Supercross Heads to Texas for Arlington Triple Crown



Jimmy Ellis, who went on to win the ’75 collection, received Dallas once more in 1976, however not the collection. After which in ’77 the Dallas race was hit by a heavy storm in the midst of the primary night time of racing. Yamaha’s Bob Hannah slithered to the win in a 20-lap race of attrition and survival that lasted a full hour. As we reported right here final month when the ’23 Oakland race needed to be postponed attributable to rain, the second night time of the Dallas race was actually cancelled attributable to the entire rain, and the Cowboys determined they did not need supercross again in any respect. Consequently, Dallas fell off the schedule for the subsequent six years. When it returned in 1983, it was truly on the Cotton Bowl—the one and solely time it might occur on the dwelling of the Texas State Honest and the Purple River Rivalry school soccer sport between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners. The ’83 race could be received by the late Mike Bell. It was the final win of his glorious profession.

In ’84 the race went again to Texas Stadium, the Cowboys having had a change of coronary heart. The race would run there for 25 years, the final happening in 2008. And who received it probably the most over all these years? Not Johnson, nor Bradshaw, nor McGrath, nor Carmichael, nor Stewart. As an alternative it was Chad Reed, who received 4 occasions in Texas Stadium: ’03, ’04, ’06, and ’08.

In 2010, the Dallas race moved to the brand-new and wonderful AT&T Stadium in Arlington, the place it is remained ever since. It was run in 2020, earlier than COVID-19 hit, and it was run 3 times in 2021 as Feld Motor Sports activities navigated the post-shutdown panorama of stadium availability.

So, who has probably the most wins in these 15 races up to now in AT&T Stadium? Cooper Webb. The Purple Bull KTM rider has received 4 occasions, which means he is tied with Chad Reed for probably the most wins within the Dallas SX—no matter which stadium the race was held in!