POLARIS ACQUIRES KOLPIN OUTDOORS, INC.
Addition of Kolpin enhances Polaris offerings in the powersports accessories market
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 1, 2014) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Kolpin Outdoors, Inc., a privately held, Wisconsin-based company that develops branded and private label powersports accessories. Committed to innovation and growth, Kolpin is a leading aftermarket accessory brand delivering purpose-built and universal-fit Off-Road Vehicles (ORV) accessorie...
POLARIS TAKES CAMP RZR TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
First of its kind event highlights global love of off-road riding
Minneapolis, MN (March 2014) – Polaris® Industries Inc., (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles is set to show off its RZR vehicles in the United Arab Emirates. Camp RZR UAE will take place March 28 through March 29, 2014 in Dubai, UAE. The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the world’s best sand dunes, making it the perfect place to hold the first Camp RZR event outside of North America...
POLARIS ENTERS 10-YEAR EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Relationship to Focus on Off-Road Vehicle Safety, Environmental Sustainability, and Recreational Benefits of Off-Road Riding
Minneapolis, MN (March 27, 2014) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), today announced the company has entered a 10-year, exclusive partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, the largest youth organization in the U.S., to provide all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), side-by-sides (SxS) and safety equipment ...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS WIN 10 TO 12 PRO TITLES AND SWEEP ALL KING OF THE HILL TITLES TO COMPLETELY DOMINATE AT THE 2014 JACKSON HOLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HILLCLIMB
Keith Curtis Wins Five Pro Classes, Two King of the Hill Crowns & King of Kings
MEDINA, Minn. (March 24, 2014) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers delivered one of the most powerful displays of Terrain Domination® in the history of snowmobile racing when they won 10 of 12 Pro class titles, including all four Stock and all four Mod classes, and won all four Pro King of the Hill titles at the 39th annual Jackson Hole World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb.
Polaris racer Dav...
POLARIS RZR SIGNS ENDORSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH XP1K STAR RJ ANDERSON
Minneapolis, MN (March 20, 2014)– Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company has signed an endorsement agreement with Powersports Racer RJ Anderson. The agreement includes sponsorship of Anderson’s new No. 37 Polaris® RZR® / Monster Energy® PRO-2 Truck for the Lucas Off-Road Racing Series (LORRS).
“RJ is a class act with his passion for the industry and expertise in racing off-road vehicles,” said Craig Scanlon, general manager of the Polaris RZR Division....
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACER CORIN TODD WINS ISOC PRO LITE TITLE, RYAN SPRINGER WINS SPORT CROWN, & KODY KAMM FINISHES SECOND IN PRO OPEN POINTS
Polaris Terrain Domination® Was on Full Display at Lake Geneva Season Finale
MEDINA, Minn. (March 17, 2014) – Polaris snocross racers climbed up on the podium more than racers on any other brand of sled during the season’s final weekend of ISOC National racing, March 14-16 at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. When the snow dust settled, Polaris racer Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports) was the ISOC National Pro Lite champion, Ryan Springer (Carlson Motorsports) won the Sport Class title,...
BIG RACE WEEKEND ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR POLARIS RZR
Jagged X, Big Country Powersports and Guthrie Jr. win
Minneapolis, MN (March 18, 2014)- This past weekend, Polaris Factory Racers were all over the country. From Best in the Desert’s The Mint 400, to WORCS Round 3, to the first side-by-side race in GNCC, RZRs were taking checkered flags.
The Mint 400 is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular off-road race in North America and has attracted thousands of racers and celebrities who have tried to master the harsh Nevada desert. T...
POLARIS CROSS-COUNTRY RACERS FINISH 1-2-3 IN PRO OPEN & PRO 600 AT USXC SEASON FINALE; AARON CHRISTENSEN WINS BOTH PRO RACES AND CLINCHES PRO OPEN TITLE
Justin Tate & Ryan Faust Run 2-3 in Both Pro Races; Dylan Stevens Wins Semi-Pro 600
MEDINA, Minn. (March 13, 2014) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racer Aaron Christensen (AC Racing) closed out the USXC season in dominant fashion as he won both Pro classes at the Moondance Jam 100 in Walker, Minnesota, on March 8. Christensen won the Pro Open race to finish the season with three straight wins in the class and win the points title. He also won his third Pro 600 race of t...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACER ROSS MARTIN RETURNS FROM INJURY IN WINNING STYLE, EARNING A PRO OPEN VICTORY AND TAKING SECOND IN ISOC NATIONAL RACING AT FARGO, N.D.
Corin Todd Wins Both Pro Lite Finals & Heads to Season Finale as Points Leader
MEDINA, Minn. (March 13, 2014) – Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) returned from a mid-season injury with a bang, winning one Pro Open final and finishing second in the other during March 7-8 ISOC National snocross racing at Glyndon, Minnesota, near Fargo, N.D. Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports) won both of the weekend’s Pro Lite finals and is the class points leader with one weekend of racing re...
SCRAMBLER XP RACE TEAMS MAKE DEBUT IN TORN AND GNCC
Minneapolis, MN (March 10, 2014)-The 2014 ATV Racing series has officially started and Polaris’ new ATV factory racing teams were out in full force.
The Texas Off-Road Nationals (TORN) Round 1 were held in Boyd, Texas the first weekend in March. UXC Rider Chris Robinson piloted his Scrambler XP 1000 to a first-place finish. The course was a 5.5 mile loop consisting of whooped out sand sections, a few tight wooded areas, some dry creek beds and a few rocky hill climb sections.
