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TEAM UXC RACING WINS AGAIN AT GNCC ROUND 9 2015-06-23
Trantham Takes Win on Scrambler 850 MINNEAPOLIS, MN  (June 23, 2015) - Team UXC Racing’s Kevin Trantham would keep Team UXC on the top of the podium for the third consecutive race by taking the win in the Pro 4x4 class, on his Scrambler 850, at GNCC’s Snowshoe, in Snowshoe, West Virginia this past weekend. Trantham and teammate Michael Swift started on row one along with the top five Pro 4x4 racers. Snowshoe is the only GNCC race with a live engine start with each row startin...
POLARIS PARTNERS WITH ALLSTATE AS PREFERRED INSURANCE PROVIDER 2015-06-15
Allstate brings its passion for protecting consumers to all Polaris customers NORTHBROOK, Ill. (June 15, 2015) – Polaris has chosen Allstate as its preferred insurer for all products including ATV, Side x Side, snowmobile, and motorcycle, the companies announced today.The partnership with Allstate will put Polaris vehicle owners in Good Hands™. “We are excited to be partnering with Allstate,” says Tony Poll, extended warranty manager at Polaris. “The new partnership strengthe...
THIRD PLACE FOR VICTORY RACING IN ITS FIRST EVER TT ZERO RACE 2015-06-15
· Lee Johnston rides a 111.62mph lap to his second TT podium · Fourth for Guy Martin on a 109.717mph lap, just shy of the 110mph mark · “It’s a proper fast bike, the Victory boys were spot on,” says Guy. · For high resolution images files of those attached, please click: https://www.yousendit.com/download/bXBiNnFGUnI5RlpnRXNUQw Isle of Man: Victory Racing is celebrating its first ever TT podium after Lee Johnston rode a 111.620mph lap in the SES TT Zero race to take third ...
VICTORY RACING CHARGES THROUGH SECOND PRACTICE AND GUY MARTIN RIDES HIS FIRST TT LAP EVER ON AN ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE 2015-06-15
· William Dunlop unable to ride due to a crash in morning practice in another class · Teammate Guy Martin (Tyco BMW) steps in and has his first TT Zero experience · Lee Johnston screams through Sulby at 157.9mph greatly increasing top speed Isle of Man: Victory Racing has charged forward in its second practice with Guy Martin replacing injured William Dunlop to ride his first ever lap of the TT course on an electric motorcycle. William fell from his Tyco BMW S1000RR at Laur...
VICTORY RACING BREAKS THE 100MPH AVERAGE LAP SPEED BARRIER ON ITS FIRST TT ZERO PRACTICE SESSION 2015-06-15
· Dunlop and Johnston achieve greater than 100mph laps · First ever lap of the TT course for Victory’s electric bike · Further technical insights revealed by the team · For several additional and high resolution images: https://rcpt.hightail.com/2764328087/f297a43693a3d6ad9769be19f2589e20? cid=tx-02002208350200000000&s=19105 Victory Racing has successfully run its two electric bikes in the first practice session ahead of the TT Zero race. Six racers set out on the pra...
TEAM UXC RACING WINS AGAIN AT GNCC ROUND 8 2015-06-11
Swift Takes Win on Scrambler 850 MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 11, 2015) - Team UXC Racing’s Michael Swift would make it two-in-a-row by taking the win in the Pro 4x4 class, on his Scrambler 850, at GNCC’s John Penton, in Millfield, OH this past weekend. Pro 4x4 teammates Swift and Kevin Trantham worked their way into position through lap one. Trantham suffered a drive belt issue pulling him from the race. Swift swapped positions a couple of times for second and then took advantage o...
POLARIS ACE VIDEO CONTEST PUTS YOU IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT 2015-06-09
Two lucky winners will win a trip to race against the ACE Pros MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 9, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company will award two lucky winners the ability to race against the Pros in a Single-Seat Polaris ACE™ at the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series season finale. Since its introduction in 2014, the ACE architecture has gained popularity among a wide-variety of riders, including racers, which was demonstrated last ...
PHEASANTS FOREVER & QUAIL FOREVER INK POLARIS RANGER AS NATIONAL SPONSOR 2015-06-02
Polaris RANGER is the Official Off-Road Vehicle of “The Habitat Organization” ST. PAUL, MN (June 1, 2015) – Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever is proud to announce Polaris RANGER, as the exclusive and official off-road vehicle of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. The national sponsorship supports the efforts of the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. ”We are extremely honored to support Pheasant Forever’s diverse staff of biol...
PATRICK HENRY STUDENT TO ATTEND DARPA ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2015-05-28
Jared Voight to cover event on behalf of Polaris MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 28, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has selected Patrick Henry High School Student Jared Voight to accompany Polaris officials at the upcoming DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals to be held June 5-6, at the Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif. Voight will be able to write about his experiences on Polaris’ social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter. “Polaris is excited to offer Jared the opport...
RJ ANDERSON TAKES WORCS ROUND 6 IN RZR XP 1000 2015-05-28
RZRs Sweep Podium in Pro Class MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 28, 2015) - Polaris Factory Racer RJ Anderson would take the checkered flag at Round 6 this past weekend taking the SxS Pro class with fellow Polaris Factory Racer Ryan Piplic taking third. Cody Bradbury would take second making it yet another clean sweep of the SxS Pro class. In the SxS Unlimited class, Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie Jr., would take another win with RZRs also taking all the podium spots. The single-se...
