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Join our Alfa Romeo Driver magazine Editor Guy Swarbrick in our new Podcast series as he meets figures from the Alfa Romeo Owners Club and the wider Alfa Romeo community and talks openly on topics for the listening pleasure of our members. 

Guy's interviewing technique ensures you hear the real opinions and honest views of the participants, which are therefore not necessarily the views of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club UK.

As each new Podcast is recorded, it will be simultaneously posted here, on our Youtube channel, on iTunes, Google, Spotify and our preferred platform Podbean automatically. 

So choose your favourite platform for listening on your preferred device, get a tea or coffee and settle down for some great Alfa Romeo content.

And be sure to look out for announcements of new episodes on our Members' Forum, our Facebook page and our Club News.

We guarantee some interesting, no holds-barred interviews and discussion, on (mostly) everything Alfa Romeo.

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Episode 19 - Saber Ali

In this episode, we meet Alfa Romeo super salesman Saber Ali from Research Garage in Nuneaton, who shares stories on his 4C, his thoughts on AROC, the car industry and particularly his role as one of the lead sales teams for FCA in the UK!

 

Episode 18 - Bi-Monthly Round Table

Another of our bi-monthly round-table discussions with our Alfa Romeo Driver editor Guy Swarbrick, Club Chairman John Griffiths, Club Manager Nick Wright and Club Board member David Faithful.

 

Episode 17 - Alfasud Registrar Ian Brookfield

In this episode we learn about the Sud history of Ian Brookfield, our Alfasud Registrar, who has owned more than 50 Suds and has a fascinating history with Alfas!

 

Episode 16 - Part 2 with Jonathan Griffin

In the second part of this two-part podcast, our Board member Jonathan Griffin tells more about his days racing Alfa Romeos, and explains how he joined the AROC Board and what his role on the Board is (good and bad)!

 

Episode 15 - Meet the Board with Jonathan Griffin

Meet one of the AROC Board members, Jonathan Griffin, and hear the fascinating story of how he was introduced to Alfa Romeo and his early cars, and his early introduction to the world of Alfa Romeo racing and his memories of Jon Dooley.

 

Episode 14 - Round Table with Damien Dally

Meet the FCA UK Country Manager for Alfa Romeo and Jeep, Damien Dally who gives us a fascinating insight into how he got his first role with Alfa Romeo, his love of the 916 and Brera, his view on our current offering and lots more besides!

 

Episode 13 - MiTo vs Giulietta

A MiTo vs Giulietta contest between our MiTo Registrar David Faithful and our Giulietta Registrar Alexander Black, with our Alfa Romeo Driver Magazine Editor Guy Swarbrick acting as both our host, referee and judge!

 

Episode 12 - Detailing with Chairman John Griffiths

Our Club Chairman John Griffiths talks about everything you need to know about detailing (and how it came to be called detailing), and covers the four key stages of washing, decontamination, polishing/correction and protection!

 

Episode 11 - Motorsport Coordinator Richard Murtha

Motorsport coordinator and Lancashire Section Secretary Richard Murtha talks of his long history with Alfa Romeo, his early days with his breakers yard and starting racing along with his views on the motorsport of today, plus much more!

 

Episode 10 - 159 Register With Chris Macdonald

159 Registrar Chris MacDonald talks of his love of Alfa Romeo, his passion for modified cars (‌including his amazing 159 Sportwagon) and his plans for the future of the Register!

 

Episode 9 - Wheeler Dealer Mike Brewer

Wheeler Dealer Mike Brewer talks with us on topics including the history of the show, the move to the USA, his passion for Alfa Romeo (and the Sud in particular), the Montreal that got away and much, much more!

 

Episode 8 - 110th Anniversary Panel Discussion

An extra-long bonus edition as our regular panel of Guy Swarbrick, John Griffiths and David Faithful are joined by AutoItalia's Michael Ward to discuss Alfa's 110th Anniversary celebrations, our highlights from the last 110 years and what we hope to see from the marque in the future.

 

Episode 7 - Lockdown Photo Competition Judges

Meet two of the judges from our Photo Competition and hear their views on the finalists. And look through the images discussed in our Gallery here while you listen.

 

Episode 6 - The New AROC Archive

Meet Section Secretary Grant Richardson, Alfa Romeo legend Jon Dooley and our webmaster Bill Smith to hear about the launch of the new Club Archive, what was involved and what the future holds!

 

Episode 5 - Andy Robinson - ARCA Coordinator

The 750MC Alfa Romeo Championship Coordinator, Andy Robinson, tells us what is involved in moving all the pieces of the Alfa Romeo Championship, how he got involved and what is happening this year in the exciting world of Alfa Romeo racing!

 

Episode 4 - Carol Corliss, Pre-War Registrar

Our Pre-War Registrar, Carol Corliss, tells some extraordinary tales about the golden age of vintage motoring, her 1750 Zagato that she bought when she was just 20, and some terrific insight into the vintage pre-war Alfa Romeo scene. Genuinely fascinating and fun!

 

Episode 3 - Meet The Manager with Nick Wright

Our Club Manager, Nick Wright, talks with Guy Swarbrick and gives us insight into the role of the Club Manager, his 10 year history in the role and some fascinating behind the scenes observations about how AROC operates, as well as some chat about Nick's own Alfa Romeos.

 

Episode 2 - The AROC Virtual Racing Championship

Guy Swarbrick discusses the Alfa Romeo Owners Club Virtual Racing Championship with guests Rob Whitney, Elio D'Alessandro, Alex Smith and Timothy Perry, alongside Nick Day from Chris Knott Insurance, the Championship sponsor.

 

Episode 1 - Meet the Board with David Faithful

Guy Swarbrick tackles a refreshing no-holds barred interview with the newest member of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club Board covering subjects including the future of the club, how the club handled the Parts Service, David's views on Facebook, modified cars and other insightful topics.

 



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