LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow produced a brilliant ride to emerge victorious in an action-packed Argentina Grand Prix on Sunday. Mixed wet conditions, a delayed start, penalties and crashes ensured it was a wild race at the Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo, but Crutchlow held his nerve superbly to see off the challenge of Johann Zarco to clinch his third career MotoGP win and the 750th for Honda in the premier class.
Starting from the fourth row, Crutchlow moved through the field and took advantage of a start penalty that was handed to a charging Marc Marquez. Moving past Zarco and Alex Rins to claim second, the Briton hit the front seven laps from the end when leader and polesitter Jack Miller went wide at a corner. Crutchlow managed the closing stages expertly, keeping Zarco at bay to seal a memorable triumph. The Briton is currently leading the world classification with 38 points and will be back on track in two weeks time for Austin GP (Texas).