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Paddock Pass Podcast #44 – MotoGP Season Review

Episode 44 of the Paddock Pass Podcast finishes up the 2016 racing season, and takes a look back on what last year had to offer from the MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3 classes. As such, hosts Neil Morrison, Steve English, and David Emmett discuss their favorite moments from the 2016 MotoGP Championship, which riders stood out from […]

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10 Things to Look Forward to in Motorcycle Racing for 2017

The New Year has officially started, the real world of contracts finally lining up with the world of motorcycle racing. Riders who swapped factories are now free of their old contracts, their new contracts having commenced as the world greeted 2017. That also leaves them free to post about the new season on social media again. Aleix Espargaro […]

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Photos from the 2016 Superprestigio in Barcelona

Asphalt & Rubber is fortunate to publish this outstanding photos by friend and photographer/journalist Steve English. Most motorcycle racing fans will know Steve for his work as a commentator on the World Superbike Championship feed, but thankfully his skills translate to dirt ovals as well. We hope you enjoy his photos. […]

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Race Results from the 2016 Superprestigio Superfinal

Marc Marquez has taken revenge at the event he helped to create, winning the 2016 edition of the Superprestigio in dominant style. The 2016 MotoGP champion had dominated the qualifying heats, and chose the inside gate to start from. Though he dropped behind the excellent French Supermoto champion Tom Chareyre […]

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Marc Marquez Wins the 2016 Superprestigio Superfinal

Marc Marquez has taken revenge at the event he helped to create, winning the 2016 edition of the Superprestigio in dominant style. The 2016 MotoGP champion had dominated the qualifying heats, and chose the inside gate to start from. Though he dropped behind the excellent French Supermoto champion Tom Chareyre […]

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The Aki Ajo Monster Interview, Part 1: On Identifying Talent

Aki Ajo is one of the most significant figures in the Grand Prix paddock. The Finnish manager has seen a long string of talent pass through his team on their way to greater success. The list of champions and great riders he has produced is almost endless: Marc Marquez, Johann […]

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Barcelona Superprestigio 2016 Takes Place December 17th

The Barcelona Superprestigio has proven to be a popular staple of the winter break. The indoor flat track race, which takes place at the Palau Sant Jordi, is returning for its fourth edition on December 17th. Once again, the stars of the MotoGP, World Superbikes and Endurance will take on […]

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