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MICHAEL SWIFT PILOTS SCRAMBLER XP 850 EPS TO FIRST-PLACE FINISH 2014-09-15
Minneapolis, MN (Sept 15, 2014) -With summer break over, Team UXC Racing would head to GNCC’s Round 10, Unadilla, in New Berlin, NY.  Team UXC Racing had spent the break fine tuning their Scrambler XP 850 EPS which paid off with their first win on the vehicle for the season! Pro 4x4 Racer Michael Swift would start in the sixth position and fall back to seventh on a failed pass but would make up ground on the second lap passing four other contenders. With two laps to go, Swif...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES SADDENED BY THE LOSS OF BOARD MEMBER WILLIAM G. VAN DYKE 2014-09-09
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 8, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), announced with great sorrow that board member William G. Grant Van Dyke passed away on Sept. 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Van Dyke served with distinction Director on the Polaris Board since 2006, Chairing the Audit Committee and working as a member of the Compensation Committee. “We are deeply saddened by the death of Bill Van Dyke,” said Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris. “...
LAVALLEE RETIRES FROM SNOCROSS RACING 2014-09-08
Longville, MN (September 6, 2014) - Levi LaVallee officially announced his retirement from racing snocross today, at the 48th Annual Sno Barons’ Snowmobile Club Hay Days, in North Branch, Minnesota. LaVallee, who started racing at age 12 worked his way through the ranks and became Pro in 2002 at the age of 20. LaVallee continued his professional career of snocross racing and raced under the Factory Polaris team for the last 12 years. With numerous podium finishes and wins, and ...
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR CAMP RZR TENNESSEE 2014-09-05
Minneapolis, MN (Sept 5, 2014) -Polaris RZR wanted to remind off-road enthusiasts of the new Camp RZR at Brimstone, in Huntsville, Tenn., on September 19-21. Known as a celebration of all things RZR, the first Camp RZR was held during the 2013 New Years weekend, in the Glamis Sand Dunes, in Calif. The event was such a success, it was repeated later that year over Halloween weekend. Polaris expanded the event internationally when the first-ever Camp RZR was held in the United...
POLARIS DONATES $10,000 TO ALS AFTER DEALERS COMPLETE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE 2014-09-03
Minneapolis, MN (Sept. 2, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today donated $10,000 to ALS after more than 100 dealers accepted an invitation from Scott Wine, Polaris chairman and CEO, to join him in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for the disease. On Aug. 22, Polaris shared a video of Wine completing the Ice Bucket Challenge and in turn nominating Polaris’ network of dealers to do the same, noting that if 100 dealers accepted the chal...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA'S GOPHER FOOTBALL 2014-09-03
Minneapolis, MN (September 2, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company will be a 2014 corporate partner for the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gopher football program. “As a Minnesota-based company, we are excited to join Gopher fans across the state to support another favorite pastime of many of our local customers and dealers,” said Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO at Polaris. “We look forward to a...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. CHALLENGES POLARIS DEALERS TO ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE 2014-08-22
Minneapolis, MN (August 22, 2014) – Today, Polaris Industries Inc.’s (NYSE:PII) Chairman and CEO, Scott Wine, completed the Ice Bucket Challenge, joining in the viral campaign to raise awareness and funds for ALS. After accepting the challenge from Dan Ariens, President and CEO of Ariens, Wine in turn nominated Bahram Akradi, Founder and CEO of Lifetime Fitness, Michael Guyette, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield MN, and the entire Polaris dealer network. Wine noted in...
COASTAL RACING TAKES BEST IN THE DESERT'S VEGAS TO RENO 2014-08-21
Team UXC Racing takes second in Expert Class on their Scrambler XP 1000 Minneapolis, MN (Aug. 21, 2014)–Vegas to Reno is known as the largest off-road race s in the U.S. spanning 534 miles. This year, 40 side-by-sides lined up, more than half being RZRs, to tackle the desert between the two cities. On the ATV side, Team UXC/Driven Powersports/Polaris Factory Racing would line up their Scrambler XP 1000 as the only 4x4 to tackle the race. Coastal/Holz Racing’s No. 1934 RZR...
SPORTSMAN ACE™ NAMED "BEST OF THE BEST" BY FIELD AND STREAM MAGAZINE 2014-08-19
Minneapolis, MN (Aug. 19, 2014)– Polaris Industries today announced the Sportsman ACE™ has been awarded “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream magazine. This is the second year in a row a Polaris vehicle has won the prestigious award with the RANGER XP 900 winning last year. “This past January, Polaris defined an entirely new type of off-road vehicle with the introduction of the ACE,” said David Longren, vice president of the Off-Road Division for Polaris. “ACE was built f...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. RECEIVES SYMBOL OF APPRECIATION FROM BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 2014-08-18
Special print honors Polaris’ partnership and commitment to Off-Road Vehicle Safety and Environmental Sustainability  MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 18, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) received a one-of-a-kind print from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in appreciation for its commitment to a 10-year partnership to provide age-appropriate vehicles, safety equipment and safety instruction to BSA camps across the nation. This token of appreciation was presented during a spe...
