The Top Split
By Alex McKellar
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The Top Split is a Sim Racing podcast that focuses on the iRacing world. It looks at the official championships, Sim Racing technology and gear along with racing and race strategy. We seek out the most interesting people in the iRacing community in order to bring you the latest news and views on this great hobby.
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #017 – Marcos Ambrose||A fantastic opportunity to speak with former professional racing driver Marcos Ambrose. He is an avid fan of iRacing and a passionate supporter of grass roots Motorsport whether it be in the real world or on the simulator.||7 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #016 – Fahim Antoniades||Back after the silly season with a great guest in Fahim Antoniades. He's the well spoken, thinking man's skippy driver and we dove into many things Skip Barber and beyond. - Fahim also races for Thrustmaster Mivano Racing and if you are interested...||11 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #015 – ‘Splash and Dash III’||The latest installment of our 'Splash and Dash' format sees us run through our first impressions of the end of season patch. We take the new cars for a spin. Plus in tech talk, we look at your screen options for iRacing, Triples,||13 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #014 – ‘Splash and Dash II’||The second episode of our 'Splash and Dash' format sees us dive into the end of season patch. New tracks, new cars and the end of season goodness. Plus we take a look at 'The New Skippy'. So see how AJ and I tackle some of the iRacing issues of th||30 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #013 – ‘Splash and Dash’||This is the first of the new shorter form podcast that we're calling 'Splash and Dash'. Where we will discuss more topical iRacing issues of the day. The longer form episodes that I have been doing will continue with regular 'Splash and Dash' episod||16 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #012 – Tammy ‘WildAnnie’ Jeffery||My guest this episode was the fabulous Tammy Jeffery often better known by her online persona as 'WildAnnie'. Tammy is a twitch streamer from the UK and she captured my imagination with her energetic and authentic approach to her streaming and her rac||2 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #011 – The Panel II – #goteammilo||In this episode I revive The Panel, this time with some members of the ANZ iRacing giants in Team Milo. We caught up on a few hot topics and had a few laughs along the way. - Alex John also has a crack at The Tops Split Hotlap Leaderboard,||15 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #010 – Brian Sheridan||Well we're back! It's been a long break, but, The Top Split podcast is back on the air. - This episode I had the pleasure of speaking with Brian Sheridan. Shero is the life force behind the Friday Night Race Club,||6 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #009 – Benny Simonsen||This month I was fortunate enough to speak with professional racing driver Benny Simonsen. Benny was generous enough to share some of his experiences and insights into the comparisons between sim racing and racing in real life.||28 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #008 – Johnny Guindi||I had the great pleasure of speaking with Johnny Guindi, a young up and coming driver on the real racing tracks around the world as well as in iRacing. Johnny is a Nissan GT Academy winner and he shares his experiences from the show as well as those o||8 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #007 – The Panel||In this episode of the podcast I speak with Dennis Fiedler and Desmond Harberger in the first ever attempt at 'The Panel'. We are just three blokes talking some stuff about iRacing as we see it. Nothing like getting some information from the grass r||22 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #006 – Tyson Meier||This episode I speak with Tyson Meier aka 'Quirk' an iRacing Twitch streamer. - I very much enjoyed having Tyson on the show. He was open and honest in our conversation. I'm a regular viewer of his stream and can thoroughly recommend it.||27 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #005 – Bernie Wiemers||In this episode I was finally able to talk to the man behind RRtv, Bernie Wiemers. Bernie has been on my list to have on the show since there was a list, so it was great to finally have him on the show. -||23 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #004 – Nim Cross Jr.||IRacing Chief Steward Nim Cross Jr. was my guest this episode. Nim was able to give an excellent overview of the process drivers will go through when they lodge a protest as well as some fantastic insights into the philosophies behind the system.||18 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #003 – Matt Malone||This episode of The Top Split sees me take a look at the world of online streaming with Matt Malone, who is one of, if not the top iRacing streamer on Twitch along with his team at Grip TV. It was a fascinating insight into some of the concepts involv||27 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #002 – Philippe Leybaert||In the second episode of The Top Split I take a look at the iRacing season that was for 2016 Season 4. I took a look at the upcoming Australasian Superskips and Australian Formula 1 Championships. Two new Hosted Leagues offering great racing oppor||15 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top Split – Episode #001 – Simon Chambers||The very first episode of The Top Split! On this episode we introduce the podcast and outline some of the goals and what will be covered. Then we talk to our first ever guest, Simon Chambers, about the upcoming Australasian Superskips league and h||2 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great iracing show
I just listened to my first episode, #11 with team milo. Great show, nicely paced with friendly insightful discussion. Keep it up!