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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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
152
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
153
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
154
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
155
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
156
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
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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
158
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
159
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
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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
161
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
162
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
163
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
164
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
165
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
166
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
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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
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MotoGP's first bike launches of 2021
Toby Moody and Simon Patterson reflect on the 2021 MotoGP launches from Ducati, KTM and Yamaha, and how the championship's tech freeze for this year will affect each manufacturer on the grid. They also round up the latest news in the world of grand...
36 min
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How good will Marquez be when he returns to Mot...
We look ahead to the 2021 MotoGP season with Toby Moody and Simon Patterson revealing their wishlist for the new campaign. Find out what we want to see from MotoGP this year, from a Marc Marquez return, Suzuki's life after Davide Brivio's departure to...
52 min
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What each MotoGP manufacturer needs to improve ...
Our first episode of 2021 is a tech special, with Neil Spalding joining Toby Moody to look at the challenges facing every manufacturer as they bid to improve their machinery for the new season. Toby and Neil cover what's left for Suzuki to find, why...
66 min
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Your MotoGP 2020 questions answered
For our final episode of 2020, Toby Moody and Simon Patterson take your questions on all things MotoGP: from 2020 discussion points, rider market moves, some historical chat and even if it's possible to buy your own ex-factory MotoGP bike! Thanks...
66 min
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MotoGP's mad year: 2020 season review
It's time to look back on an unforgettable year in MotoGP. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson explain how all the major storylines shaped the season, from Joan Mir giving Suzuki its first championship in 20 years, a dream turning into a nightmare for...
57 min
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Another operation for Marquez - will he be read...
Following the news that Marc Marquez has had a third, eight-hour operation on his injured arm, Toby Moody and Simon Patterson discuss the potential fall-out and the impact it could have on the 2021 MotoGP season.
16 min