Resolve down over the iciness months and revel in all 25 episodes of the Final On The Brakes Podcast
2020 has delivered one in every of basically the most spirited seasons in MotoGP™ history. Historical past modified into made in an unforgettable fight for the premier class crown and, fortunately, both Matt Dunn and Fran Wyld personal been ready to personal a study it every step of the system and rep the tips of a pair of of the principle contenders in the Final On The Brakes Podcast. In a relatively of uncommon three hundred and sixty five days, the pair spoke to a wide different of sporting stars right through lockdown earlier than then delving into some deep conversations with the stars of MotoGP™ once the World Championship obtained underway in July.
The pair personal, rather rightly, taken a brief atomize from the Podcast over the iciness months but apprehension no longer, right here at motogp.com we personal now compiled a one-halt-shop so that you just can study out all 25 episodes over the arrival weeks and months to be succesful to restful rep your MotoGP™ repair whereas we await the 2021 season to start. As continually, that you just can listen to every episode via your current podcast provider by clicking on the hyperlinks below or that you just can watch the episodes on YouTube, with hyperlinks to every particular episode posted below too.
MotoGP™ Legend Randy Mamola issue up 2020 and instructed us what’s wished to sing the United States to the head of the sport! What modified into the typical episode one in every of 2020 earlier than the coronavirus outbreak brought the World Championship to a standstill, we had Randy Mamola in the dwelling, successfully, Dorna HQ to rep to know one in every of the largest characters in the sport’s history. An icon for no longer correct his on-be conscious antics but his work off-be conscious as successfully, Randy has stories from right through including taking royal family participants round Silverstone on a two-seater MotoGP™ bike, how the concept of showmanship first entered the World Championship and his tackle a pair of of the largest saves ever.
An unfiltered sit down with one in every of basically the most experienced riders in the paddock, let alone the Moto2™ class. 125cc World Champion, Tom Lüthi opens up about the challenges he faced attempting to complete his dream rising up in a nation and not utilizing a plan-constructed flee circuits, and the humbling expertise that shut to ample every rookie goes through – being blown away by the hurry of the elephantine-time riders at some level of his first-ever Immense Prix flee weekend. What personal been 250cc bikes ‘really’ grab to lope? As successfully as easy adapt no longer correct a utilizing model, but your complete mindset as a racer, following your most subtle three hundred and sixty five days yet.
We sat down with the inimitable Alex Briggs, prolonged-time mechanic to Valentino Rossi (and Mick Doohan and the like earlier than that!). He talked us through his early fancy of utilizing motocross – in Australian model, that ardour modified into born on a farm – and the intention he then moved into being a bus and then bike mechanic! Plus, relatively on working with giants of the sport, travelling across the field, what it takes to form the job in MotoGP™ and, for certain, how lockdown modified into treating him.
Six times a World Champion with four consecutive World Titles in the 250cc class, Max Biaggi offers his tackle whether or no longer riders transfer up racing classes too swiftly for the time being, alongside with discussing how perceptions of bike racers personal modified since his Immense Prix heydays, to boot to revealing his popular facet of the sport – one thing which he says he’s never revealed earlier than.
EPISODE 7 – KEVIN SCHWANTZ
We take a look at with 1993 500cc World Champion, and fan popular, Kevin Schwantz to discuss the entirety from his suggestion to younger racers, filling the void in retirement and whether or no longer competition brings out a rider’s lawful doable. New from a socially distanced fishing trudge, Kevin also offers some cracking anecdotes, demonstrating that even MotoGP™ Legends need to develop obvious they’ve the complete protective equipment even whereas out for a informal lope with their mates, to boot to the account in the serve of one in every of the largest food fights the World Championship has ever seen.
