MotoGP- First one-two finish of the year for Yamaha in Argentina
date
13 April 2017

category
Racing world
MotoGP- First one-two finish of the year for Yamaha in Argentina

 

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.