Brian Deegan Joins Nitrocross

November 1, 2023Joe Moore

Former Rallycross driver Brian Deegan will join the Group E class for Nitrocross Phoenix next month. Find out more below. 

An Off-road Motorsports Icon

Brian Deegan has done basically everything involving Off-Road motorsports. From two-wheel to four-wheels. Deegan has won 16 X Games medals, including 4 gold medals. Three of those medals are Motocross medals whilst the fourth is a Rallycross gold medal. Deegan is the most decorated freestyle motocross rider in history. In 2011 Deegan made his Rallycross debut. Finishing third in his first event and winning his fourth. Between 2011 and 2016 Deegan finished on the podium 18 times out of the 42 events he competed in. Winning two events, including his final Rallycross event in 2016. 

Joining An Established Team

Brian Deegan will suit up for the Dreyer and Reinbold team for rounds 4 and 5 of the 2023-24 Nitrocross season. The Dreyer and Reinbold team currently sit fourth in the Nitrocross teams championship. Having had the Jamaican sensation Fraser McConnell and IndyCar star Conor Daly drive for the team. This team is the sister team to the most successful team in the Group E era of Nitrocross. The Dreyer and Reinbold JC team won both the Drivers and Teams championship last season. With Robin Larsson winning the championship last season and Andreas Bakkerud finishing second in the championship. With Brian Deegan suiting up in the second Dreyer and Reinbold car for Nitrocross Phoenix Conor Daly likely won’t be at the event. 


Brian Deegan commented on his Nitrocross debut. Saying the following 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,”  

Dreyer and Reinbold Racing owner Dennis Reinbold would say “We are elated to have Brian Deegan join our team for Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2023-24 Nitrocross season,” Rienbold continued, “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.” 

All comments taken from the Dreyer And Reinbold press release