Adam Jones and Drake McElroy split in "Big D" Home of the Dallas Mavericks and Stars holds its first ever IFMA event. DALLAS, TX. (February 9, 2003) - IFMA Freestyle Motocross Presented by XM Satellite Radio returned to Dallas bringing a new...
Adam Jones and Drake McElroy split in "Big D"
Home of the Dallas Mavericks and Stars holds its first ever IFMA event.
DALLAS, TX. (February 9, 2003) - IFMA Freestyle Motocross Presented by XM Satellite Radio returned to Dallas bringing a new breed of talent. Myles Richmond, Adam Jones and Andy Jones competed for the first time at the American Airlines Center. It was the now veterans of the sport, Drake McElroy and Nate Adams that put on a show for the Dallas crowd.
Friday night saw Myles Richmond ride with the poise of a veteran, completing runs with his smooth style and flawless execution. After taking over the hot seat from Richmond, Nate Adams could only watch as Drake McElroy showed why he is one of the best in freestyle motocross. McElroy's score of 93.0 was enough to overtake the hot seat, leaving only Adam Jones to ride. Jones continued his hot streak, after winning both nights in Pittsburgh, edged out McElroy in Friday nights competition here in Dallas. Richmond ended up in fourth place followed by Andy Jones in fifth.
Adam Jones' hot streak ended after winning Friday night. After qualifying in the fourth position leading into the final, Jones missed two jumps causing him to finish in seventh place. Myles Richmond put the pressure on McElroy, scoring a 92.8 to beat out Andy Jones. McElroy needed to hang it all on the line to beat Richmond. The judges liked what they saw in McElroy's run awarding him a score of 93.0 to take the Saturday win in Dallas. Nate Adams finished in fourth with a 92.3.
"I blew it tonight, I just couldn't put it together. I just blew it," said Adam Jones after his Saturday night final run.
Friday's IFMA Results
1. Adam Jones - 93.1
2. Drake McElroy - 93.0
3. Nate Adams - 92.8
Saturday's IFMA Results
1. Drake McElroy - 93.0
2. Myles Richmond - 92.8
3. Andy Jones - 92.6
For complete weekend results from both Dallas and Cincinnati visit www.pacefmx.com.
The next stop on the IFMA tour lands in:
February 14-15 - Rosemont, Ill., Allstate Arena
February 14-15 - Cleveland, OH., Gund Arena