News 5 Apr 2016

Termas de Rio Hondo to host MotoGP for three more years

Dorna Sports announces Argentina event's contract extension.

Source: Supplied.

Source: Supplied.

After multiple hugely successful and popular events in Argentina, it was announced on 3 April that the Termas de Rio Hondo will continue to host the Argentina GP for three more years.

In 2014 close to 126,000 fans visited the circuit for the first even, over 130,000 fans coming the following year. The agreement was reached between Dorna Sports, the Argentinian Tourism Minister, the Santiago del Estero Government and OSD, the promoter of the event.

Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO, Dorna Sports said: “We are very pleased to reach this agreement with Termas de Rio Hondo and all the parties involved. It has been a good project so far with everyone involved helping to create a great circuit, and atmosphere for racing. South America has a very big passion for motorsport and we’re proud to continue bringing MotoGP to Argentina for three more years.”

After three races at the circuit, riders already rate the Termas de Rio Hondo amongst their favourite circuits and are delighted to return for three more years.