Motor Sports Articles by Date

August 2011

  • Czech It: Casey Stoner Claims Brno MotoGP, Pads No.1 Ranking

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Casey Stoner is straight cruisin’, mate. Oakley’s Aussie MotoGP Star left the rest of the field in his dust at the Czech MotoGP Grand Prix in Brno, topping Andrea Dovizioso for his sixth win of the season. The triumph extends Casey’s current Championship Standings lead to 32 points in front of defending champ Jorge Lorenzo.

  • Heritage: Oakley Upholds Motocross Tradition at Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National Motocross Championship

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Ricky Carmichael. James “Bubba” Stewart. Ryan Villopoto. You know the names. But what common denominator do these Motocross Superstars share – to the very core? (Besides Oakley Team Legend status, of course.) Loretta Lynn’s. The AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, named from the Country Music Megastar – whose giant Tennessee property hosts the annual event, is where the best young phenoms in the sport rose through the ranks to stardom. Groms/young riders are groomed at Loretta’s. Pro riding dreams are made…and crushed. Big industry sponsors are fishing for the talent of the future. And lifetime amateur rippers continue to grow their passion for the sport. It’s a vibrant collection of racers from the past, the present and the future. But more importantly, Loretta Lynn’s reflects Oakley’s deeply rooted heritage in motocross.

  • Pole to Triumph: IndyCar Star Scott Dixon Sweeps Weekend at Mid-Ohio, Franchitti Grabs Second

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tally a sweep for Scott Dixon. Oakley’s IndyCar star boldly grabbed a victory from pole this past weekend for a full weekend triumph at the Honda Indy 200, overtaking fellow O driver Dario Franchitti on Lap 61 to cross the finish 7.6508 seconds ahead. The win marks the Kiwi speedster’s third career win at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and his first win this season. The result also pushes him to second in the overall championship standings.