Recent Motor Sports News
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.
They call him the “Racer of Tomorrow.” And for good reason. Oakley’s young Speed Demon Josef Newgarden claimed charged into the Firestone Indy Lights race at Kentucky last week with one objective: Start the race. Because the Indy Lights Title was all but wrapped up. The racing star went on to grab the second-place podium spot in the race and boldly claim the 2011 Title with five convincing victories and a mere three finishes off the podium in the first 13 races.