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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 ...
POLARIS RUSH® ON THE NEW AXYS™ PLATFORM WINS THREE MORE RACES IN USXC CROSS-COUNTRY RACING AT GRAFTON, N.D. 2015-01-21
MEDINA, Minn. (Jan. 19, 2015) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racers on the Polaris RUSH® built on the AXYS™ platform earned more victories and top-three finishes during USXC racing January 17 at Grafton, N.D. Justin Tate (2-Eight Motorsports) won the Pro Open race and finished second in Pro 600 aboard a Polaris RUSH, and Alex Hetteen (131 Racing) won both Semi-Pro races. This is the first season that top Polaris racers are campaigning RUSH models built on the innovative ...
XTREMEPLUS' WILLY ALCARAZ WINS FOURTH DAKAR IN POLARIS RZR XP 1000 2015-01-19
Minneapolis, Jan. 19, 2015–Xtremplus’ Willy Alcaraz made it an unprecedented fourth time he’d win the Dakar and the third time riding solo, this time in a RZR XP 1000. This year’s Dakar Rally was 9,000 Kilometers, spanning three countries with 140 competitors taking on some of the toughest geography offered in an off-road race. Alcaraz, similar to the bike riders, would run the race without a windshield and faced the heat, cold, rain, hail, salt, temperatures below zero, alt...
POLARIS ACQUIRES ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE BUSINESS FROM BRAMMO 2015-01-15
Acquisition Includes Certain Assets, Technology, and Trademarks MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 15, 2015) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus exclusively on the design, development and integration of electric vehicle powertrains. Going forward, the two companies will leverage Pola...
BUNKE RACING WINS KINROSS SNOWMOBILE ENDURO & LEADS 1-2-3 SWEEP BY POLARIS RACING TEAMS 2015-01-14
Polaris Teams Sweep Top 3 Spots as Team Blu & Hoos Racing Finish 2-3 MEDINA, MN (Jan. 15, 2015) – Bunke Racing launched into the snowmobile enduro racing season in winning style as co-drivers Gabe Bunke and Aaron Christensen teamed up to win the Kinross (Mich.) Lions Club 500 on January 10. They led a Polaris sweep of the top three spots, and the victory put the Bunke Racing team in the lead in both Midwest International Racing Assn. (MIRA) points and in the No Bull Trip...
MOTORIZED RECREATION ENTHUSIASTS RECEIVE EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT ON SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST 2015-01-13
DULUTH, MN  (December 19, 2014) All-terrain vehicle enthusiasts received an early Christmas gift in the form of a new riding opportunity on the Superior National Forest thanks to collaboration between the USDA Forest Service and several partners. The new, 30-mile Jackpot Trail is located near Pitcha Lake, 6 miles east of Babbitt and 23 miles south of Ely, Minnesota.  This gift even came with a ribbon. The Jackpot trail was officially opened with a ribbon- cutting ceremony in...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS SWEEP AT CANTERBURY, WINNING BOTH PRO OPEN FINALS IN ISOC NATIONAL RACING 2015-01-13
Polaris Racers Earn 4 of the Weekend’s 6 Pro Open Podium Spots MEDINA, MN (Jan. 12, 2015) – Polaris snocross racers dominated ISOC National racing Jan. 9-10 at Shakopee, Minn., as Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) and Kyle Pallin (Team LaVallee) each won one of the weekend’s two Pro Open finals and Polaris racers finished first and third in both races. Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) took third to reach the podium as Martin won on Friday, and Martin earned a second podium spot w...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS 2015-01-09
Addition of a new production facility will provide needed capacity and flexibility to support growth as well as close proximity to key customers MINNEAPOLIS (January 9, 2015) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced plans to build a new production facility in Huntsville, Alabama to provide additional capacity and flexibility as the company continues to experience rapid growth. Located Southwest of Huntsville City Center, the 600,000 square-foot facility will foc...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES SPECIAL FOX EDITION AND NEW RZRS IN LIMITED EDITION COLORS 2015-01-07
Minneapolis, MN (January 7, 2015) – As part of RZR’s continuing innovation and commitment to its enthusiasts, Polaris is announcing several new models featuring new paint schemes and graphics, and a new RZR XP 1000 EPS model with the first-ever Internal Bypass Shocks available on a side-by-side. The new RZR XP 1000 EPS FOX Edition is hands-down, the best performing suspension ever offered on a sport Side by Side, featuring highly-tuned FOX Podium® Internal Bypass Shocks, re-...
POLARIS ADDS ANOTHER MULTI-PASSENGER VEHICLE TO THE RZR FAMILY 2015-01-07
Introducing the new RZR 4 900 EPS Minneapolis, MN (January 7, 2015) –This past July, Polaris® introduced one of the biggest RZR®  line-ups ever and continued to fuel the RZR lifestyle by offering the widest variety of vehicles for every type of sport riding. With the introduction of the new 2015 RZR 900 and RZR S 900, Polaris redefined the first two RZR products ever built by providing the vehicles with unequalled power, highly-capable suspensions, unmatched agility, and rev...