Paddock Pass Podcast #94 – Qatar GP

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Episode 94 of the Paddock Pass Podcast is out, and in it we see Neil Morrison, and David Emmett on the mics, as we cover the very eventful Qatar GP. MotoGP racing has finally started in earnest, and the two-wheeled action under the lights of Losail did not disappoint GP fans.

The action off the track was there as well, with teams protesting Ducati’s use of aerodynamic aids on its swingarm. The guys give this topic a lengthy discussion, looking at the protest from all the angles, as it will have huge implications for the MotoGP Championship.

Turning to the action on the track, the guys analyze the battle between Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez – as the two riders seem set to rival each other once again for the championship title. Honda is looking very strong for 2019, but so far, first blood goes to Ducati.

Alex Rins is a name that is coming up on our lips more often, as the Suzuki rider continues to make progress in the series, and his  season debut impressed many in the GP paddock.

The question remains though where are the Yamaha riders? The Monster Energy Yamahas have obviously made a step forward with their progress, but are still a step behind where they would like to be in the shuffle.

The show wraps up with the usual picking of the winners and losers from the Qatar GP, with some interesting choices coming from Neil and David.

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