Kevin Schwantz Sues COTA, Claims Being Thrown Out, Banned and Threatened
Kevin Schwantz claims he has been escorted off the COTA property by security and accused on criminal trespassing. It appears that COTA officials had Schwantz banned form the premises and his presence in the perimeter was denied despite him being officially invited there by teams LCR Honda and Attack Racing CRT, who attended Honda's private test, alongside Yamaha.
Last autumn, controversy between Kevin Schwantz and COTA officials sprung up as the latter denied Schwantz his integral role in bringing the MotoGP to the Texas circuit, and his benefits in all this have been also denied.
At the moment, Kevin Schwantz is suing the COTA owners for the cutting him out of the whole MotoGP business and we'll keep you informed of the outcome. Until matters are settled, Kevin Schwantz has been threatened of being arrested if caught within the COTA complex.