Argentina MotoGP 2016

Reigning champ Jorge Lorenzo started his title defence with a controlling victory at the opening round in Qatar ahead of Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez. Now the MotoGP circus heads to the Termas de Río Hondo circuit, which last year played host to the now infamous clash between Valentino Rossi and Marquez.

  • Redding left rueing what could have been

    06 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Redding left rueing what could have been

    Scott Redding has been left rueing what could have been after a difficult weekend for the Pramac Ducati rider in Argentina – first with delaminating tyres and then with an electrical problem robbing...

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  • MotoGP stranded in Argentina!

    05 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP stranded in Argentina!

    A large number of the MotoGP grid and paddock have been left stranded in Argentina, with continuing bad weather in the Termas de Rio Hondo area meaning that the charter flights designed to move the...

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  • Espargaro left fighting ‘crazy overtakes’

    05 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Espargaro left fighting ‘crazy overtakes’

    Pol Espargaro has been left bemoaning his results from Sunday’s Argentine MotoGP race despite taking a strong finish in sixth, after his last lap battle with Hector Barbera cost him fourth place. The...

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  • Weekend to forget for Lorenzo

    04 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Weekend to forget for Lorenzo

    Reigning MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo has admitted that Argentina was a weekend to forget for him, after crashing out in the opening half on Sunday’s race and leaving the track with zero points...

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  • Crutchlow admits Argentine mistakes

    04 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Crutchlow admits Argentine mistakes

    Cal Crutchlow has held his hands up and admitted that the crashes that saw him fall not once but twice from yesterday’s Argentine Grand Prix were no one’s fault but his own. The LCR Honda rider, who...

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  • Hard work pays off for Marquez and for Honda

    04 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Hard work pays off for Marquez and for Honda

    The hard work of pre-season testing has paid off for Marc Marquez and for Honda, according to the double world champion as he took his first win of the 2016 season in Argentina. Struggling all...

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  • Marquez wins crazy race in Argentina

    03 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez wins crazy race in Argentina

    Marc Marquez has taken victory in one of the craziest races in recent memory in Argentina, triumphing in a battle in which the mandatory pit stop enforced due to a tyre failure yesterday was only one...

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  • Zarco wins from Lowes in tricky conditions

    03 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Zarco wins from Lowes in tricky conditions

    Reigning Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco has taken his first win of 2016, holding off a late charge from the Federal Oil Kalex of Sam Lowes to take the win in tricky conditions at the Termas de Río...

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  • Pawi takes first ever Malaysian win in Moto3

    03 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Pawi takes first ever Malaysian win in Moto3

    Khairul Idham Pawi has given Malaysia their first every Grand Prix victory by taking the win in the second round of the 2016 Moto3 world championship in Argentina. Winning at only his third attempt,...

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  • Argentina race may see mandatory pit stops

    03 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Argentina race may see mandatory pit stops

    A mixture of changing conditions and tyre issues has left today’s MotoGP race at Argentina’s Termas de Río Hondo circuit with a number of bewildering permeations as to how the day might pan out. The...

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  • Marquez takes pole despite late crash

    02 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez takes pole despite late crash

    Marc Marquez has taken pole position for tomorrow’s Argentinian Grand Prix, despite a heavy crash at turn one towards the end of the fifteen-minute session. Controlling the entire session, he was able...

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  • Redding suffers suspected tyre failure in FP4

    02 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Redding suffers suspected tyre failure in FP4

    Pramac Ducati rider Scott Redding was lucky to walk away from MotoGP’s FP4 session after a suspected rear tyre failure brought out the red flags half way through the session. Suffering from what...

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  • Binder dominates for debut Moto3 pole

    02 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Binder dominates for debut Moto3 pole

    Brad Binder has dominated Moto3 qualifying at Termas de Río Hondo to take his debut pole position in the class by 0.3 ahead of the Team Sky KTM of Romano Fenati. Binder controlled much of the session,...

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  • World champion Zarco find Moto2 form

    01 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    World champion Zarco find Moto2 form

    Reigning Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco has finally found his form in Argentina, making the most of slippery track conditions to slide his Ajo Motorsport Kalex to pole position by 0.190. "I'm happy...

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  • Bastianini tops Moto3 action

    01 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Bastianini tops Moto3 action

    Enea Bastianini has topped the opening day of Moto3 action in Argentina, holding off Romano Fenati and Andrea Migno in both sessions to make it an all Italian affair on the provisional front...

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  • ‘Question marks until Friday’ for Marquez

    30 March 2016 by Simon Patterson

    ‘Question marks until Friday’ for Marquez

    Marc Marquez says that his question marks about just how far Honda’s improvements have come will remain until he takes to the track in Argentina on Friday, despite taking a podium finish at the...

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