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Matthew Birt  says:

Marc Marquez can be greatest ever, says Schwantz

Marc Marquez can become the greatest and most successful rider in MotoGP history, according to Texan legend Kevin Schwantz.The Spaniard remains undefeated in four races in 2014 after another resounding triumph in Jerez last weekend.The 21-year-old is already a triple world champion in three different classes and his first Grand Prix win in Jerez was the 36th of his career...

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Oct 08

Posts: 550

hello4646 says:


No **** Sherlock!!!

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Oct 13

Posts: 362

Some more...

 ....pearls of wisdom from Schwantz, what would we do without him? 

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Mar 09

Posts: 4965

Nostrodamus says:

Can be?

With the records he's set to date, he's well on his way, and arguably could be considered already.

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Apr 13

Posts: 421

noddy61 says:

The problem for the rest of us would be racers and accomplished champions is that none of us know if Marquez has actually had to wind the throttle back to the stops this year

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May 12

Posts: 968

cornbowl says:

Where did

Schwantz get his crystal ball from ?

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Mar 12

Posts: 446

hahaha this guy...

 captain obvious strikes again!

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Nov 03

Posts: 1970

saturn392 says:

It's just MCN

provoking some reaction !

Nostro - he's arguably the best 'rookie' ever but he's got to maintain that momentum for several seasons before he becomes the greatest ever.    So not quite already.

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Jan 12

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doohanfan says:

very obviously

he can be the best ever with 1 championship in his rookie year and 4 out of 4 race wins in the following year (Mastermind, special topic the bleeding obvious), but apart from relevance deficiency syndrome with which Kev appears to be afflicted I can see little point in Schwantz or anyone else saying so at this time. MM seems a rather good bet for 2 championships in a row. He needs 3 in a row to match KR for the first 3 years of a premier class career, which also seems entirely likely, then 4 or 5 more after that. 7 or 8 premier class championships is quite difficult according to one Mick Doohan who has 5 of the things, 4 more than Schwantz, so obviously as a Doohanfan I will go with Mick at this stage.

All credit , again obviously, to MM if he ends up with 7 or 8 in the modern era.

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Aug 02

Posts: 538

Already !!

Jesus, get a grip, he can't be considered the greatest already ( even arguably ) ... he needs to win a lot of titles yet and preferably, although not crucially, on more than one make of motorcycle before that could be considered ala Ago, Hailwood, Read, Lawson, Rossi, Stoner etc.... 

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Oct 11

Posts: 189

SundayRoast says:


Riding at 10 tenths as he always does, will eventually catch him out, especially when he feels he is in total control and backs off just that tiny amount.

With the way he rides, any incident will be major and injury will be his eventual downfall, long before he makes multiple world championships in MotoGP.

Lets hope he does not become another Senna.

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