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 and Jules Cisek discuss the dramatic WSBK races at Donington (wow) and this includes interviews with James Whitham and Leon Haslam. We also answer some excellent listener email, including one audio one! A bit on MotoGP LeMans and a spliced in segment on our first reaction to Casey Stoner's retirement announcement.
00:38:28 & 00:53:45 Tony Carter
00:48:41 & 01:07:23 James Whitham/Jack Burnicle
01:10:21 Charlie Hiscott
01:27:23 James Rispoli, Josh Hayes, Jason DiSalvo, Mat Mladin, Blake Young
Martin Darlington and Jules Cisek corral the ridiculous amount of racing from the past weekend: MotoGP @ Estoril, WSBK @ Monza, BSB @ Oulton Park, and AMA @Infineon.
Martin attended BSB while Jules&Jim were at the AMA event at Infineon.
Many interviews: Tony Carter (Eurosport Presenter), James Whitham/Jack Burnicle (Eurosport Presenters), Charlie Hiscott (Eurosport Producer), James Rispoli (2011 AMA Supersport Champion), Josh Hayes (2011 AMA Superbike Champion), Jason DiSalvo (2011 AMA Daytono 200 Winner), Mat Mladin (5 time AMA Superbike Champion), Blake Young (2011 AMA Superbike runner-up), Alistair Seeley (BSB), Alex Lowes (BSB).
00:18:17 Gavin Emmett (Dorna-contracted commentator)
01:00:54 James Whitham & Carl Fogarty (at the pub)
01:38:52 Brett McCormick (Effenbert Liberty WSBK, rehabbing in Canada after Assen crash)
02:08:50 Michael Czysz (of MotoCzysz and Mark Miller boss)
Martin Darlington and Jim Race team up to review the miserable conditions yet amazing racing from the Jerez round of MotoGP, and look ahead to the very busy weekend ahead in MotoGP, WSBK, BSB and the AMA. Four (and a half) interviews round out another excellent show. Listen in!
00:52:33 Kenny Noyes (PL Racing team of Madrid - Moto 2 Buckler CEV Spanish National Series)
01:01:41 Tommy Aquino (Fogi Racing - Moto 2 Buckler CEV Spanish National Series)
Jules Cisek and Jim Race try (mostly in vain) to make sense of what was a brilliant yet chaotic weekend of WSBK racing in Assen. "Three" SBK races sort of overshadowed a brilliant WSS race. Meanwhile, Len Padilla managed to get you all a couple of excellent interviews from the ultra-competitive Spanish CEV National series. Jerez MotoGP is coming up, and we know that will be special. Join us, will you?
00:31:52 Richard Stanboli (Attack Performance, leading the CRT effort for the US)
00:46:49 Pj Jacobsen (replacement rider for Pawel Szkopek on the Bogdangka PTR for Assen)
Jim Race and Martin Darlington muddy the racing waters, but manage to tidy things up with some great banter about BSB, WSBK, MotoGP and AMA. Two cool interviews also fit in well. Kickstarter campaign for the IoMTT round starting shortly. Stay tuned and Listen in!
0:40:45 Steve Rapp (AMA racer and soon to be CRT wildcard in the USA rounds)
1:23:58 Chris Walker (BSB racer and every other series as well, Race School owner)
2:07:47 Mark Miller (Yeah, him again ;)
Martin Darlington joins Jim Race to analyze opening round of MotoGP from Qatar with its fantastic racing in all three classes and one of the best opening GP rounds in many years. Steve Rapp fills us in on his CRT plans, "The Stalker" talks the Brands Indy opener with us as well as much, much more, and BFF of the show Mark Miller catches us up on life, love and his IoMTT plans. It's a monster show, folks. Enjoy!
0:35:15 Dennis Noyes
1:35:09 Mark Bracks
2:05:14 James Whitham
2:30:00 Brett McCormick
Jules Cisek and Martin Darlington answer listener email and review the WSBK weekend at Imola plus a quick preview the MotoGP Qatar weekend. Meanwhile Jim Race has been busy getting excellent interviews with Dennis Noyes, Mark Bracks, James Whitham, and Brett McCormick covering MotoGP, WSBK, BSB, and more.
0:45:53 Sylvain Guintoli - (Liberty Effenbert Ducati WSBK rider)
1:12:11 Elena Myers - (AMA Supersport racer and winner at Daytona for the SuzukiScoopFans Squad)
Jim Race and Martin Darlington walk through the minefield of the IRTA MotoGP Jerez test, and are privileged to have Sylvain Guintoli of WSBK and Elena Myers of AMA Supersport join us for a chat. Imola is on us and Qatar is not far off. A very pleasant version of racing hell is about to break loose. Bring it!
00:05:22 Graeme Crosby
00:23:03 Scott Redding
00:35:06 David Emmett (aka Kropotkin)
01:31:47 Kenny Noyes
With the regular crew busy with real life Jim Race drafts in a remote Phil Hall to guide us through a myriad of interviews, with nary a stop in-between. Sit back, pop a cold one and enjoy the penultimate pre-season show!
00:06:06 Ben Challenger (GB Olympiad and mad bike fan)
01:02:00 Brett McCormick (Effenbert Liberty WSBK)
Martin Darlington and Jim Race wander through yet another show. Through pouring rain in NorCal and the UK, we manage to come up with yet another great show, full of good interviews. "The season" is nearly upon us. Sit up, take notice and buckle in. It could be a bumpy ride.