The Race MotoGP Podcast

Everything you need to know from the fascinating world of MotoGP racing, with hosts Toby Moody and 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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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
127
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
128
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
129
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
130
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....
18 min
131
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
132
Valentino Rossi's MotoGP retirement
The day has finally come: Valentino Rossi announced ahead of the Styrian Grand Prix that he will call time on his MotoGP career at the end of the 2021 season. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy discuss the Italian's decision, look...
20 min
133
MotoGP is back! What to expect from the rest of...
MotoGP returns from its summer break with a double head in Austria. Toby Moody is joined by Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy to look ahead to the rest of the season, working out if anyone can challenge Fabio Quartararo for the title, who we...
48 min
134
What's gone wrong with Suzuki's MotoGP title de...
Suzuki won its first title at the top level in MotoGP for two decades last year, as Joan Mir was the man to capitalise on Marc Marquez's absence to take his first championship. This year Marquez is back and not at his dominant best, but another Suzuki...
41 min
135
Livio Suppo: How to win MotoGP titles with Duca...
Livio Suppo has the remarkable achievement on his CV as a MotoGP team boss of tasting championship glory with two manufacturers. The Italian was the man in charge of Ducati when it decided to enter grand prix racing for 2003, and he took the red bikes...
81 min
136
Why Vinales is ditching Yamaha for Aprilia
Maverick Vinales' sensational exit from Yamaha and expected confirmation at Aprilia is the big topic of the post-Dutch TT edition of The Race MotoGP Podcast. While Fabio Quartararo's imperious, points lead-extending performance is touched upon, host...
49 min
137
Ducati's latest MotoGP aero tricks explained
MotoGP technology expert Neil Spalding returns to The Race MotoGP Podcast for an in-depth look into the latest tricks being used by Ducati in the Italian manufacturer's quest to improve the aerodynamic performance of its bike - and how it appears to...
33 min
138
Magic from Marquez and misery for Vinales in Ge...
Marc Marquez's sensational German GP victory is the main topic of conversation for Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy, while at the other end of the field, questions are asked about the disastrous turn Maverick Vinales' season has...
52 min
139
Catalunya GP: KTM's turnaround and the Quartara...
The big talking points from MotoGP's Catalunya Grand Prix are all covered in detail by Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy, from KTM's incredible turnaround after a terrible start to 2021, to Fabio Quartararo's unzipped leathers and...
60 min
140
MotoGP Italian Grand Prix review
We look back on all the major talking points from a sombre weekend in the MotoGP paddock, and remember Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier, who lost his life following an accident in qualifying.
50 min
141
Is it time for Valentino Rossi to retire from M...
Valentino Rossi heads to the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in the worst form of his MotoGP career. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy discuss what should be next for the sport's biggest star of the last two decades, and how the...
42 min
142
Joy for Miller, frustration for Marquez, despai...
Jack Miller made it back to back MotoGP wins in the crazy conditions of Le Mans, so does that prove he's the real deal in 2021 after all the doubts from the early races? Glenn Freeman stands in for Toby Moody as host this week to look back on the...
53 min
143
Ducati's MotoGP title hopes come alive
Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy look back on all the MotoGP action from the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. They explain how Ducati landed a 1-2 at a track where it has traditionally struggled, what Fabio Quartararo's arm pump...
49 min
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Is Yamaha the real deal in MotoGP 2021?
Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy discuss if Fabio Quartararo and Yamaha have found the magic formula for 2021 following another victory in the Portuguese GP. We also try to work out what's going wrong for Maverick Vinales on the...
53 min
145
What to expect from Marc Marquez's MotoGP comeback
Following the news that Marc Marquez has finally been cleared to return to racing in MotoGP, Toby Moody is joined by Simon Patterson and Val Khorounzhiy to discuss how fast he can be on his return, and debate whether MotoGP - and his opposition - has...
23 min
146
Did Miller v Mir go too far in the Doha GP?
MotoGP's second race in Qatar produced an action-packed Doha GP, but should the race officials should have intervened when Jack Miller and Joan Mir started swapping paint? Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Val Khorounzhiy discuss how far is too far in...
61 min
147
Did Ducati throw away the MotoGP season opener?
The 2021 MotoGP season kicked off with the first of two back to back races in Qatar, and Yamaha's Maverick Vinales came through against a clutch of Ducati's to take the first win of the season. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy...
53 min
148
2021 MotoGP season preview - another wide open ...
Ahead of the 2021 MotoGP season kicking off in Qatar, Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy try to work out what to expect this year. Are we in for another wide-open title fight, where will Marquez fit in, and how much can we read into...
57 min
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What to expect from Valentino Rossi in MotoGP 2021
Valentino Rossi has been unveiled at his new home for the 2021 MotoGP season, moving from the factory Yamaha team to the satellite Petronas squad. Toby Moody, Simon Patterson and Valentin Khorounzhiy discuss how Rossi came across in his media...
32 min
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Paying tribute to Fausto Gresini
Following the death of MotoGP team boss Fausto Gresini, Toby Moody and Simon Patterson reflect on his legacy in motorcycle racing. They also recall their favourite moments from Gresini's riders and bikes over the years, how the team dealt with two...
19 min