POLARIS GEM INTRODUCES 2015 MODELS 2014-08-14
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 24, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced the availability of its 2015 line of Polaris GEM vehicles. These vehicles are ready for order through all 260 authorized GEM dealers in North America. With over 50,000 vehicles built in the past 16 years, GEM remains a leader in premium electric performance for transporting people, moving cargo, and performing essential work tasks. Backed by 60 ...
GEM PARTNERS WITH SOLARDRIVE US TO DELIVER SOLAR CHARGING OPTIONS 2014-08-14
Partnership boosts battery performance of Polaris’ street-legal transport and light utility vehicle line MEDINA, Minn. (Aug. 7, 2014) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), with its all-electric compact vehicle line GEM, has partnered with SolarDrive US to provide customers the ability to improve battery performance and further reduce their carbon footprint. Available in two models – Ra Power Pro 220 and Ra Power Pro 410 – the solar panels provide 220 to 410 watts of energy...
POLARIS DONATES CUSTOMIZED RZR XP 1000 TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY 2014-08-12
Special Pink RZR to be offered at Raffle to Minnesotans Minneapolis, MN (August 12, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company has donated a customized pink RZR XP 1000 to the American Cancer Society as part of their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. “Too many of us have been affected by cancer, whether through a personal battle or an afflicted neighbor, co-worker or family member,” ...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES HONORS NEW HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES AS COMPANY CELEBRATES ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR 2014-08-07
Retired Employees, Leading Dealers & Key Supplier-Partner Are Inducted MEDINA, MN (July 29, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. today inducted three retired employees, including two executives, three premier dealerships, and a key supplier into the Polaris Hall of Fame. They were honored for their significant contributions to the company’s success – along with the community of Roseau, Minnesota, and the company’s Roseau workforce – during a ceremony at the Polaris National S...
SPECIAL 3-YEAR FACTORY WARRANTY AVAILABLE ON ALL POLARIS RMK SNOWMOBILES DURING POLARIS FACTORY AUTHORIZED CLEARANCE 2014-08-07
Savings and Special Financing Also Available for Limited Time on Non-RMK Models MEDINA, MN (Aug. 6, 2014) – During the Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance, snowmobilers can get a 3-year FACTORY warranty when they purchase any RMK model, the same sleds that have dominated Rocky Mountain Hillclimb Association stock classes for the past two seasons with 50 wins in 52 races. This special, limited-time offer is good on all Polaris RMK models from model years 2012-2015. “Deep ...
ANOTHER CLEAN SWEEP IN WORCS 2014-08-05
RZRs fill the Podium in Pro Class Minneapolis, MN (August 4, 2014) -Polaris Factory Racers are tearing it up in WORCS this year and Round 7, at Straddleline ORV Park, in McCleary, Wash., would be no different. Polaris/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron would take the checkered flag with Polaris/Cognito Racing’s Ryan Piplic taking second and Polaris/Guthrie Racing’s Mitch Guthrie Jr. taking third. Mark Holz, driving RJ Anderson’s RZR XP 1000, would take fourth with RZRs finishing in th...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CHANGES EVERYTHING AGAIN; INTRODUCING THE 2015 INDIAN SCOUT 2014-08-04
One of history’s most famous, innovative and versatile bikes is reimagined with timeless craftsmanship plus performance, handling and pricing that will appeal to riders of many experience levels MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — August 4, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announces the launch of the 2015 Indian Scout™, a contemporary yet classic interpretation of  one of motorcycling’s most famous and coveted bikes. With a starting MSRP of $10,999 and a...
ANNOUNCING THE MODEL YEAR 2015 LINEUP FROM INDIAN MOTORCYCLE 2014-08-04
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — August 4, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announces its full family of stunning new Indian Motorcycle models for 2015. Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attendees are invited to experience these awe-inspiring new bikes at the company’s exhibit at 3rd & Lazelle St., or to take a demo ride at the Indian Motorcycle Demo Experience on I-90 @ Exit 30. The 2015 models will arrive at dealerships across North American throughout the ...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. ANNOUNCES NEW BUSINESS UNIT AND LEADERSHIP CHANGES IN EMEA BUSINESS 2014-07-31
Organizational changes enable company to leverage scale and resources for global growth MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 28, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it is integrating several emerging business lines to create a new Global Adjacent Markets business and that it has named Matt Homan to lead the fully integrated business as President, Global Adjacent Markets. This new business unit is operational effective immediately. “In his time with Polaris...
POLARIS DEBUTS 2015 ORV AND MOTORCYCLE PRODUCT LINES 2014-07-31
A new, revolutionary 3-wheel motorcycle joins Polaris’ historically innovative product portfolio MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 29, 2014) – Celebrating 60 years as a respected leader in powersports, Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE: PII) unveiled its 2015 product offerings from its on-road and off-road vehicle divisions this week during its annual summer sales meeting. The new lineup accelerates Polaris’ long-standing reputation for innovation by launching unprecedented new vehicles wh...