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POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS DOMINATE AT RMSHA SEASON OPENER; LUKE RAINEY WINS THREE CLASSES, HAS FIVE PODIUM FINISHES 2015-02-19
Polaris Racers Erin Beukelman and Keith Curtis Win King of the Hill Crowns MEDINA, MN (Feb. 17, 2015) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers opened the 2015 Rocky Mountain States Hillclimb Assn. (RMSHA) season in dominant fashion as they won nine of 12 Pro class titles, won two King of the Hill crowns, and earned 80% of the available podium spots. The Pro-class racers on Polaris RMK PRO-RIDE sleds demonstrated this Terrain Domination® in the Feb. 13-14 RMSHA Bear Lake Hillclimb ...
POLARIS HELPS RIDERS URGE U.S. REPRESENTATIVES TO SUPPORT THE RIDE ACT 2015-02-19
The RIDE Act directs independent review of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission rulemaking proposals Minneapolis, MN (February 19, 2015)- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today launched new tools to urge U.S. Representatives to co-sponsor H.R. 999, The RIDE (ROV In-Depth Examination) Act. To help show their support of this newly-introduced bill, off-road enthusiasts should click here to send a message to their local repr...
POLARIS ACQUIRES HAMMERHEAD OFF-ROAD VEHICLES BUSINESS 2015-02-18
Expertise in Light Utility Vehicles and Go-Karts Complements Polaris’ Existing Product Portfolio MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 18, 2015) —Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire HH Investment Limited (”Hammerhead”).  Hammerhead manufactures gasoline powered go-karts, light utility vehicles, and electric utility vehicles in Shanghai, China.  The Company markets its products globally under the Hammerhead Offroad® brand, along with ...
POLARIS® UNVEILS NEW BRUTUS® MODELS, SPREADER ATTACHMENT 2015-02-17
New offerings expand possible work applications MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has strengthened its BRUTUS® side-by-side utility vehicle line with the introduction of two new BRUTUS HDPTO configurations and a cargo box utility spreader attachment. These purpose-built offerings provide users with even more versatility while completing work tasks, regardless of conditions. “Our commercial customers want a vehicle that helps them do thei...
POLARIS TAKES THE "PLUNGE" IN A BIG WAY 2015-02-15
Company was No.1 fundraiser for all Large Minnesota Corporations at the White Bear Lake Plunge Minneapolis,  MN (February 13, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company, through its employees and matched by The Polaris Foundation, raised almost $30,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota. The company also donated two snowmobiles which will be offered at raffle by the organization. “Polaris is proud to lead the way in fundraising efforts for the Sp...
RZRS FILL THE SXS PRO PODIUM AT WORCS ROUND 2 2015-02-10
Ronnie Anderson steers his Polaris ACE to first place in single seat class Minneapolis, Feb. 10, 2015-WORCS Round 2 at Buffalo Bills, in Primm, Nevada, would see Polaris RZRs sweep the SxS Pro Podium with David Haagsma taking the checkered flag in his Polaris RZR and Polaris Factory Racers Mitch Guthrie Jr. and Beau Baron taking second and third. Guthrie Jr., fresh off the win as a co-pilot at King of the Hammers (KOH), would change the tires on the KOH car and use it to ...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACER RYAN SPRINGER SWEEPS BOTH PRO LITE FINALS IN ISOC RACING IN N.Y., TAKES OVER AS POINTS LEADER 2015-02-09
Ross Martin Reaches Podium Twice in Pro Open, Rises to Third in Point Standings MEDINA, MN (Feb. 9, 2015) – Polaris snocross racer Ryan Springer (Carlson Motorsports) won both Pro Lite finals during ISOC National racing Feb. 6-7 at Salamanca, New York, giving him three straight wins and making him the new Pro Lite points leader. In Pro Open, Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) continued his own hot streak and reached the podium in both of the weekend’s finals, which moved him ...
