“Smoke” may be known for his bold attitude and swagger. But there’s much, much more to Oakley’s NASCAR speed demon, Tony Stewart, than his edgy public persona. The three-time NASCAR Champion, a couple days after grabbing an emotional Nationwide victory over the weekend at Daytona over Sam Hornish Jr., ducked the cameras and the watchful eye of the industry to visit a handful of fans injured at the race after a horrific crash that penetrated the track’s safety barriers. O’s long-time driver/owner spent a few hours with the victims – some of who were listed as critical upon their arrival at the hospital – to provide comfort and some signed gear.
Test Romp: Off-Road Star Ricky Johnson to Run Mind-Blowing Airwave Goggle at Red Bull Frozen Rush, R&D for Motorsports
Ricky Johnson is used to blazing trails. Smashing into fame with AMA national championships and some epic seasons in the Outdoors and Supercross, the converted off-road star is set to plow his way into history even more by mashing an off-road vehicle in freezing temperatures at Red Bull Frozen Rush this coming weekend. Armed and dangerous with two sets of Oakley’s mind-blowing Airwave™ GPS enabled goggle, the long-time ripper will conduct research and development, real time, for the goggle’s future evolution into other potential projects and usage.
Airbrake MX: The Game Has Changed. Global Launch Event Dazzles the Industry With True Design Revolution
It’s more than official: The game has changed. When multiple generations of Oakley family motocross riders – like AMA Hall of Famer Mike Bell (currently heads up Oakley’s optics program), legend Ricky Carmichael, Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, James “Bubba” Stewart and Eli Tomac – come together to mark the dramatic beginning to a new era in MX optic design, you know there’s something real…far beyond industry smoke and mirrors. On January 17, a scene that unreal became a reality. Gathering on a magical night filled with anticipation and buzz, Oakley’s stars collided with motocross industry media, factory teams, MX accounts, special guests and O team members for the official unveiling of the Airbrake MX goggle. And it was as dramatic as could possibly be imagined.