EPISODE 8 – MAVERICK VIÑALES
What’s it like having one in every of the supreme pre-season campaigns to this level and no longer being ready to flee? Maverick Viñales has been on a rollercoaster hurry right through his time in the premier class but it seemed as if he had the complete pieces of the puzzle assign collectively for his handiest three hundred and sixty five days yet in MotoGP™ after we rep going. We also desired to know what really makes him tick, how he handled broad ranges of hype and strain at such a younger age, and in particular how he’s ready to be so zen and what’s it like being in ‘the zone’ and complete focal level? Is it a practicing program or his mindset, or both?
EPISODE 9 – DANILO PETRUCCI
Danilo Petrucci joined the Final On The Brakes team to discuss existence in lockdown and likewise why folks can even merely restful halt announcing winning in Mugello modified into ‘attaining his dream’. As that you just can accept as true with with Danilo, there personal been a great deal of pleasant lines including “I felt like an ant combating an elephant” too.
EPISODE 10 – DANI PEDROSA
This week we personal now a utilize up with MotoGP™ Legend and KTM Manufacturing facility Test rider, Dani Pedrosa, as we desired to uncover whether or no longer one in every of up-to-the-minute history’s extra non-public stars managed to withhold a wholesome steadiness between his inner most level of view and, by default, leading a public existence at the head of the sport. We also discuss why some riders grab to screech much less to the media and withhold things to themselves and afterward in the episode, we uncover precisely what it sounds like when the very handiest riders on the earth enter ‘the zone’, how they rep there and what the dangers are from straight away popping out of it. Right here’s no longer an episode to be overlooked – Dani Pedrosa unfiltered and as start as you’ve ever heard him earlier than.
EPISODE 11 – NEIL HODGSON
We sat down for a digital chat with 2003 World Superbike Champion Neil Hodgson as the BT Sport presenter talks us through how the sport’s modified, what the paddock’s really like, the transition from utilizing to working in the media and some of his pet hates as well. Is the factories’ flee to stamp ever-youthful expertise the supreme system to drag about it? How form you issue a Marquez-beating diamond in the tough in 2020? Hodgson doesn’t personal the complete solutions, but there’s a great deal of food for concept.
A predominant for the podcast – a characteristic-dimension digital sit down with one in every of the largest names in F1 over contemporary a long time, who happens to also be a wide MotoGP™ fan! Sign Webber has no longer handiest been a fan since he modified into a younger lad ripping up his garden on a mud bike serve dwelling in Australia but has a selected be conscious on the inner of our sport over the final couple of a long time whereas racing at the very absolute best stage of 4-wheeled motorsport himself. From his friendship with Mick Doohan, taking a look in the serve of the scenes in Rossi’s garage, sitting on Wayne Rainey’s World Championship winning bike at his dwelling in California, to trace days with WorldSBK yarn, Troy Bayliss – who better to ask about the parallels between the 2 biggest motorsports on the earth than this nine-time F1 flee winner?
At the same time as you don’t already throw your leg over a bike once in a while, you’re going to indubitably need to after this episode! Comic Ross Worthwhile joins us from his extremely successfully-geared up bunker down below for a wild lope conversation talking the entirety from bumps at flee circuits which handiest exist to the fastest riders on the earth to the different theories in the serve of the inappropriate MotoGP™ leg dangle, and heaps extra.
EPISODE 14 – RAZLAN RAZALI
Prior to the initiate of a in the serve of the scenes docu-series about Petronas Sepang Racing Team’s first three hundred and sixty five days in the MotoGP™ World Championship, we desired to talk to team boss Razlan Razali and ask him the REAL account in the serve of how that team came to be. We also desired to answer some questions for MotoGP™ fans in the market that can handiest come from a team boss, akin to, how will you nurture a seven-three hundred and sixty five days-dilapidated into a MotoGP™ World Champion? And, what is the lawful angle that team managers gaze in younger racers?
