MotoGP » Schwantz 'sets the record straight' on COTA claim


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Schwantz is a legend, no question about that. However for him to claim that he is solely responsible for bringing the MotoGP to Austin overlooks all those people who invested in it financially (risking losing all their money, putting their money where their mouth is, etc.). If you ignore or insult these people they could be less likely to invest, or even worse, they could drop out altogether because some of them might have invested as a way to increase their visibility to the public. Also lot of people invest because they believe in a cause, not just to make money. And also a lot of people other than Schwantz must have worked very hard to bring MotoGP to Austin. Schwantz is a fantastic ambassador for the sport and no doubt successfully played a very important and probably critical part, but he couldn't have done it all alone and he really shouldn't have claimed that he did. But, having said all that, even though he might have made an exaggerated claim that response from COTA is WAY bey



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