1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz will take part in the 'World GP Bike Legends' event at Jerez in June.

The American will ride his iconic 1994 Suzuki RGV500 XR84 as part of the 'Race of Legends' features taking place on all three days (19th-21st). Schwantz joins fellow champions Freddie Spencer, Wayne Gardner and Christian Sarron as being confirmed for the event.

"When I first heard about the event it sounded like it would be a great time," said Schwantz. "It's going to be some good fun to be back out there with the 'ole boys on our 500s! Spain has always been the most popular place for Grand Prix racing and I look forward to seeing the huge crowds and all the fans at the event!"

Another newly confirmed legend is New Zealander Graeme Crosby, who rode a Yamaha YZR500 to the runner-up spot in the 1982 World Championship, beating the likes of Spencer, Kenny Roberts and Barry Sheene in the process. As well as his grand prix successes, Crosby has a wide following thanks to victories in the Daytona 200, the Imola 200, the Suzuka 8 Hours and the Isle of Man TT.

"It's going to be just like the good old days," enthused Crosby. "We'll be back out on the old two-stroke bikes which are themselves very special, but even better it's going to be great to see and ride with everyone again. I can't wait to get down to Jerez!"



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