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Frank DeAngelo

Frank DeAngelo

Frank is the first person to be inducted into ORMHOF under the Special Achievement category.

Frank’s involvement of desert and short course racing has lasted 33 years and counting. Beginning as a truck driver providing tire service to race teams on site, Frank worked his way up the ladder to become one of the most trusted and respected names in the off-road industry.

Frank quickly developed the insight to view what was good for the sport and its growth, becoming one of the industry’s strongest, longest advocates of off-road motorsports. DeAngelo helped many people and organizations pioneer their way through many years of success, leaving a positive and lasting mark on everyone in his path.

Frank’s many years of experience in marketing, promoting, problem solving and advice giving has made him an irreplaceable component to the off-road world.

Learn more about ORMHOF inductee Frank DeAngelo in this Conversations with Big Rich podcast:

5:45 – When you can ride it, I’ll get you a saddle and bridle

15:45 – I got hired into BFGoodrich as a tractor-trailer driver

22:09 – I chauffeured a van full of ladies any place they wanted to go

34:15 – SCORE person of the year

44:56 – the start of my own business

54:23 – full circle with BFGoodrich

1:26:43 – the 49th running of the Baja 1000

1:43:47 – The next chapter is Champs Offroad

2:00:44 – my #1 passion

2:12:33 – become a voting member of the Offroad Hall of Fame