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Lockdown Lock-In

Welcome to the Shonky Lab Lockdown Lock-In where you invited to listen to a chat about absolutely anything, much like our chats down the pub. Remember when we could go to the pub? Hopefully those day will return soon, until then you’re stuck with this. Be warned, it is just 2+hrs of random nonsense. We…

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Turkish Formula 1 GP 2020

We head back to Istanbul for the 2020 Turkish GP where the track is so new, the tarmac is still cooling off after being laid. Lance Stroll surprises everyone with a maiden pole position, Bottas can’t stop spinning (think the puddle should go in the Hall of Fame – what do you think? I’ve only…

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Emilia Romagna Formula 1 GP 2020

Another “New Track” as we head to the Emil….. Emila…. Emilia Romgga….. San Marino, Imola. That’s a name we haven’t heard in a long time, a long time. So what does the Emilia Romagna GP have in store? How about driver seat are confirmed, 1 day less of practice, a Williams out qualifying a Fiat…

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Portuguese Formula 1 GP 2020

New track this week, we head to the Algarve for the Portuguese GP where we find Lance Stroll has tested positive for Covid-19 but it’s ok because that was two weeks ago, Lance Stroll tangles with Max Verstappen in free practice, Lance Stroll is a little rusty and Lance Stroll has a coming together with…

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Spirits & Demons

This week Elton is joined by Amber Poulastides to send a shive down your spine as they talk about Spirits & Demons We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well.   LIVE Episodes are recorded on the Shonky Lab YouTube page. Skype :- ShonkyLab Follow Elton on Twitter :- @EltonMcManus Follow Shonky Lab on Twitter…

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Eifel Formula 1 GP 2020

This week we travel to Germany for the Eifel GP where FP1 & 2 are washed out, Lando calls tech support, Albon is off to sit on the naughty step Ricciardo gets a podium and Grosjean is very brave. All this and a tiny bit more. We hope you enjoy. If you have any suggestions…

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Honda News Now

Big News!!! Honda pull out of Formula 1 again. Here are our thoughts. We hope you enjoy. If you have any suggestions as what to cover in future episodes while we’re all in lockdown, then please email us @…. boxboxbox@grandprixpodcast.com. Please use the email if you wish to drop us a line about the races…

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Guitar Talk

This week Elton is joined by Hal Curtis to have a geeky chat about guitars, feedback, foot pedals and the best way to learn. This is Guitar Talk. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well.   LIVE Episodes are recorded on the Shonky Lab YouTube page. Skype :- ShonkyLab Follow Elton on Twitter :-…

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Russian Formula 1 GP 2020

Welcome Comrades to this weeks episode of Grand Prix Podcast where comrade Elton and comrade Andy take you though possibly the best Russian Grand Prix we’ve ever had. Comrade Vettel crashes in qualifying, was comrade Hamilton a naughty boy before the race? comrade Sainz had a scary incident and the comrades name the corners of…

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Tuscan Formula 1 GP 2020

Formula 1 has its first race around the Mugello circuit for the Tuscan Grand Prix where there is action aplenty with three Safety Cars, Two Red Flags and a ton of very expensive car broken at the side of the road. We hope you enjoy. If you have any suggestions as what to cover in…

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Under The Sea

Monster episode inbound, Elton is joined by Anne-Marie and Samuel as we strap on our scuba gear, fall backwards into the water (if we fell forwards, we’d still be in the boat) and take a deep dive Under The Sea. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well.   LIVE Episodes are recorded on the…

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Italian Formula 1 GP 2020

We return to Monza with the possibility of having the quickest race ever, 1hr 15 and we’re done, pack up and move on to the next race but thankfully we didn’t get that. Instead we ended up with pretty much everything we’ve been wanting. We got drama, spills and thrills, crashes, yellow flags, red flags,…

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Belgian Formula 1 GP 2020

We were promised rain. All week there were reports of thunderstorms and a promise of a rain soaked track running through Belgium. Alas it was not to be, instead we got the Mercedes running off and hiding, Renault putting in an impressive shift, and Ferrari (which we have renamed) struggling at the back. All this…

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Tyrrell P34 Part 3

  Part 3 of building the iconic Tyrrell P34 from Tamyia. We’re starting to prime and paint some parts. Also don’t like the supplied front suspension so they get an upgrade. Thank you for watching Model Tamiya Tyrrell P34 1:20 scale Model Maker Elton McManus Twitter :- @EltonMcManus Website :- www.roguetwomedia.com Instagram :- @tailgunnermodels If…

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Trains

Attention, the train at Platform 1 is the 17:42 from Falconwood. On your journey you may want listen to your pocket telephones, the next stop is Shonky Lab and “Trains”. This week Elton is joined by Murry Christison & Andy Poulastides. No eating egg sandwiches on this journey. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well….

