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POLARIS SNOWMOBILE HILLCLIMBER JUSTIN THOMAS EARNS SILVER MEDAL IN WINTER X GAMES HILLCROSS 2015-01-26
Four Polaris Hillclimbers Are Among the Top Six Finishers MEDINA, MN (Jan. 25, 2015) – Four Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers finished in the top six spots in 2015 Winter X Games Snowmobile HillCross, including Justin Thomas, who took second to earn the silver medal on Saturday, Jan. 24. That gave Polaris racers five of the nine medals available in the first three snowmobile events held at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Hillcross is a combination of hillclimb and snocross,...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS KODY KAMM AND ROSS MARTIN FINISH 2-3 TO EARN MEDALS AT 2015 WINTER X GAMES 2015-01-26
Polaris Snowmobile Racers Win Seven of 12 X Games Medals MEDINA, MN (Jan. 26, 2015) – Polaris snocross racer Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) finished second and Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) finished third to earn snocross medals Sunday, Jan. 25, at the 2015 Winter X Games held in Aspen, Colorado. Kamm finished second for the second year in a row to earn his second silver medal, while Martin’s bronze medal was the fifth Winter X Games medal of his career. Their podium fin...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILE FREESTYLER HEATH FRISBY FLIES TO GOLD MEDAL IN WINTER X GAMES SNOWMOBILE LONG JUMP 2015-01-26
Colten Moore Finishes Third to Earn Second X Games Medal in Two Days MEDINA, MN (Jan. 24, 2015) – Polaris snowmobile freestyler Heath Frisby soared over 164 feet to win the gold medal in Snowmobile Long Jump at the Winter X Games on Friday night, Jan. 23, in Aspen, Colorado. Frisby was joined on the medalist podium by fellow Polaris rider Colten Moore, who won his second medal in two days by taking third to earn the bronze medal. After finishing fifth in the first round w...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILE FREESTYLER COLTEN MOORE SOARS TO GOLD MEDAL VICTORY IN WINTER X GAMES SPEED & STYLE 2015-01-26
Joe Parsons Earns Silver Medal on the Same Day He Switches to Ride Polaris MEDINA, MN (Jan. 23, 2015) – Polaris snowmobile freestyle rider Colten Moore combined acrobatic freestyle moves with speed on the race course to win the 2015 Winter X Games Snowmobile Speed & Style gold medal Thursday night in Aspen, Colorado. Moore, 25, won the fourth Winter X Games medal of his career as he outscored fellow Polaris rider Joe Parsons in the final round of the Polaris-dominated ev...
RZRs FILL THE PODIUM IN WORCS ROUND 1 2015-01-22
RJ Anderson takes win in SxS Pro Class   Minneapolis, January 22, 2015- Honolulu Hills Park, in Taft, Calif., would kick off the WORCS Racing Season for 2015 and Polaris Factory Racers would be back on the podium.   Polaris Factory Racer RJ Anderson in his new No. 37 Holz/Walker Evans/Polaris RZR XP 1000 would start in the first row, get the holeshot and never look back taking the SxS Pro Class. Second would go to David Haagsma in a RZR and third to Polaris Factory ...
POLARIS RUSH® ON THE NEW AXYS™ PLATFORM WINS THREE MORE RACES IN USXC CROSS-COUNTRY RACING AT GRAFTON, N.D. 2015-01-21
MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 19, 2015) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racers on the Polaris RUSH® built on the AXYS™ platform earned more victories and top-three finishes during USXC racing January 17 at Grafton, N.D. Justin Tate (2-Eight Motorsports) won the Pro Open race and finished second in Pro 600 aboard a Polaris RUSH, and Alex Hetteen (131 Racing) won both Semi-Pro races. This is the first season that top Polaris racers are campaigning RUSH models built on the innovative ...
XTREMEPLUS' WILLY ALCARAZ WINS FOURTH DAKAR IN POLARIS RZR XP 1000 2015-01-19
Minneapolis, Jan. 19, 2015–Xtremplus’ Willy Alcaraz made it an unprecedented fourth time he’d win the Dakar and the third time riding solo, this time in a RZR XP 1000. This year’s Dakar Rally was 9,000 Kilometers, spanning three countries with 140 competitors taking on some of the toughest geography offered in an off-road race. Alcaraz, similar to the bike riders, would run the race without a windshield and faced the heat, cold, rain, hail, salt, temperatures below zero, alt...
POLARIS ACQUIRES ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE BUSINESS FROM BRAMMO 2015-01-15
Acquisition Includes Certain Assets, Technology, and Trademarks MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 15, 2015) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus exclusively on the design, development and integration of electric vehicle powertrains. Going forward, the two companies will leverage Pola...
BUNKE RACING WINS KINROSS SNOWMOBILE ENDURO & LEADS 1-2-3 SWEEP BY POLARIS RACING TEAMS 2015-01-14
Polaris Teams Sweep Top 3 Spots as Team Blu & Hoos Racing Finish 2-3 MEDINA, MN (Jan. 15, 2015) – Bunke Racing launched into the snowmobile enduro racing season in winning style as co-drivers Gabe Bunke and Aaron Christensen teamed up to win the Kinross (Mich.) Lions Club 500 on January 10. They led a Polaris sweep of the top three spots, and the victory put the Bunke Racing team in the lead in both Midwest International Racing Assn. (MIRA) points and in the No Bull Trip...
