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Friday, May 20, 2011

Rockstar Metal Mulisha Makita's Brian Deegan is currently in second place in both the ProLite and Pro 2 classes.


Wayne Hart
Communications Manager
Makita U.S.A.
(714) 522-8088 x 4410

(800) 4-MAKITA

Friday, May 20, 2011


Rockstar Metal Mulisha Makita driver to auction race truck's fiberglass and more; proceeds to benefit local hospital

May 19, 2011 – GLEN HELEN, CA. – Metal Mulisha founder, 2010 Lucas Oil Rider of the Year, and 2011 Rockstar Metal Mulisha Makita driver Brian Deegan will auction signed fiberglass parts and other race-day memorabilia from his Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series races in Southern California this weekend to benefit The Loma Linda Children’s Foundation.
Brian is racing in Rounds 5 and 6 of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), this weekend at Glen Helen in San Bernardino. Immediately following Brian’s Pro 2 Races at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, fans can head to the Metal Mulisha pits for the chance to bid.
All proceeds will be given to The Loma Linda Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, CA. The Loma Linda Children’s Hospital serves a population of 1.2 million children in Southern California and is also a major pediatric teaching facility for Loma Linda University School of Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and other health professionals.
About Brian Deegan
Motocross legend, founder of Metal Mulisha and 2010 Lucas Oil Rider of the Year, “The General” Brian Deegan is one of the most decorated extreme sport athlete’s to-date. Brian holds the record for most X Games Medals and is the only rider to compete in at least one event each year since the X Games’ inception. In 2011 Brian will continue to test the limits in Motocross, Pro Lite 2, Rally, Rally Cross and Stock Car racing. Brian is sponsored by brands such as Rockstar Energy Drink, Metal Mulisha, Ford, MSR, Lucas Oil, MAXXIS, Makita Industrial Power Tools, Etines, Alpinestars, Von Zipper, Gibson Exhaust, 4 Wheel Parts, Ronin Toy Syndicate, Venom R/C Toys, MyPlash Visa, Verizon Wireless, Motegi Wheels .
For more information contact and 212-529-1598.
About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion®. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology™ (AVT™), 4-Cycle outdoor power equipment, Super Joint System (SJS) grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT), and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA or visit Follow Makita at,, and Makita is Best-in-Class Engineering.


  • Rockstar Metal Mulisha Makita's Brian Deegan is currently in second place in both the ProLite and Pro 2 classes.


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