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NASCAR Fans are some of the most dedicated, hard-core sports fans on Earth. And that includes their support of companies within the industry. “I love Oakley! I won’t buy anything else or put anything else on my eyes!” That should tell the whole story in itself. The Big O’s prominence in the four-wheel motorsports world can rarely be displayed better than at the Mecca of all that is NASCAR: The Daytona 500.
It might as well have been a drag race. Oakley’s Clint Bowyer, who charged through most of the contest at the front of the pack, was edged by a miniscule .007 seconds by fellow Oakley Star Tony Steward, who grabbed his 10th victory in 91 Nationwide series starts on Saturday. The win, also his 16th total victory at Daytona, came after a dramatic side-by-side mad dash to the finish line.
Mayhem: Racing Legend Michael Waltrip Emerges With NASCAR Truck Victory at Daytona After Metal Carnage
It was utter chaos on the track Friday night at the Daytona International Speedway. Pileups galore. But Oakley Racing legend Michael Waltrip emerged from the ultra intense, crash-laced 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race with a huge victory following a last-lap pass of Elliott Sadler after a restart. The glorious moment was extra intense, as it marked 10 years to the day that Michael won the Daytona 500 – the same day his then team owner Dale Earnhardt passed away on the track following an infamous crash.