Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) continued, at Termas de Rio Hondo, his successful start to 2017 with another victory, ahead of his teammate Valentino Rossi. So Yamaha earn his first one-two finish of the year. Third was Cal Crutchlow (Honda).
Viñales, with this result, become the first Yamaha rider to claim the year’s first two races since Wayne Rainey in 1990.
The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team is sponsored by BMC.
MotoGP World Standing 2017
1 Maverick Viñales SPA Yamaha 50
2 Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 36
3 Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati 20
4 Scott Redding GBR Ducati 17
5 Cal Crutchlow GBR Honda 16
Next race Grand Prix of The Americas, Austin (USA), 21-23 April.