Recent Motor Sports News
Snatching No.1: MotoGP Star Casey Stoner Claims Silverstone Victory, Shoots to World Championship Lead
Casey Stoner is officially back at No. 1. Just how we like it. Oakley’s star MotoGP Team Rider continued his dominance this year with his fourth season win at Grand Prix of Silverstone, topping rival Jorge Lorenzo after the Spanish Standout crashed out in rainy conditions. The victory catapults Casey to the top of the World Championship Standings. Starting from pole position, Casey executed…big time…grabbing his third straight triumph by 15 seconds over Andrea Dovizioso to lead Lorenzo by a solid 18 points in the rankings.
FERNANDO ALONSO JOINS OAKLEY FAMILY: Two-Time Formula One World Drivers’ Champ Respects Oakley Innovation
Two-Time Formula One World Drivers’ Champ Respects Oakley Innovation FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 21st, 2011 – Oakley, Inc. today announced that Fernando Alonso has joined the Oakley family of pro racers. A two-time world champion, the Formula One racing driver will serve as an ambassador for Oakley in Europe and around the world.
Oakley’s roots are in motocross. And our celebrity friends learned this fact…the hard way…last month as the Big O’s rockin’ ‘Learn to Ride’ program took a few on a crash course on dirt bikes. The program – which teaches celebrities a thing or two about an action sport – brought some of Hollywood’s hottest young stars out to meet O Motocross Stars like top Supercross/AMA Motocross Championship rider Davi Millsaps in the Southern California desert (Lake Perris). But make no mistake, this wasn’t just any meet and greet. The stars got down and dirty – gearing up in Oakley Motocross gear, mounting dirt bikes and trying their luck at the intense sport.