Indianapolis 500 Sunglasses

This weekend is without a doubt the biggest weekend in Motor Racing with two of the biggest, most prestigious races in the world both happening on the same day, literally hours apart; with the Monaco GP and the Indianapolis 500 it is practically every petrol head’s wet dream.

Dario Franchitti wins the 2010 Indy 500 wearing Oakley

Dario Franchitti – Oakley Sunglasses

Oakley star Dario Franchitti is arguably Scotland’s most successful racing driver of current or recent times with 3 IndyCar Series Championships and 2 Indy 500 race wins to his name including 2010, pictured above celebrating while wearing Oakley sunglasses and enjoying the traditional bottle of milk for the race winner.

Dario Franchitti is often seen wearing Oakley sunglasses in the paddock with his loving wife Ashley Judd by his side.  He will be looking for his 3rd Indy 500 win on Sunday afternoon ahead of his 32 fellow competitors.

Dario Franchitti Oakley Sunglasses

Check out the video below of the closing stages of last year’s race and lookout for Mike Conway’s huge accident too.

Other Drivers in the Indy 500

Scott Dixon – Oakley Holbrook

Scott Dixon - Oakley Holbrook

Australian, Scott Dixon, also seen here with Dario Franchitti wears Oakley Holbrook sunglasses.

Danica Patrick – Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses

Danica Patrick Sunglasses

One of the best known female’s in motor racing, Danica Patrick is not just here to make up the numbers, at 25/1 odds she means business.  Danica Patrick wears Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses.

Will Power – Oakley Antix Sunglasses

Will Power - Oakley

Australian, Will Power will be one to watch this weekend with 2 wins from 4 races this season so far.  Will Power wears Oakley Antix Sunglasses.

Paul Tracy – Oakley Oil Rig Sunglasses

Paul Tracy - Oakley

Paul Tracy has been racing in The Indy 500 almost since it started 100 years ago, well, ok, not quite, but it seems like it.  Paul Tracy wears Oakley Oil Rig Sunglasses.

Ryan Briscoe, Mike Conway & Pippa Mann – Petrol Eyewear

Ryan Briscoe, Mike Conway and Pippa Mann - Petrol Eyewear

Australian driver Ryan Briscoe wears his own signature edition Monaco sunglasses by Petrol Eyewear.  British drives Mike Conway and Pippa Mann wear Carburetor and Enforcer sunglasses also by Petrol Eyewear.

About the Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s most famous and prestigious auto race. It has taken place annually since 1911 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway except for 1917-18 and 1942-45 during America’s participation in world wars.

“The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” covers 500 miles, 200 laps on the famous 2.5-mile oval. It currently is the marquee race on the schedule for the IZOD IndyCar Series, the premier open-wheel racing series in North America.

The “500” is the world’s largest single-day spectator sporting event.

(source: http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/indy500/ )

Chris (SelectSpecs)

Chris is the Web Content Manager for SelectSpecs.com and usually blogs about new product releases, celebrity eyewear or the latest movie releases. He also runs the Sport Glasses and Movie Glasses sites as well as his own personal Movie Blog just for fun.

2 thoughts on “Indianapolis 500 Sunglasses

  1. Oakley Antix worn by Will Power, probably the coolest looking sunglasses i've seen for a long time. Oakley still lighting the way.

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