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POLARIS INTRODUCES TWO NEW RANGER WORK VEHICLES 2014-03-01
MEDINA, MN- (March 1, 2014) Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the addition of two new vehicles to the Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding RANGER® utility line of side-by-sides. The new, three-passenger RANGER® Diesel HST and RANGER® Diesel HST Deluxe offer customers considering a utilitarian side-by-side the most comfortable and easy-to-use vehicles on the market. “Polaris continues to innovate our product offerin...
POLARIS RECALLS RANGER RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO CRASH HAZARD (RECALL ALERT) 2014-02-25
Recall Date:  February 25, 2014 Recall Number: 14-181130FEB14   WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: Recreational off-highway vehicles Hazard: The vehicles’ throttle cable can melt on the exhaust pipe and fail to operate properly. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard. Remedy: Repair Cons...
POLARIS RACERS TODD MINNICK & NICK OLSTAD WIN 2014 IRON DOG CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ACROSS ALASKA ON TERRAIN DOMINATING 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-R SLEDS 2014-02-24
Winners’ Polaris Sleds Deliver Terrain Domination® & Tremendous Reliability MEDINA, Minn. – Polaris racers Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad won the grueling Iron Dog cross-country snowmobile race across Alaska on Saturday, Feb. 22, on a pair of 600 Switchback PRO-R snowmobiles. In the ultimate display of Polaris Terrain Domination®, the pair completed the 2,031-mile race across punishing Alaskan landscapes in trouble-free fashion aboard durable, dependable Polaris sleds. The...
POLARIS SNOCROSSERS SWEEP BOTH PRO LITE FINALS IN ISOC NATIONAL RACING AT MT. PLEASANT, MICH.; KODY KAMM REACHES PRO OPEN PODIUM FOR SEVENTH TIME THIS SEASON 2014-02-24
Corin Todd & Andrew Lieders Win Pro Lite Finals; Andrew Carlson Leads in Points MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Polaris snocross racers won both Pro Lite finals during a weekend of ISOC National racing in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, with Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports) and Andrew Lieders (Team LaVallee) each earning victories, and Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) earned his seventh Pro Open podium finish of the season. Kamm strengthened his hold on second place in the Pro Open po...
POLARIS TEAMS SET THE PACE THROUGH FIRST HALF OF GRUELING IRON DOG CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ACROSS ALASKA 2014-02-20
Polaris Team Leads at Halfway Point and Nine of Top 20 Teams Are on Polaris Sleds MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 20, 2014) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racers Mike Morgan and Chris Olds were the leaders at the midway point of the grueling 2014 Iron Dog cross-country snowmobile race across Alaska. Competing in the Pro class, Morgan and Olds led the field into Nome, Alaska, where the drivers enjoyed a midway banquet on Wednesday night before racing resumed Thursday, Feb. 20. The Pro...
POLARIS TERRAINARMOR NON-PNEUMATIC TIRES FINALIST FOR TIRE TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR BY TIRE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2014-02-20
Minneapolis, MN (February 20, 2014) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the company's TerrainArmor™ Non-Pneumatic Tire (NPT) was a finalist for Tire Technology of the Year by Tire Technology International. "Polaris would like to thank Tire Technology International for recognizing TerrainArmor tires as part of their short list for Technology of the Year," said Rich Haddad, general manager of Polaris Defense. "Polaris is the first manufacturer t...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS WIN 10 OF 12 PRO CLASSES AND TWO PRO KING OF THE HILL TITLES IN RMSHA SEASON OPENER AT BEAR LAKE 2014-02-19
Keith Curtis Wins Four Classes & Stock King; David Sharp, Jr., Wins Two Classes & Mod King MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2014) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won 10 of 12 Pro classes – including all four Stock classes – and two of three Pro King of the Hill titles as they dominated the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Assn. (RMSHA) season opener at Montpelier, Idaho. Polaris racer Keith Curtis won four classes at the Bear Lake Hillclimb run Feb. 14-15 at Montpelier, a...
RZRS FILL THE PODIUM AT LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ROUND 1 2014-02-17
Minneapolis, MN (February 17, 2014)- The first race of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Southern California Regional, at Glen Helen Raceway saw 41 side-by-sides line up including 15 cars in the new Production 1000 class open to all manufacturers with a 1000cc side-by-side. Cody Rahders, the 2013 RZR 900 Class Champion, would do a double-shift racing both the RZR 900 class and the new Production 1000 class. Rahders would take the 900 class after a great battle with Bryan Carr and hop int...
BEAU BARON TAKES WIN AT WORCS ROUND 2 2014-02-11
RZRs fill Podium in Pro Class                                                                                                                                                                  Minneapolis, Feb. 11, 2014-WORCS Round 2 saw more than 80 UTVs line up at Buffalo Bills, in Primm, Nevada, and Polaris Factory Racers Beau Baron and RJ Anderson would go one/two in the Pro Class. Polaris Racing/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron would start in the second row and steer his RZR XP 10...
FIVE-PEAT! MITCH GUTHRIE WINS FIFTH KING OF THE HAMMERS 2014-02-10
Minneapolis, Minn. (Feb 10, 2014) –The King of the Hammers (KOH) is known as the toughest off-road race in the world, and last year’s 115-mile course was known as the most-difficult course ever. So much so that Race Organizer, Dave Cole, kept the same course that only three UTVs, all being RZRs, finished last year. Polaris Factory Racers Mitch Guthrie and his co-driver Mitch Guthrie Jr., who has won four KOH races and took second once, would line up in their Magnum Off-Road Rac...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS SWEEP BOTH PRO LITE FINALS & FINISH 2-3 IN PAIR OF ISOC PRO OPEN FINALS IN NEW YORK 2014-02-10
Corin Todd Wins Saturday Night Pro Lite Final in Front of Home State Fans MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 10, 2014) – Polaris snocross racers claimed four of the weekend’s six available Pro Open podium spots, and Polaris racers won both Pro Lite finals during ISOC National snocross racing Feb. 8-9 in Salamanca, New York. Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) and Kyle Pallin (Team LaVallee) each had a second- and third-place finish in the Pro Open finals, and the Pro Lite winners were James Johnstad...
