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RZRs SHINE AT BEST IN THE DESERT'S PARKER 250 2013-01-16
RZRs finish in top seven spots overall Minneapolis, Jan. 16, 2012– Polaris RZRs kicked off the Best in the Desert race season in style by finishing in the top seven spots, at the THR Parker 250, in Parker, Ariz.                   In the starting field of more than 20 side-by-sides, was Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler in the No. 1919 RZR XP 4 900, Jagged X’s Craig Scanlon in the No. 1931 RZR XP 4 900 and Scott Kiger’s Holz Coastal Racing No. 1934 RZR XP, all who run the Pro UTV Cl...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE REVS UP NEW YORK MOTORCYCLING FANS AT 2013 INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW FOR UPCOMING HISTORIC RELAUNCH 2013-01-16
‘Indian Summit’ Press Conference featuring American Picker’s Mike Wolfe, Vintage Indian Motorcycles, the Roar of History and the Sound of the Upcoming Completely Reengineered Indian Motorcycle Engine take center stage at IMS-NYC MEDINA, Minn. — January 16, 2013 — Indian Motorcycle, the original American motorcycle company, today announced its power-packed weekend schedule for this week’s International Motorcycle Show in New York City taking place January 18-20 at the Jacob K....
POLARIS RECALLS RANGER RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO LOSS OF CONTROL AND CRASH HAZARD 2013-01-09
Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: 2013 Polaris Ranger® 400 recreational off-highway vehicles Hazard: The recreational vehicle’s throttle can fail to operate properly, which can cause the vehicle’s rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact:  Polaris; toll-free ...
POLARIS PRO & PRO LITE SNOCROSS RACERS CLAIM HALF OF THE WEEKEND'S PODIUM POSITIONS IN ISOC RACING AT CANTERBURY PARK 2013-01-08
MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Polaris Pro Open and Pro Lite snocross racers earned half of the available podium spots in two rounds of ISOC racing Jan. 4-5 at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota. In the weekend’s two finals, Polaris Pro Open racers earned three of six podium spots and earned five of the top-10 places in Saturday’s final. Polaris Pro Lite racers matched that success, and Polaris racers won the weekend’s Pro Am Plus 30 and Pro Am Women’s finals. Pro Open: Ko...
POLARIS SNOCROSS & SNOWMOBILE FREESTYLE STAR LEVI LAVALLEE IS FEATURED ON X GAMES LIST OF 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN ACTION SPORTS 2013-01-04
MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 4, 2013) – Polaris snocross racer and snowmobile freestyle star Levi LaVallee has been named one of the 50 Most Influential People in Action Sports on the ESPN X Games website. This puts him in the company of legendary action sports stars such as surfing champion Kelly Slater and motorsports star Travis Pastrana. The honor comes just three weeks before LaVallee competes on his Team LaVallee Polaris IQ® Race Sled in the 2013 X Games in Aspen, Colorado. LaVal...
POLARIS OVAL RACER NICK VAN STRYDONK OPENS SEASON WITH TWO WINS AT BEAUSEJOUR; WAHL BROS. DRIVERS PILE UP TOP 5 FINISHES 2013-01-04
MEDINA, Minn. (Dec. 10, 2012) – Defending oval racing World Champion Nick Van Strydonk (T&N Racing) won both Pro Champ 440 finals on his Polaris-powered race sled during the Canadian Power Toboggan Championships that kicked off the oval racing season Dec. 8-9 at Beausejour, Manitoba, Canada. Joining Van Strydonk on the podium after each Pro Champ 440 final was Brandon Johnson (Wahl Bros. Racing), who finished third both times. In Saturday’s final, Polaris racers Dustin Wa...
POLARIS SNOCROSSER JAKE SCOTT REBOUNDS FOR PRO LITE WIN IN ISOC RACING IN MICHIGAN 2013-01-04
MEDINA, Minn. (Dec. 10, 2012) – Polaris snocross racer Jake Scott (Team LaVallee) won a Pro Lite final, while Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) earned a podium finish in Pro Open and Jennifer Pare (Leighton Motorsports) won the Pro Am Women final at the Blackjack National held Friday and Saturday, December 7-8, at Blackjack Resort in Bessemer, Michigan. Blackjack was the second stop on the ISOC AMSOIL Championship snocross racing schedule, and it included two rounds of finals f...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS GET OFF TO STRONG START AT ISOC SEASON OPENER AT DULUTH; ROSS MARTIN FINISHES WEEKEND IN TOP 3 IN PRO OPEN POINTS 2013-01-04
MEDINA, Minn. (Nov. 25, 2012) – Polaris snocross racer Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) posted two top-five finishes in the Pro Open class at the ISOC AMSOIL Championship Snocross season opener at Duluth, Minnesota, and he came out of the opening weekend third in points. He also won $10,000 in the head-to-head “Dominator” feature that kicked off the November 23-25 weekend of snocross racing. Polaris racer Danny Poirier (Hulten Speed Sport) won the Pro Am Plus 30 final at Dulu...
POLARIS INTRODUCES THE MOST COMPLETE RZR EVER BUILT 2012-12-20
New RZR XP 900 H.O. Jagged X Edition is the most powerful, most comfortable and most premium Polaris’ RZR is the No. 1 line of recreational side-by-sides on the market with a diverse line up including trail, high performance and multi-passenger options with the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility. Today, Polaris extends the product line by introducing the new, limited edition RZR XP 900 H.O. Jagged X Edition! “We’re very excited to offer the Jagged X Editio...
