Recent Motor Sports News
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.
The Winter X Games in Aspen is a week stocked full of some of the most talented action sports athletes in the world, stunning athleticism and high intensity tricks that are simply incomprehensible to the average human being. This could not be truer than across the snowmobile disciplines. These riders hit jumps in excess of 30 feet, ride at speeds nearing 60 mph, contort their bodies mid-air and do it all on machines weighing in the neighborhood of 500 pounds.