CARMEL, INDIANA (OCTOBER 31, 2023) – Dreyer & Reinbold Racing JC is thrilled to announce a game-changing addition to our team for rounds four and five 2023-24 Nitrocross season. Action sports icon Brian Deegan will join the Dreyer & Reinbold Racing roster for Rounds 4 and 5 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park piloting the No. 38 Group E FC1-X, bringing his remarkable talent and racing expertise to the Nitrocross arena.
Brian Deegan, a household name in the action sports world, has spent his career pushing the limits of what is possible in freestyle motocross, rallycross, and off-road racing. With a decorated career spanning decades, Deegan is known for his fearless approach and a relentless pursuit of excellence, making him a natural fit for the electrifying world of Nitrocross.
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing JC, a team known for its commitment to excellence and a history of success in the motorsports arena, is excited to welcome Brian Deegan into their ranks. His impressive track record and passion for racing align perfectly with the team’s mission to dominate the Nitrocross circuit.
Deegan stands as one of the most decorated Freestyle Motocross riders in X Games history, boasting an impressive collection of achievements. In all of X Games competition, he sits with a remarkable tally of sixteen medals including four gold medals at the X Games. His extraordinary skills and unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of the sport have cemented his legendary status among action sports enthusiasts. Notably, his versatility as a competitor extends beyond freestyle motocross, as he clinched a gold medal in rallycross, showcasing his remarkable adaptability and ability to conquer multiple disciplines within motorsports.
In 2009, Brian Deegan made a daring switch from two wheels to four, venturing into the heart-pounding world of short course off-road racing in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series’ Unlimited Lites division. With his characteristic fearlessness and unwavering determination, Deegan conquered this new frontier, ultimately clinching the championship. In 2011, he solidified his prowess by winning the World Championship race at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in the Traxxas TORC Series, further establishing his dominance in the discipline. Deegan’s racing journey didn’t stop there; he went on to win the Pro Lite Unlimited and Pro 2 class championships in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, showcasing his versatility and adaptability as a formidable force in off-road racing. Additionally, Deegan’s competitive spirit led him to the Global RallyCross Championship, where he finished as the runner-up in the championship in 2012 and secured a third-place finish in 2016, underlining his ability to excel in diverse motorsport arenas.
Deegan, who has consistently demonstrated his exceptional driving skills across multiple different disciplines is excited to make his Nitrocross debut with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. “I’m really looking forward to this new challenge. Nitrocross is a whole different animal, but I love pushing my limits and trying new things. Dreyer & Reinbold Racing has a strong track record winning the team championship along with going 1-2-3 in the driver’s championships, and I believe this partnership will be a winning one,” he said.
“We are elated to have Brian Deegan join our team for Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2023-24 Nitrocross season,” said Dennis Reinbold, Team Owner of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. “Brian’s fearless attitude and his drive to conquer new challenges are qualities that resonate deeply with our team. We believe that this collaboration will ignite the racing world with excitement and intensity.”
The 2023-24 Nitrocross season has already captured the imagination of racing enthusiasts worldwide with its unique blend of off-road excitement and high-speed action. Deegan’s participation in Rounds 4 and 5 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is set to elevate the competition to new heights.
Motorsport fans and enthusiasts are encouraged to mark their calendars and witness the electrifying Round 2-3 of the Nitrocross season at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park or watch live for free on Rumble. Stay up to date with Brian Deegan’s journey and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing’s latest news and developments by following them on Instagram and Facebook @DreyerReinboldRacing and 𝕏 @DreyerReinbold.
About Dreyer & Reinbold Racing:
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing was founded in 1999 by Indianapolis car dealer Dennis Reinbold. The legacy of the Dreyer and Reinbold family dates back to the 1920s with Reinbold’s grandfather, the legendary Floyd “Pop” Dreyer, a former Indian factory motorcycle racer. Dreyer served as a crewman and mechanic on the famed Duesenberg team. Dreyer went on to build Indy 500 cars in the 1930s, many of which started on the front row. In addition, Dreyer constructed championship-winning sprint cars and midgets. Dreyer & Reinbold Racing captured its first win in 2000 with driver Robbie Buhl at Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, FL, and has fielded a variety of drivers including Al Unser Jr., Buddy Rice, Buddy Lazier, Sarah Fisher, Ryan Hunter-Reay, and J.R. Hildebrand. Dreyer & Reinbold Racing has successfully qualified 48 drivers for the Indy 500 in its history. DRR competed in Rallycross for the first time in 2015 and captured the 2016 Lites rallycross championship. The team competed in the Nitro RX series with a 1-2-3 Championship win in the 2022-23 Nitro RX Group E class with Robin Larrson, Andreas Bakkerud, and Fraser McConnell.