POLARIS RECALLS PRO-RMK SNOWMOBILES DUE TO INJURY, DEATH HAZARD 2012-12-12
WASHINGTON, DC-- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: Snowmobiles Hazard: The bolt attaching the front, lower left shock can fail and cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle. This poses a serious hazard of injury or death. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact: Polaris; toll-free at (888) 704-5...
POLARIS ACQUIRES KLIM TECHNICAL RIDING GEAR 2012-12-05
Addition of KLIM enhances Polaris offerings in the parts, garments and accessories market MINNEAPOLIS (December 6, 2012) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:  PII) today announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an industry leader in technical riding gear. This acquisition adds...
COASTAL RACING AND THEIR RANGER RZR XP 900 TAKE BEST IN THE DESERT UTV CHAMPIONSHIP 2012-12-03
Jagged X has strong race to finish season Minneapolis, Dec. 4, 2012–With the Best in the Desert Championship up for grabs, the BITD Henderson 250 would determine the fate of the teams in the running. Scott Kiger and Mark Holz in their Coastal Racing No. 1934 RZR XP 900 came into the race trailing the leaders by a mere four points. Matt Parks and Jason Spiess in their No. 1932 RZR XP 4 900, and Brandon Schueler and Blake Van De Loo in their No. 1919 RZR XP 4, both from Team Po...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE MAKES PLENTY OF NOISE AT 2012 INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW IN LONG BEACH 2012-12-02
  New ‘Indian Motorcycle Experience’ Includes Custom Sound Booth Where Attendees can, for the First Time, Hear and Feel the Sound of Future, Completely Reengineered Indian Motorcycle Engine MEDINA, Minn. — December 3, 2012 — Indian Motorcycle, the original American motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California, which runs December 7-9, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center. At the show, the company will make ...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES DONATION TO SUPPORT ARIZONA TRAIL WORK 2012-11-28
Donation is the latest in Polaris’ ongoing support of the trails system MINNEAPOLIS - (November 28, 2012) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:  PII) today announced it has donated a Polaris RANGER 800 EFI Mid-Size and $24,000 to the National Forest Foundation (NFF), a non-profit partner of the U.S. Forest Service. This contribution benefits the Kelly Motorized Trail Implementation initiative and will revitalize and maintain 13 miles of trails in the Coconino National Forest, just ...
GILLETTE CHILDREN'S SPECIALTY HEALTHCARE, CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS BENEFIT FROM THE POLARIS FOUNDATION AND FLOOD RUN® DONATION 2012-11-15
  St. Paul, Minn. – November 16, 2012 – The Polaris Foundation recently presented Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN), with a check for $10,000. Polaris made this donation during the 2012 Spring and Fall Flood Run® motorcycle rides. “The Flood Run events are a great way for the public to enjoy a day of riding that will benefit children served by Gillette throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin,” says Josh Fulkers...
POLARIS DONATES 10 MILITARY-GRADE ULTRA-LIGHT VEHICLES TO THE SALVATION ARMY FOR HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF 2012-11-06
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Polaris Industries Inc. has donated 10 military-grade Ultra-Light Vehicles to The Salvation Army, to assist in their relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The MVRS 700 4x4 vehicles, built to operate in extreme conditions, will enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to transport food, water and other critical supplies to areas hard-hit by the devastating Oct. 29 storm. The vehicles shipped earlier this week from Polaris’ plant in Osceola, Wis., ...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. AND VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK ASSOCIATION PARTNER ON WARMING HUTS IN MINNESOTA'S NATIONAL PARK 2012-11-05
Voyageurs National Park, MN, Nov. 6, 2012 - Polaris Industries Inc. and Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) recently partnered to enhance snowmobile safety and trail access in Voyageurs National Park.  Polaris is funding the construction of three new warming huts, which will keep snowmobilers warm and safe and house trail maps and other park educational material.  Polaris is also donating two new FS IQ WideTrak snowmobiles to assist park rangers with winter environmental...
POLARIS 'WINNING RIDERS' PROGRAM SUPPORTS STATE & PROVINCIAL SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS 2012-10-25
Polaris Supports Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions MEDINA, MN, Oct. 25, 2012 – For the eighth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris “Winning Riders” program, which generates support for the groups based on sales of new Polaris snowmobiles. From Newfoundland to Washington and Alaska to Quebec, snowmobile associations are receiving “Winning Riders” funds proportionate to t...
WILLIAM YOKLEY TAKES GNCC "OPEN MODIFIED" UTV CHAMPIONSHIP 2012-10-22
RZRs hold top five series spots Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 23, 2012 – William Yokley and his National Guard / Polaris / Coastal / Yoshimura / DragonFire /Yokley Racing RZR XP 900 took the GNCC “Open Modified” UTV Championship for fourth consecutive year with Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger in his National Guard / Polaris / Coastal / Yoshimura / Yokley Racing RZR XP 900 taking second. RZRs proved to be a dominant force in the class taking the top five spots for the season. The la...
POLARIS DEFENSE SURVIVABILITY SOLUTIONS HEADLINE AUSA DISPLAY 2012-10-21
Advanced armor and non-pneumatic tires address protection and mobility requirements MINNEAPOLIS (Oct. 22, 2012) — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is showcasing two advanced vehicle technologies, designed to address the U.S. military’s need for increased vehicle survivability, at the AUSA 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition. A lightweight, advanced armor solution and non-pneumatic tires (NPT) are on display in Polaris Defense booth #3913 th...