A. Espargaro’s first victory, Quartararo 8th

Quartararo finished 8th

After a failed start, the reigning world champion limits the damage by finishing 8th. As a reminder, Zarco retired after falling on the second lap.

Victory for Aleix Espargaró!

Aprilia rider’s first victory at the end of his 200th Grand Prix! Which is also the first for your team. Martin and Rins complete the 100% Spanish podium.

Last round!

6 tenths ahead of the race leader 4.8 km from the finish line!

A. Espargaro rushes to a first victory

More than half a second ahead of Martin. As a reminder, A. Esparagaro has never won a MotoGP.

The last two rounds

And another great suspense for the victory with A. Espargaro who is just ahead of Martin. Rins is still lurking just behind him. Quartararo is still 8th.

Rins returns strong

Less than a second from Rins on Martin. A.Espargaro has no margin ahead.

Go for A.Espargaro!

The third attempt is good for the Aprilia rider who takes control of the race less than 5 laps from the finish!

A. Espargaro missed

The poleman passed Martin again but a new late braking left his compatriot at the helm. Rins approaches this 2nd place.

6 more rounds

Martin still has A. Espargaro on his way, a second and a half ahead of Rins.

Quartararo 8th

Another position won by the Frenchman, who should not be able to go to 7th position, too far.

great fight ahead

A. Espargaro has temporarily overtaken Martín, before not braking and giving up the first place. The last 8 laps herald a great struggle for victory.

Arrival in 10 laps

Martin still has a small advantage over A.Espargaro, while Rins has a boulevard for third place on the podium.

Quartararo is 9th

Taking advantage of the withdrawal of P. Espargaro and a lost advance of Marini, Quartararo won two places.

P. I’ll scatter it on the ground!

No podium for P. Espargaro, who falls! Mir regains his 4th position, almost 2 seconds from the podium.

Quartararo in the fight for 10th place

The French rider fights Bastianini away from the podium.

A. Espargaro in the mirrors of Martin

The race leader sees his compatriot come back like a bullet in his path. Rins is still 3rd, currently preventing a double podium for the Espargaro brothers.

The pursuers approach, Martin takes off

Rins and P. Espargaro are just one second behind A. Espargaro, who has let Martin advance.

Quartararo gains a rank

The Frenchman is now 11th in the Grand Prix with 16 laps to go.

Rins and P. Espargaro made the hole

The 3rd and 4th of the race are almost one second ahead of the rest of the group, starting with Mir (5th). Martin and A. Espargaro always lead the way, with a margin of two seconds.

Finally the right one for A. Espargaro?

The poleman of the day stays in the game to play for the victory. He could sign his first career success, for his 200th start.

Rins ranks third

19 laps from the finish line, the situation is the same at the head of the race, with a 2-second lead now for Martin and A. Espargaro. Rins surpasses P. Espargaro by 3rd position.

Zarco Falls!

The Pramac rider has finished, who has fallen in the second lap!

A battle between the French

Quartararo overtook Zarco, who quickly regained 12th place. The two French drivers are still a long way from leading the race.

The point after 3 laps of 25

Martin and A. Espargaro still lead the race, with a second and a half over another Espargaro, Pol. Rinz overtook Marini in fourth place. Zarco and Quartararo are still out of the top 10.

A duet in mind

Martin and A. Espargaro are more than a second ahead of the peloton. P. Espargaro is 3rd, just ahead of Marini.

Quartararo tomb

As Martin takes the lead, the reigning world champion continues to lose ground. He is 13th and has just been overtaken by Zarco, 12th.

Bad start for the French

Quartararo lost 3 rows and is in 9th place. Zarco is still further away, in 13th place.

Let’s go for the Argentine GP!

Excellent start by Martín who beats A. Espargaro to take the lead! Marini followed 3rd.

25 rounds in the program

The riders will use a 4.8 km track.

Start of the training round

The 24 riders begin their warm-up lap. The start of the race will be in a few moments.

Zarco’s words before departure (Canal + Décalé)

“I expect a good race with good consistency, Zarco breathes on the starting grid. The tests were harder than I thought, but there are still good things. 9th on the grid, I’m disappointed but not catastrophic. I’m well focused on get started, there is potential to advance several drivers. “

The pilots are ready

The bikes take up position on the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit. The lights will go out in a few minutes.

Quartararo obstructed in the classification

Only sixth on the starting grid, the reigning world champion would have expected better if he hadn’t been bothered by Miller, when he was scoring his best lap. For this foul, the Australian driver was penalized three places and will only come out 14th.

A reduced weekend

Due to a problem with the delivery of the equipment that affects several teams in Argentina, the competition day on Friday has been canceled. Training and qualifying have been fully disputed this Saturday.

Márquez is still absent

Very late during the warm-up of the Indonesian GP, ​​Marc Márquez will not take part in the race of the day. 5th in Qatar, the Spaniard still suffers from vision problems. His recovery is not yet complete and the driver is continuing his recovery, his Honda team announced this week.

The output grid

1st line:

1. Aleix Espargaro (ESP / Aprilia Racing) 1: 37.688

2. Jorge Martin (ESP / Ducati-Pramac) at 0.151

3. Luca Marini (ITA / Ducati-VR46) +0.431

2nd line:

4. Pol Espargaro (ESP / Honda) +0.477

5. Maverick Vinales (ESP / Aprilia) +0.508

6. Fabio Quartararo (FRA / Yamaha) +0.593

3rd line:

7. Alex Rins (ESP / Suzuki) +0.767

8. Joan Mir (ESP / Suzuki) +0.828

9. Johann Zarco (FRA / Ducati-Pramac) +0.849

4th line:

10. Takaaki Nakagami (JPN / Honda-LCR) +0.888

11. Brad Binder (RSA / KTM) +1,244

12. Enea Bastianini (ITA / Ducati-Gresini) +0.788 (in Q1)

Departure at 8 p.m.

See you this Sunday in Argentina, for the start of the third test of the Moto GP World Championship. The race starts at 8 p.m.

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