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WILEY X® SPONSORED DRIVER CARL EDWARDS EARNS SECOND WIN OF SEASON AT TOYOTA/SAVE MART 350, SOLIDFYING HIS POSITION IN SPRINT CUP CHASE — Edwards Takes Checkered Flag in Pulse Pounding Finish at Sonoma Raceway, Right In Wiley X’s Own Backyard

Wiley X® sponsored NASCAR star Carl Edwards picked up his second win of the season at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 June 22, holding off a furious charge on the final lap from racing legend Jeff Gordon to win by scant 0.591 seconds. And while this was the 23rd Cup Series victory in Edwards’ illustrious career, it was his first on a road course.

This victory was especially rewarding for Wiley X as well.  Sonoma Raceway is practically in Wiley X’s backyard, and Wiley X Co-Founder Myles Freeman, Jr. along with other Wiley X team members were on hand to cheer Edwards on and enjoy this exciting victory by one of the company’s top sponsored drivers.  “It was a thrill to be there in person to root for our drivers and enjoy the exciting event that is NASCAR racing,” said Freeman. “Our hometown road-course raceway presents a unique challenge for these world-class athletes, and Carl was certainly up to the task.  It brings a smile to my face and to the whole company to know that we played a role in his success out there,” added Freeman. 

This victory locks Edwards into the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase, as long as he remains in the top 30 in driver points. 

Edwards, along with all the members of Wiley X’s team of NASCAR racers, relies on the Absolute Premium Protection and crystal clear vision provided by Wiley X eyewear when he hits the track.  Wiley X sunglasses meets stringent ANSI Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Safety standards, as well as EN.166 Standards, providing OSHA-grade protection for all active wearers and a wide range of activities — whether on the job, participating in outdoor sports or driving the open road.  Wiley X is the only premium sunglass brand with this level of vision protection in every pair of glasses it makes.  This a big reason why Wiley X is a leading provider of protective eyewear systems to U.S. military, law enforcement and other tactical wearers worldwide.   

In addition, almost every Wiley X model is Rx-ready, making Wiley X eyewear the perfect, no-compromise solution for people who want the style and protection benefits of Wiley X with prescription vision.  Wiley X’s new DIGIFORCE™ digital Rx lens technology provides wearers with superior prescription accuracy and clarity, along with the widest possible field of vision.

NASCAR fans can keep up with Edwards and other Team Wiley X drivers as they chase Sprint Cup Series glory by visiting www.wileyx.com.  To learn more about Wiley X’s full line of performance protective eyewear for racing fans and all Americans — visit the website, or contact Wiley X, Inc. at 7800 Patterson Pass Road, Livermore, CA 94550 · Telephone: (800) 776-7842 

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