MotoGP Interviews

EXCLUSIVE – Johann Zarco Interview
11/14/2018 - 12:32

Ahead of his final bow for Monster Yamaha Tech3, Johann Zarco looks over a MotoGP campaign of highs and lows plus what the future holds at Red Bull KTM

EXCLUSIVE – Hafizh Syahrin Interview
10/30/2018 - 10:52

Hafizh Syahrin opens up about life as Malaysia’s first MotoGP rider, the steep learning process and his role in his country’s continued rise in the sport

EXCLUSIVE - Luca Marini Interview
10/17/2018 - 14:11

“The first time … was like a game, a pleasure and then when I grew up I started to be more serious and take this game like a job. But it’s always fun.”

EXCLUSIVE - Marcel Schrotter Interview
09/17/2018 - 15:33

'The plan is to do well this year, go for the Moto2 title next year and then to MotoGP' - Marcel Schrotter.

EXCLUSIVE - Sam Lowes Interview
09/03/2018 - 18:34

'Some people will get it nailed straight away next year and some will be playing catch-up' - Sam Lowes.

EXCLUSIVE - Tom Luthi Interview
09/04/2018 - 11:31

'At the moment we don’t even have a team manager. There are good people in the team and that’s why it’s still running and working but there are people at the top missing' - Tom Luthi.

EXCLUSIVE – Miguel Oliveira Interview
08/30/2018 - 09:25

Miguel Oliveira talks all things KTM, preparing for his MotoGP debut and what his dentistry studies mean for his future.

EXCLUSIVE - Aleix Espargaro Interview
07/28/2018 - 06:33

“This season when you feel good on the bike and you are close to the top six and the bike stops three times … [pause] it’s not easy to be calm at the next round.”

EXCLUSIVE – Kevin Schwantz Interview
07/11/2018 - 16:07

“When I won Japan in ’88 Lawson and Gardner were beside me and both said, ‘You’ll never do that again!’ So the next time we had some inclement weather in Germany I kicked their asses again…” - Kevin Schwantz.

EXCLUSIVE - Pit Beirer (KTM) Interview
05/16/2018 - 14:39

“We need to make another step and be a good partner for [Zarco]. I feel fully responsible for that. I don’t want to destroy his career, to take him down from his level to our level. I want to lift our project to his level.”

EXCLUSIVE - Francesco Bagnaia Interview
05/02/2018 - 12:38

The Moto2 championship leader discusses his recent improvements aboard a 600, choosing Ducati over Yamaha in MotoGP and sharing a flat with one of his main rivals.

EXCLUSIVE: Kenny Roberts Senior - Interview (Part 2)
04/19/2018 - 18:39

'You’ve got to take your hat off to Dovizioso. He just kept working mainly on him, and what he needed to get better. There have been riders in the past that have done that. Wayne Rainey’s one of them' – Kenny Roberts.

EXCLUSIVE: Kenny Roberts Senior - Interview (Part 1)
04/18/2018 - 15:42

'I actually went across the table after the dyno guy. I was going to kill him!' – Kenny Roberts.

EXCLUSIVE – John McPhee Interview
03/15/2018 - 08:39

“Come Qatar, I can almost guarantee that we’ll be much closer to the front. How close, I’m not too sure … hopefully we’ll be able to fight at the front from the word go.”

EXCLUSIVE – Danny Kent Interview
03/13/2018 - 10:56

I have to be realistic. I thought I was lucky to get this ride so of course if I go out there and I don’t have some good performances it’s going to be impossible [to continue in grand prix racing].”

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Lowes - Interview
03/12/2018 - 11:37

“I’m proud of the way I’ve reacted … I’ve done it in a way where I’ve come back and I’ve chose to reinvent myself a little bit, change my approach, change my attitude, change my riding style.”

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Trevathan (KTM crew chief) - Interview
02/28/2018 - 12:11

“It’s definitely smoothed out but it still has that character; the more you give it, the more it’ll take… It’s not a bull anymore. It’s maybe a cow!”

EXCLUSIVE: Danilo Petrucci - Interview
02/08/2018 - 14:29

'I like the 2018 Ducati because you can use instinct more than method' - Danilo Petrucci.

EXCLUSIVE: Herve Poncharal (Tech 3) - Interview
02/02/2018 - 15:19

Herve Poncharal, Monster Yamaha Tech 3: 'It was important to tell Jonas, 'you understand if you don't race in 2018 maybe you will never race in MotoGP again? He said, 'I know'.

"This is something you have to respect."

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Aldridge (Technical Director) - Interview
01/19/2018 - 09:39

A closer look at oil testing in Moto2 after last year's disqualifications for Dominique Aegerter (1st, Misano) and Mattia Pasini (2nd, Catalunya).

EXCLUSIVE: Davide Brivio (Suzuki) - Interview
01/10/2018 - 06:05

'Iannone and Suzuki both expected more from each other… Now he sees the project with more confidence' - Davide Brivio, Suzuki MotoGP.

EXCLUSIVE: Davide Tardozzi (Ducati) - Interview
01/11/2018 - 11:30

“I think Jorge in a way helped [Dovizioso] to convince himself that he can be a top rider – not only a fast rider.”

EXCLUSIVE: Joan Mir Interview
01/03/2018 - 12:29

“I thought if one rider overtook me than I would overtake them again on the last corner, and [it would be] easy. Then eight of them overtook me. It was something to learn.”

EXCLUSIVE: Guy Coulon (Zarco’s crew chief) Interview
12/22/2017 - 14:52

"You need to be very strong in your head if the Michelin technicians and all other riders prefer another choice and you want your own choice. It’s not easy"