Motor Sports Articles by Date

April 2013

  • Youngest Gun: Marc Marquez Makes MotoGP History with Victory at Grand Prix of the Americas

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    Posted 12 months ago by Andrew De Lara

    There are scores of old MotoGP veterans that haven’t so much as brushed a podium. And that renders Marc Marquez all that more impressive. Oakley’s 20-year-old Spaniard became the youngest rider to ever claim a Premier Class GP victory after a stunning performance at the first-ever Grand Prix of the Americas in April. The incredible triumph also catapulted him into top contention in the World Championship Standings after two races.

  • Legend In the Making: Ryan Villopoto Claims Third Straight Supercross Title, Charges Into History Books

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    Posted 12 months ago by Andrew De Lara

    If it wasn’t already apparent before, there’s no longer any doubt. Ryan Villopoto is on track to legend status. Oakley’s defending back-to-back Supercross Champion charged his way into motocross lore, claiming his third straight title following a dramatic victory in Salt Lake City Saturday. The immense result catapulted RV into an elite class of MX icons – joining the likes of Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath and O Legend Ricky Carmichael as one of the only riders to take three straight.