EPISODE 15 – GREG MINNAAR
Who is the Greatest Of All Time, or ‘GOAT’, of MotoGP™? Looking on who you ask, it is going to be one in every of several diversified riders from over time. Is it correct about the gathering of wins and Championships? Does affect and affect on the sport come into it as successfully? It’s doubtlessly an argument that would possibly perchance never be settled. Nonetheless on the opposite hand, we concept we’d ask MotoGP™ fan and the GOAT of Downhill Mountain Bike racing, Greg Minnaar, what his tips are and the intention precisely, very akin to our very maintain Valentino Rossi, he’s managed to cease at the very top stage of his maintain sport for 20 years and overcome the challenges that come with every contemporary generation of rider. Right here’s no longer an episode to be overlooked!
EPISODE 16 – NICO ROSBERG
Has there ever been a bigger time to add a skedaddle of electrical to our podcast rota? As we awaited the beginning of the 2d season of the FIM Enel MotoE™️ Cup, 2016 F1 world champ Nico Rosberg joined Final On The Brakes to talk us through his connection to Energica, the manufacturer of the bikes in MotoE™️, and a complete host of motorsport, F1 and “existence at the head of your sport” roughly tales. From sharing a garage with legends like Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton and walking away at the head to inner most pattern, social media and extra, Rosberg shares a pair of of his tips on racing, winning and the thrills we’re having fun with as electric racing continues to provoke.
We’re coming at you with yet any other skedaddle of wisdom from Down Under as we take a look at with bonafide Supercross yarn and mountainous MotoGP™ fan Chad Reed. From what it is going to be like racing in the serve of closed doors – and on such a condensed agenda – to the intricacies of how relationships change between riders over time as rivalries grow or wane, there’s most positively one thing for everyone, whether or no longer you’re coming at us from SX or our very maintain MotoGP™ faithful. How form you correct click into flee mode? How form you steadiness being mates with two men whose competition has started to redefine the be conscious? Chad Reed is conscious of, so relax and revel in checking out in conventional, laidback Aussie model.
Out of the complete episodes we’ve performed to this level, the direction this one took greatly surprised us basically the most! Identified for his ultra-particular, concept to be and concise interviews about the highs and lows of Yamaha over the final 2 a long time, Lin Jarvis offers his most candid and relaxed interview we’ve ever seen on digicam as we desired to rep to know the person in the serve of the steely be conscious staring up at the timing monitors! How does anyone even rep a job like being the Managing Director of Yamaha Motor Racing and the person in the guts of two sporting giants akin to Valentino Rossi & Jorge Lorenzo? Where form you even start? Properly, like every sizable account, from the very backside. In uncover for you industry, communication, total folks management classes, all combined with some tales and insights in the serve of the scenes in one in every of basically the most successful sporting organisations on the earth, then right here is the podcast episode for you!
Might per chance per chance per chance you ask for a bigger-timed podcast customer? Straight off the serve of their first AND 2d MotoGP™ victories, we personal now the person that orchestrated KTM’s upward thrust to the head of the head of bike facet toll road racing, Pit Beirer. As ever, though, we don’t need to *correctrep the complete change secrets and systems and what the lowdown is from Mattighofen, Austria, talking to Pit Beirer – head of KTM’s motorsports initiatives, we need to sing you the account of Pit Beirer, the Motocross racing yarn. What expertise did he make right through his racing career that obtained him where he and KTM are this present day, what modified into his first job in the Austrian manufacturer when his ‘contemporary existence’ started in the early 2000s? How did he persevere alongside with his metallic physique philosophy whereas almost everyone else modified into telling him he modified into corrupt? And lastly, when modified into the true moment that he and KTM’s top brass determined to start their now flee-winning MotoGP mission? All questions we personal now answered.
