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.
Jim Race joins a done-walking Martin Darlington and pester a rather patient James Whitham, with a short break for Martin off hunting frightening varmints. An all-in-one recall of Moscow WSBK (lightly) along with some additional Brno MotoGP coverage. Entertaining, light-hearted and generally just a bevy of banter. Join us!
Jules Cisek and Jim Race answer a bunch of very interesting listener feedback before discussing an awesome weekend of GP racing at the Automotodrom Brno. We will cover the WSBK Moscow races next week in part 2.
Due to an irreversible technical problem the audio quality took a nose dive about 1 hr into the show. Sorry about that!
00:40:18 Ben Spies
00:42:23 Dr. Martin Raines
01:28:52 Geoff Maloney
02:05:35 Steve Rapp
02:08:44 Stefan Bradl
02:11:07 Lucio Cecchinello
02:23:05 Dr. Martin Raines (part 2)
Jim Race and Jules Cisek return from the Indianapolis GP with interviews, rumours, news, and all sorts of Good Stuff™. We also answer some very interesting listener feedback and completely fail to mention the awesome meetup we had on Saturday in front of the IMS Pagoda. Thanks to everyone who came out!
Interviews from Ben Spies of Factory Yamaha Racing, Dr. Martin Raines, the official MotoGP statistician, Geoff Maloney of GP Tech, a wildcard CRT at Indy, Steve Rapp, of Attack Performance and the other wildcard at Indy, and Stefan Bradl and Lucio Cecchinello of LCR Honda. Plus don't forget to listen to the end of the show. Lots of fun clips from this year's Riders for Health auction.
Post call errata: Casey Stoner hurt his *right* foot, not his left.
Jules Cisek and Jim Race are together once again to go over listener email, chat about recent developments during the silliest of seasons and generally wreak havoc on the show before they head to Indianapolis for USGP #2 this week. Join us for some speculation, brash commentary and general tomfoolery.
00:15:17 Cal Cruthlow
00:34:03 Gavin Emmett & Nick Harris
00:45:49 Nick Grice
00:57:15 Colin Edwards
01:03:23 Lucio Cecchinello
01:09:17 Hervé Poncharal
01:33:45 Michael Barnes
Jules Cisek and Jim Race return from Laguna and bring you the goods. Wacky weather, strange crashes, major announcements, silly silly season rumours, and more contributed to a very interesting weekend. Plus we talked with Cal Crutchlow of Tech 3 Yamaha, MotoGP commentators Gavin Emmett and Nick Harris, AMA Supersport rider (and our host) Nick Grice, Colin Edwards II of the NGM Mobile CRT,LCR Honda boss Lucio Cecchinello, Tech 3 Yamaha boss and IRTA president Hervé Poncharal, and Lightning Electric rider Michael Barnes.
Jim Race and Jules Cisek discuss the Brno WSBK round, answer some excellent listener feedback, and discuss stuff that's already moot. Hey look, we recorded this on Monday and then everything changed :)
Produced from a hotel room in Monterey after cocktails. Enjoy.
00:50:29 Mike Webb
01:23:30 Ben Spies
01:35:39 Brad Binder
01:45:54 Danny Webb
02:07:52 Scott Redding
02:11:08 Andrea Oleari
02:51:00 Luccio Cecchinello
02:59:59 Toby Moody
Martin Darlington is with Jules Cisek this week as Jules returns from Mugello. Massive show for you folks after an epic weekend of racing. Interviews with race director Mike Webb, Ben Spies, Moto3 pilots Brad Binder and Danny Webb, Moto2 pilot Scott Redding, Scott's data technician and friend of the show Andrea Oleari, LCR Honda's Luccio Cecchinello, and top bloke, journo, and commentator Toby Moody. We also talk about the races, the rumours, news, and listener feedback and we even managed to get trolled a bit ;)
As Jules Cisek winds his way to Mugello, Jim Race and Martin Darlington set to forensically examine the frenzy that was Sachsenring. Some manic weather, incredible racing and a hotting up silly season make for a bevy of things to talk about. Listener email and more. Join us!
Jules Cisek and Jim Race discuss the incredible weekend of racing from GPs in Assen and World Supers in Aragon during which many championships took a major turn due to iffy moves. Lots of listener feedback plus a great call Martin Darlington did with James Whitham!