TEAM UXC RACING BACK ON THE BOX AT GNCC MOUNTAINEER 2015-05-28
Swift Takes Win on Scrambler 850 MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 28, 2015) - After Team UXC’s Kevin Trantham would win in 4x4 Pro on his Scrambler 850, at GNCC Round 6, in Odessa, NY, teammate Michael Swift would top the box at Round 7. Swift and teammate Kevin Trantham went fourth and fifth off the start into the woods for a two hour battle.Swift worked his way into the second place position by mid race, while Trantham encountered a radiator problem after passing through a rock section...
TEAM UXC RACING GOES ONE, TWO AT GNCC TOMAHAWK 2015-05-13
Trantham Takes Third Win of the Season MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 13, 2015) - After a win in 4x4 Pro at GNCC Round 5, Team UXC Racing would head to Odessa, New York for GNCC Racing’s Round 6, The Tomahawk, and, once again, put the Scrambler 850 on the Pro 4x4 podium. Teammates Michael Swift and Kevin Tratham would start mid-pack and would pass the class leader with a lap-and-a-half to go. It would be all Swift and Trantham to the line with Trantham finishing first, and also taking ...
VICTORY MOTORCYCLES TO RACE PROTOTYPE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE AT THE LEGENDARY INTERNATIONAL ISLE OF MAN TOURIST TROPHY 2015-05-12
MEDINA, MN (May 12, 2015) – Victory Motorcycles is announcing their intention to race at the iconic International Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) event on a prototype Victory electric race motorcycle. The prototype electric race bikes will be piloted by William Dunlop of the legendary Dunlop dynasty and by Lee Johnston known in the racing world as “General Lee”. Victory Racing will compete in the Isle of Man TT electric class, marking the first time that Victory Motorcycles h...
RZRS TAKE TOP FIVE AT BITD SILVER STATE 300 2015-05-07
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 7, 2015) – Polaris RZR dominated Best in the Desert’s Silver State 300, in Nevada. Forty-two UTVs would line up for the Production Pro class and battle through the dusty conditions. When the dust settled, Jacob Carver in his No. 1936 Lonestar Racing RZR XP 1000 would take his first-ever Pro UTV BITD race. Polaris Factory Racer Johnny Angal in his UTV Inc. RZR XP 4 1000 would take second with Scott Yancey in his No. 1967 RZR taking third, and Polaris Factor...
ROBOTS TO DRIVE POLARIS RANGER AT DARPA ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2015-05-05
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 5, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced that its Limited Edition DARPA Polaris RANGER® XP 900 EPS and GEM electric vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals to be held June 5-6, at the Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif. In the early stages of recent disasters, it became clear there were limitations to what mitigation steps humans could take due to dangerous co...
TEAM UXC RACING PUTS SCRAMBLER ON TOP OF THE PODIUM 2015-04-30
Swift gets first win of the Season MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 30, 2015) - Team UXC Racing would head to Springville, Ind. for GNCC Racing’s Round 5, the Limestone 100 and leave with two wins for the Scrambler 850. It would be Michael Swift’s day taking the 4x4 Pro Class and morning overall on his Scrambler 850. Off the start, Team UXC teammates Kevin Trantham and Swift quickly worked their way to the front of the class just in what was set to be a wet and slick day of racing. Swi...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS SHINE AT RMSHA SEASON FINALE TO WRAP UP 11 OF 12 PRO-CLASS SEASON POINTS TITLES 2015-04-29
Polaris Racers Win 85% of Season’s Stock Classes; Luke Rainey Wins Four Points Titles MEDINA, MN (April 29, 2015) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers completed another dominant season on the Rocky Mountain States Hillclimb Assn. circuit by delivering a stellar performance in the Crazy Horse Hillclimb at Grand Targhee, Wyoming, to sew up season points titles in 11 of 12 Pro classes, including all four Stock and all four Modified classes. At the RMSHA season’s five hillclimbs, Po...
RZRS TAKE BIG WINS IN BAJA 500 AND WORCS 2015-04-27
MINNEAPOLIS, MN  (April 27, 2015) - This past weekend would have the Polaris Factory Racing Teams racing in Mexico at the Baja Sur 500 and at WORCS Round 5, in Hurricane, Utah. SCORE International’s Inaugural Baja Sur 500 is the second race of the 2015 SCORE racing season and was a point-to-point race from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto. Out of the nine finishers, seven would be RZRs, including the winner, Jagged X’s No. 1932 RZR XP 1000 with drivers Brandon Schueler and Scott Kiger...
POLARIS ACQUIRES TIMBERSLED 2015-04-22
Complements Polaris’ Snowmobile business via innovative product aimed at growth market MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 22, 2015) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Timbersled Products, Inc. a privately held Sandpoint, Idaho-based company that is an innovator and market leader in the burgeoning snow bike industry. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited to add the Timbersled brand and team to Polaris’ strong snowmobile busi...