Gran Premio de la República Argentina
The Termas de Río Hondo Circuit is located 6km from the city which gives the venue its name, in the Province of Santiago del Estero. It was built in a 150 hectare area and officially inaugurated on May 11, 2008, during the visit of Argentina´s Touring Car Racing championship. In 2012, the reconditioning, enlargement and modernization of the circuit began, with the purpose of turning it into Latin America’s most modern, safe and vibrant circuit.
|Length||4.806 kilometres / 2.986 miles|
|Longest straight||1.076 kilometres / 0.669 miles|
Autódromo Provincial Termas de Río Hondo, Termas de Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m 37.683s (177.1km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2014)|
|Race Lap||1m 39.019s (174.7 km/h) Valentino Rossi (Yamaha, 2015)|
|Race Time||34m13.628s (168.4 km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2016)|
|2016 Race Winner||Marc Marquez (Honda)|
Marc Marquez scored an awesome victory in Argentina today, cool-headedly managing a tricky situation. Before the start, it was established that a dry race would be run 20 laps “flag to flag,” with a compulsory stop to change motorcycles at the end of lap 9, 10 or 11. Both Marc… read more.
Due to a rear-tyre failure involving Scott Redding during today’s FP4 session at the Argentine GP, Michelin has made the decision to not make either rear tyre available for tomorrow’s race, siting concerns for safety. Instead, a special-compound tyre that is brought for such occasions will be introduced. Four of… read more.
Marc Marquez clinched a fantastic pole position today, his third in a row in Argentina, while his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa posted a very close fourth-fastest time to put him on the second row. Marc had already set the pace in both FP3 and in FP4, during which he… read more.
Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa showed great form on day one at the Argentine GP, topping the FP2 timesheet with the first and second best lap times, respectively. The Repsol Honda duo was separated by a mere 25 thousandths of a second. With Jack Miller and Cal Crutchlow finishing fourth… read more.
Following a positive first GP of the season for the Repsol Honda team, with Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa posting podium and top-five results, respectively, the squad now heads to Argentina for round two. This will be the first of two back-to-back flyway races, and the team is ready to… read more.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez has clinched his 24th MotoGP pole position – and second successive – for tomorrow’s twenty-five lap race in Argentina, with teammate Hiroshi Aoyama qualifying 15th. With track temperatures almost doubling since this morning’s FP3 session, replacement rider Hiroshi was unable to find a better feeling with… read more.
With more rubber on the track and a cleaner racing line emerging, the times dropped drastically from this morning with Marc bettering his FP1 time of 1’42.605 by over three seconds with his best lap of 1’39.336 on lap 12/15, placing him 3rd in the combined times on this first… read more.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Hiroshi Aoyama have completed FP1 for the Red Bull GP of Argentina. The track proved to be dirty and very slippery – as it was last year – and both Marc Marquez and Hiroshi Aoyama spent the session working on general settings, not looking for… read more.
With no time to rest, Marc Marquez and Hiroshi Aoyama (replacing injured Dani Pedrosa) are en route to Termas de Río Hondo (1100km North West of Buenos Aires) for round three of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship. After it’s inaugural Grand Prix in 2014 – where Marc and Dani took… read more.
2013 World Champion Marc Marquez has enjoyed another fantastic race weekend taking victory from pole position. He has become the first rider since Valentino Rossi in 2001 to win the opening three premier class races of the season, and all from pole – a feat not matched since Giacomo Agostini… read more.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez has claimed his third successive pole in as many races continuing his perfect start to the 2014 season with teammate Dani Pedrosa also taking an important front row start for tomorrow’s 25 lap race. Marc recorded his blazing fast lap of 1’37.683 on lap 5 of… read more.
After a busy morning on a dirty track, Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have made significant progress in this afternoon’s FP2 session, finishing first and second. During this morning’s FP1 they chose to remain on the same soft rear tyre for the entire session whilst they adapted to the new… read more.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have had their first experience on the new Termas de Río Hondo circuit in Argentina. The first 45 minute FP1 session was delayed – as a result of the Moto3 session being postponed due to electrical issues in the pit lane – and… read more.
After a very strong start to the 2014 season, which has seen World Champion Marc Marquez win the first two races and teammate Dani Pedrosa finishing on the podium twice, the Repsol Honda Team are enroute to the inaugural GP of Argentina leading the Rider, Constructor and Team Championships. The… read more.