The Race MotoGP Podcast

Everything you need to know from the fascinating world of MotoGP racing, with host Toby Moody, The-Race.com's MotoGP correspondent Simon Patterson and deputy editor Valentin Khorounzhiy, plus special guests. We'll be talking about all the races, the big storylines, and taking the occasional trip back into the sport's rich history as well. Join us for the ride!

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Yamaha's controversial MotoGP engine penalty ex...
The first weekend of MotoGP's Valencia double header has been marred by the row over the penalty Yamaha has picked up for an infringement surrounding its engines. In this special episode of The Race MotoGP Podcast, Toby Moody is joined by Simon...
19 min
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What's gone wrong for Ducati in MotoGP 2020
MotoGP technology guru Neil Spalding joins Toby Moody to discuss the the big talking points under the skin of the 2020 MotoGP bikes so far this year. We start off with an in-depth look at Ducati, which went from being the only credible rival to Marc...
59 min
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MotoGP Aragon 2: Title contenders start to fall...
The second MotoGP race in as many weeks at Aragon threw up just as many surprises as every other race this year. But, as Toby Moody and Simon Patterson explain, a clearer picture is starting to emerge in the championship fight, with some of the...
47 min
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Aragon MotoGP: The tipping point in this crazy ...
Can you win a MotoGP championship without winning a race? Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss everything going on in MotoGP from a busy first weekend at Aragon, which started with Valentino Rossi testing positive for COVID-19, and ended with what...
46 min
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French GP: Title contenders overshadowed in ano...
The French Grand Prix at Le Mans was the first wet MotoGP race since 2018, and it threw up a shock result that was eye-catching even by 2020's standards. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson look back on all the talking points from the weekend, including...
28 min
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Why MotoGP is heading for a teams shake-up in 2022
With no MotoGP race to look back on this week, Toby Moody and Simon Patterson look to the future to explain what is likely to happen when MotoGP's next round of contracts with its teams are up for renewal. The process will almost certainly result in a...
35 min
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Rossi's ecstasy and agony at MotoGP's Catalan GP
Valentino Rossi was even more of a centre of attention than usual at MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix - his 2021 Petronas SRT Yamaha deal finally done, his best form of the year so far, but then a crash as he chased victory. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson...
31 min
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Why Quartararo needs to reset his 2020 title ch...
MotoGP's second race at Misano was by no means a clone of the first from a week before. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss all the big talking points from the second leg of the Italian double-header: - Did Pecco Bagnaia have the strangest reason...
41 min
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How Rossi helped MotoGP's latest fairytale winner
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson look back at all the MotoGP action from the first weekend of the Misano double-header. There's talk about another fairytale win in MotoGP, and why Valentino Rossi will be pleased about it even if his own race drifted...
30 min
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Rossi's Petronas deal: What's the hold up? Your...
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson tackle your questions about all things old and new in MotoGP, with a guest appearance from Neil Spalding to answer the most technical of them. Perhaps most importantly, Neil explains why his MotoGP Technology book...
54 min
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Yamaha's MotoGP engine crisis explained
Yamaha started the 2020 MotoGP season in commanding fashion with Fabio Quatararo at Jerez, but now engine woes threaten to derail its hopes of winning the championship in Marc Marquez's absense. MotoGP technical expert Neil Spalding joins Toby Moody...
45 min
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'Anyone can win this MotoGP title' - Styrian GP...
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson try to catch their breath after another phenomenal 2020 MotoGP race, and they attempt to work out what's coming next in this most crazy of seasons. They look at the big talking points from the second race in Austria,...
36 min
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MotoGP's lucky escape - Austrian GP review
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson reflect on a weekend that will forever be remembered as a lucky one for MotoGP. They look at the accident in the premier class where Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales narrowly avoided disaster, while there was also...
45 min
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Answering the big tech questions of MotoGP 2020...
