Episode 304: Mad Ed Down Under


* Scott Redding
* Edwin Haazer
* interviews from the PI Classics weekend

Jim Race and Martin Darlington wander over the first test results departing the winter break for MotoGP from both Valencia and Sepang, and weave together some great interviews with Scott Redding plus bonus interviews done by Phil Hall with Ryan Farquhar, Jeremy McWilliams, Josh Brookes, Steve Martin, and others from the land down under. Jules Cisek also gets Ed Haazer's goggle-eyed impression from his trip to the isle where penguins go to chill. Join us, will you?


Episode 303: Simon says, Hayes heys, Wheeler waxes


* 00:11:25 Simon Crafar
* 01:28:15 Josh Hayes
* 02:21:40 Andrew Wheeler

Jim Race and Jules Cisek draw our GoPro HD2 winner and put in the glue between 3 fantastic interviews with former GP/WSBK rider Simon Crafar, AMA superbike champion Josh Hayes, and MotoGP photographer Andrew Wheeler.

* Simon Crafar's Motovudu site:
* Andrew Wheeler's Simoncelli book:


Episode 302: Don't mess with Texas


* In depth interview with Colin Edwards
* Behind the scenes with Spiel Nalding

Jim Race and Martin Darlington walk through the MotoGP,  Moto2 and Moto3 entry lists, enjoy a behind the scenes bit, and round out the show with a killer long call with the Texas Tornado, Colin Edwards. There is nothing that is too sacred to talk about, so we go in balls deep.

Note: You still have until January 23'rd to get in your GoPro Hero HD2 camera giveaway answers, so send them in to today!
* GoPro HD2:


Episode 301: With apologies to The Specials...


... this is the Dawning of a New Era
* James Whitham
* Ben Spies
* Doctor Claudio Costa

Jules Cisek and Jim Race usher in 2012, with a serious bevy of interviews and a cracking start to the beginning of yet another year with MotoPod. Join in with James Whitham as he summarizes and finalizes the 2011 BSB season, hear Ben Spies just being a regular guy and enjoy the poetic nature of Doc Costa (of the Clinica Mobile) as they all all join us for a great start to a new year!

Also some great listener emails and… another GoPro contest!


Episode 300: This is Madness


* Mark Neale
* Mark Miller

A massive end of the year 4 way call with Bob Hayes, Jim Race, Martin Darlington and Jules Cisek. We go through lots of interesting listener email. Then two multi part interviews with director of Fastest, Mark Neale, and then with Mark Miller. Finally the calendar contest winners are announced. Mega show, enjoy in easy to swallow portions - we're off again for a few weeks. We'll be back in January of 2012!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!


Episode 299: Encore, you Turkeys!


* Dr. Martin Raines

Martin Darlington and Jim Race reunite to bring you the latest endless silly season news, and Jules Cisek nails down a fascinating interview with Dr. Martin Raines, MotoGP statistician-extraordinaire. Pay close attention to the interview, as for the first five to get in their correct answer to the poised question will win a brilliant 2012
MotoMatters calendar, with commentary by David Emmett and photography by Scott Jones. Winners will be announced on the landmark MotoPod episode #300 in a few weeks time!

Links this week:
* Dr. Martin Raines on twitter:
* Valentino Rossi on twitter:


Episode 298: Upside down in Valencia


* Valencia race roundup
* 1st post season test

Jules Cisek and Jim Race answer listener email, review the final round at Valencia, discuss the latest in the silly season and wrap up with a short discussion about the post Valencia test.

Casey Stoner interviews provided by Repsol.

Links this episode:
. Fastest DVD for usa/canada:
. The Simoncelli Tribute lap from Valencia:
. MotoPod is now on Google+:


Episode 297: The Show Must Go On


* Valencia preview

Jim Race and Jules Cisek attempt to return to normalcy by going through some extremely interesting listener emails, MotoGP news (some of it stale by the time these show notes were written), and a preview of the upcoming and final Valencia weekend.

Remember to send in your questions for James Whitham to

* Blata WCM website:
* Chércoles Mela interview with Carmelo Ezpeleta: (google translated:


Episode 296: fifty-eigth


* on Marco Simoncelli
* moto2/125 race and championship updates

Martin Darlington joins Jules Cisek this week. We do our best with the difficult subject of Marco Simoncelli's death at Sepang on Sunday and then give proper weight to the intriguing 125 and moto2 races overshadowed by the tragedy.

Links this episode:
* Paolo Simoncelli:
* Dr. Claudio Costa: (and via google translate:
* David Emmett:
* Gavin Emmett:
* Kevin Schwantz:

©2011 (portions of the audio excerpted from and oneTV)

Episode 295: Just A Perfect Day


* MotoGP Phillip Island review and Sepang preview
* WSBK Portimão review

Jules Cisek and Jim Race ramble on Casey Stoner's perfect day and everything that happened around it on a wild and crazy weekend at Phillip Island. WSBK wrapped up their season in Portugal but Sepang is just a few days away in MotoGP.

Dennis Noyes CRT 4 parter:


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