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Marc Marquez

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Marc Marquez is on a tear through the MotoGP world. The young Spanish sensation has already stamped his name in the history books in his rookie MotoGP premier class campaign, becoming the youngest ever MotoGP pole sitter, youngest winner of the Grand Prix of the Americas and the youngest ever world champion. Arriving onto the international scene with a pair of World Championship titles under his belt (125cc in 2010 and Moto2 in 2011), Marquez was an established presence before his blistering rookie and sophomore campaigns had even begun. First hopping on a motorbike at the early age of four, Marquez found himself as the runner up at the Motocross Catalan Championship at s...

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The drama raged on…all season long. And it all came to an action packed close with the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship remaining within Team Oakley – as Ryan Villopoto’s second place finish at Pala was enough to crown him with the heralded Outdoors title. The triumph adds to Villopoto’s glorious Supercross Championship earlier this year.

  • Ferrari: Risi Competizione Team Claims GT Victory at Road America, First Victory for 458 Italia Model in ALMS

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    American Le Mans, meet the Ferrari 458 Italia. The legendary Italian company’s new GT challenger for 2011 snatched a huge victory for Oakley-sponsored Ferrari Team Rizi Competizione last month at Road America in Wisconsin, dazzling both the crowd and Ferrari executives on hand to witness its first win in ALMS. Following an intense four hour, 101 lap round of racing, it was the Rosso Red Ferrari with Jaime Melo and Toni Vilander that emerged on top – edging two BMW’s driven by Bill/Auberlen/Dirk Werner and Oakley’s Dirk Muller/Joey Hand. The hot new challenger from Maranello has been clawing its way into the mix over amazing competition – now sealing the deal for the team’s 21st overall series win. All in front of Ing Amedeo Felisa, CEO of Ferrari SpA and Marco Mattiacci, president and CEO of Ferrari North America.

  • Leader: Casey Stoner Victorious at Indianapolis MotoGP, American Ben Spies Takes Third Podium Spot

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The Aussie just keeps on trucking. Oakley MotoGP Star Casey Stoner extended his MotoGP Championship Standings lead to a massive 243 points after claiming a resounding victory from Pole at Indianapolis MotoGP this past weekend. The Aussie speed demon smashed his way to the new circuit best lap record on the way to grabbing pole position with a 1’38.850 lap. He also clocked the new fastest lap record of 1’39.807 in his seventh win of the season and his third consecutive victory in a row following Laguna Seca and Brno (Czech). Fellow Oakley rider and American star Ben Spies claimed some glory of his own on ‘home turf’ with a resounding third-place finish. On the heels of a rare, crowded fan autograph signing at the Oakley Retail Garage onsite at the track – put on by Oakley and the Indianapolis Motors Speedway – Ben started the race in the second position.