EPISODE 20 – WILCO ZEELENBERG
Wilco Zeelenberg is a one time 250cc Immense Prix winner and as team supervisor, he took Jorge Lorenzo to three MotoGP™ World Championships, Cal Crutchlow to his World Supersport Championship, and now is the team boss at Petronas Sepang Racing Team in MotoGP™… which that you just too can merely know, correct took victory in Misano with Franco Morbidelli and two outdated victories this three hundred and sixty five days with Fabio Quartararo… they’re beautiful first rate, to sing the least. He also modified into the first ‘rider efficiency analyst’ in the MotoGP™ paddock, that’s “rider coach” to you and us, so veritably is liable for creating an fully contemporary job in racing. So what does he accept as true with of that? How did he utilize the moment to retire from utilizing? How did he then upward thrust to the very top of the sport all over over again? As you’ll hear, it modified into removed from easy – even on his first day in the contemporary job!
EPISODE 21 – ANDREA DOVIZIOSO
It’s no longer on the complete you rep a elephantine 25 minutes to talk with one in every of the supreme bike racers in contemporary history. Nonetheless right here we’re, bringing you guys Dovi Undaunted and Unfiltered talking a pair of few of the things closest to his heart: Supercross, caravan holidays, his inner circle, and naturally the suggestions he uses to be at the very top of his game each time he lines up on a MotoGP™ grid. There’s no longer correct stories and views on this episode, there are a pair of things for us all to remove from this one as successfully.
EPISODE 22 – JOHANN ZARCO
At the very circuit where final three hundred and sixty five days, Johann Zarco rocked up in a motorhome and not utilizing a lope in the premier class, taking a look for a job and a means to rebuild his career, we sat down with the double Moto2™ World Champion to discuss what it takes to develop it serve to the head of the sport to the rostrum and proceed his gaze the holy grail, that first MotoGP™ victory. In a single in every of basically the most start and proper Final On The Brakes podcasts to this level, Johann tells us about the humble beginnings of his racing career and the intention, inspired by his maintain start in the sport, he desires to reduction doable French motorcycling superstars in due direction. Plus, what MotoGP™ world he thinks Marc Marquez will return to once he recovers from distress – will he personal it so ‘easy’?
EPISODE 23 – FABIO QUARTARARO
From ‘the following Marquez’ to ‘fully misplaced’, right here is the account of Fabio Quartararo and the intention he dug himself out a 2 three hundred and sixty five days prolonged rut, propelling himself into a MotoGP™ lope and dazzling the field by taking it to the supreme of the supreme in his first premier class season aboard an Fair Team bike of their maintain debut MotoGP™ season. Key takeaways from this episode are how he uses the strain he once felt to his advantage, how he keeps his feet on the ground and what it is grab to veritably personal all your dreams come lawful in a extremely brief apartment of time.
EPISODE 24 – DAVIDE BRIVIO
What does it take to be a MotoGP™ Team Manager? Properly, if strive to be the rest like Davide Brivio, strive your hand at correct about every job there would possibly perchance be in a bike racing team, from grassroots, to professional and then to the very top stage! He has seen it, performed it, and obtained the t-shirt. Then, he started right through over again at Suzuki! With the Hamamatsu-based fully manufacturer on the cusp of a triple crown World Championship season in 2020, we rep to know the figurehead in the serve of it all, how the mission restarted once they left MotoGP™ at the start achieve in 2011 and what the complete team’s philosophy has been to sing Suzuki serve to the very top of the sport.
EPISODE 25 – TAKAAKI NAKAGAMI
Season 2 of Final On The Brakes comes to a shut and with yet any other excessive profile customer – one in every of the sensations of the 2020 season, Takaaki Nakagami! He’s in actuality the first return customer we’ve had on the podcast after we spoke to him final three hundred and sixty five days so this time we desired to trudge through his beginning achieve account and hit him straight with the burning questions we had in tips – his honesty to himself and the media when he makes mistakes and what it’s like taking a personal a study Marc Marquez’s recordsdata and attempting to emulate what he does on the be conscious. Massive thanks to Taka for his openness, we hope you all adore what we accept as true with is up there in the head 3 most attention-grabbing podcasts we’ve performed this three hundred and sixty five days!
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