Episode 142 of the Paddock Pass Podcast is out, and this one takes us on another trip down memory lane, as we look at the 2015 MotoGP Championship. With so much happening in the grand prix paddock in 2015, our look back will come in two parts, the first of which is this episode.
A special year for us, 2015 was the first year that all three of our Paddock Pass Podcast hosts were in the GP paddock at the same time. It was also the first year of the Paddock Pass Podcast itself.
Working our way through the championship, Part 1 starts in Qatar, where Marc Marquez had trouble with the Honda, and the Ducati GP15 was a real step forward.
From there, there is Marquez’s victory in Texas, the first clash between Marquez and Valentino Rossi in Argentina – and Rossi’s comfortable win in Termas de Rio Hondo, when the fans started to believe that Rossi might just win that tenth title.
Then to Jerez, when Jorge Lorenzo, recovered from the issues which held him back at the start of the season, went on a tear and won four races in a row. And we finish the show at Assen, the scene of the second major skirmish between Rossi and Marquez, Rossi coming out on top again.
The guys make an interesting discussion, and you won’t want to miss it. We hope to do some more shows like this while we wait for racing to resume from the coronavirus shutdown. Have a favorite season from MotoGP or WorldSBK that you want to see discussed? Let us know!
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