RNF Unlocked Episode 10: Electric Dreams - RNF MotoE Riders Andrea Mantovani And Mika Perez

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There was an extra vibe to Misano with the culmination of 2023 MotoE and the first chapter of the Ducati technical era. We chatted with the CryptoDATA RNF MotoE crew about their season, riding the Italian electric bikes and more for the latest ‘RNF Unlocked’ podcast!

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 354: First Corner Crashes And Aprilia Triumph In Barcelona

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A terrifying and frantic MotoGP weekend is in the books in Barcelona, and Adam Wheeler, Neil Morrison, and David Emmett gather to chew over the events of the Catalan grand prix.

Naturally, we talk about the first corner incident with Enea Bastianini, and why there are so many crashes in Turn 1 in Barcelona. We discuss Pecco Bagnaia's horrific highside in Turn 2, and how lucky he was to escape injury. We examine Aprilia's success at Barcelona, and hear from Aprilia Race Manager Paolo Bonora and RNF Racing team manager Wilco Zeelenberg.

And of course we have our winners and losers, and our moment of the week.

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 353: The Catalan Base Of MotoGP, With Damià Aguilar

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In the latest episode of the Paddock Pass Podcast, Steve English, Neil Morrison, Adam Wheeler, and David Emmett look ahead to the Barcelona round of MotoGP, and consider the future of the class when the rules change in 2027. With Ducati boss Gigi Dall'Igna pushing for a capacity reduction to 850cc, we ask how likely that is, and what the alternative are. Steve brings us insight from the WorldSBK paddock, to see how the future of MotoGP and WorldSBK align with any changes.

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 352: Red Bull Raging And Silly Season Shenanigans

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Safely home after a sojourn at Spielberg, Neil Morrison and Adam Wheeler are joined by homebody David Emmett to discuss an eventful yet unexciting Austrian Grand Prix from the Red Bull Ring. The crew give their ratings for the event, and discuss why KTM can't have two more grid slots. The ask what the future holds for Marc Marquez, and whether the combination of Johann Zarco's move to LCR and Marco Bezzecchi's likely decision to stay at VR46 will precipitate a bigger seat shake up than we expected, especially in light of the empty seat at Pramac, and they ask what happened to the talk of tire pressures.

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 351: Austria Preview And Jack Miller Interview

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In the run up to the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, we have a special guest. After Steve English, Neil Morrison, and David Emmett chat about developments in the silly season and some of the ongoing discussions about the future of Marc Marquez and KTM, they give a quick preview of the race in Spielberg.

After that, there is a 20-minute interview with Jack Miller, who gives a deep insight into the development process of KTM, and how he has adapted to the Austrian bike. Miller is always interesting and worth listening to, but this was a particularly frank and open interview.

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 350: Aprilia's Resurgence At Silverstone Spectacle

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On the Monday after Silverstone, Adam Wheeler and Neil Morrison popped into David Emmett's parental abode to look back at a dramatic weekend of racing. Obviously it was Aprilia that made the headlines, with Aleix Espargaro's dramatic victory, and Miguel Oliveira and Maverick Viñales making it three Aprilias in the top five. David grabbed Aprilia Racing engineering boss Romano Albesiano and RNF Racing boss Razlan Razali to hear from them on the weekend.

There's much more to talk about too. The role that tire pressures may or may not have played in the result, whether this is rock bottom for the Japanese factories, and whether Jake Dixon will be moving up to MotoGP in 2024. And we finish, as always, with our winners and losers.

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 349: WorldSBK From Most - Toprak vs Bautista Is Go

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A week on from Most, and Steve English and Gordo Ritchie take time to look back at the last round of the WorldSBK from the Czech Republic. They kick off with a discussion of how the battle between Toprak Razgatlioglu and Alvaro Bautista affected the dynamics of the championship, especially once Razgatlioglu crashed out. They discuss how the conditions affected the weekend, Danilo Petrucci's revival, and the crashes throughout the field.

RNF Unlocked Episode 7: Tyre Pressures, Rumours, And The RNF Origin Story

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In the latest episode of the RNF Unlocked podcast, Razlan Razali and Wilco Zeelenberg bring Adam Wheeler and Neil Morrison up to speed on what has happened during the long summer break. They discuss the new schedule, how they think the new tyre pressure rules will work - Wilco believes there were races in the past where RNF's riders would have finished much further up the field if the rules had been applied - and address some of the rumours from the summer break. And Silverstone marks the birthplace of the RNF Racing project, so Razlan tells us how the project came about.