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We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Description:

We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jake Lewis- Taking the Stock 1000 Trophy at Road America

6/17/2021
Altus Motorsports rider Jake Lewis discusses his Stock 1000 victory at Road America this past weekend. He also tells us his goals for the season, and why he’s focusing on road racing. Host PJ Doran joins us from the road and gives us the rundown of what it was like to experience MotoAmerica’s round 3 at Road America firsthand! Follow Jake Lewis on Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the Five Time winner of the Daytona 200 that’s known as “Mr Daytona.” Check out the...

Duration:00:18:45

Bruce Martin- Host of Pit Pass INDY Discusses the Latest Racing News

6/10/2021
Host of Pit Pass INDY, Bruce Martin, has covered the Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar racing for close to 40 years for such outlets as SPEED SPORT, SI.com, NBCSports.com, ESPN SportsTicker and many others in a career that began in 1981. On this episode he discusses the many changes happening in the NTT IndyCar series, as well as the latest racing news. Follow Pit Pass INDY on your favorite podcast app, and Bruce Martin on Twitter! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the Hollywood actor known to...

Duration:00:18:46

Kevin Bailey- Powersports Marketing Manager for Race Winning Brands

6/3/2021
Kevin Bailey, Powersports Marketing Manager for Race Winning Brands, discusses how he sees marketing changing post-pandemic, the growing electric market, and supporting business partners. Visit racewinningbrands.com for more information. Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What Hollywood film star owns his own motorcycle brand? Check out the answer after our interview with Kevin Bailey! MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Championship - featuring 190 mph Superbikes, is the OFFICIAL sponsor...

Duration:00:18:36

John Ewert- What's New at Road America for the 2021 Season

5/27/2021
Communications Director for Road America, John Ewert, discusses what’s new at the facility this year (Cabin Homes! Showers!) and the variety of events taking place throughout the season. Follow Road America on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: When did Road America hold its first race, and when did the AMA bring motorcycle races to the track? Check out the answers after our interview with John Ewert! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts....

Duration:00:17:53

Kaleb De Keyrel- Rider for the Robem Engineering Team in MotoAmerica's Twins Cup Series

5/20/2021
The 2020 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Runner-Up Kaleb de Keyrel discusses the growth of the Twins Cup, being a part of the Robem Engineering Team, and becoming a pro. Follow Kaleb on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What iconic motorcycle movie is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year? Check out the answer after our interview with Kaleb De Keyrel! MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Championship - featuring 190 mph Superbikes, is the OFFICIAL sponsor of...

Duration:00:11:43

Mathew Scholtz- Superbike Champion Finds Success After Injury

5/13/2021
Westby Racing Team Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz discusses the success the team is having so far in the 2021 MotoAmerica season. He also shares what racing is like back home in South Africa, how he got his start in the sport, and what his recovery process has been like since injuring his collarbone last year. Follow Mathew on Instagram and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who has the most Isle Of Mann TT wins, and how many? Check out the answer after our interview with Mathew...

Duration:00:17:06

Chuck Giacchetto- Westby Racing Team Manager Discusses MotoAmerica Opening Weekend

5/6/2021
Westby Racing Team Manager Chuck Giacchetto discusses MotoAmerica’s opening weekend, as well as his role as an advisor. He also shares how a strong work ethic helps the team thrive, enjoying his recent success, and developing young talent. Follow Chuck on Westby Racing's Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who was the first Japanese manufacturer to win the Daytona 200 motorcycle race? What year and who was the rider? Check out the answer after our interview with...

Duration:00:24:27

Cooper McDonald- Transitioning from Twins Cup to Supersport for the 2021 MotoAmerica Season

4/29/2021
Rider Cooper McDonald discusses his new opportunity to ride the Suzuki GSX-R600 at the first round of MotoAmerica’s 2021 season for the Altus Motorsports team. Cooper shares with us what his experience moving from the Twins Cup to Supersport has been like, the training involved, and working with his mentor Kevin Schwantz. Follow Cooper on Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: In 1948, the motorcycle land speed record (150.3mph) was set by what rider using a “unique”...

Duration:00:20:05

Tyler O'Hara- Being a Pro at His Peak and King of the Baggers

4/22/2021
Pro Rider Tyler O’Hara discusses placing 3rd at Daytona 200, and signing with the Mission Foods S&S Cycle Indian Challenger team in the King of the Baggers National Championship. He also shares why he feels like he’s finally coming into his peak, and how the pandemic affected the wedding and event venue he and his wife own. Follow Tyler on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Only two riders have won motorcycle grand prix world titles without winning a single race...

Duration:00:21:07

Mike Crosby- Director of Marketing for MotoAmerica Discusses the Upcoming 2021 Season

4/15/2021
Mike Crosby, the new Director of Marketing for MotoAmerica, shares the latest news of what we can look forward to with the MotoAmerica 2021 season! He also discusses how marketing has evolved in his career, and why he is looking forward to attending all of the events. Follow MotoAmerica on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who has won the most AMA road races in their career? Check out the answer after our interview with Mike Crosby! MotoAmerica, the home of the...

