Ride The Brickyard – With Schwantz!
Join 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a special two-day Schwantz School on August 21-22. Students will have the unprecedented opportunity to lap the same track that Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden and the rest of the world’s best will tackle one week later during the second running of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.Schwantz and his team of instructors will offer a comprehensive, corner-by-corner look at IMS’s 16-turn, 2.6-mile road course. Classroom instruction, conducted by Schwantz and his chief instructor, will cover visual awareness and concentration, body position and steering, lines and reference points, gear selection and shifting, and braking. Schwantz will also lead a track walk to further enhance the learning experience.Michelin Pilot Power-shod Honda CBR600RRs and Suzuki GSX-R600s will be provided, with Arai helmets and Dainese riding gear available for rental. Students will receive an inaugural Schwantz School T-shirt, a photo CD and a video DVD. Special awards for the safest and most-improved students are planned. Drinks and snacks will be offered both days, along with lunch each afternoon. A special Schwantz family BBQ is scheduled for Friday evening.The Schwantz School at Indy is limited to 34 students, all of whom must be 18 years of age. Price is $2750.00. Online registration opens at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, July 15, at schwantzschool.com. For more information, call 866.223.5649 or 205.702.2712.