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.
* In-Depth Interview with Chip Yates, builder and racer of the 194hp Swigs.com Electric Superbike
* First Fan Roundtable ever with listeners Jamie McVeigh, Adam Mercado and Scott Bolton, plus Jules Cisek and Mark Miller
Just when you thought you were rid of us, MotoPod roars back with the first show of 2011! We've got a fascinating interview with Electric Racebike builder Chip Yates. We follow that up with MotoPod's first (and certainly not last) experiment with interaction with you. A killer way to start our sixth year of shows, and we're ready to get on it, every week. Listen in, and welcome to another awesome year of the best in Roadracing!
* MotoGP/WSBK news
* 4 way with Martin, Jules, Jim, and Mark
Jules Cisek and Martin Darlington ramble on and on, bashing people left and right (sorry Charlie) but we're saved when Jim Race and Mark Miller crash the party. Totally off the cuff show. Hopefully enjoyable, but no apologies :)
* Ben Spies Interview (Factory Yamaha MotoGP Rider)
* Damo Cudlin Interview (Marc VDS Test Rider)
Jim Race and Martin Darlington roll out a new show for December. A knockout interview with Factory Yamaha MotoGP rider Ben Spies and a quick but news-filled interview with Damo Cudlin who ran the Marc VDS Suter-chassied Moto1 bike and joins us with his thoughts. No Winter doldrums yet, still too much going on. Join us!
* Interview with Mark Miller: Macau 2010 review and Hijinx Report
* Interview with Paul Kelly of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Jim Race and Martin Darlington (happy 45th, Martin!) run through two weeks of news, offer weak explanations and roll into two great interviews with Mark Miller post-Macau and Paul Kelly, Communications Manager from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Enjoy!
* Valencia round review
* Valencia test
* Mark Miller interview
Jim Race and Martin Darlington wrap up the final round from Valencia. Fantastic racing as well as the confusion that is the post-season testing drama. Mark Miller joins us once again to fill us in on his upcoming journey to race the Macau GP plus the familiar rabbit hole of bench racing and more Jim and Mark seem to enjoy falling into. A great listen!
* Estoril preview
* Interview with Eskil Suter
* Interview with John Ulrich
Jules Cisek does his best to herd Jim Race, and a thankless job it is. Looking forward to Estoril MotoGP, mentally wandering around the dregs of silly season leavings and nuggets of mindlessness. We also unearth some interviews from earlier in the year with Eskil Suter (Moto2/Ilmor Project) as well as John Ulrich, former roadracer and editor of Roadracing World. Listen in!
Jim Race, Martin Darlington and Jules Cisek together at last. We try not to steam roll over each other too much as we discuss the weekend down under, wallabies on the track, road racing hypocrisy, lorenzogate, the final shakedowns in the Silly Season and more.
* interview with Gavin Emmett
* The "life is like a box of chocolates..." interview with Mark Miller
* Sepang MotoGP review
* Quick BSB roundup
Jules Cisek and Jim Race are still a bit agog at the doings in Malaysia. Fantastic racing, thrilling outcomes and an impetus to not get jaded before the final chapter in Valencia this year. Plus, a very cool chat with Gavin Emmett of the MotoGP world feed as well as a wander-fest with Mark Miller. Feedback appreciated as always, use the contact for at www.MotoGPod.com or hoist us up by our petards at the MotoGPod fan page.
* The buzz from Magny-Cours and beyond with James Whitham
* Brief chat with Andrew Wheeler from Sepang MotoGP Media Center
* An Australasian tour with Julian Ryder from his den in the U.K.
Martin Darlington and Jim Race review both Magny-Cours WSBK and the Motegi MotoGP battles with eyes and ears squarely on Sepang this weekend for yet another GP round. Also waiting to see what the final BSB round from Oulton Park brings. Enjoy!