Texas Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, announced today a three-year agreement with Clear Channel Entertainment’s motor sports division to continue hosting Clear Channel Entertainment’s supercross events through 2004.
Texas Stadium now joins Anaheim’s Edison International Field, Phoenix’s BankOne Ballpark, Minneapolis’ Metrodome, and Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on the list of major stadiums continuing to confirm their place on the 2003 andbeyond schedule of Clear Channel Entertainment’s supercross series.
Texas Stadium, home of the five-time World Champion Dallas Cowboys, waserected in 1980 and holds 66,000 fans. With its half dome, half open-airroof, it is one of the most recognized stadiums in the world. Clear ChannelEntertainment has been bringing supercross to the Texas Stadium since 1975and has averaged over 40,000 fans ever since.
“Clear Channel Entertainment continues to bring a world class operation toTexas Stadium, which is why we continue to open our doors to their companyeach year,” said Bruce Hardy, general manager of Texas Stadium. “Supercrossis year in and year out a fan favorite for not only the people of theDallas/ Ft Worth metropolitan area but also for all Texans. We look forwardto Clear Channel’s supercross events for years to come. They have been heresince 1975 and have delivered the goods every year.”
“Texas Stadium has been a staple on the supercross schedule since 1975.Their loyalty to our product shows the commitment of yet another venue tothe future of supercross,” said Charlie Mancuso, President of Clear ChannelEntertainment’s Motor Sports division. “Near sell-out capacity crowds andthe best supercross racing in the world will continue at Texas Stadiumthrough 2004 and beyond.”
The 2003 Clear Channel Entertainment Supercross Series schedule follows:
Jan 4 Edison International Field Anaheim, Calif.Jan 11 Bank One Ballpark PhoenixJan 18 Edison International Field Anaheim, Calif.Jan 25 TBA * TBA *Feb 1 Edison International Field Anaheim, Calif.Feb 8 Qualcomm Stadium San DiegoFeb 15 Metrodome MinneapolisFeb 22 Georgia Dome AtlantaMar 1 RCA Dome IndianapolisMar 22 The Dome at America’s Center St. LouisMar 29 Reliant Park HoustonApr 5 Silverdome Pontiac, Mich.Apr 12 Texas Stadium DallasApr 26 Rice-Eccles Stadium Salt Lake CityMay 3 Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas For more information visit www.pacesupercross.com