Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 207: Moto2 & Moto3 From Le Mans

The drama in MotoGP may have dominated the headlines, but Moto2 & Moto3 had plenty of drama of their own at Le Mans. In Paddock Pass follow up show fueled by Marc VDS Racing, Steve English is joined by Neil Morrison, Adam Wheeler, and David Emmett to take a look at how the support class races played out.

We kick off with a discussion of the Moto3 race, and how it was nothing like a normal Moto3 race thanks to the rain. We discuss Pedro Acosta's mistake, and how he managed to get away with it thanks to the falls of his main rivals. We debate the relative strength of the grid in Moto3 this year, and whether it is weaker than in the past. And we discuss GasGas getting their first win, as a rebadged KTM.

We also talk about Moto2, about how strong Raul Fernandez has been as a rookie, especially given the big difference between the Moto3 and Moto2 bikes. We talk about how the new Triumph engine and electronics means it is less of a risk to stay in the class for a year. We talk about Remy Gardner and Marco Bezzecchi, and who could be moving up to MotoGP next year. And as always, we get the insight of BT expert Michael Laverty on Moto2 and Moto3.

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I know i am biased but surprised no mention of Jake. He has struggled because of his wrist and has has a torrid start to his season but I would of thought he would have got a mention when discussing British riders.