Recent Motor Sports News
Casey Stoner is officially back on the map. Oakley’s Aussie MotoGP star tallied his second win of the season at the Grand Prix de France on May 15. Starting at the pole position, Casey pulled away to lead the field by more than 14 seconds to victory – shooting him to a solid No. 2 spot in the Championship standings. Fellow Oakley Rider Valentino Rossi grabbed the third podium spot at 14.564 seconds behind the leader.
Hangtown National: Defending Outdoor Motocross Champ Ryan Dungey Claims Moto 1 Victory, Overall Second
Ryan Dungey picked up right where he left off last season: With a victory. Oakley’s defending AMA Pro Motocross Champion triumphed in Moto 1 at Hangtown National to open up the Outdoors season in top form – while O’s newly crowned Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto grabbed third.
Oakley’s roots are planted in Motocross. From 1975 to the present day, the Big O has been deeply entrenched in the MX industry: From grips to gear to eyewear. So it was only appropriate that with the coming resurgence of the AMA Motocross Championship, that Oakley decided to take a serious part in stoking its growth. This past Wednesday, the first-ever Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Partner Summit was held at Oakley’s Interplanetary Headquarters in Southern California. With the series’ traditional partners and exciting new partners – including the Alliance of Action Sports (Alli Sports) – congregating in the halls of one of the industry’s most storied companies, the summit was a great symbol of what’s to come in the future.