The Race MotoGP Podcast

Everything you need to know from the fascinating world of MotoGP racing, with host Matt Beer, The-Race.com's MotoGP correspondent Simon Patterson and MotoGP 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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Oliveira's masterclass and Marquez's horror shu...
MotoGP's eventful return to Indonesia
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MotoGP's brilliant Amazon series stumbles off t...
Discussing the debut of MotoGP's 'Unlimited' series on Amazon Prime, and how the first race of 2022 has shaken up expectations for the year ahead
57 min
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A fairytale start to 2022 - Qatar MotoGP review
Ducati came into the 2022 MotoGP season as strong favourite and duly won the Qatar Grand Prix opener. But that victory came with its old-spec bike, Enea Bastianini and Gresini Racing, as the factory Ducatis had an absolutely horrible time. Host...
57 min
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A vulnerable champion? MotoGP 2022 season preview
Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy examine the hopes and fortunes of every manufacturer on the MotoGP grid ahead of the 2022 season kicking off in Qatar this weekend.
75 min
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Your MotoGP 2022 questions answered
As the excitement builds for the new MotoGP season, and with testing complete, Matt Beer, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy answer questions from our audience about the upcoming season - and beyond.
64 min
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How real is Quartararo's Yamaha frustration?
MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo's annoyance at the bike Yamaha has provided him with for his title defence got even louder at the final pre-season test in Mandalika. Is it just a negotiating tactic for a pay rise or a longer contract? Or...
59 min
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Behind the headline times of MotoGP's first 202...
With an Aprilia 1-2 on day one and an older-spec Ducati run by an independent team fastest on day two, MotoGP's first 2022 pre-season test wasn't short on surprises. Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy join host Matt Beer to go beneath the...
52 min
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What to look out for in MotoGP's first pre-seas...
After two years of restricted development amid the pandemic, this winter MotoGP teams have finally had chance to properly get stuck in on tackling problems that in some cases they've been grappling with since the end of 2019. So as the field hits...
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Danilo Petrucci's Dakar adventure
The Race MotoGP podcast welcomes special guest Danilo Petrucci in its latest edition, as the Italian discusses his first attempt at the Dakar Rally. Petrucci, a two-time race winner in grand prix racing's premier class, left MotoGP at the end of...
52 min
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Marc Marquez's revealing update on his injury b...
Marc Marquez was a last-minute addition to a Honda media event last week, and during his time answering questions on his recovery from his latest injuries, he opened up a great deal. Guest host Matt Beer discusses what Marquez told us with Simon...
58 min
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Piecing together the 2023 MotoGP rider market
For our first episode of 2022 we're switching our attention to 2023... in line with the series' tendency to finalise rider contracts a year in advance. Host Matt Beer - filling in for Toby Moody, away on Dakar Rally duties - is joined by Simon...
58 min
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Valentino Rossi: The moments that defined a Mot...
It's fitting to end the year by saying goodbye and thank you to Valentino Rossi with our final episode of 2021. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy reflect on the great Italian's journey through grand prix racing, from his early...
63 min
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Why KTM has made a key poach from Ducati's seco...
A key move behind the scenes in MotoGP this winter is KTM's decision to replace longstanding team manager Mike Leitner with Pramac Ducati's Francesco Guidotti, after a disappointing season for the Austrian manufacturer, which failed to build on the...
45 min
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Debating the top 10 MotoGP riders of 2021
Ranking the top 10 riders of the 2021 season is the mission in our latest episode. But with panel Toby Moody, Simon Patterson, Valentin Khorounzhiy and Matt Beer having all put forward their own individual top 10s to create our definitive rating,...
76 min
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What we learned from MotoGP's first 2022 test
Every MotoGP manufacturer was in action at Jerez last week for the traditional post-season test, which serves as a starting point for preparations for the new season. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy cover all the major talking...
39 min
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MotoGP Valencia: Goodbye Rossi and more Ducati ...
Valentino Rossi's farewell and Ducati's ominous performance at the Valencian GP are discussed in our latest episode. Host Toby Moody is joined by Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy to discuss the MotoGP sign-offs enjoyed by Rossi and compatriot...
65 min
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Algarve GP: Is Ducati already MotoGP title favo...
After another victory for Pecco Bagnaia and Ducati, in a race with five Ducatis in the top nine positions, Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy look at what this could mean for the Italian marque's title prospects in 2022. We also...
65 min
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Quartararo's sudden coronation steals spotlight...
The post-Emilia Romagna Grand Prix edition of The Race MotoGP podcast discusses Fabio Quartararo's day of glory at Misano and the riders who are best poised to challenge him in 2022. Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy join host Toby Moody for a...
62 min
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How much to read into Marquez's second win of 2021
The post-Grand Prix of the Americas edition of The Race MotoGP podcast delves into the controversies that dominated the COTA weekend, along with analysing Marc Marquez's second win of the season. While the 20-lap MotoGP showdown on Sunday proved...
53 min
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Misano MotoGP: Brilliant Bagnaia - too little t...
The post-San Marino Grand Prix edition of The Race MotoGP podcast centres on the battle between Francesco Bagnaia and Fabio Quartararo. Jack Miller's role in helping Bagnaia win the Misano battle is flagged up, even if the Italian remains unlikely to...
57 min
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Aragon MotoGP: Has Ducati's next star arrived?
After the stunning battle for victory between Pecco Bagnaia and Marc Marquez at Aragon, Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy look at what the outcome told us about both riders and how the hierarchy of talent at Ducati is shifting....
58 min
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What was Marc Marquez thinking? British GP review
Is the 2021 MotoGP title race now over? Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy reflect on a commanding victory for Fabio Quartararo and discuss all the other major talking points from the Silverstone weekend, including Aprilia's first...
53 min
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Austrian GP's dramatic finish and more Vinales ...
The Austrian Grand Prix was decided in a tense and at times terrifying final couple of laps, as riders who had switched to wet-weather tyres hunted down those who stayed out on slicks - and could barely keep their bikes upright - when the rain hit....
48 min
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Why Yamaha has suspended Vinales
A major shock ran through the MotoGP paddock in Austria on Thursday when it was revealed Yamaha had suspended its rider Maverick Vinales due to “unexplained irregular operation of the motorcycle by the rider during last weekend” in the Styrian GP....
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Styrian GP: The incredible comeback story of Mo...
MotoGP returned from its summer break with the first of two back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy discuss all the major talking points from a busy weekend on and off track, including the rise of...
59 min