After the North American race, the MotoGP moves to South America. Fifteen years have passed since the last race in Argentina, that took place in 1999 at the Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez at Buenos Aires and it’s been ten years that the world championship hasn't taken place in Latin America, the last race in Brazil in 2004.
This time the race weekend will take place on a brand new track the "Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo." The circuit Termas de Río Hondo is located 6 km from the town which its named after, the name comes from the numerous hot springs in the region. The track was officially opened on 11 May 2008 and in 2012 the renovation and modernization begun in the same year it received the homologation from the FIM. The track is 4806 m long, it has five left turns, nine to the right and the longest straight is more than kilometer long. The circuit is new for everyone will be a challenge that all riders and engineers have to take on to find a good set-up in preparation for the race.
The Italian Andrea Iannone after the great performance put down in the first two races, is determined to continue this positive streak hoping for luck, after the small crash in Qatar, followed by an amazing comeback before the anomalous deterioration of the front tire in Austin that prevented him from fight for the high-ranking positions.Published on : Apr 23 2014