30 October 2015

LAS VEGAS (OCT. 29, 2015) – SMI is proud to announce that one of motorcycling’s greatest legends, 1993 FIM 500cc Grand Prix (now MotoGP) World Champion Kevin Schwantz, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 2015 Superprestigio of the Americas at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 21.

Schwantz is slated to be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs. Ever the racer, Schwantz is also scheduled to take a few hot laps of honor around the indoor short track at the Orleans Arena.

“We are greatly honored to have Kevin, one of the most iconic motorcycle racers in America, as part of the inaugural Superprestigio of the Americas,” said SMI President Steve McLaughlin. “We’re privileged to honor him as Grand Marshal and we think it will be a great opportunity for our fans to get an opportunity to interact with Kevin.”

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25 March 2015


Motorcycle racing legend returns as Official COTA Ambassador ahead of Austin MotoGP race

Austin, Texas (March 25, 2015) – In anticipation of the MotoGP  Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas, set for April 10-12 at Circuit of The Americas, motorcycle racing legend Kevin Schwantz takes you through the ins and outs of the 3.4-mile circuit in a thrilling new video produced by Bonnier Motorcycle Group.

Tickets are still available for the MotoGP event. Three-day general admission passes start at  $89, and reserved grandstand single-day tickets start at  $59. Children 15 and under will receive a  free general admission pass with a ticketed adult. Visit circuitoftheamericas.com or call the circuit sales team at (512) 655-6300 for more information and to purchase tickets. 

Schwantz, the 1993 500cc world champion and COTA’s two-wheel ambassador, will play a prominent role in promotional and media activities for COTA leading up to the race, and he will serve as Grand Marshal for the MotoGP race on Sunday, April 12. In addition, he will lead the cycle corral parade laps on Friday and Saturday evenings during the race weekend.

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23 February 2015

1993 500cc World Champion to race at Jerez in June aboard his iconic Suzuki RGV500 XR84, while Graeme Crosby also adds his name to the impressive line-up

Another true legend of grand prix motorcycle racing – Kevin Schwantz – is the latest confirmed rider at the upcoming World GP Bike Legends extravaganza. The 1993 500cc World Champion will be racing flat out alongside a host of fellow former titleholders at Jerez, Spain, on 19-21 June.

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21 January 2015

Texas native and COTA Two-Wheel Ambassador will meet fans and participate in Q&A sessions at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show Jan. 24th & 25th

AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 21, 2015) –  Circuit of The Americas (COTA)  Two-Wheel Ambassador Kevin Schwantz will meet with fans and sign autographs this weekend at the  Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas, Texas. Saturday and Sunday, Schwantz will participate in a Q&A session at the show’s main stage and appear at Circuit of The Americas’  Show Us Your Lean booth, located near the Suzuki Giveaway and the Yamaha and Ducati displays.

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13 October 2014

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 12.

The 2015 Suzuki MotoGP GSX-RR was unveiled at today’s Motegi MotoGP race in Japan as 1993 World 500cc GP Champion Kevin Schwantz was joined by 1982 World Champion Franco Uncini for demonstration laps at the Twin Ring circuit.

Schwantz, who joined the Suzuki MotoGP test team for its test at Austin in Texas, USA earlier this year, rode the GSX-RR while Uncini demonstrated the GSV-R that last competed in the 2011 MotoGP series.

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