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The Termas de Rio Hondo will host the Argentina GP for three more years as an agreement is reached just ahead of the 2016 race.
After three hugely successful and popular events in Argentina, it was announced on the 3rd of 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. 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.
Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO, Dorna Sports: “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.”
In the photo, Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO Dorna Sports, with Claudia Ledesma Abdala de Zamora, Gobernadora de la Provincia de Santiago del Estero, Rogelio Frigerio, Ministro del Interior y Obras Públicas and Gustavo Santos, Ministro de Turismo de la Nación.
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