Drake McElroy Captures First Win In 2004

McElroy qualifies fourth and holds on for the win at the Alamodome

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (January 31, 2004) – XM Satellite Radio Presents IFMA Freestyle Motocross, brought to you by San Antonio Toyota Town Dealers visited the Alamodome for one huge night of competition. Drake McElroy had to ride in his jeans and t-shirt due to the airlines losing his luggage, but came out and put together a run that scored a 91.9 on the huge freestyle course. Brain Foster, the first rider to hit the 91-foot dirt hit, finished in second with a final score of 91.3. Myles Richmond, the nights number three qualifier, scored a 91.0 enough to take home third place.

Jim McNeil, the only competitor to land the back flip, crashed in the doubles competition after qualifying in the number one spot. McNeil can out in the finals landed the flip, but couldn’t finish his run after realizing his bike troubles. McNeil could not snag his fourth win of the season, but watched as McElroy captured his first win of 2004.

“I was really lucky after that crash, Jim McNeil said after his final run. It should have been a lot worse, Drake rode really well tonight and deserves the win.”

Saturday’s IFMA Freestyle Motocross Results:

  1. Drake McElroy 91.9
  2. Brian Foster 91.3
  3. Derek Burlew 91.0

For complete weekend results from San Antonio and Cincinnati, OH along with up to date points standings visit www.pacefmx.com.

The next stop on the IFMA Freestyle Motocross tour lands in:

February 6 & 7 Pittsburgh, Pa. Mellon Arena

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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