Episode 556: /ˈsmɔːɡəsbɔːd/

After a huge weekend of racing, Skyler and Derek's plates are full as they chow down on World Superbikes from Aragon, where the Ducatis have often brought the fight to Kawasakis, they go on to cover the opening round of MotoAmerica at Road Atlanta where Tony Elias won Race 2 in 2017 and finally touch on the British Superbike round from Brands Hatch.

Scott Bolton was at the MotoAmerica round and at the Dixie Speedway for the Atlanta Short Track and was able to grab a number of interviews for you the MotoPod listener.

Episode 555: MotoGP's Wild Ride

The Gran Premio de Argentina has given us great racing in the past, and this year certainly lived up to our expectations. Wild weather, mixed-up grids and every kind of unpredictability you couldn't predict set the scene for three fascinating races. Join Skyler and Jim as they discuss what they saw, and more importantly, what they felt.

Episode 554: Two Yankees in King Arthur's Court

While it's officially spring, winter isn't letting go on both sides of the Atlantic. Join Jim and Derek as they bring a US perspective to British Superbikes. While it isn't their normal beat, they enjoyed the racing and have some interesting insights on how it works. And, since the "Gran Premio de la República Argentina" is about to get under way, they offer some predictions as to how it might turn out. Enjoy the show and let us know what you think by leaving a review on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or wherever you listen to it. Zoom, zoom...

Episode 553: Get Well Soon #50

It's a long one at 2hrs as Andrew Course and Dave Neal get together for a rambling chat covering the recent IOM TT live launch and related news, the World SuperBike round in Thailand and the upcoming BSB round at Donington, marking the start of the 2018 British Superbike season.

00:02:10 - TT & Road Race News
00:22:08 - World SBK from Thailand
01:11:40 - 2018 BSB Preview
01:43:25 - GP2 Discussion

Episode 552: The Duel in the Desert

Yes MotoPod fans, the day has finally come! We're done reading the winter tea leaves and we've finished talking about testing. MotoGP racing has started and all three classes delivered, with some results that we expected and a few surprises. Crack open a beer (but not if you're driving!) and join Skyler and Jim as they tell us all about it.

00:01:20 - Our Fantastic Supporters
00:03:20 - Braaapid Fire
00:16:30 - News and Clues
00:17:25 - Moto3
00:26:30 - Moto2
00:48:20 - MotoGP

Episode 551: Motosplaining

Pre-season testing is over and the first weekend of the 2018 MotoGP season is about to begin. Let Battle Commence! Join Derek and Jim as they set the world right, let us know who should be on which team and make some Wild Ass Predictions™. Next we catch up with Martin and his interviews from the Qatar test.

Interviews
00:56:10 - 1990 Yugoslavian 125 GP winner Stefan Prein
01:13:28 - 1998 British 500 GP winner Simon Crafar
01:34:57 - Ireland's answer to Luciano Pavarotti, Neil Morrison

Episode 550: Our Man In Qatar

The name is Darlington, Martin Darlington and he is MotoPod's man on the inside at the final MotoGP test in Qatar.
Skyler Vickroy finds out who fell victim to his seductive questioning and what secrets they let slip in the process.
Meanwhile Skyler kept the home fires burning and has all the news that's fit to articulate in the world of MotoGP & MotoAmerica.

Episode 548: 2018 Season About to Launch .. Standby

Skyler Vickroy and Jim McDowell review what we've learnt from the three days of MotoGP testing at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. Honda are up and Yamaha seem down while Ducati show promise.
And before the first World Superbike race of the season this weekend at Phillip Island they cover the final two day test. Any surprises or will Johnny Rea be ruling the roost come Sunday evening? Skyler and Jim put their bets on the table with some bold predictions for this weekend.

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