New Faces in FMX shine in Worcester
WORCESTER, Mass. (January 10, 2004) – IFMA Freestyle Motocross Presented by XM Satellite Radio finished up the second weekend of competition and with a win Friday night at Worcester’s Centrum Centre, Andy Jones sits in the first position in overall IFMA points standings. Myles Richmond, the nights number three qualifier, took over the Nissan hot seat from Robert Distler with a 92.0. Jim McNeil back flipped on his first trick out, putting together a solid run scoring a 91.8, but not enough to beat the smooth riding of Richmond. The number one qualifier, Andy Jones also flipped on his first trick out and finished up the run with a no-footed back flip to score a 92.2 edging out Richmond for his second win in 2004.
Dayne Kinnaird, Friday’s ninth place finisher, came out Saturday on fire throwing huge combination tricks that are seldom seen in a freestyle motocross competition. Kinnaird’s final run of 92.7 included a total of 15 tricks, next most on the night was 13. Kinnaird’s 92.7 withstood the back flipping of Jim McNeil and Andy Jones scoring 91.3 and 92.4 respectively. Brian Foster qualified in the fourth position, but with a final score of 92.5 landed Foster in second place overall followed by Jones, Richmond and Derek Burlew rounding out the top five.
Friday’s IFMA Freestyle Motocross Results:
- Andy Jones 92.2
- Myles Richmond 92.0
- Jim McNeil 91.8
Saturday’s IFMA Freestyle Motocross Results:
- Dayne Kinnaird 92.7
- Brian Foster 92.5
- Andy Jones 92.4
For complete weekend results from Worcester, Ma. and Philadelphia along with up to date points standings visit www.pacefmx.com.
The next stop on the IFMA Freestyle Motocross tour lands in:
January 16 & 17 Dallas, Texas American Airlines Center
For a complete points standing visit www.pacefmx.com.
About Clear Channel Entertainment/ IFMA Freestyle Motocross
Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports is the producer and promoter of IFMA Freestyle Motocross and is a division of Clear Channel Entertainment. IFMA Freestyle Motocross, the leading freestyle motocross tour in the world, features some of today’s most talented athletes, performing aerial acrobatics while clearing 70′ gaps and climbing up to three stories high on motorcycles. Freestyle motocross riders defy gravity and push the envelope during their one and two minute, adrenaline-charged runs. More information about IFMA Freestyle Motocross can be found by visiting www.pacefmx.com. Clear Channel Entertainment is the largest promoter and producer of live events in the world, with a broad based tradition in the promotion and production of motorcycle racing events. Clear Channel Entertainment is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE: CCU) and a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry. Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/ or exclusively books approximately 135 live entertainment venues, including more than 100 in North American and 30 in Europe. The company, which operates throughout North America, Europe, South America and Australia, also owns independently operated athlete representation businesses, which provide management, marketing and financial consulting services to many of the world’s top professional athletes. More information may be found by visiting www.cc.com.
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