MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR CAMP RZR GLAMIS
Minneapolis, MN (October 16, 2014) -Polaris RZR wanted to remind off-road enthusiasts about Camp RZR in Glamis, Calif., on October 31-November 2.
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 Arab Emira...
POLARIS LAUNCHES THREE ADDITIONAL OFF-ROAD PRODUCTS
RANGER CREW 900-6, ACE 570 SP and RZR 170 EFI added to product mix
Minneapolis, MN (Oct 16, 2014) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced three additional Off-Road Vehicle offerings, the RANGER CREW® 900-6, Polaris ACE™ 570 SP and RZR® 170 EFI.
To accommodate multi-passenger customers who are looking to haul more people, Polaris is excited to announce the all-new RANGER CREW 900-6. The RANGER CREW 900-6 has all...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS TO HELP REEL IN BLOOD DONORS
October 14, 2014 (St. Paul, MN) – Minnesota-based Polaris Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PII) has again partnered with local nonprofit Memorial Blood Centers, a division of Innovative Blood Resources, to engage eligible donors in giving blood that helps save and sustain lives in our community. For the third consecutive year, Polaris generously provided a brand new all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to help promote the cause of blood donation.
Volunteers who stepped up to give blood in Ju...
CODY RAHDERS TAKES TWO TITLES AT THE LUCAS REGIONALS SERIES
Minneapolis, MN (October 13, 2014)- Cody Rahders went into Round 7 of the Lucas Oil Regional Series with a one-point lead in the Production 1000 class and a two-point lead in the Stock XP 900 class, and came away as the 2014 Champion in both classes.
In Production 1000, Rahders was faced with a must-win situation in order to clinch the Production 1000 title. At the start, he went from fourth to leading by the end of turn two and would hold it until lap seven where he would b...
JAGGED X TAKES BEST IN THE DESERT'S BLUEWATER DESERT CHALLENGE
Minneapolis, MN (October 13, 2014)-Polaris Factory Racers would be out in force at the Bluewater Desert Challenge this past weekend. The race, different than the other Best in the Desert Races, would be two days of three 25-mile laps, with results based on times from both days, so it not only takes great strategy but a fast car.
Thirty-two side-by-sides would take the line with the Pro Class having the majority of entrants. Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler in the No. 1919 RZR XP...
USSOCOM RECOGNIZES POLARIS DEFENSE AT AUSA EVENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 13, 2014) — U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Lt. Col. Utsler recognized Polaris Defense today, during an event at AUSA, for the company’s rapid delivery and support of the Light Weight All-Terrain Vehicle (LTATV) contract. Contract execution included support of user evaluation and government testing, delivery of vehicles with tactical accessories to multiple USSOCOM locations, and providing training and sustainment parts to those locations. Po...
POLARIS DEFENSE DEBUTS NEWLY CONTRACTED ULTRA-LIGHT VEHICLE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 7, 2014) — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is excited to announce the launch of the DAGOR™ ultra-light combat vehicle, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-15. The DAGOR was designed and tested, and is now under contract and in production – all in less than two years – leveraging Polaris’ world class off-road engineering and design capability, to meet an emergin...
JAGGED X WINS RIGID INDUSTRIES SCORE DESERT CHALLENGE
Polaris RZR Racers finish one, two, UXC Racing steers Scrambler into First Place
Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 3, 2014) -The Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge is a two-day, semi-short course format held at Coyne Powersports Complex near Imperial, Calif. The classes were divided into groups and each group raced in two heats with the times being combined to determine the winners.
Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler would fill in for Matt Parks in the No. 1932 RZR and start in fifth ...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. HIRES KENNETH J. PUCEL AS NEW EVP OF OPERATIONS, ENGINEERING, AND LEAN
Accelerating Polaris’ Evolution into Highly Profitable, Customer-Centric Lean Enterprise
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 3, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has hired Kenneth J. (Ken) Pucel to fill its newly formed Executive Vice President of Operations, Engineering, and Lean position. Ken currently serves as EVP of Global Operations, Quality, and Technology for Boston Scientific Corporation ("BSC"), and is expected to start with Polari...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN POLAND
The brand-new facility will be Polaris’ first dedicated manufacturing facility for Off-Road Vehicles outside North America
Minneapolis, MN (Sept. 23, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the grand opening of its new manufacturing facility in Opole, Poland. The 345,000-square-foot facility will be the first Polaris plant dedicated to manufacturing Off-Road Vehicles (ORV’s) outside of North America.
Employee training has already begun at the Opole faci...
NEW POLARIS PARTNERSHIP BRINGS POWERSPORTS SAVINGS TO COSTCO
Partnership brings exclusive promotions to Costco members through participating dealers
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 24, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will partner with the Costco Auto Program (CAP), an auto-buying program specifically for Costco members, as the exclusive promotional partner for its powersports division. Starting today, Costco members will be able to access special pricing and promotional incentives on select Polaris prod...
INAUGURAL CAMP RZR EAST WAS SMASHING SUCCESS
Minneapolis, MN (Sept 23, 2014) -Camp RZR rolled into Brimstone® Recreation, in Huntsville, Tenn. last weekend and was met with an overwhelmingly positive response with more than 12,000 people attending, making it the largest event ever held at Brimstone.
"Polaris’ Camp RZR exceeded our expectations for attendance and overall benefit for the community of Huntsville, Tenn.,” said Mayor George W. Potter.
Camp RZR East provided attendees with entertainment, giveaways, v...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILES PARTNERS WITH CHRIS BROWN AND RIDE WITH CHRIS BROWN ADVENTURES
Medina, MN (September 19, 2014) – Polaris Snowmobiles announced today that Chris Brown, will become the official sponsor of his snowmobile guiding and clinics services, Ride With Chris Brown Adventures. "We’re excited to start this partnership with Chris and his backcountry adventures. We’re looking forward to getting even more western riders on Polaris RMKs to see just how amazing these machines are." said Andy Kroll, Brand Manager for Polaris Snowmobiles. Beginning ...
SNOWGOER MAGAZINE NAMES POLARIS SWITCHBACK PRO-S AS THE "SLED OF THE YEAR"!
SnowGoer Magazine has named the innovative, smoothest riding, most versatile new 2015 Polaris Switchback® PRO-S as the "Sled of the Year"!
The magazine staff presented the "Sled of the Year" award to Chris Wolf, Director of Snowmobiles, at Haydays, the annual pre-season snowmobile event held in suburban Minneapolis.
The magazine made an excellent choice as the all-new 2015 Switchback® PRO-S – available with a Polaris Liberty 800 or 600 engine – is the ...
BARON SEALS WORCS CHAMPIONSHIP WITH WIN AT ROUND 8
Minneapolis, MN (September 17, 2014) -Polaris Factory Racers were back in action at Glen Helen, in Devore, Calif. for WORCS Round 8. Polaris/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron would take another win to seal the WORCS Pro SxS championship for the second consecutive year.
Starting in the front row, Baron would take second off the start and take the lead when Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie Jr’s car suffered an unfortunate mechanical issue. Another fellow racer, Polaris/Loan Mart/Hol...
MICHAEL SWIFT PILOTS SCRAMBLER XP 850 EPS TO FIRST-PLACE FINISH
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
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
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
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
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...