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Jack Miller could be ‘one of the best’: says Kevin Schwantz

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Jack Miller could be ‘one of the best’: says Kevin Schwantz
Kevin Schwantz, the 1993 500cc world champion, has lavished praise on Australian MotoGP rider Jack Miller ahead of the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2016, saying the 21-year-old Australian has all of the attributes to make it to the top.

Miller took his maiden premier-class victory when he won in dreadful conditions at the Dutch TT in June, becoming the first Australian MotoGP race-winner since Casey Stoner won at Phillip Island in 2012.

Ahead of this weekend's Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2016 at Phillip Island, Schwantz, who won the premier-class title 23 years ago for Suzuki, told the 'Keeping Track' podcast that Miller has big things ahead of him.

"I really like Jack and I think he's got the talent to be one of the best," Schwantz said.

"It was great to see him win in Assen and I'm sure that really helped his confidence, and it'll be interesting to see him back, even more so at Phillip Island,‰Û

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