Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas

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Grand Prix of the Americas
Austin circuit.svg
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueCircuit of the Americas
First race2013
Most wins (rider)Marc Márquez (6)
Most wins (team)Repsol Honda (6)
Most wins (manufacturer)Honda (9)

The Grand Prix of the Americas[1] is a Grand Prix motorcycle race that was held for the first time in the 2013 season at the Circuit of the Americas.[2] It became the third MotoGP round in the United States, alongside the Indianapolis Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (which lost its place on the calendar from 2015) and the United States Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (which lost its place on the calendar from 2014[3]).

The 2020 race was cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19.[4]

Official names and sponsors[edit]

Winners of the Grand Prix of the Americas[edit]

Multiple winners (riders)[edit]

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
6 Spain Marc Márquez MotoGP 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
3 Spain Álex Rins MotoGP 2019
Moto2 2016
Moto3 2013
2 Italy Romano Fenati Moto3 2016, 2017

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
9 Japan Honda MotoGP 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Moto3 2015, 2017, 2018
5 Germany Kalex Moto2 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
4 Austria KTM Moto3 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019

By year[edit]

Year Track Moto3 Moto2 MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2020 Circuit of the Americas Cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns
2019 Circuit of the Americas Spain Arón Canet KTM Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Kalex Spain Álex Rins Suzuki Report
2018 Circuit of the Americas Spain Jorge Martín Honda Italy Francesco Bagnaia Kalex Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report
2017 Circuit of the Americas Italy Romano Fenati Honda Italy Franco Morbidelli Kalex Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report
2016 Circuit of the Americas Italy Romano Fenati KTM Spain Álex Rins Kalex Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report
2015 Circuit of the Americas United Kingdom Danny Kent Honda United Kingdom Sam Lowes Speed Up Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report
2014 Circuit of the Americas Australia Jack Miller KTM Spain Maverick Viñales Kalex Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report
2013 Circuit of the Americas Spain Álex Rins KTM Spain Nicolás Terol Suter Spain Marc Márquez Honda Report

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Calendar". Dorna Sports. Retrieved 11 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Texas lands MotoGP from 2013". Dorna Sports. MotoGP.com. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  3. ^ "2014 Calendar". Dorna Sports. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  4. ^ Duncan, Lewis (8 July 2020). "MotoGP cancels 2020 Austin visit". www.motorsport.com. Retrieved 2020-07-10.
  5. ^ "2015 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  6. ^ "2016 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  7. ^ "2017 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes | The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.