Motorcycle Racing World Champion Kevin Schwantz to Appear at Dallas Motorcycle Show

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.

Visitors to the  Show  Us Your Lean booth will have a chance to meet Schwantz and the COTA Girls, get an autograph and experience the extreme, 62-degree lean that MotoGP riders can achieve through corners.

"I look forward to attending the IMS show at Dallas this weekend as the Two-Wheel Ambassador to COTA!” Schwantz said. “Dallas IMS has always had a good turnout, and it is always good to see old friends and familiar motorcycling faces.  It will also be a great opportunity to share my excitement for MotoGP at COTA on April 10-12.  Having a Grand Prix in my hometown of Austin, at COTA which I helped design, is a dream come true!”

Schwantz’s schedule for Saturday and Sunday is given below.

Saturday, January 24 th
  • Fan Meet & Greet, Autographs, COTA’s  Show Us Your Lean Booth,  11 a.m. to noon
  • Q&A Session, Dallas Motorcycle Show Main Stage,  12:30 to 12:50 p.m. 
  • Fan Meet & Greet, Autographs, COTA’s  Show Us Your Lean Booth,  4 to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 25 th
  • Fan Meet & Greet, Autographs, COTA’s  Show Us Your Lean Booth,  noon to 1 p.m.
  • Q&A Session, Dallas Motorcycle Show Main Stage,  1:30 to 1:50 p.m. 
  • Media will also have opportunities to interview Schwantz on both days.

    To schedule an interview, contact Marnie Lincoln at (512) 484-3493 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    The Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas will be the second race of the 2015 MotoGP season, and the first of the season in the United States. Held at Circuit of The Americas on April 10 th through 12 th, the weekend will feature multiple classes of racing and the world’s most talented and daring riders pushing themselves and their machines to the limit.
    Tickets for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas are on sale now. Fans 15 and younger receive free general admission with a ticketed adult, and discounts are available for military members. Parking is free for fans arriving by motorcycle. Dry camping, RV spaces and private hospitality options for groups of 30 or more are available for purchase. To explore ticket options, visit or call  512.301.6600  ext. 1.

    About Circuit of The Americas
    Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, is the only purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the United States designed for all classes of racing. The 3.4-mile racetrack hosts the world’s most prestigious sporting events, including Formula 1, MotoGP, Lone Star Le Mans and ESPN’s X Games. The 1,500-acre campus is also home of the Austin360 Amphitheater — PollStar’s 2013 “Best New Major Concert Venue” and a 2014 “Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue” nominee — impressive meeting and hospitality spaces, and a 25-story observation tower that offers panorama views of the circuit and downtown Austin. For more information and downloadable video and photos, visit and Follow COTA on Facebook at and Twitter @circuitamericas and @COTAmedia. For an experience as unique as Austin and a rush you’ll never forget, visit Circuit of The Americas, where exhilaration happens.