The Scottish rider John McPhee has not been very lucky in this second grand prix of the season since after being the fastest in FP2 and FP3 and in the first place of the race during the 8th lap, he crashed in the twelfth one and, although he was able to continue It was already without options to approach to the Top15. He made the third race fastest lap.
Kazuki Masaki was placed in the main group when he went down on the seventh lap and lost any chance to get a good result. His fastest lap in the race was the 12th one so, without the incident that forced him to recover positions, he would have had options to achieve a good result.
The young rider Makar Yurchenko covered in Argentina a new stage of his learning season and was improving throughout the different practice sessions with a nineteenth place in FP1 as a best result. A crash during the FP3 prevented him to get a better position in the grid. He made a very consistent race and was just eight seconds behind the points.
This was the premier of the representative of Andorra, Xavi Cardelús, in the Moto2 World Championship at the circuit of Termas de Río Hondo and had a good progression during the different practice sessions cutting the difference to the best riders of the category. He made a good start and his fastest lap was very close to his practice best time to stay close the top 20.
Lukas Tulovic was penalized on the starting grid of the Moto2 race because of a small incident during the practices, but despite this he was able to set competitive lap times from the start of the race trying to recover positions and even achieving his fastest lap in the last third of the race. The 18th position is his best placement in the World Championship so far.
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