Marc Marquez
Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team won the 2015 Grand Prix of The AmericasGetty

Defending champion and Honda rider Marc Marquez won his first race of this season last week and he is the favourite to win the 2015 Argentina MotoGP.

Where to watch live

The first practice session of the Argentina MotoGP starts at 1.55pm 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 6.05pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: The Termas de Río Hondo Circuit
  • First MotoGP Race: 2014
  • Circuit Length: 4.8 km
  • Number Of Laps: 25
  • Race Distance: 120.2 km
  • Most Wins: Marc Marquez (1)
  • 2014 Winner: Marc Marquez (Honda)
  • 2014 Pole: Marc Marquez (Honda)

Rider's Championship review

After winning the Grand Prix of the Americas, Marquez has moved up the championship leader board as the Honda rider is third in the table with 36 points, trailing leader Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi by five points who occupies the first spot.

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso has impressed so far in the first two races and he is second in the table with 40 points. Rossi's Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo with 26 points is fifth, while Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith is eight points behind Lorenzo on sixth spot.