Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy takes 3rd
in the “Ox” Brand SuperLite
Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Season Opener 

Phoenix, AZ – April 3, 2012. Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy, takes his off-road racing career serious and makes it on the box with a 3rd place finish, Saturday at the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Season Opener. Hagy known for his style in Freestyle MX and director of Metal Mulisha clothing has racked up two off-road racing podiums this season with a 3rd place finish at LOORRS and a 2nd place finish at the BITD Mint 400 Las Vegas race in class 7200.

“This was an amazing weekend for racing and I was excited to get my first podium at the season opener,” said Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy. “I debuted as the driver of the Ox brand race team in 2011 and was committed to racing this truck in 2012. During the off season I focused on learning the truck, getting seat time and racing regional races. I am confident that my performance this weekend shows I am committed to a career in off-road racing and I have what it takes to podium and win races!”

The “Ox” brand SuperLite is a race team that has been started to honor the memory of Off-Road/Freestyle MX/Baja MX racer Jeff “Ox” Kargola. Kargola was establishing a promising racing career in the LOORRS series until his tragic accident in Baja April 29, 2011. In the spirit of Kargola’s passion for racing, the “Ox” brand truck will race in his memory with close friend Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy in the driver’s seat. The “Ox” truck will be a sister truck to Kargola’s SuperLite race truck. The design of the truck is inspired by Kargola’s new 2011 design.

Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy’s off-road sponsors include Ox Brand, General Tire, Metal Mulisha, Vali Motorsports, 4 Wheel Parts, Impact Helmets and Method Wheels. Ox Brand will be title for the 2012 season. If you interested in supporting the Jeff “Ox” Kargola Memorial fund, t-shirts are being sold at www.metalmulisha.com/oxwith all proceeds going to help support the San Felipe Hospital in Mexico.

About Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy
Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy, driver of record for the Ox brand SuperLite. Hagy began his off-road racing career in 2011. His 2012 accomplishments include: LOORRS round 1 season opener 3rd Place and 2nd Place in BITD Mint 400 race class 7200. Traditionally known as a Freestyle MX rider for Metal Mulisha, Hagy began riding at age 11 and turned pro at the age of 17. Hagy’s FMX sponsors include Metal Mulisha, Rockstar Energy, Osiris Shoes, and AlpineStars. Not only is he living life on the edge with his career of choice but he has taken his passion for his sport to a more corporate level and is the director of Metal Mulisha clothing brand.
Follow Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy at twitter.com/MMhagy

About Ox Brand RaceTeam
Jeff “Ox” Kargola touched so many people’s lives with his vivacious smile and inspirational attitude towards life. His mission on this earth was not complete and his supporters are committed to keep his “Ox” brand as a symbol of living life to the fullest and continuing to inspire in his memory. “Ox” is not just a logo, it’s a symbol of no regrets, passion, and taking advantage of what life has to offer.

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