Recent Motor Sports News
A Supercross Title and the AMA Pro Motocross Title in the same year just wasn’t enough for Ryan Villopoto. Oakley’s Superstar Motocross Team Rider dropped into the first-ever Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, dominating all three main events to claim a massive $1 Million at Sam Boyd Stadium. “It’s pretty unreal,” Ryan said, rocking his Oakley Signature Series Motocross Goggles. “I’m happy we were able to pull it off. To back it up next year would be hard, so if we do, it would be great. I can’t thank my team enough for this amazing victory.”
There’s no better place to crowned a World Champion…than at home. Exhibit O: MotoGP Star Casey Stoner, who officially claimed his second World Championship Title this past weekend after dominating the Australian GP from Pole before a raucous Aussie crowd at Phillip Island Circuit. In a scenario that couldn’t be scripted any better – O’s speed demon needed only a fifth-place finish (11 points) to seal the deal on the Title. And he over-delivered, as always. Raging out of the gates – Casey claimed the lead – followed by Nicky Hayden and Marco Simoncelli.
Team Scuderia Ferrari raged into Japan with one goal: Podium. And Fernando Alonso delivered. Oakley’s Formula 1 Superstar threw down a fabulous performance in Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix in perfect conditions and in front of a massive Japanese crowd – finishing in a close second place after being edged by Jenson Button.