POLARIS RACERS GABE BUNKE & AARON CHRISTENSEN WIN THEIR THIRD STRAIGHT SOO I-500; WIN IS FIFTH OF BUNKE'S SOO CAREER 2014-02-06
Brothers Ryan & Travis Faust Team Up to Finish Second for Second Year in a Row MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 5, 2014) – Polaris enduro racers Gabe Bunke and Aaron Christensen enhanced their place in snowmobile racing history on Saturday, Feb. 1, by winning their third straight Soo International 500 race on the famed Soo I-500 track in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The victory was the third Soo win of Christensen’s career, and the fifth of Bunke’s career. For the second straight year...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILE RACERS DOMINATE SNOCROSS, WIN MULTIPLE OVAL TITLES AT EAGLE RIVER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2014-02-06
Corin Todd, Ryan Springer Win 2 Snocross Titles Apiece; Blaine Stephenson Wins 4 Oval Finals MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 24, 2014) – Polaris snocross racers Corin Todd and Ryan Springer each won two finals and Blaine Stephenson won four finals on the legendary ice oval during the 51st Eagle River World Championship Snowmobile Derby, held Jan. 16-19 in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Polaris snocross racers demonstrated total Terrain Domination® by winning both Pro-class finals, both Pro Lite ...
POLARIS® BRUTUS® BOOSTS OPERATION OF POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2014-02-05
Donation of BRUTUS HDPTO utility vehicles saved CAN/AM Hockey more than $10,000 MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 5, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) and its Newport, N.Y., dealer Moody’s Polaris donated four BRUTUS® HDPTO commercial utility vehicles for the 10th-annual Lake Placid, N.Y., CAN/AM Adult Pond Hockey Tournament held Jan. 24 – 26. The donation saved the organization more than $10,000 in rental costs. For 11 days leading up to and during the tournament, workers used t...
POLARIS SNOCROSSER KODY KAMM WINS PRO OPEN FINAL IN ISOC RACING AT DEADWOOD, S.D., STANDS SECOND IN POINTS 2014-02-03
Corin Todd and Andrew Carlson Win the Weekend’s Pro Lite Finals MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 3, 2014) – Polaris snocross racer Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) won his first Pro Open final of the season in ISOC National racing Friday night in Deadwood, S.D., and Kyle Pallin (Team LaVallee) finished second. In Pro Lite racing, Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports) and Andrew Carlson (Carlson Motorsports) each won a final in a weekend of Polaris Terrain Domination®. Kamm’s Pro Open win on Friday ...
POLARIS CROSS-COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE RACER GABE BUNKE WINS PRO OPEN, EARNS TWO PODIUM FINISHES IN OSLO USXC RACING 2014-01-29
Alex Hetteen Takes Second in Both Semi-Pro Races, Ties for 600-Class Points Lead MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 28, 2014) – Gabe Bunke (Bunke Racing) won the Pro Open race and finished second in Pro 600, where four Polaris racers earned top-five finishes, during USXC cross-country snowmobile racing at Oslo, Minn., on January 25. Bunke was joined on the Pro 600 podium by Justin Tate (2 Eight Motorsports), who finished third, followed by Spencer Kadlec (Bunke Racing) in third, Aaron Chri...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILERS WIN FIVE X GAMES MEDALS, INCLUDING GOLD MEDALS FOR COLTEN MOORE AND LEVI LAVALLEE 2014-01-29
Moore Wins Emotional Snowmobile Freestyle Gold to Honor His Late Brother Caleb MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 29, 2014) – Polaris Terrain Domination® was on full display at the 2014 Winter X Games, where Colten Moore delivered an emotional performance to earn a gold medal in snowmobile freestyle, Levi LaVallee won gold in snowmobile long jump, and Kody Kamm and Justin Broberg both medaled in snocross racing. The 2014 X Games took place Jan. 23-26 in Aspen, Colo. Colten Moore Honors Bro...
RZRs FILL THE PODIUM IN WORCS ROUND 1 2014-01-23
RJ Anderson takes win in Pro SxS Minneapolis, MN (January 23, 2014)- Honolulu Hills Park, in Taft, Calif., saw 29 Side-by-Sides, 22 of them RZRs, line up for the first WORCS race of the season. New Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie Jr., who moved from the Production 1000 class to the Pro Class for 2014, would grab the hole shot in his Guthrie Racing RZR XP 1000 and take an impressive second place. Polaris Racer RJ Anderson in his new Holz/Walker Evans/Polaris RZR XP 100...
POLARIS CROSS-COUNTRY RACERS UNLEASH TERRAIN DOMINATION AT USXC OPENER; GABE BUNKE WINS BOTH PRO OPEN RACES 2014-01-22
Polaris Pro Class Racers Earn 6 Podium Finishes in 4 Pro Races MEDINA, Minn. (Dec. 19, 2014) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racers demonstrated true Terrain Domination at the USXC season opener near Gonvick, Minn., Dec. 14-15, as they won six class titles and earned six of 12 podium finishes in the Pro classes. Gabe Bunke (Bunke Racing) led the way, winning the Pro Open class both days and reaching the podium in all four of the weekend’s Pro-class races. Bunke, who is...