Episode 345: Seven Six Five


01:18:12 Brett McCormick

Martin Darlington and Jules Cisek answer listener feedback and then go through the wild and crazy racing from Valencia as the season comes to a close. We talk a bit about the washed out testing. Meanwhile after 6 months of back and forth TXTs, Jim Race finally nabs Brett McCormick again ;)

Final overall standings in the MCN fantasy league:


Episode 344: Last Lap


01:02:03 Josh Hayes

Jules Cisek and Martin Darlington noodle on some listener feedback and interesting news here and there prior to the upcoming last round of the world championship racing season. Meanwhile Jim Race has an amazing (and long) conversation with Josh Hayes. Sit back and enjoy, it's awesome.

* Dangerous Addiction:
* Josh Hayes: -
* The Rider Files POV:


Episode 343: A Grand Obsession


00:38:21 Sandro Cortese
00:39:30 Anthony West
00:46:44 Gino Rea
00:51:44 Jack Miller
01:12:00 Randy de Puniet
01:14:28 Aleix Espargaró
01:16:36 Karel Abrahám
01:30:20 Mick Doohan
01:35:14 Mark Bracks

Martin Darlington and Jim Race get together to discuss the humble pageantry that defines the Phillip Island GP races. Together with Gonçalo Silva in the paddock, through a deep series of interviews and discussions along with listener emails we strive to make sense of what was truly an amazing weekend, in many ways. Listen in!

* MCN MotoPod Fantasy League link: (pin = 48 )
* MotoPod on Facebook!
* Len Padilla and some Spaniard friends have a Spanish language moto podcast:


Episode 342: Sepang's Surprises


Jim Race and Jules Cisek cover the MotoGP round at Sepang with all the drama of the weather and the paddock including The Viñales AWOL Situation, the wonderful Malaysian surprises of Khairuddin and Syahrin, and of course Sandro Cortese's Moto3 World Championship.

MCN MotoPod Fantasy League link: (pin = 48 )
PI meetup:
Sepang race graphed:


Episode 341: The Fuse and the Snooze


Martin Darlington and Jules Cisek talk about Motegi. 2 incredible races and 1 not so bad. Discussion of the 2013 QP format. Listener email. The BSB finale. The ECU situation. Dorna and WSBK. Rambling.

MCN MotoPod Fantasy League link: (pin = 48 ) Spec ECU article Marquez first lap Circuit of Wales website


Episode 340: Point Five


* Mark Miller
* Brandon Cretu

Jules Cisek and Jim Race walk through the season finale of World Superbike from Magny-Cours, and the battle in the final race to the closest finish ever in the series (any series?). A quick look ahead to this weekends Motegi MotoGP matchup as well. We close out the show with the ever-popular Mark Miller, joined by Brandon Cretu soon to be riding at the Macau GP shortly. Join us!

RatsMC stats site:
Speed video of XR1200 finish (sorry if you can't watch outside US):
Brandon Cretu Macau t-shirts:
MotoPod on Facebook:
MCN MotoPod Fantasy League: (pin:48)

Episode 339: The Rain's in Spain Again


00:53:32 Scott Redding and Gino Rea
01:28:10 Ian Wheeler

Len Padilla returns from Aragon and joins Martin Darlington to discuss the Spanish pass and other racing. Plus a couple of audio bits and news from the ground. And listener feedback. And BSB.

No HP:
Spec ECU article:


Episode 338: Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men


Jules Cisek and Martin Darlington discuss the surprising wind down in World Superbikes with a close look at what happened last weekend at Portimão. Bits of news, some listener feedback, and a vocabulary lesson.

Len Padilla will be representing MotoPod at the Aragon GP round so email us at if you'd like to get together with an extremely knowledgeable spanish and english speaking gent.

MCN MotoPod Fantasy League link: (pin = 48 )


Episode 337: A Sudden Chasm


Martin Darlington and Jim Race together again as they discuss the breathtaking (Moto3), brilliant (Moto2), and chaotic (MotoGP) races at Misano. Also excellent listener feedback again this week - keep it coming folks!

Fenati’s Knee Slider crash:
A&R interview with Ben Spies about doping:


Episode 336: Wild Wild World of Superbikes


Jim Race and Jules Cisek cover the surprising WSBK/WSS Nürburgring round but not before discussing more excellent listener feedback (keep 'em coming y'all!), surprise surprise CRTS again, and even arguing a little ;)


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