MotoPod, The Motorcycle Roadracing Podcast, is an internet radio show dedicated to MotoGP and motorcycle racing news, interviews, commentary, opinion and rumor! MotoPod's primary focus is MotoGP, the premier class of the FIM World Championship Motorcycle Grand Prix Road Racing Series, but we’ll have occasional sidetrips into the world of FIM SBK World Superbike, Supersport and many other forms of two wheeled motorsport. Find out what’s going on in the sport that is the pinnacle of motorsports, Grand Prix Motorcycle Road Racing! New episodes every week.
0:36:03 Temples of Speed with Steve Brooks - Italy and Monza
Jim Race and Martin Darlington are watching the countdown to the first race of the year with WSBK this coming weekend at Philip Island. A run-through of both official and un-official testing from the Isle, as well as Moto2 & Moto3 testing from The Europe. We are SO ready for the season to get underway.
0:15:00 Damo Cudlin
0:41:36 Colin Edwards
1:01:21 Leon Haslam
1:18:10 Ronald Ten Kate
1:31:47 Carlos Checa
1:49:44 Eugene Laverty
1:59:58 Georgio Barbieri
2:11:07 Tom Sykes
2:20:42 Jonathan Rea
Jules Cisek and Jim Race ride loose herd over a phalanx of interviews from our remote correspondent, Phil Hall at the Phillip Island opener for World Superbike. Before that though, Jim has a couple of chats, first Damo Cudlin of the QMMF Moto2 squad and then with CEII fresh off the track at the Sepang 2 MotoGP test.
* Emanuele "Lele" Martinelli (Leon Camier crew chief)
* Ruben Xaus and Johnny Rae (Castrol Honda), Carlos Checa (Althea Ducati), Noriyuki Haga (Pata Aprilia)
* Tom Sykes (Paul Bird Kawasaki), Mark Aitchison & Robby Rolfo & Lucio Pedercini (Pedercini Kawasaki)
* Nick and Todd Grice (AMA privateers)
Jules Cisek and Gonçalo Silva host this one starting with listener emails and shoutouts and still more Simoncelligate fallout. We review the WSBK/AMA races at Miller and BSB at Thruxton. Lots of interviews this week with WSBK personnel: "Lele", Xaus, Rae, Checa, Haga, Sykes, Aitchison, Rolfo, and Pedercini as well as MotoPod rockstars Nick and Todd Grice.
Jim Race is on his way to the Isle of Man TT: remember you can use firstname.lastname@example.org to reach Jim and set up a meeting while he's out there.
Jules Cisek and Jim Race discuss the excellent jump start to the world championship road racing season with World Superbikes and World Supersport (wow) at Philip Island. It's just us, no guest this week, but you might still enjoy the show :)
* Semi-Technical Stuff About MotoGP Electronics and Wrist Injuries
* Bob and Jules Chat About World Supers at Portimao
* Fast Ass Laps at Thunder Hill
* Odds and Ends
This show is a little bit all over the map, but good stuff to listen to! We start off with a really big shout out for Fergus Caldicott, then we do some reader e-mail about fast laps at Thunder Hill, Casey Stoner's scaphoid injury, and what is going on with MotoGP electronics. After that, we move on to a cool chat with Bob and Jules going on about World Superbikes at Portimao and all sorts of other stuff. Also, some details on how you can help injured motorcycle racer Aaron Clark.