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01:52Interview

Schwantz shares how he got into racing

03:15Race action

1986 Transatlantic Challenge highlights

11:50Interview

Schwantz at the 1987 Transatlantic Challenge

13:00Race action

1987 Transatlantic Challenge race 1 highlights - Brands Hatch

15:45Interview

Schwantz and Rainey talk about the touch

16:35Race action

1987 Transatlantic Challenge race 2 highlights - Brands Hatch

19:41Race action

1987 Transatlantic Challenge race 3 highlights - Brands Hatch

20:48Race action

1987 Transatlantic Challenge highlights at Donington

21:39Heavy crash

Race stopped after a crash

21:50Race action

1987 Transatlantic Challenge highlights at Donington

25:07Interview

Kevin hopes to improve in Grand Prix motorcycles

25:19Race action

Kevin's debut at the 1986 Dutch TT

29:16Race action

Schwantz in Spain after winning the 1987 Transatlantic Challenge

29:39Race action

1987 Spainish GP highlights

31:59Race action

1987 Italian GP highlights

34:30Race action

1987 French GP highlights

36:26Interview

Schwantz shares the highlight of his career

37:05Interview

Schwantz talks about the new Pepsi Suzuki

37:41Race action

1988 Japanese GP highlights

40:41Interview

Schwantz talks about his celebrations

41:38Interview

Schwantz after his maiden win

42:17Race action

1988 Italian GP highlights

43:25Race action

1988 German GP highlights

45:57Interview

Schwantz is determined to race after practice crash

47:55Crash

1988 Belgian GP - Schwantz breaks his knee

48:32Crash

1988 British GP highlights - crash with Ron Haslam

49:56Race action

1988 Brazilian GP highights

50:40Interview

Schwantz debriefs

51:10Race action

1989 Japanese GP highlights

51:47Crash

1989 Australian GP highlights - highside crash for Schwantz

53:37Crash

1989 Spanish GP highlights - crash while leading

54:17Interview

Schwantz talks about his crashes

54:52Race action

1989 Austrian GP highlights

55:51Race action

1989 Yugoslavian GP highlights

56:53Race action

1989 Dutch TT and Belgian GP highlights - crash

57:45Race action

1989 British GP highlights

58:33Race action

1989 Czechoslovakian GP highlights

59:19Race action

1989 Brazilian GP highlights

01:00:20Interview

Schwantz debriefs his career so far

Bike Hero: Kevin Schwantz

2019-01-231:03:35
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Duke Classics - Bike GP

About

Kevin Schwantz burst on to the scene in 1986 at the Transatlantic Challenge races and went on to quickly establish himself as a favourite of the fans. Through interviews and classic all-action footage we look at Schwantz’s rapid rise from rookie to World Championship title challenger. Unsurprisingly his legendary rivalry with Wayne Rainey takes centre stage as they do battle fairing-to-fairing on some of the world’s best known circuits such as Spa-Francorchamps, Assen, Donington, Suzuka and Jerez.

The film ends with the close of the 1989 season so we don’t get to see Schwantz crowned world Champion in 1993 but it gives a great insight into the grit, determination and style it takes to become a true Bike Hero.

Channel:Duke Classic Videos
About this program:Duke Classics - Bike GP
Episode title:Bike Hero: Kevin Schwantz
Season:Documentary
Episode number:22
Date:1990-01-23
Run time:1:03:35
Category:Racing coverage
Production:Duke
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