Oakley have just announced that Ferrari Formula One driver and double F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso has joined the Oakley family of pro racers. Alonso will serve as an ambassador for Oakley in Europe and around the world. He is seen here in a publicity shot for the top eyewear brand wearing Oakley Fuel Cell Sunglasses in a custom design (above).
Alonso says “I choose Oakley as this is a legitimate brand which has been supporting a select group of Elite athletes around the globe for many years. Associating myself with world-class and prestigious brands has been a major part of my career and racing strategy from the beginning. Oakley has vision – continually striving for excellence through technology and innovation… traits which are of paramount importance to world class athletes including drivers within F1 circles”.
BBC commentator Martin Brundle refers to Alonso as “The most complete driver on the grid”, he is also seen here wearing Oakley Holbrook Sunglasses (below).