POLARIS RACERS DOMINATE AT AFTON, WYOMING, HILLCLIMB; KEITH CURTIS ACHIEVES RARE EVENT 'SWEEP,' WINNING ALL FIVE OF HIS CLASSES AND TWO KING OF THE HILL TITLES
Polaris Racers Sweep Stock & Mod Classes in Winning 10 of 12 Pro Men’s Classes
MEDINA, Minn. (March 4, 2014) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won 10 of 12 Pro Men’s classes and two of three Pro King of the Hill honors as they dominated the competition at the Afton (WY) Hillclimb held Feb. 28-March 2. Keith Curtis achieved a rare sweep, winning all five Pro Men’s classes in which he competed as well as two King of the Hill run-offs. The Afton Hillclimb was this season’s se...
POLARIS DEBUTS 2015 SNOWMOBILE LINEUP
The all-new AXYS™ platform delivers new levels of rider-balanced control, acceleration and comfort
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 3, 2014) – Celebrating 60 years as a respected leader in the snowmobiling industry, Polaris’ commitment to innovation strikes again. The 2015 snowmobile lineup features the all-new AXYS™ platform, designed to deliver unmatched handling and performance, along with two new long-track INDY models for exceptional on-and off-trail riding. The 2015 sleds were in...
POLARIS INTRODUCES TWO NEW RANGER WORK VEHICLES
MEDINA, MN- (March 1, 2014) Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the addition of two new vehicles to the Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding RANGER® utility line of side-by-sides. The new, three-passenger RANGER® Diesel HST and RANGER® Diesel HST Deluxe offer customers considering a utilitarian side-by-side the most comfortable and easy-to-use vehicles on the market.
“Polaris continues to innovate our product offerin...
POLARIS RECALLS RANGER RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO CRASH HAZARD (RECALL ALERT)
Recall Date: February 25, 2014
Recall Number: 14-181130FEB14
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Recreational off-highway vehicles
Hazard: The vehicles’ throttle cable can melt on the exhaust pipe and fail to operate properly. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
POLARIS RACERS TODD MINNICK & NICK OLSTAD WIN 2014 IRON DOG CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ACROSS ALASKA ON TERRAIN DOMINATING 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-R SLEDS
Winners’ Polaris Sleds Deliver Terrain Domination® & Tremendous Reliability
MEDINA, Minn. – Polaris racers Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad won the grueling Iron Dog cross-country snowmobile race across Alaska on Saturday, Feb. 22, on a pair of 600 Switchback PRO-R snowmobiles. In the ultimate display of Polaris Terrain Domination®, the pair completed the 2,031-mile race across punishing Alaskan landscapes in trouble-free fashion aboard durable, dependable Polaris sleds.
POLARIS SNOCROSSERS SWEEP BOTH PRO LITE FINALS IN ISOC NATIONAL RACING AT MT. PLEASANT, MICH.; KODY KAMM REACHES PRO OPEN PODIUM FOR SEVENTH TIME THIS SEASON
Corin Todd & Andrew Lieders Win Pro Lite Finals; Andrew Carlson Leads in Points
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Polaris snocross racers won both Pro Lite finals during a weekend of ISOC National racing in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, with Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports) and Andrew Lieders (Team LaVallee) each earning victories, and Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) earned his seventh Pro Open podium finish of the season. Kamm strengthened his hold on second place in the Pro Open po...
POLARIS TEAMS SET THE PACE THROUGH FIRST HALF OF GRUELING IRON DOG CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ACROSS ALASKA
Polaris Team Leads at Halfway Point and Nine of Top 20 Teams Are on Polaris Sleds
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 20, 2014) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racers Mike Morgan and Chris Olds were the leaders at the midway point of the grueling 2014 Iron Dog cross-country snowmobile race across Alaska. Competing in the Pro class, Morgan and Olds led the field into Nome, Alaska, where the drivers enjoyed a midway banquet on Wednesday night before racing resumed Thursday, Feb. 20.
POLARIS TERRAINARMOR NON-PNEUMATIC TIRES FINALIST FOR TIRE TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR BY TIRE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
Minneapolis, MN (February 20, 2014) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the company's TerrainArmor™ Non-Pneumatic Tire (NPT) was a finalist for Tire Technology of the Year by Tire Technology International.
"Polaris would like to thank Tire Technology International for recognizing TerrainArmor tires as part of their short list for Technology of the Year," said Rich Haddad, general manager of Polaris Defense. "Polaris is the first manufacturer t...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS WIN 10 OF 12 PRO CLASSES AND TWO PRO KING OF THE HILL TITLES IN RMSHA SEASON OPENER AT BEAR LAKE
Keith Curtis Wins Four Classes & Stock King; David Sharp, Jr., Wins Two Classes & Mod King
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2014) – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won 10 of 12 Pro classes – including all four Stock classes – and two of three Pro King of the Hill titles as they dominated the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Assn. (RMSHA) season opener at Montpelier, Idaho. Polaris racer Keith Curtis won four classes at the Bear Lake Hillclimb run Feb. 14-15 at Montpelier, a...
RZRS FILL THE PODIUM AT LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ROUND 1
Minneapolis, MN (February 17, 2014)- The first race of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Southern California Regional, at Glen Helen Raceway saw 41 side-by-sides line up including 15 cars in the new Production 1000 class open to all manufacturers with a 1000cc side-by-side.
Cody Rahders, the 2013 RZR 900 Class Champion, would do a double-shift racing both the RZR 900 class and the new Production 1000 class. Rahders would take the 900 class after a great battle with Bryan Carr and hop int...