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Spanish Formula 1 GP 2020

This episode we find ourselves back in Barcelona for the 2020 Spanish GP. Perez is back in the driving seat, Ocon does his best ‘exit, stage left’ impression, 20 car went round in circles for the best part of and hour and a half, and Vettel didn’t spin.  That’s it, there is no more. We…

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Who IS Amos Burton?

This week in a MONSTER episode Andy and Elton are joined by Amber as they dive into the Who, and the Why of Amos Burton from The Expanse. We look at his journey from Naomi’s personally muscle onboard the Cant to becoming ‘That Guy’ and wonder what makes him tick and how did he come…

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Serial Killers

Elton is joined by first time guest producer Rhiannon Thomas as we take a journey to the darker side of real life, Serial Killers. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well.   LIVE Episodes are recorded on the Shonky Lab YouTube page. Skype :- ShonkyLab Follow Elton on Twitter :- @EltonMcManus Follow Shonky Lab…

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70th Anniversary Formula 1 GP 2020

Elton and Andy are back for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix where we find Perez ‘may’ have taken a holiday during a pandemic, his replacement Hulkenberg puts in an impressive performance, Mercedes struggle with their tyres, Verstappen wins in style and Vettel spins yet again. We hope you enjoy. If you have any suggestions as…

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Racing Point Breaking News Now

:::BREAKING NEWS::: or should that be Braking News? Who can tell?  Anyway, Elton & Andy are hoping for a superb race on Sunday with lots to talk about, but that would mean an absolute monster of an episode with tons of news and talking points. So the chaps have decided to bring you their thoughts…

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British Formula 1 GP 2020

We’re back to the British GP where Perez misses out due to Covid-19 so Hulkenberg takes his place, Grosjean is weaving all over the place, Andy is renaming corners and there’s puncture after puncture after puncture and yet Hamilton still wins. We hope you enjoy. If you have any suggestions as what to cover in…

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LIVE 24/07/20

We’re back LIVE on YouTube, random topics covered, wonderful people call in. This is how it should be. In the future we’ll be doing more LIVE shows along side the regular ones, we hope you’ll join in. Please head over to the YouTube Channel, subscribe and catch us next time. Skype in :- ShonkyLab We…

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Hungarian Formula 1 GP 2020

Long episode this week in which Elton and Andy discuss what could be in store for Stroll, Verstappen putting it into a hedge before the formation lap, the Haas drivers being retrospectively being penalised before the lights go out and Bottas jumping the start.  I don’t care what anyone says, he did. We hope you…

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Styrian Formula 1 GP 2020

Can you believe we’re already two races into the new season and its only July, yes the Formula 1 circus pitches it’s tents in exactly the same place as it did last week, Austria.  But this time it’s Serious….. no, hang on…. Styrian, The Styrian GP. Ferrari go from bad to worse, Hamilton looks in…

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Mathematics

Elton is joined by Drew Barker as we ADD some numbers, SUBTRACT the boredom, DIVIDE our thoughts and MULTIPLY the laughter through the world of Mathematics. Don’t forget to show your working out. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well. **If you would like to be a part of the show in the future…

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Austrian Formula 1 GP 2020

The 2020 Formula 1 season is finally under way in style as we visit Austria and are entertained by an amazing race which just got better and better. Unless you’re Red Bull, or Vettel…. this has got awkward quite quickly. Mega race, we speak about it, yay to 2020. We hope you enjoy. If you…

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NOT THE French GP 2020

The new season is so close we can almost touch it, so Elton and Andy bring you up to date with the last (we hope) of the ‘NOT THE’ series. This episode enjoy as the chaps discuss Formula 1 camping, what to possibly expect with the calendar and finally make predictions for Austria. We hope…

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Cake

Elton is joined by Mr Lee Medcalf for a spot of afternoon ‘Cake’. We hope you enjoy, stay safe and well.     **If you would like to be a part of the show in the future please drop by the Shonky Lab Facebook Page to keep an eye out for the recording schedule, the LIVE…

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Cibola Burn S04E10

This week Andy gets to beat the living crap out of Murtry with his new fingers while Elton brings the roof down on Mars. This is Into The Expanse, Season 04 Episode 10, Cibola Burn. Ashford closes in on an enemy while uncovering a dangerous plot. Avasarala faces a crossroads in her personal and political…

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Time Line

Elton is flying solo this episode, trying to get stuff off his chest. This time out we’re running through the Covid-19 Time Line. Yes I know, there’s far too much about this around already. If you don’t want to listen to this episode you’re more than welcome to skip ahead, the next episode will be…

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