2019 Argentine Motorcycle Grand Prix

Jake Cooper - 19 Feb 2019

For motorsport enthusiasts, punters and speed fanatics, MotoGP is the ultimate sport. Officially rated as the highest class of motorcycle racing, MotoGP attracts thousands of visitors to the track for every Grand Prix while millions of viewers watch the action unfold via broadcast or live stream.

From a sports betting perspective, Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing offers plenty of action, with race bets, props and more. Coming up in March is one of the most exciting races of the year in the form of the Argentine Grand Prix.

What is MotoGP?

The Grand Prix Motorcycle Championship can be divided into four main classes. These include MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3 and MotoE. MotoGP is the highest class with the largest engines and the best riders. The MotoE class was introduced in 2018 and uses electric engines. Kicking of in March, the MotoGP championship consists of 19 Grand Prix races held in locations around the world. With each race, riders, and teams are awarded points based on their finishing order. The rider and team with the most points at the end of the season is the championship winner.

This year, the teams have not made any major changes to the rider line-up. While the bikes may have had a few tweaks, Marc Márquez will be back in action for Repsol Honda looking for his third consecutive championship title. Andrea Dovizioso will be back for Ducati, attempting to oust his Spanish rival yet again.

Details for Argentina

While the first Grand Prix of 2019 takes place in Qatar, the most exciting race of the season will be the next event on the 31st of March in Argentina. After a 15-year break the Championship returns to Argentinian soil, much to the delight of the riders and fans. The first Argentine Grand Prix was held in 1961 on a track in Buenos Aires. This year, the race will move to the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in the northern province of Santiago del Estero. There is no extended history for the track in MotoGP so it will be interesting to see what happens.

Popular Betting Options

If you are keen to get in on the betting action, there are plenty of bets to place on the Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina. The three most popular bets include the winning driver, the winning team and the winning manufacturer.

There are however plenty of other prop bets that can be placed including pole position, fastest lap in the race, number of stops and final finishing order. For more information and competitive odds, check out Spin Sports, Bodog, Sports Betting or 888 Sport.

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