MotoGP Interviews

Red Bull Rookies, Spanish MotoGP 2007
04/19/2007 - 00:00

"If Nicky Hayden had started his road racing career on such a motorcycle, he wouldn't have the problems that he's got now. Superbike racing just doesn't get you where you need to be for grand prix racing" - Harald Bartol.

Puig, Qatar MotoGP test, 2007
06/08/2007 - 00:00

"Any type of sport is like a war. Let's not fool ourselves, this is a highly competitive world in which everyone defends his/her own plot and tries to benefit" - Alberto Puig.

Flags, Catalunya MotoGP Race 2007
06/20/2007 - 00:00

At the young age of 16 years, Bradley Smith is taking part in his second Motorcycle Grand Prix season with the Repsol Honda Team 125cc and has already achieved his first podium after finishing third at the French Grand Prix. Here he chats about motorbikes and his life outside the paddock ahead of his home Grand Prix...

Stars and Stripes, US MotoGP Race 2005
07/17/2007 - 00:00

Following Monday's historic announcement that Indianapolis will host a round of the MotoGP World Championship in 2008, those involved in securing a second US-based event - plus some American motorcycling stars - spoke to the media...

Sito Pons, German MotoGP, 2006
07/25/2007 - 00:00

?ngel Nieto, Jorge Mart?nez 'Aspar', ?lex Crivill?, Emilio Alzamora and Sito Pons have all been Repsol riders and between them they have won an astonishing 22 world titles. With the MotoGP championship having a well earned break the Repsol Champions stepped in to analyse the season so far.....

Nakano, U.S. MotoGP 2007
08/02/2007 - 00:00

Konica Minolta Honda's Team Manager, Gianluca Montiron speaks frankly about how he feels this season has gone for his team so far....

Shuhei Aoyama, German 250GP 2007
08/08/2007 - 00:00

Juan Mart?nez has worked with many top riders, he is now turning his attention to the young up and coming riders in the MotoGP paddock.

Bridgestone`s Yamada, Australian MotoGP 2007
10/24/2007 - 12:03

Casey Stoner managed to take consecutive victories aboard his Bridgestone-shod Ducati, winning his home grand prix at Phillip Island for the first time and then picked up the win in Sepang - he has notched up ten wins in 17 starts. Competition was close in both rounds but the technical demands of Phillip Island and the uncertainties of a resurfaced circuit in Sepang made life tough for tyre manufacturers as Hiroshi Yamada explained......

Nicky Hayden (USA), Repsol Honda Team, Honda RC212V, 1, 2007 MotoGP World Championship,
11/09/2007 - 10:37

After a tough year on track defending his number one plate but without much luck, American Nicky Hayden is determined to take it back in 2008. He has put the new RC212V through its paces and was suitably impressed.....

Dani Pedrosa (ESP), Repsol Honda Team, Honda RC212V, 26, 2007 MotoGP World Championship,
11/10/2007 - 12:31

Dani Pedrosa bares his soul as he looks back on what happened during a troubled 2007 campaign and how he fought back to come out of the situation winning.

Furusawa reflects on eve of Yamaha, MotoGP exit
02/09/2011 - 00:00

"After Valentino Rossi signed for Ducati, Filippo Preziosi came to me and asked questions. I gave him lots of hints and it looks like he copied my strategy..."

Q&A: Daniele Romagnoli (JL's team manager).
01/19/2008 - 11:47

The following Q&A with Jorge Lorenzo's team manager Daniele Romagnoli was provided by Fiat Yamaha at the team's 2008 launch, held at Turin in Italy on Friday.

Q&A: Davide Brivio (Rossi's team manager).
01/19/2008 - 11:37

The following Q&A with Valentino Rossi's team manager Davide Brivio was provided by Fiat Yamaha at the team's 2008 launch, held at Turin in Italy on Friday.

Q&A: Jorge Lorenzo.
01/19/2008 - 11:24

The following Q&A with reigning 250cc world champion Jorge Lorenzo was provided by Fiat Yamaha at the team's 2008 launch, held at Turin in Italy on Friday.

Q&A: Valentino Rossi.
01/19/2008 - 11:09

The following Q&A with MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi was provided by Fiat Yamaha at the team's 2008 launch, held at Turin in Italy on Friday.

Q&A: Mike Leitner (Pedrosa's chief mechanic).
04/10/2008 - 14:26

An interview with Mike Leitner, chief mechanic for MotoGP World Championship leader Dani Pedrosa.

Q&A: Sylvain Guintoli.
04/25/2008 - 13:32

Alice Team's Sylvain Guintoli took part in a press conference at Le Mans earlier this week, to help publicise the French Grand Prix on May 16th.

Q&A: Pete Benson (Hayden's chief mechanic).
05/01/2008 - 16:10

During his ten years with Repsol Honda, Pete Benson has worked with two of the most successful riders in motorcycling history, Mick Doohan and Valentino Rossi, and helped guide Nicky Hayden to the 2006 world crown.

Q&A: Kazuhiko Yamano (Repsol Honda).
05/15/2008 - 13:11

"In the past, all the team managers were engineers, but I come from a mechanic's background. I want to show all the young mechanics, and the rest, that a mechanic can make it to team manager if they are ambitious and work hard enough" - Kazuhiko Yamano.

Q&A: Nicky Hayden (Indy 500 ride).
05/27/2008 - 13:09

After completing some demonstration laps in front of an estimated 250,000 fans at the Indy 500, 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden spoke to the (four wheel) media...

Q&A: Pedrosa's suspension technician.
05/29/2008 - 13:12

"I call Dani 'the swiss watch'..."

Q&A: Nicky Hayden's telemetry analyst.
06/19/2008 - 12:09

Interview with Ram?n Aur?n - Nicky Hayden's telemetry analyst at the Repsol Honda MotoGP team.

Alex Criville - Q&A.
07/10/2008 - 16:31

An interview with 1999 500GP world champion Alex Criville.

Masao Furusawa (Yamaha): Q&A.
08/06/2008 - 14:28

Yamaha boss Masao Furusawa answers questions on the 2008 MotoGP season so far.