Valentino Rossi-Andrea Iannone
Yamaha's Valentino Rossi and Ducati rider Andrea Iannone in action during the 2015 Qatar MotoGP Grand PrixGetty

After finishing fifth in the opening race of the season during the Qatar Grand Prix, defending champion and Honda rider Marc Marquez will be looking to bounce back at the 2015 Grand Prix of The Americas.

Where to watch live

The first practice session of the Grand Prix of The Americas starts at 3.55pm BST, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 8.05pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track facts

  • Circuit Name: The Circuit Of The Americas
  • First MotoGP Race: 2013
  • Circuit Length: 5.5km
  • Number Of Laps: 21
  • Race Distance: 115.8km
  • Most Wins: Marc Marquez (2)
  • 2014 Winner: Marc Marquez (Honda)
  • 2014 Pole: Marc Marquez (Honda)

Rider's Championship review

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is leading the driver's championship table after winning the first race of the season. The Italian bagged 25 points in March and is leading his compatriot and Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso by five points, who is second on the table.

Rossi's teammate Jorge Lorenzo is fourth with 13 points, two points ahead of fifth place Marquez.