Rossi has joined the Oakley family as a brand ambassador. He said: “I chose to work with Oakley because they share my ambitious nature. Their focus on technology and innovation is what makes the quality of Oakley products so exceptional.”
Rossi currently endorses Oakley’s holbrook Sunglasses, and is working with the company to design the VR46 Signature Holbrook edition. In Italy and Spain, it’ll be Rossi’s mug that becomes the symbol of the iconic sunglasses company.
For 2011 MotoGP, Rossi moved to the Ducati Team after seven years with Yamaha, and is now teammates with the American Nicky Hayden. Rossi, who is a nine-time World Champion, took seventh at the opening round of 2011 MotoGP at Losail International Circuit, Qatar.