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Episode 450: Honda Struggles

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Bradon Cretu 01:01:59

Jim Race is joined by Harry Lloyd to talk about the weekend that was at Le Mans. Lorenzo once again proved that when he's good he's really good whilst Marquez attempted to hide the Honda's problems. It was a good weekend overall for the Italians, setting the stage perfectly for a battle at Mugello. We also bring you news including how we could be saying bye bye Brno as early as this year.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/northern-ireland/27251748
http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-detail/2015-nw200-saturday-race-r...

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Episode 449: Johnny Be Good

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Martin Darlington and Harry Lloyd chat Imola and the decisive WSBK races we saw there this weekend. A race one restart gave us an exciting six lap dash at the end and race two proved that tweaks between outings can turn struggles to domination. Johnny Rea has already placed one hand on the WSBK crown, can he cement it further? Love him or hate him, Kenan Sofuoglu put in a brave ride with serious difficulties at home.

https://motomatters.com/analysis/2015/05/11/motogp_in_2017_and_beyond_to...

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Episode 448: Stayed Dry This Time

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Jim Race makes his triumphant return to MotoPod alongside Martin Darlington as the two have a good old catch up before getting down to the business at hand. It was an interesting weekend at Jerez for all three classes, Turn 13 was once again the seen of a couple of 'ambitious' moves in the lower classes. Lorenzo found his mojo and was back on top of his game, claiming Jerez as his once again. It wasn't all happy smiles after record breaking victories tho, as Juanfran Guevara found out after Karel Hanika got a little carried away.

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Episode 447: Dutch Connection

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Lucio Cecchinello 00:45:03
Bobby Fong 01:24:57
Taylor Knapp 01:30:41
Joshua Day 01:41:05
Jake Gagne 01:51:20
Jake Lewis 02:03:42
James Whitham 02:12:15

Len Padilla saves Harry Lloyd from himself as the two catch up on the biggest weekend of racing in 2015 so far. It's a Superbike focused episode as they talk World and British, both championships starting to look very green. Despite this it was a local rider that impressed the most at Assen, but where do his loyalties rest in the long term? We also look ahead to Jerez as the title battle has a spanner thrown in the works with a training injury.

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Episode 446: Put It All On 46

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Josh Herrin 01:04:19
Joe Roberts 01:18:45
Garrett Gerloff 01:29:45
Wayne Rainey 01:42:27

A dramatic weekend in Argentina saw some big championship moments across all three classes. The racing style of Moto3 is undergoing a dramatic shift whilst a World Champion struggles in Moto2. MotoGP saw highs and lows a plenty for Suzuki, Marquez and Rossi. A mixed start to the year sees Marquez way down the order, but he's confident he can fight back. Could his confidence be his undoing in 2015? And just how is it that an old goat is able to beat a Spartan fitter than ever, join Harry Lloyd and find out!

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Episode 445: Young Dog, New Tricks

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Martin Darlington and Harry Lloyd team up to chat about Round 2 of MotoGP at Austin. It was a bit of a wild affair with track conditions, track personal and a track pet all playing havoc with the schedule over the weekend. Despite that it led to three interesting races and a lot to talk about. Aragon was also home to Round 3 of the WSBK championship that saw the British continue to dominate, all in all it was a very British weekend in the sun and not so sunny Austin. Racing is fully underway for the year!

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Episode 444: British Brief

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Mat Mladin 00:30:25

Harry Lloyd flies solo this week as we welcome the BSB riders back to racing. It was a hectic weekend at Donny with some close races in all classes. The new R1 impressed on its debut, but there's still work to do as it adapts to the Spec ECU in BSB and works on engine development. There's also a brief look ahead at MotoGP and WSBK as it is a busy weekend of racing ahead.

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Episode 443: Year of the Goat

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MotoGP 2015 gets underway in Qatar and Martin Darlington was there on the ground to soak it all in. It was an action filled start to the season with big drama in each of the three classes that certain produced three surprising winners. Martin hands his Lorenzo fan club card in favour of a Viñales one and Harry Lloyd pretends he has a psychology degree. The weekend was tarnished by some unfortunate news for one front runner at the end of the race that sent social media into a spin. Best season ever? Could be…

Lorenzo's Helmet issue: https://twitter.com/BorjaGonzalezG/status/582302598566281216

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Episode 442: Kawasaki Express

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Steve English 00:40:07
Freddie Spencer 01:25:40
Maria Costello 02:18:21
Cat MacLeod 02:54:39

Harry Lloyd and Martin Darlington reunite to talk about the first ever WSBK race in Thailand that once again had two all British podiums, the first two steps filled by some familiar faces again. The season hasn't even begun and sponsors are already starting to drop off and get into trouble, although hopefully everyone will still be able to line up on the grid. Martin and Harry also look ahead to the MotoGP Championship and what the year may bring. Phil Hall has been busy, getting two excellent interviews with Freddie Spencer and Maria Costello, settle in it's a bit of a longer one.

Daniel Humphries' Racing Stats:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Fkc9i3-9tnlyS_YjHrKATVV5WT3-i5ZG...

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Episode 441: Cut Short

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Davide Brivio 00:30:42
Maverick Viñales 00:39:12
Chris Pike 00:43:54
Scott Redding 00:53:32
Stefan Prein 01:00:54
Jack Miller 01:20:26
Lucio Cecchinello 01:26:35
Leon Haslam 01:37:26

MotoGP shows how it can bring rain to a country like no other sport in the world as the final day of pre-season testing is rained out at Qatar. Luckily this gave Martin Darlington time to have a chat with a variety of riders ahead of the season opener. It was an exciting test, especially if you're a fan of Italy, the color red and winglets. Join Harry Lloyd and Martin as they delve into times from testing. Enjoy the sound of a factory Honda being gently awoken from its sleep in the Redding interview...

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