MOTORIZED RECREATION ENTHUSIASTS RECEIVE EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT ON SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST 2015-01-13
DULUTH, MN  (December 19, 2014) All-terrain vehicle enthusiasts received an early Christmas gift in the form of a new riding opportunity on the Superior National Forest thanks to collaboration between the USDA Forest Service and several partners. The new, 30-mile Jackpot Trail is located near Pitcha Lake, 6 miles east of Babbitt and 23 miles south of Ely, Minnesota.  This gift even came with a ribbon. The Jackpot trail was officially opened with a ribbon- cutting ceremony in...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS SWEEP AT CANTERBURY, WINNING BOTH PRO OPEN FINALS IN ISOC NATIONAL RACING 2015-01-13
Polaris Racers Earn 4 of the Weekend’s 6 Pro Open Podium Spots MEDINA, MN (Jan. 12, 2015) – Polaris snocross racers dominated ISOC National racing Jan. 9-10 at Shakopee, Minn., as Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) and Kyle Pallin (Team LaVallee) each won one of the weekend’s two Pro Open finals and Polaris racers finished first and third in both races. Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) took third to reach the podium as Martin won on Friday, and Martin earned a second podium spot w...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 2015-01-09
Addition of a new production facility will provide needed capacity and flexibility to support growth as well as close proximity to key customers MINNEAPOLIS (January 9, 2015) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced plans to build a new production facility in Huntsville, Alabama to provide additional capacity and flexibility as the company continues to experience rapid growth. Located Southwest of Huntsville City Center, the 600,000 square-foot facility will foc...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES SPECIAL FOX EDITION AND NEW RZRS IN LIMITED EDITION COLORS 2015-01-07
Minneapolis, MN (January 7, 2015) – As part of RZR’s continuing innovation and commitment to its enthusiasts, Polaris is announcing several new models featuring new paint schemes and graphics, and a new RZR XP 1000 EPS model with the first-ever Internal Bypass Shocks available on a side-by-side. The new RZR XP 1000 EPS FOX Edition is hands-down, the best performing suspension ever offered on a sport Side by Side, featuring highly-tuned FOX Podium® Internal Bypass Shocks, re-...
POLARIS ADDS ANOTHER MULTI-PASSENGER VEHICLE TO THE RZR FAMILY 2015-01-07
Introducing the new RZR 4 900 EPS Minneapolis, MN (January 7, 2015) –This past July, Polaris® introduced one of the biggest RZR®  line-ups ever and continued to fuel the RZR lifestyle by offering the widest variety of vehicles for every type of sport riding. With the introduction of the new 2015 RZR 900 and RZR S 900, Polaris redefined the first two RZR products ever built by providing the vehicles with unequalled power, highly-capable suspensions, unmatched agility, and rev...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES NEW ATVS AND RANGERS 2015-01-07
Minneapolis, MN (January 7, 2015) – Polaris Industries today announced the company’s newest ATV and RANGER® offerings. These units will be in addition to the Model Year 2015 line up announced in July. All units will be available in dealerships in late January. ATVs 2015 Sportsman XP® 1000-Titanium Matte Metallic Limited Edition Launched for Model Year 2015, Sportsman XP 1000 leads the Big Bore category in power and performance. Based on the revolutionary XP chassis, t...
POLARIS RUSH® SNOWMOBILES BUILT ON NEW AXYS™ PLATFORM DOMINATE PRO STOCK CLASS IN USXC CROSS-COUNTRY RACING 2015-01-06
MEDINA, MN (Jan. 5, 2015) – The Polaris® AXYS™ platform is making a dramatic impact in cross-country snowmobile racing this season on the United States X-Country Snowmobile Racing (USXC) circuit. In USXC racing on Jan. 3 at Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Polaris racers on RUSH® models built on this innovative chassis finished 2-3 in the Pro Stock race, and six of the race’s top eight finishers were on RUSH sleds. In the Pro Open race, five of the top 10 finishers were Polaris racers...
POLARIS RZR OFFICIAL UTV OF BEST IN THE DESERT 2015-01-06
Polaris RZR to sponsor four BITD races Minneapolis, MN (January 6, 2015)- Polaris Industries today announced Polaris RZR is the “Official UTV” of Best In The Desert (BITD) Racing Series and that the company will be sponsoring several BITD races this season starting with the THR Motorsports Parker 250 presented by Polaris RZR. “Best in the Desert has been at the forefront of promoting desert side-by-side racing, and Polaris RZR is excited to support the series and its race...
POLARIS RZR SWEETENS POT FOR 2015 KING OF THE HAMMERS 2014-12-30
Minneapolis, MN (December 30, 2014)- The King of the Hammers (KOH) is known as the toughest off-road race in the world, and this year, the person who conquers the course will not only go home with “The Hammer,” but also a brand-new, 2015 RZR XP 1000 EPS. As part of Polaris RZR being the official side-by-side of the race, Polaris sweetened the deal by offering up a RZR XP 1000 EPS to the Pro Class side-by-side winner. Last year, 26 side-by-sides would vie for “The Hammer” wit...
POLARIS TEAMS WITH XTREME PLUS FOR DAKAR RALLY 2014-12-29
Partnership has seen three, back-to-back victories Minneapolis, MN (December 29, 2014)- Polaris Industries today announced the company will, once again, team with Xtreme Plus to take on the world famous Dakar Rally. The partnership has yielded three, back-to-back victories by solo racer Willy Alcaraz. French Racer Alcaraz will be trying to win his fourth Dakar as a solo racer, an incredible feat given the tough racing conditions the race presents. Xtreme Plus also will fi...