Making his 200th premier class begin and 283rd grand prix begin in complete, Espargaro battled with and fended off Pramac’s Jorge Martin to transform Aprilia’s first trendy period pole to its maiden win.
All six producers have now gained races in MotoGP on the present grid, whereas Espargaro units the file for essentially the most begins earlier than his first grand prix victory.
Espargaro now additionally leads the championship by seven factors after an unpredictable opening three rounds which have seen three completely different winners and 9 completely different podium finishers.
Martin held onto second for his first podium of the 12 months, whereas Alex Rins closed in on the lead battle in third for each his and Suzuki’s first rostrum of the 2022 marketing campaign.
Joan Mir was fourth on the second of the Suzukis, whereas Francesco Bagnaia got here from 13th to fifth on his manufacturing facility Ducati.
He beat KTM’s Brad Binder, whereas the highest 10 was accomplished by Aprilia’s Maverick Vinales, reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo, VR46 rookie Marco Bezzecchi and former championship chief Enea Bastianini (Gresini).
2022 MotoGP Argentina GP: Race outcomes