Polaris ‘Winning Riders’ Program Supports State & Provincial Snowmobile Associations
Polaris Supports Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions
MEDINA, MN (Oct. 9, 2015) – For the eleventh consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris “Winning Riders” program, which generates support for the state/provincial association user groups based on sales of new Polaris snowmobiles.
From Newfoundland to Washington and Alaska to Quebec, snowmobile associations are receiving “Winn...
TEAM UXC RACING PODIUMS AGAIN AT GNCC ROUND 11
Swift Takes Win, Trantham third on Scrambler 850
Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 6, 2015)- Team UXC Racing continued their winning ways this past weekend at GNCC Round 11, in Central City, Penn.
With rainy, cool conditions, the team knew the course would be challenging. Michael Swift would leave the starting line in fourth with teammate Kevin Trantham in seventh. Swift would gain on the field and move into second by the start of lap two; while Trantham would need to pit for goggles due...
POLARIS RZR EXPANDS 4-SEAT LINE-UP TO SHARE THE OFF-ROAD EXPERIENCE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
All-new, extreme-performance models in RZR XP® 4 Turbo EPS and RZR XP® 4 1000 EPS High Lifter Edition
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 6, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today introduced two new Polaris RZR vehicles that fuel the RZR lifestyle and allow people to share the off-road experience with family and friends. The new RZR XP® 4 Turbo EPS and RZR XP® 4 1000 EPS High Lifter Edition offer extreme performance for the desert, trail, mud and dunes.
Three months ago, P...
POLARIS RANGER INTRODUCES RANGER CREW 570-6
Minneapolis, MN (October 6, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today introduced another new model to the Polaris RANGER® model lineup. The RANGER CREW® 570-6 joins the industry’s No.1 selling utility vehicles (UTV) line for the value-minded consumer looking for a multi-passenger CREW option at a great price.
Retailing at $11,799 U.S, the RANGER CREW® 570-6 is the ultimate combination of quality, performance and value, with all the features needed to be a hard-workin...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES RECALLS RZR RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 05, 2015) – Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII), in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Transport Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall on model year 2015 Polaris RZR 900 and 1000 vehicles due to reports of pinched fuel tank vent lines. The recall is related to the vehicle’s fuel tank vent line potentially being incorrectly installed during manufacturing, causing it to become pinched, which may cause the fuel tank to pressurize...
TEAM UXC RACING’S TOREY RUSH PODIUMS AT COLORADO 250 IN STOCK POLARIS ACE 900 SP
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 30, 2015) - Team UXC Racer Torey Rush would line up his stock 2016 Polaris ACE 900 SP, in the UTV 1000 Pro Class, at the Core Series’, 4-hour Colorado 250 this past weekend and come away with an impressive second place finish behind a RZR XP 1000.
Rush drew the No. 2 starting position and when the green flag dropped, he’d get out front and hold the lead until the first long straight away about three miles into the race. Rush settled into second plac...
RZRS SWEEP PODIUM IN PRO CLASS AT WORCS ROUND 8
Mitch Guthrie Jr. takes Unlimited Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 29, 2015) - WORCS Round 8 would come to Glen Helen in Devore, Calif. and RZRs would be out in full force and take another clean sweep of the Pro class.
David Haagsma would take the Pro class in his RZR with Polaris Factory Racers Ryan Piplic and Beau Baron coming in second. In the Unlimited Class, Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie Jr. would seal up the championship by taking another checkered flag.
POLARIS SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 21, 2015) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 8:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results.
The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Speetzen, EVP - Finance and CFO.
A slide presentation and link to the webcast will b...
TEAM UXC RACING CONTINUES WINNING STREAK AT GNCC UNADILLA
Trantham Takes Win, Swift Second on Scrambler 850
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 22, 2015) - GNCC’s Unadilla is the first race back from the summer break and Team UXC would start the second half of the season on top. The team would go into the summer break winning three straight Pro 4x4 classes and Kevin Trantham would keep the streak alive by taking the win in the Pro 4x4 class, on his Scrambler 850, with teammate Michael Swift taking second.
Swift and Trantham worked through th...
2016 POLARIS® IQ® RACE SLED FEATURES WALKER EVANS SHOCK PACKAGE THAT HAS WON TITLES & GIVES RACERS OUTSTANDING ADJUSTABILITY
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 21, 2015) - Polaris snowmobile racers head into the season with optimism and confidence fueled by the proven, winning 2016 Polaris IQ® Race Sled. Polaris racers will enjoy the greatest range of ride and handling adjustability ever from the Walker Evans® Racing shock package that was developed through extensive testing and racing.
“Our shocks in recent seasons have been really good, but we spent the better part of three years developing the calibratio...
