Fred Fox Obituary – Cause of Death: Founder of Drag Specialties and Parts Unlimited Fred Fox passes away.
Fox began his motorcycle distributing business on his own in 1967 out of his Janesville, Wisconsin home. The business grew rapidly in the following years, and he incorporated as LeMans Corporation, which continues to this day as the largest privately-owned motorcycle distributing company in the world.
Drag Specialties announced Fred’s passing via a statement shared on Facebook on Monday, February 6, 2023.
Fred has been recognized for his contributions to both the snowmobile and motorcycle sports and industries. He also served on the Board of Directors of Motorcycle Industry Council from 1994 to 2007. In 2010, Fred was inducted into the Snowmobile Hall of Fame. In 2002, he was inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame, as well as the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2018, he was the recipient of the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Though Fred retired from full time activities at LeMans Corporation in the fall of 2021, his values and leadership are felt deeply throughout every facet of our business. Our hearts are with his loved ones at this time.