MotoGP » Puig reacts to Schwantz’s Pedrosa comments


"You [Schwantz] were a great rider, super spectacular, but always in the shade, first of Eddie Lawson and then Wayne Rainey" - Alberto Puig.

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VF - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 8:37 PM
Last Edited 452 days ago

schawntz against alberto puig,who is going to win?common guys you two have the same passion for motorcycle stop divided yourself! superbike motorcycle sale decrease everywhere and need all the main actors to put their energy together to defend this sport this way of life in our modern society which is more and more aseptic

WDB - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 8:40 PM

Schwantz might of won more if he were on the Yamaha or a Honda, he won on a bike that was not up to par while Pedrosa is on the best bike. Pedrosa is a very good rider but I don't think he will win a MotoGP WC as long as Lorenzo and Marquez are around.

46R1 - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 8:55 PM

wow Puig said Schwantz has had a racing school for years and nothing has come out of it like the euro schools. It's true though. Nicky was the last US WC in 06... nothing else after that.

livio - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 9:00 PM

king kev is bang on the money ,how this man has held the best ride in moto gp without taking a title is beyond me only puig comment i agree with is the comparasion to rainey and lawson although to be fair they were 2 of the greatest riders ever and kev always had in my opinion to much loyalty to suzuki who knocked out inferior machines

bri t

April 29, 2013 9:17 PM

When I see Puig on TV he seems very intense, focused and stern. From this I think Alberto does push Dani hard and doesn't want to hold him back at all.

Maybe this is what Kevin means when he describes Alberto as 'too much' . The parents holding their child back also applies where they are too dominating and demanding their siblings should do XYZ.

Darkwaknight

April 29, 2013 9:27 PM

This is sad from, Kevin as has been said this is a desperate cry from a lonely man. A great rider in his day but more famous for his crazy, aggressive riding style. He was no Rainey or fast Freddie but a people's champion, and please that Suzuki was not that bad Doug chandler, barros and even our Mckenzie were not that far from Kevin come seasons end. It is sad he seems to be headline hunting and reliving the glory days. At least AP has moved on and helped others, more and more Kevin is coming across as a desperate hanger on tryin to live in others reflected glory.. Rossi comment. Great response from alber though made me laugh!!

Ray Goodyear - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 9:32 PM

Typical loudmouthed and overrated yank gifted his WC by injured Rainey. Nowhere near as good as Spencer, Rainey, Roberts, Lawson, Mamola and thats just Americans, Didnt have the best bike mind you.

Kentuckyboy - Unregistered

April 29, 2013 9:44 PM

I think what Kevin is saying is what a lot of people think. He just said it openly and not very tactfully. Dani is beginning to look like a rider who will never achieve the title he probably deserves due to mistakes, poor choices, and timing. Most riders need all the elements of talent, equipment and luck to win a championship. Now timing and luck are not on Dani's side. Marquez is a phenomenon and his team mate. I have always thought Puig was too over bearing with Dani.

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