POLARIS TO DONATE OFF-ROAD VEHICLES TO THE SALVATION ARMY
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 15, 2015) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is donating four utility off-road vehicles to The Salvation Army. The donation includes a combination of RANGER®, HIPPO®, Polaris® BRUTUS® and Polaris® M1400™ vehicles, a variety of front attachments, and a set of TERRAINARMOR™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT) to enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to assist in natural disaster clean u...
POLARIS PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION FOR “PLEDGE TO RIDE” CAMPAIGN
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 15, 2015) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is partnering with the National Forest Foundation to offer the “Pledge to Ride” Campaign.
Now through October 31, the time between the company’s two Camp RZR events, off-road enthusiasts can visit http://www.polaris.com/en-us/atv-ranger-rzr/events/camp-rzr/pledge-to-ride to join the “Pledge to Ride” Campaign. For every person th...
POLARIS FOUNDATION AWARDS $300,000 TO SUPPORT CREATION OF NEW 41-UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX IN ROSEAU, MN
Project Will Increase Housing Available for Area’s Growing Workforce
MEDINA, MN. (Sept. 9, 2015) – The Polaris Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Polaris Industries Inc., has provided a grant of $300,000 to help construct Tamarack Place, a 41-unit apartment building in Roseau, Minnesota, the birthplace of Polaris and home to a major Polaris engineering and manufacturing center. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2016, the new apartment complex will expand the housing availab...
POLARIS ACE RACE THE PROS CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 8, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company has selected the two lucky winners to race against the Pros in a Single-Seat Polaris ACE™ at the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC) season finale. The sweepstakes was part of Polaris’ dedication to single-seat racing which has had an overwhelming response in its inaugural year.
Daniel Hedberg from Minneapolis, Minn. and James Harris from Frankfort, Ind. wi...
COSTCO AUTO PROGRAM AND POLARIS ANNOUNCE A SPECIAL OFFER
Featuring exclusive member benefits on new Polaris products for any model year
SAN DIEGO, CA (September 1, 2015) – Costco Auto Program and Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) have teamed up to bring Costco members their biggest joint offer. Starting today, Costco members will receive promotional benefits on a selection of Polaris brands for all model years.
The promotion runs from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, 2015. The offer features Polaris side-by-sides, excluding the RZR XP Tu...
TEAM UXC RACING TAKES HEARTLAND CHALLENGE PRO 4X4 CLASS ON SCRAMBLER
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 26, 2015) - Team UXC Racing would come to the GBC Motorsports Heartland 10-hour Challenge fielding teams in Pro 4x4, 40+ Class, C Class, UTV and the inaugural single-seat class and would podium in four of the five events.
In Pro 4x4, Michael Swift, Kevin Trantham and Michael Burrows would dominate the class from the onset taking the lead and never looking back. Even with the race being cut short due to severe weather, the team would win the race with mo...
MRZRS NOW DELIVERING UNDER NEW $83 MILLION IDIQ CONTRACT
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 24, 2015) — USSOCOM has awarded Polaris Defense a new, sole source, firm-fixed-price contract for the MRZR off-road vehicle platform and vehicle delivery started earlier this month. The $83 million, five year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, signed in July, continues delivery order options on MRZR 2 and MRZR 4 vehicles – along with contractor logistics support (CLS) for spares, training and support as part of the light tactical ...
POLARIS RANGER CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF RFD-TV’S
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 19, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company will continue as the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, which is the largest and richest one-day rodeo in western sports history, with a payout of $2 million, plus more than $500,000 in prizes. As the presenting sponsor, Polaris RANGER will continue to support the event and its athletes, along with engaging rodeo fans acr...
COGNITO MOTORSPORT’S JUSTIN LAMBERT TAKES LONGEST RACE IN THE U.S. IN RZR 4 1000
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 18, 2015) – Best in the Desert’s (BITD) Vegas to Reno is the longest off-road race in the U.S. and more than 50 UTVs would line up to represent the three UTV classes.
Polaris Factory Racer Justin Lambert and co-driver Justin Sheakley in the No. 1918 Cognito Motorsports RZR 4 1000 would tackle the dusty 545-mile race in just over 13 hours. It wouldn’t be completely smooth sailing for the team as they would have some downtime due to a collision with anoth...
CONTRACT AWARDED FOR GROUND GUIDANCE ROUTE PLANNING SOFTWARE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 13, 2015) — A contract for Ground Guidance® software expands the patented route planning and terrain analysis software for the U.S. Army by integrating it into the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) platform. The software suite from Primordial, which is owned by Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), provides on-and off-road routing for mounted and dismounted soldiers, accounting for terrain, weather, enemy activity and equipment load. The contract also i...