Another MotoGP round at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, another bunch of incident-packed races, and another Paddock Pass Podcast to chew it all over. In this edition Neil Morrison and David Emmett try to make sense of everything that happened on the second successive week in Spielberg.
There was plenty to talk about. Neil and David go over another thrilling finish, the race decided in the final corner as it so often is at the Red Bull Ring. We talk about KTM's success, with Miguel Oliveira getting their second MotoGP win in three weekends, the first for Portugal, and the first for the Tech3 team. We discuss Pol Espargaro vs Jack Miller, whether the Suzuki is the best bike on the grid, and how Joan Mir was foiled by a restart.
Naturally, we take a deep dive into the issues with Yamaha, why Maverick Viñales had such a massive smash at Turn 1, and the braking prroblems all of the Yamahas were suffering. We ponder whether Yamaha's woes are permanent or just tied to the Red Bull Ring, and how they will fare at Misano. We take a look at the track limits penalties, and try to make sense of why Jorge Martin was given a penalty, Marco Bezzecchi wasn't, and nor was Pol Espargaro. We wonder about Marc Marquez and his injury, and what that means going forward. And then we finish off with our winners and losers.
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