There's a new American Idol on Wednesday nights and he's showcasing the best talent motorcycle racing has to offer.
Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone, hits the airwaves at 8:00 p.m. EST as part of the Next Moto Champion's internet broadcast line-up.
Tonight's show will feature two of AMA Pro Flat Track's greatest racers and the controversial columnist from MotorcycleUSA.com
Brad Baker - Factory Harley-Davidson - EXCLUSIVE USA INTERVIEW!
Brad Baker comes across the finish line with style while winning the Superprestigio race in Spain. Baker will be one of the special guests on Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone tonight along with flat track legend Chris Carr and our own Backmarker, Mark Gardiner.
"The Bullet" fills us in on his experience in Barcelona at the Superprestigio Invitational and his race against 2013 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez. Baker will also let us know his thoughts on the removal of restrictors from the Expert Twins class and the effect this will have on his riding style on the Harley-Davidson Factory XR750. We will also take your calls for an opportunity to go one-on-one with Harley-Davidson's newest factory rider.
Chris Carr - Seven Time Grand National Champion
Chris Carr will join us this episode to chime in on the restrictor issue and give his opinion on the concept of a true Grand National series including adding road race to the schedule. Chris understands our sport as well as anyone in the business, always has an opinion and is never afraid to express it.
Mark Gardiner - MotorcycleUSA.com columnist
Mark joins us to discuss an article he penned for MotorcycleUSA that created a media firestorm about the concept of merging Superbike with Flat Track for a return to a reunified Grand National Championship and a true number one plate for the best rider in the country. We will discuss his social media rant from Spain that was highly critical of AMA Pro Racing and his subsequent direct apology.
No doubt this will be a very fast paced and lively episode so make sure to tune in at 8:00 p.m. EST. Here is the direct link