Recent Motor Sports News
Oakley’s professional skateboarder Rune Glifberg raced in the Volkswagon Jetta TDI Cup event at New Jersey Motorsports Park last Sunday. While the 2008 & 2009 X-Games Skateboard Park gold medal winner has driven at several racing schools, Sunday was the first time Glifberg competed in an auto race. The skateboarding legend earned a 21st place finish after turning in a solid performance.
Five-time world champion Oakley’s Jeg Coughlin Jr. will fill his brief off time from the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series by competing in this weekend’s inaugural K&N Filters Spring Fling 20’s presented by Sparco at legendary Bristol Dragway.
Oakley’s Patrick Long and Jorg Bergmeister won, for the second straight year, at the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach Saturday. Oakley’s Team Risi Competizione placed fourth, tying the team with Patrick Long and Flying Lizards for the GT championship lead.