With three races in the books for MotoGP 2020, Toby Moody is joined by technical guru Neil Spalding to look at what we've learned about the secrets of the machines on the grid so far this season. That means a big chat about how Honda has got itself...
52 min
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How KTM stunned MotoGP's big guns: Czech GP review
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson are back to discuss a wild weekend at Brno for MotoGP. They look at how everything came together for Brad Binder to take KTM's first victory in the premier class, and ask if the result would have been any different if a...
38 min
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Andalucian GP: Marquez’s failed gamble, worries...
MotoGP's second race in as many weeks at Jerez gave us plenty to talk about. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson look back on how wise it was for Marc Marquez to try to ride just days after surgery on his arm, Fabio Quartararo's position as runaway...
33 min
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How bad is Marquez's injury? Jerez MotoGP review
The 2020 MotoGP season is finally up and running, but Fabio Quartararo's long-awaited first victory wasn't the biggest talking point of the weekend. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss all the major stories from Jerez, where the destiny of the 2020...
28 min
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MotoGP season preview take two, and what next f...
Toby Moody, Neil Spalding and Simon Patterson are back for a second crack at previewing the 2020 MotoGP season, which finally gets underway at Jerez. We look at the likely fortunes of all the manufacturers, including how Honda could have used the...
51 min
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Dovizioso injury latest and more MotoGP musical...
Andrea Dovizioso's broken collarbone just weeks before the delayed start of the 2020 MotoGP season is the main topic of our latest podcast. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss the latest on the situation of the man who has finished second in the...
31 min
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Latest twists in the MotoGP 2021 rider market
MotoGP's 2021 rider market shows no signs of waiting for racing to get underway this year before it sorts itself out. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson bring you up to date with all the done deals and growing speculation around how the entire grid will...
66 min
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Honda's rough 800cc journey to Stoner's final t...
Casey Stoner's second MotoGP title is our focus this week, with Toby Moody and Neil Spalding looking back at the long and difficult journey Honda went through to finally win a championship in the 800cc era. Neil explains why Honda struggled when the...
86 min
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Inside the mind of Jorge Lorenzo
Jorge Lorenzo was a man reborn at the start of this year, free of the demons that plagued the end of his full-time MotoGP career, back in the Yamaha fold and looking forward to making a wildcard appearance at Barcelona. While those plans are now on...
38 min
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MotoGP's incredible 2006 season
Toby Moody and Neil Spalding take themselves back to the remarkable 2006 MotoGP season, when Nicky Hayden and Honda defeated the seemingly unstoppable Valentino Rossi/Yamaha combination. They recall why Hayden was on a 'special' development Honda that...
67 min
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Iannone's drugs ban: The fall of The Maniac
Andrea Iannone's 18-month ban for failing a drugs test is the subject of our latest MotoGP podcast, with Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discussing how a career that promised so much has come to what looks like an ignominious end. Simon details how...
18 min
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How Rossi and Yamaha defied the odds in 2004
MotoGP technical guru Neil Spalding joins Toby Moody to revisit Valentino Rossi's dramatic switch from Honda to Yamaha for the 2004 MotoGP season. As well as recalling their personal memories of being in the paddock when Rossi announced he was leaving...
56 min
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Valentino Rossi's future in MotoGP
The delayed start to the MotoGP season is likely to have an impact on one of the biggest storylines of 2020: What Valentino Rossi decides to do in his future. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss if Rossi still has 'it' on a motorcycle, his...
30 min
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Who or what can stop Marc Marquez in 2020?
Is the door open for someone to beat Marc Marquez and Honda to the 2020 MotoGP title after their troubled winter? For our first full episode, Toby Moody and Simon Patterson are joined by technical guru and author of MotoGP Technology Neil Spalding to...
58 min
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Welcome to our new MotoGP podcast!
As an introduction to our brand new MotoGP podcast for the 2020 season, host Toby Moody and The-Race.com's MotoGP correspondent Simon Patterson are joined by technical guru Neil Spalding for a quick look at what they are excited about for the new...
5 min