boys caught up with Phillip the day after he took part in the Legends Lap at the 2023 Manx Grand Prix, which, he said, helped reaffirm his decision to retire.

    Phillip talks about growing-up in...

  • 48. Cameron Donald - Part 2

    Cameron Donald returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston.

    We hear stories from being team-mates with Bruce Anstey, how he learnt to enjoy the victories and what it felt like to break a lap record.

  • 48. Cameron Donald - Part 1

    This week, Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston speak to TT presenter and legendary rider Cameron Donald.

    Cam talks to us about striking the balance between family time and his passion for racing, his early years and why he had to wait before he could get started racing.

    They discuss the emotion, e...

  • 47. Grace Webb - Part 2

    Grace Webb returns for part two of her TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston.

    Grace talks about how she worked her way up to presenting at the TT, and what the biggest pressure is now she’s here.

    We also hear her personal TT highlights and Lee and Chris continue to persuade h...

  • 47. Grace Webb - Part 1

    This week, Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston are joined by broadcaster and TT presenter, Grace Webb.

    Grace talks about her role as one of the faces of TT and what it’s like talking to the riders at the start line.

    She reveals her impressive family history in the world of racing and teases with t...

  • 46. Paul Phillips - Part 2

    Paul Phillips returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston.

    Paul talks about how the missed year of TT during Pandemic actually helped to re-focus efforts in the strategy to raise awareness for the event.

    He also reveals what we can expect from the TT in ...

  • 46. Paul Phillips - Part 1

    This week, Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston are speaking to the Head of Motorsport at the TT, Paul Phillips.

    Paul talks about taking reins at the TT “at its lowest point” and how he set about getting respect for the race within the industry with the event’s first ever strategy in 100 years. He a...

  • 45. Julian Trummer - Part 2

    Austrian rider Julian Trummer returns for part two of his TT Podcast episode with Chris Pritchard and Lee Johnston.

    Julian talks about the astonishing fact that first time he ever raced a superbike was at the Isle of Man TT, how he’s learnt from his riding mistakes, and how he handles the consta...