Motorcycling - Vinales wins in Argentina after Marquez crash

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Spanish biker Maverick Vinales (C), rides his Yamaha to lead the MotoGP race of the Argentina Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, in Santiago del Estero, Argentina on April 9, 2017 (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)

Spanish biker Maverick Vinales (C), rides his Yamaha to lead the MotoGP race of the Argentina Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, in Santiago del Estero, Argentina on April 9, 2017

Spanish biker Maverick Vinales (C), rides his Yamaha to lead the MotoGP race of the Argentina Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, in Santiago del Estero, Argentina on April 9, 2017 (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)

- Maverick Vinales won the Grand Prix of Argentina, extending his lead in the world championship having also triumphed in the season-opener in Qatar. Spanish rider Vinales, on a Yamaha, inherited the lead on the third lap when world champion and pole-sitter Marc Marquez crashed out on his Honda. Valentino Rossi, racing in his 350th grand prix, took second place on the second factory Yahama ahead of Cal Crutchlow on a Honda.


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