Motor Sports Articles by Date

April 2014

  • Hat Trick! Marc Marquez Maintains Stellar Form, Wins Third Consecutive MotoGP Race to Begin 2014

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    Posted 2 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    If it wasn’t already clear after the first two races of the 2014 MotoGP season, Marc Marquez is in rare form right now. The 21-year-old Spaniard won in Argentina over the weekend, becoming the first rider in 43 years to win the the first three rounds from pole position.

  • Villopoto Locks up His Fourth Consecutive Supercross Championship in NJ

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    Posted 2 months ago by Oakley

    Ryan Villopoto locks up his fourth consecutive 450SX Class Championship with a win in New Jersey to become just the second rider in the sport’s 40-year history, along side Jeremy McGrath, to win four consecutive championships. Heading into the inaugural race at MetLife Stadium, Villopoto only needed to finish 18th or better in the main event to clinch the championship, but that did not stop him from going wire-to-wire to not only claim the title, but also his sixth victory of the season and 40th career SX450 class win. After collecting the holeshot at the start of the main event, Villopoto held off Josh Hill, who ran second for the first four laps of the race until Eli Tomac eventually passed Hill. The two Team Oakley riders went head-to-head for the remaining laps, but in the end Tomac could not overtake the champion. Hill held on for third to round out the podium. “It’s been an awesome day here at MetLife Stadium,” said Villopoto. “We had a little bit of rain, but I couldn’t belie...

  • Team Oakley Sweep in Seattle; Villopoto Claims Fifth Win of the Season

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    Posted 3 months ago by Oakley

    Ryan Villopoto won his second straight victory and fifth of the AMA Supercross season in front of his hometown fans in Seattle, Washington on Saturday night. He was joined on the podium by fellow team Oakley riders James Stewart and Ryan Dungey respectively.

  • Marc Marquez Wins Back-to-Back Races to Lead Off the 2014 MotoGP Season

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    Posted 3 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Marc Marquez is back in very familiar territory: the winner’s circle. After leading off the 2014 season with a win in Qatar last month, the reigning MotoGP world champion carried that momentum to a second consecutive spot atop the podium at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas this past weekend.

  • Villopoto Continues to Dominate with Houston Win

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    Posted 3 months ago by Oakley

    Ryan Villopoto claimed his fourth win of the season and extended his advantage in the championship standings over the weekend in Houston.

  • Legendary Company: James Stewart Dazzles in Toronto, Passes Ricky Carmichael for Second All-Time

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    Posted 3 months ago by Andrew De Lara

    There’s no doubting James Stewart’s immense impact on the sport of motocross. With his fourth season Supercross victory in Toronto, the long-time Oakley rider moved his way even further toward ‘Legend’ status – passing Ricky Carmichael for second all-time in career triumphs with 49 overall The performance was yet another display of his new and more strategic, matured style that has carried him into Championship contention.