MotoPod, The Motorcycle Roadracing Podcast, is an internet radio show dedicated to MotoGP and motorcycle racing news, interviews, commentary, opinion and rumour! Our primary focus is MotoGP, the premier class of the FIM World Championship Motorcycle Grand Prix Road Racing Series but we often have occasional sidetrips into the world of the FIM SBK World Superbike, Supersport and many other forms of two wheeled motorsport including Real Roads racing. Find out what’s going on in the sports that is the pinnacle of motorsports, Grand Prix Motorcycle Road Racing! New episodes every week.
* teleconference w/Nicky Hayden & Colin Edwards
* Indy preview
Jules Cisek and Martin Darlington answer listener email, do an Indy preview, and prattle on about this and that. Jim Race attended the Indianapolis Motor Speedway teleconference with Nicky Hayden and Colin Edwards so we have that - it's a good listen. A wee bit about WSBK @ Nürbergring and BSB @ Cadwell Park as well.
* Nick Harris, Livio Suppo, Cal Crutchlow, Lucio Cecchinello, Hiroshi Aoyama, Toni Elias, Valentino Rossi, Gavin Emmett, Paul Denning, Tom Tremayne, Nicky Hayden, Dennis Noyes
Bleary eyed Jules Cisek and purple haired Jim Race glue together all the bits we took off our recorders from Laguna Seca. First, MotoGP commentator Nick Harris weighs in on the 2011 season and we follow with quick chats with HRC's Livio Suppo, Tech 3 rider Cal Crutchlow, LCR boss Lucio Cecchinello, Gresini rider Hiroshi Aoyama, and LCR rider Toni Elias. Valentino Rossi talks about QP and season prospects and Gavin Emmett makes race picks. Special guest host Mark Miller then interviews Jim Race while Paul Denning of Suzuki Racing, Tom Tremayne from Bridgestone, and Ducati's Nicky Hayden give post race impressions. Finally a fantastic wrapup with Dennis Noyes. Man what a weekend!
* James Whitham
* John Hopkins
* Mark Miller
* Michael Hannas
Jules Cisek and Jim Race review Monza and bits of news here and there. Fantastic interviews with Eurosport commentator James Whitham, Crescent Suzuki's John Hopkins, TT bound Mark Miller, and TTXGP/AMA racer Michael Hannas.
Many thanks to the entire MotoPod community for making our kickstarter project successful! Jim is going to the IOMTT!
Finally, a special treat, a song written by Mark Miller and performed and produced by Jon Wadley.
Jim Race and Jules Cisek completely ruin the show with mindless banter, only to be saved by some excellent on-the-ground reporting once again by Gonçalo Silva at the Estoril MotoGP round with awesome talks with Cal, Eskil and Kenny. Plus remember, if you can, please help get MotoPod to the IOMTT. We've got no backup plan. You, are It.
* Mark Bracks guest hosts
* Gonx interviews Bautista and Lorenzo
* Longest outtake EVER
Mark Bracks joins Jim Race and Jules Cisek to talk about MotoGP @ Jerez and Estoril, BSB @ Brands and WSBK @ Monza. Gonçalo Silva talks with Alvaro Bautista and Jorge Lorenzo. Plus the longest outtake ever (so keep listening after we say ciao :D - Parental Guidance Suggested)
Jim Race and Jules Cisek dash through the Assen WSBK results scattered amongst talks with Mark Miller (currently at the Isle of Man for TT promotion), Ed Haazer, a "regular guy" AFM club racer as well as a quick bit from Eurosport 2's James Whitham. A chaotic show, just as we like them. The first round of BSB at Brands Hatch is coming up this weekend as well as Estoril MotoGP.. Enjoy!
* Interview: Dennis Noyes
* Interview: Ben Spies
* Interview: Mark Neale
Jules Cisek and Jim Race fill in bits in between some great interviews this week. We've got Dennis Noyes followed by Ben Spies followed by Mark Neale. Plus if that wasn't already kick ass enough, we're giving away a GoPro HD camera! Yep. But you have to listen to the show to find out how you can win one.
There was a trifecta of very entertaining races in Jerez last weekend and Martin Darlington, Jim Race, and Jules Cisek can't shut up about it. In addition we are joined this week by MotoPod's newest member, Gonçalo Silva, who was at Jerez in the flesh and brings to you his take on what he saw and smelled.
* Interview with Roberto (Roby) Rolfo
* Interview with Lucio Pedercini
* Interview with James Whitham
Jules Cisek and Jim Race cover the WSBK Donington round. Jules leaves spittle on his screen. Jim takes a sleep aid. Also interviews with WSBK Team Pedercini's #44: Roby Rolfo, the team boss, Lucio Pedercini, and a fantastic chat with James Whitham.
* Review of Qatar MotoGP Races
* Interview with photographer Scott Jones
* Preview of Donington WSBK races
We here at MotoPod are stil digesting the Qatar weekend, and all that the results may entail for the season ahead. Join Jim Race and Martin Darlington in a detailed and at times delusional jaunt through our personal interpretations of just what happened over the last week in the Desert. On top of that, Scott Jones of Motomatters gives us his "boots on the ground" perspective as only a photographer can. What's next? You tell us...