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Deegan Wins Lake Elsinore LOORS Round

LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Metal Mulisha founder and 2011 Lucas Off Road Racing Series Driver of the Year “The General” Brian Deegan took his familiar #1 spot on the podium this weekend at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park in Round 3 of the Pro Lite and Pro 2 Unlimited 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.

Brian got off to a great start in Saturday’s Pro Lite race in his #38 Rockstar Energy Ford truck, moving up to the first place slot on lap 13, and holding on through the finish to take his first win of the season. 

In Saturday’s Pro 2 Round Brian moved up to fourth before moving into third after a restart, and got up to second after three more laps. Brian came from behind in turn three and ultimately took first place in a dramatic final lap finish that the crowd loved.

Sunday’s Pro 2 race presented a few challenges for The 2011 Rookie of the Year. After running in the top three, Brian experienced mechanical difficulties and ultimately finished 5th.  After leading the pack in Pro Lites Brian’s truck was knocked out by another driver and Brian finished the race to salvage valuable points.

"My crew did a great job this weekend, and I’m feeling great about the success we had on Saturday. It feels good to race in front of my hometown crowd and be the fastest every time we got on track. Mulisha has a lot of history at this facility, and this will be my favorite track,” stated Deegan.

For more info on Brian Deegan follow him on Twitter: @mmgeneral and check out his website: www.briandeegan.com.

About Brian Deegan

Motocross legend, founder of Metal Mulisha and 2011 Lucas Oil Driver of the Year, "The General" Brian Deegan is one of the most decorated action sport athletes to-date. Brian is the only rider to compete in at least one event each year since the X Games' inception, including his Gold Medal run in X Games 17 RallyCross.  Brian continues to test the limits in FMX, Pro 2 and Pro Lite Short Course, Rally, Rally Cross and Stock Car racing - this year winning the Lucas Oil Pro 2 and Pro Lite Championships as well as the Lucas Oil Pro 2 Rookie of the Year Honors. Brian was also one of only two drivers to represent the USA at the Race of Champions in Germany in 2011. Brian is sponsored by Rockstar Energy Drink, FORD, Metal Mulisha, DVS, Lucas Oil, Makita Industrial Power Tools, MAXXIS Tires, Gibson Exhaust Systems, 4 Wheel Parts, Ronin-Syndicate, Atomik R/C, MSR, Pro Taper, MYPLASH Prepaid Mastercard, Fathead, Brembo, K & N, Fortin, PPG, VP Racing Fuels, Fox Shox, Impact by Mastercraft Safety, MSD Ignitions, California Torque Products, Impact Racing, Eibach Springs, McKenzies, and Fiberwerx.

About the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series 

The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is the evolution of the long standing support of short course racing by Forrest Lucas and Lucas Oil Products. Steeped in the Midwest tradition of short course off road racing infused with a West Coast influence, Lucas Oil Off Road Racing brings intense four wheel door to door action to challenging, fan friendly tracks. Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series: This is Short Course. For more information please visit www.LucasOilOffRoad.com.
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