Duration:00:19:07

Melissa Paris- Her Year of the Motorcycle

4/8/2021
Melissa Paris is back to discuss with us her new role as Crew Chief for rider Hunter Dunham in the Stock 1000 and Superbike Cup. She also shares what it’s like working with the Westby Racing Crew, racing flat track with the girls, and her goal to have her “year of the motorcycle.” We also get her real opinion on tennis and golf. Follow Melissa Paris on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who is the World's fastest female motorcycle racer? Check out the answer...

Duration:00:18:59

Dallas Daniels- Why Flat Track Is Where His Heart Is At

4/1/2021
ATF Singles Champ Dallas Daniels tells us why flat track is where his heart is at, and if he plans on giving up on road racing. The high school senior also shares the meaningful changes he had in the off season, and which spot is the most difficult to race. Follow Dallas on Instagram and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the rider that wheelied the entire length of the world famous Isle of Mann course, also how long did it take and what year? Check out the answer after our...

Duration:00:20:15

Brandon Paasch- 2021 Daytona 200 Champion

3/25/2021
Daytona 200 Champion Brandon Paasch talked to us about this year's race, that impressive finish, and how he competed while recovering from an injury. The 20-year old rider also discusses how height and weight affects him when moving up in class, and his goals for this year. Follow Brandon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What was the first production turbocharged motorcycle produced? Check out the answer after our interview with Brandon Paasch!...

Duration:00:17:56

Sam Lochoff- From Go-Karts to Motorcycles and Advancing to the Next Level

3/18/2021
Sam Lochoff gives us the details on how he dislocated his hip on the 600, and how his training has changed while recovering. He also shares how he got his racing number, what it’s like going from Go-Karts to Motorcycles, and advancing to the next level in his career. Follow Sam on Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What current production motorcycle is the highest horsepower rating and how much horsepower does it produce? Check out the answer after our interview with Sam Lochoff!...

Duration:00:22:30

Dalton Gauthier- American Flat Track Rider Going Back to His Roots

3/11/2021
American Flat Track rider Dalton Gauthier tells us how he’s “going back to his roots” from his 2019 win, what his training is like and which race he’s most looking forward to this year. He also shares what it’s like working with Robby Bobby, and how he became a riding instructor. Follow Dalton on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What engine technology did Yamaha introduce to production 2-stroke motocross bikes in 1981? Check out the answer after our interview...

Duration:00:16:22

Jeremy Hand- Experiencing GNCC During Quarantine

3/4/2021
Ohio rider Jeremy Hand discusses his experience doing GNCC instead of Supercross during the Covid-19 pandemic. He also shares his experience learning to ride from the age of 5, and training through the Loretta Lynn’s program. Follow Jeremy on Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What former NBA champion went on to form a motorcycle road race team? Check out the answer after our interview with Jeremy Hand! MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Championship - featuring 190 mph...

Duration:00:19:12

Stoney Landers- Owner of Landers Racing Discusses Rocco Landers Career and Teaching Young Riders

2/25/2021
Stoney Landers, father of Junior and Twins Cup Champion Rocco Landers and the owner of Landers Racing, talks to us about teaching young riders the fundamentals and working with rider Ben Gloddy. He also tells us about his great experience with MotoAmerica, and whether or not we’ll see Rocco at Daytona 200. Follow Rocco Landers on Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What chassis technology did Honda introduce to the motocross mass market in 1997, and is still in use today?...

Duration:00:20:40

Jim Iacozili- Motozilli Motorcycle Dealership + Museum Owner Selling for Fun and Not Necessity

2/18/2021
Jim Iacozili, the owner of Motozilli Motorcycle Dealership + Museum, tells us why he sells for fun and not necessity, and why he decided to create the museum. He also shares how he got involved in the EROC Series, and why he is sponsoring a team in 2021. Follow Jim and Motozilli Motorcycle Dealership + Museum on Instagram and Facebook Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the former NBA center who is a well-known vintage motorcycle owner and racer, his name and what team did he play for? Check...

Duration:00:24:40

Jordan Szoke- Canadian Motorsports Hall of Famer Talks Trials

2/4/2021
Canadian Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke discusses how the events of 9/11 and the Covid-19 pandemic have affected his life and career. He also talks about his interest and involvement in trials, and how it’s become a family affair. Follow Jordan Szoke on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Wordpress! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What motorcycle manufacture produced and competed with an internal combustion piston engine that had long oval shaped pistons with two connecting rods and 8 valve...

Duration:00:23:58

Tim Laskis- ClubMx Mental Performance Coach Helping Riders to Improve Their Overall Results

1/28/2021
Licensed psychologist Tim Laskis, PhD discusses how his work at ClubMx as a Mental Performance Coach has helped riders to improve their overall results. He shares what he refers to as the “4-Legged Stool”, and how it impacts a rider's performance, as well as how parents can have a positive or negative influence on their health. You can contact Tim at tim@coachwherever.com and learn more at coachwherever.com Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Only two riders have won motorcycle grand prix world...

Duration:00:23:00