The numbers for Box Repsol: 2017 Argentinian GP

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Termas de Río Hondo is right around the corner. This is an especially good track for the Repsol Honda Team riders and is one where they have had the most success since it became part of the World Championship in 2014.

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The numbers for Box Repsol: 2017 Argentinian GP

·@marcmarquez93 has earned the pole position every time he has competed on this circuit


Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez en acción

1. Since Termas was included on the World Championship calendar in 2014, Marc Márquez has earned the pole position each and every time he has competed on this circuit (2014, 2015, and 2016). This year he’s going to try to do it again!

2. Marc Márquez has won twice (2014 and 2016) at Termas de Río Hondo. If he manages to come off victorious in this edition (25 points) he will have earned 1274 points over his career. This new tally would put him ahead of Loris Capirossi by 4 points, as the Italian rider earned a total of 1270 career points.

3. If Marc Márquez manages to get on the podium of the Argentinian GP, he will reach 52 in the top class. In doing so, he would surpass Àlex Crivillé (51) and  Kevin Schwantz (51), and match the record held by Wayne Gardner (52).

4. This GP will be Marc’s 74th time participating in MotoGP, one more than Chris Vermeulen (73)and Marco Lucchinelli (73).

5. Marc Márquez could secure his 66th career pole position. If he’s able to do it, he will become the rider with the most pole positions in history, tied with the Majorcan rider Jorge Lorenzo (66).

Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa en acción

1. The pilot from Castellar del Vallés has reached the podium in Termas de Río Hondo twice (2014 and 2016). If he manages to do it again this time, he will have achieved 145 podiums in all the categories. This will put him in a tie with Jorge Lorenzo (145) in third place for pilots with the most podiums in history.

2. If Dani Pedrosa manages to win the pole position in the Argentinian GP, he will be number 29 in MotoGP. This would tie him with Kevin Schwantz for the number of pole positions in the top class.

3. Dani Pedrosa is one of the rider with the most victories in the history of the World Championships. If he gets the win at Termas, it will be victory number 53 of his sporting career, surpassing a legend of the likes of Phil Read (52).

Respecto al GP y trazado


1. The Argentinian GP was held for the first time in 1995 at the Buenos Aires circuit. In 1998 and 1999, it was held again at that same venue with unforgettable memories, such as the World Championship won by Emilio Alzamora. since 2014, it has been held at the Termas de Río Hondo circuit.

2. Mike Doohan managed to conquer his first World Championship wearing the colours of the Repsol Honda Team in 1995, the same year the team was started. He also did it at the Argentinian GP’s debut on the World Championship calendar.

3. In the 1998 edition, the Repsol Honda team managed a spectacular double-victory. Doohan won the pole position and the victory. Okada came in second place and won fastest lap.

4. In the first visit by Marc and Dani in 2014, they managed to repeat Doohan and Okada’s feat, with a pole position and victory by Mark, and second place and fastest lap by Dani.

5. Termas de Río Hondo is, along with the Ricardo Tormo Circuit of the Valencia GP, the third longest race on the calendar, with 120.2 km of track. Ahead of it are the Mugello velodrome of the Italian GP, with 120.6 km, and the Red Bull Ring at the Austrian GP, the longest race at 120.9 km.

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