Recent NASCAR News
Smokin’ Vegas: NASCAR Star Tony Stewart Triumphant at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Defending Champ Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Claims Nationwide Race
Sin City was definitely smOking this past weekend. Displaying Oakley Motorsports prominence to the full effect, Tony “Smoke” Stewart emerged with a resounding victory at the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, passing Jimmie Johnson on a late restart to triumph in the Nevada desert. The defending Sprint Cup Champion wasn’t the only Oakley Speed Demon to find glory in Vegas. O’s NASCAR Nationwide defending Champion, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., was clearly in top form as well, pulling away from Mark Martin on the final restart to claim his third Nationwide career victory and his first in Las Vegas.
Global Sports Power Will Supply Race Teams With Eyewear For 15th Year Huntersville, NC (March xx, 2012) – Joe Gibbs Racing today announced that Oakley, one of the leading sports brands in the world, has renewed its partnership as the official eyewear supplier for the organization. Oakley, who has been a partner with Joe Gibbs Racing for 15 years, will continue to supply the pit crews for all of its NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams, as well as its Motocross operations and team executives, including team owner Joe Gibbs.
The Daytona 500 dates back to 1959 with a race that was too close to determine a definite winner. 54 years later Daytona International Speedway still hosts NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race. Annually delivering a tantalizing spectacle of NASCAR racing at it’s best to a sold-out crowd of close to 200,000 roaring fans.