SEVERE WEATHER ENDS SOO I-500 SNOWMOBILE ENDURO EARLY; BUNKE RACING TEAMS FINISH 3-4 IN POLARIS-DOMINATED FIELD 2015-02-09
Race is Called after 282 of Scheduled 500 Laps Due to Snowstorm MEDINA, MN (Feb. 9, 2015) – Near-blizzard conditions caused several delays and the eventual early end to the annual Soo I-500 snowmobile enduro race on Saturday, Feb. 7, and three-time defending champion Bunke Racing was denied in its attempt to become the first team to win the race four straight times. The bad weather and an untimely pit stop during a caution period cost the Bunke Racing team of Gabe Bunke, ...
MITCH GUTHRIE WINS SIXTH KING OF THE HAMMERS 2015-02-06
Minneapolis, MN (Feb 6, 2015)– The King of the Hammers (KOH) is known as the toughest off-road race in the world but Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie and his co-driver Mitch Guthrie Jr. are tougher winning their sixth Hammer in seven years, all in Polaris RZRs. Thirty-four Pro Class side-by-sides, predominately RZRs, would line up to try to take the Hammer and a brand-new 2015 RZR XP 1000 EPS, which was offered to the Pro Class winner as part of Polaris RZR being the offi...
POLARIS CROSS-COUNTRY RACER TAYLOR BUNKE SCORES FIRST CAREER SEMI-PRO WIN IN USXC RACING AT PARK RAPIDS, MINN. 2015-02-05
Pro Stock Points Standings Are Packed With Polaris Racers – 5 in Top 11 MEDINA, MN (Feb. 3, 2015) – Taylor Bunke (Bunke Racing) won the Semi-Pro Improved race – his first career win as a Semi-Pro racer – in USXC racing Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Ryan Faust (Faust Racing) took third in the Pro Stock class, where five Polaris racers are in the top 11 in points. Bunke, who is in his second season in the Semi-Pro classes, finished second in the first day of ra...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACER KODY KAMM WINS ISOC PRO OPEN FINAL AT DEADWOOD & ROSS MARTIN REACHES THE PODIUM TWICE 2015-02-02
Kamm Wins Thrilling Final; Polaris Racers Earn 4 of Weekend’s 6 Pro Open Podium Spots MEDINA, MN (Feb. 2, 2015) – Polaris snocross racer Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) won one of the most exciting Pro Open finals of the season during a Jan. 30-31 weekend of ISOC National racing in Deadwood, S.D., and Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) reached the Pro Open podium both nights. Kamm was the top qualifier prior to the Friday night Pro Open final, but it was Martin who got the hole...
POLARIS MAKES THE WORLD'S BEST MOUNTAIN SLED EVEN BETTER WITH EARLY RELEASE OF 2016 800 PRO-RMK 155 ON THE ALL-NEW AXYS CHASSIS 2015-01-30
The all-new Polaris® 800 PRO-RMK 155 answers the question: How does Polaris make the world’s best mountain sled even better? Polaris has raised the bar for Deep Snow performance by building the new 800 PRO-RMK 155 on an all-new AXYS® chassis. This new platform, purpose built for mountain riding, features innovative engineering from ski toe to snow flap, and dramatically improves everything that matters to mountain riders. Built on the patented AXYS chassis, the 2016 800 ...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES SECOND CAMP RZR IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 2015-01-30
Minneapolis, MN (January 30, 2015) – Polaris® Industries Inc., (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, is set to show off its RZR vehicles for the second year in a row, in the United Arab Emirates. Camp RZR UAE will take place February 5-7, 2015 in Dubai, UAE. “For the second year in the row, Polaris is celebrating our riders and our customers in one of most important RZR markets in the world,” said Suresh Krishna, vice president, EMEA for Polaris. “With ...
RZRS FILL THE PODIUM AT SAN FELIPE 250 2015-01-29
Minneapolis, MN (January 29, 2015) -SCORE International’s San Felipe 250 is the first race of the 2015 SCORE racing season and 14 UTVs, 10 being RZRs, would line up to take the checkered flag. Scott McFarland, in a Polaris RZR would take the win with Polaris Factory Racers Johnny Angal finishing second in his Baja 1000-winning, No. 1921 UTV Inc. RZR XP 4 1000, and Matt Parks in his Jagged X No. 1932 RZR finishing third. RZRs finished the day not only filling the podium but w...
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 ...