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Full Throttle: Eurosport Bikes Podcast

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Let the Eurosport team take you through all the thrills, spills and controversies of the World Superbikes and BSB weekends as well as give you the inside track on the championships and riders. Oh, and check out some exclusive interviews too…

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It's the last podcast of the 2020 season! Julian Ryder joins Greg Haines to review an unforgettable World Superbikes season for all kinds of reasons.And we give marks out of 10 for each rider, as well as asking if anyone can stop six-time world champion Jonathan Rea in 2021... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Greg Haines and Julian Ryder digest a sensational weekend of World Superbikes at Magny-Cours. There’s Rea milestones, Redding’s recovery and BMW fury at Garrett Gerloff, complete with interviews… but do they all mean what they say? BSB doesn’t go unnoticed, either, as five competitors stand a chance of the title on finals day! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Greg Haines and Julian Ryder go back over World Superbikes first visit to Barcelona.There's also some random memories from Julian and plenty of laughs... just don't tell Niall Mackenzie! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Greg Haines and Julian Ryder salute Michael Ruben Rinaldi for unsettling Jonathan Rea in the World Superbike at MotorLand Aragon. Rinaldi claimed his maiden win in WSBK in Race One in Spain on a weekend that saw three different winners for the first time in 2020.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Whit and Greg Haines look back at Aragón while discussing memories from the past. And how many circuits has Whit ridden?Whit joins us and gives insight as to a brand-new system of braking being used on the track and also tells us a story of how a test day was cut short as he was attacked by a troop of monkeys, much to his advantage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Something a bit different this week! Eurosport commentator Greg Haines manages to talk for an hour by himself! There’s a full review of Snetterton BSB – plus all of the support classes – and a look over MotoGP’s Styrian Grand Prix, as well as views about Aragon World Superbikes.How did he do? Did we miss anything? What are your opinions? Let us know on Twitter at @GregHainesTV and @Eurosport_UK! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Greg Haines and Julian Ryder discuss an incredible weekend of bike racing in World Superbikes, BSB and MotoGP. There's also a catch up with James Haydon and Portimao treble winner Jonathan Rea! May the action continue! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ducati were on top of the world in Jerez last weekend, Scott Redding winning both World Superbike races and leading home Chaz Davies to the Italian manufacturer’s first 1-2 finish for eight years.In today’s show, Greg Haines catches up with both of the Aruba Ducati riders as well as Mr. World Superbike himself: Carl Fogarty. ‘Foggy’ won no less than four world championship titles for Ducati between 1994 and 1999 – a record not beaten until Jonathan Rea sealed his fifth crown 20 years later.There’s also a tribute to Eurosport commentator Clive McNeil who tragically lost his life in a road accident last week. We’ll all miss you, Clive… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
He’s in the horrible position of not knowing whether he’ll have a ride in 2021 but Eugene Laverty is brave enough to talk about it with Greg Haines. Also, plenty of rider reactions from last week’s Barcelona World Superbike test and the astonishing news about World Supersport Champion Randy Krummenacher! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week, Greg Haines is chatting with MCN Sports Editor Michael Guy about BSB, World Superbike, MotoGP and road racing. Calendars are changing and contracts are being signed…while Covid-19 still lingers over the sport. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
James Whitham and Tarran Mackenzie drop us a line to speak with Greg Haines.Full Throttle celebrates Eurosport’s new TV deal to show the Bennetts British Superbike Championship live and exclusive until 2027.There’s also plenty to discuss on the new BSB calendar – 6 rounds with 3 races per weekend – and how the smartest riders will come out on top from a season featuring no Showdown.Every point counts! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Finally! Live racing has returned to Eurosport in the form of MotoAmerica. Join Greg Haines and Michael Hill as they discuss who to look out for in The States this season. Plus just how important the behind-closed-doors event was at Road America in terms of bike racing overall in 2020. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Great news! Live racing is back on Eurosport! Don't miss MotoAmerica live this Saturday. Meanwhile, celebrate our bumper 80th episode by sitting back for an hour of BSB anecdotes with pit lane reporter Larry Carter, this year celebrating his 21st season in the paddock. Working alongside legendary commentator Fred Clarke since the turn of the millennium, Larry has been involved in motorsport all his life. Now we hear what it’s like to be visited by Shakey Byrne at 3am plus that infamous occasion when he was hit by James Ellison… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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The Buck stops here!

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This week we’re joined by the straight-talking Simon Buckmaster, who’s talking sense about World Supersport. Will we get a season in 2020? How long will it be? Where will it happen? The Dynavolt Honda team boss discusses all of this, the fact Dorna is providing financial support and plenty more as he chats with Greg Haines. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Seven-time Isle of Man TT winner Mick Grant joins Greg Haines for a good old spot of reminiscing! The Huddersfield rider looks back over a glittering career including memories of the late Tony Rutter, racing a variety of bikes in a single season, the safety aspect and how he narrowly escaped being part of the dreadful accident which infamously claimed the lives of Jarno Saarinen and Renzo Pasolini in 1973. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
From one motor racing great to another. Joining Greg Haines on this week’s show is the inimitable Mario Andretti – the only driver to win the Indy 500, Daytona 500 and F1 World Title. There is conversation on Mario’s own racing career and life philosophy as well as memories of the late, great Sir Stirling Moss and how the Englishman played such a role in Mario’s own racing success. Sit back and enjoy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
If you could give a podcast a colour, this week it’s blue! Greg Haines chats with Pata Yamaha’s Michael van der Mark about Philip Island, Yamaha R1 improvements, lockdown and, erm, hens with male Spanish names. There’s also a conversation with his team boss, Paul Denning, about how the 2020 season could develop. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Whether it’s cars, bikes, planes or boats, Barry Nutley’s done it all. The Eurosport commentator used to collaborate with the likes of Murray Walker, Des Lynam and Steve Rider in the Grandstand days – and who could forget that theme tune? In the 75th Full Throttle podcast, ‘Bazza’ chats with Greg Haines to recall some of those memorable moments. What is it that makes a good commentator? Let’s find out… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Three weeks after Loris Baz chatted with Greg Haines, Mick Shanley is on the show to discuss how he’s attempting to steer the legendary Ten Kate team back to success in the World Superbike Championship. He also explains how he avoided a heart attack when his rider suffered two frightening off-track moments in Australia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Greg Haines has an in-depth interview with World Superbike championship leader Alex Lowes following his superb win in Australia. The Englishman discusses maturing as a person, his move to Kawasaki, being team-mates with a five-time World Champion, his special friendship with Michael van der Mark and much more. There’s also a catch-up with Lowes’ crew chief Marcel Duinker to get an exclusive viewpoint from inside the Kawasaki garage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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