Montoya, McMurray, Bowyer, Truex & Stewart Resign through 2012 Juan Pablo Montoya, Jamie McMurray, Clint Bowyer, Martin Truex and Tony Stewart continue their commitment to the Oakley’s Motor Sports Program through the 2012 season.
Coming off a strong showing in 2010, this team of drivers’ heads into the Daytona 500 with confidence. “Oakley has been involved with NASCAR for many years,” says Todd Hayes, Director of Motor Sports. “It’s great to see the depth and talent that make up the Oakley team. If you look at the races and championships that have been won by these guys, it’s no wonder we are proud to be a leader in the sport.”
Juan Pablo Montoya – The original Oakley Motorsports athlete. “I have had a great relationship with Oakley for a number of years and I couldn’t be happier to be back with them,” says Montoya. “I think they make the best sunglasses around, but that is not all. I am almost always wearing something made by my friends at Oakley and look forward to continuing our relationship.“ Montoya wears Oakley base layer, boots and gloves as well as his Signature Series Gascan glasses. He also has a Signature Series Fuel Cell in development.
Jamie McMurray- Winner of the 2010 Daytona 500, Jamie has been an Oakley driver since the beginning wearing Oakley racing products including base layer, boots and gloves.
Clint Bowyer- Clint is a young star within the NASCAR series and a force to be reckoned with. He has been part of the Oakley family since 2009 and the brand proud to say that he has signed on again for 2011 and 2012. “I was always a fan of the Oakley brand when I was a kid racing motocross,” says Bowyer. “Now, being part of their team is awesome. They make some of the best gear in the business and are always looking to new technologies to improve the products.” Clint wears Oakley racing products including base layer, suit, boots and gloves.
Martin Truex Jr.- Martin is one of the newest additions to Oakley’s line-up of drivers. The brand couldn’t ask for a more, well-rounded representative. Whether he is hunting, fishing or speeding over 200 mph around a racetrack, Oakley Motor Sports is proud to have him on the team. Martin also wears Oakley racing products including base layer, suit, boots and gloves.
Tony Stewart- The man, the myth, the legend; Tony, who finished seventh in the 2010 Sprint Cup Series standings, has been using Oakley racing products since the inception of the Monster Dog. Tony wears Oakley during NASCAR races as well as in all of his automotive endeavors from dirt to pavement. Tony has been an Oakley ambassador wearing base layer, boots and gloves since 2005. Stacked with all of this talent the 2011 race season promises to be full of fireworks for the Oakley Motors Sports Program starting with the first race of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series this weekend, the Daytona 500.
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