Cal Crutchlow took victory in Argentina, in a race that was overshadowed by the exploits of a certain Spaniard.

Marc Marquez started the race as he meant to go on. Controversially. After everyone changed their tyres too late after the deadline. The result saw Miller handed a three row head start of the rest of the field.

Marquez would then stall his bike. The Spaniard managed to get it restarted, but would return to the grid instead of going into pit lane.

Miller would lead for only a lap, before Marquez would overtake him and begin to gap the rest of the field. However, Marquez would be called back into the pits for a ride through penalty after race control deemed his pre race moves illegal.

Miller, Zarco, Rins and Crutchlow were then the leading group, with the leaders fighting it out for the win.

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Behind them, Marquez was fighting his way through the field. Being a man on a mission, Marc was setting fastest lap times. However, in the process, he put himself on the inside of Aleix Espargaro, giving the Spaniard zero room and forcing him wide.

The Repsol Honda rider continued to slice his way through the field. Marquez was up right at the front, but would take out Valentino Rossi again on the final corner. The incident would see the Spaniard suffer a 30 second penalty, his third of the race, and would finish down in 18th place.

At the front, Cal Crutchlow would hold off Johann Zarco to take victory, his first of the season. The Result sees Crutchlow take the Championship lead, the first Briton to do so since Barry Sheene in 1979.

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Zarco would take second, with Alex Rins finishing third to take his first ever podium in the MotoGP class. Jack Miller would finish fourth.

Maverick Vinales crossed the line fifth, a disappointing result for the Yamaha rider. Andrea Dovizioso finished sixth, just in front of Tito Rabat who wrapped up a solid weekend with a great result in seventh.

Andrea Iannone was eighth, whilst Hafizh Syharin finished ninth. Danilo Petrucci was tenth, whilst Pol Espargaro was eleventh.

Bradley Smith, Aleix Espargaro and Dani Pedrosa all failed to finish.

The result leaves Crutchlow in front in the Championship, going into the Austin round in 2 weeks time.