Finally, the world's most gifted 500 class
rider managed to assemble the other ingredients that are required to
win the title. Kevin has always had the talent, but is has taken years for
him also to have a winning bike, a touch of good luck and the consistent
high scoring finishes that make a World Champion.
The Texan looked like a champion from the very first, with a typically
spectacular win in Australia. From then on his title resolve never
faltered, and for the next nine races he piled up top three finishes with
now is that of elder statesman of the 500 class; but when relieved of the
pressures of GP racing his personality is little changed from that of the
carefree youngster who broke into full time GP racing after a meteoric
rise from club racing novice to full bore national Super-bike competitor.
It's riding talent that makes Schwantz special and at last it has had it's
Go to the 1993 world Championship logo to
see a race by race breakdown or Kevin's finishes.