Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am ATV and side-by-side racers competed in roughly 17 events for more than $22,000 in prizes at the 2014 High Lifter Mud Nationals at Mud Creek Off-Road Park in Jacksonville, Texas. Team Gorilla Powered by Can-Am, Performance Power Sports / Can-Am and S3 Racing / Can-Am and others combined to earn 24 podiums and win seven classes, including both RUV classes, in the Can-Am / BRP Mud Bog and Mudda Cross competitions.
Featured locations this year include Glamis, The Rubicon Trail, Tennessee, Colorado and even a special international ride in Dubai! Plus, there’s the ever popular Project X episodes featuring over-the-top custom builds.
Destination Polaris is in its fifth season and can be seen across North America on these channels: Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Detroit, Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Midwest, Fox Sports North, Fox Sports Ohio, Fox Sports Oklahoma, Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Southwest, Fox Sports West, Fox Sports Wisconsin, MSG Plus, MASN 2, Sun Sports, ROOT Sports Pittsburgh, ROOT Sports Rocky Mountain, ROOT Sports Northwest and WILD TV Canada.
El Centro, California – In less than thirty days the Imperial Valley will be flooded with tens of thousands of people traveling from all parts of the region and beyond. They will not be arriving just to enjoy our great weather, but to be a part of the very first Score International Imperial Valley 250 race.
The event begins on April 25th through April 27th with the actual race day being Saturday April 26th. Off-roaders from all over the country and Mexico are expected to participate in the race and with them, scores of enthusiasts descending upon the desert community where dirt dreams are made.
SAN DIEGO — Much sought-after desert racing navigator Kellon Walch and rookie Sportsman ATV racer Sain Yadala will be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.
The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the race is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to over 100 countries through an international distributor.
MINNEAPOLIS (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) accessories and outdoor lifestyle products. This acquisition adds Kolpin to Polaris’ growing parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“Acquiring Kolpin Outdoors, Inc. creates a multitude of growth opportunities for our PG&A business, which is a key contributor to Polaris’ top-line growth and profitability,” said Steve Eastman, Polaris’ vice president of PG&A. “Kolpin is a trusted brand among ORV riders, hunters, outdoorsmen, and landowners who value the quality and reliability Kolpin builds into their powersports accessories. Their lineup of exceptional products and deep consumer and retail relationships will help Polaris expand our aftermarket accessories portfolio and enhance our traditional and online distribution channels. ”
Minneapolis – 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 is bringing its top RZR engineers, Jagged X race team and XP1K riding star, RJ Anderson, to meet and ride with off-roaders in the UAE. The event will feature riding activities, engineering displays, giveaways, food, music and more. Camp RZR UAE is modeled after the popular U.S. Camp RZR event that takes place annually in Glamis, CA. Each year, more than 20,000 riders travel to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area to attend.
Minneapolis — 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 to select Boy Scout camps across the country.
Indianapolis, IN – Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice announced today it has agreed to merge with Motorsport Aftermarket Group (“MAG”). LDI Ltd., LLC (“LDI”), the sole shareholder of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice, will become the majority shareholder of the combined company. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., the current majority shareholder of MAG, and other existing MAG shareholders will retain a significant minority interest in the combined company.
LDI has been a major participant in the powersports industry for 25 years through its ownership of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice. At closing, J.A. Lacy, President and CEO of LDI, will become Chief Executive Officer of the combined company which will operate under the Motorsport Aftermarket Group name. Brian Etter will continue in his role as President of MAG’s branded product, media and online retail operations. Dan Courtney will continue as President of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice.
Chandler, AZ — Can-Am’s new Maverick has been one of the hottest sellers this spring, but now it is time to really “feel the heat” as DragonFire introduces its popular HiBoy doors for the Maverick and Commander. Precision fit and superior finish at an affordable price makes these doors an open and shut case for any Can-Am 2-seater.
SAN DIEGO — Southern California desert racers Danny Prather and Matt Lovell along with Damon Flippo, an executive with Arizona’s Rigid Industries LED Lighting company will all be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.
The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of it is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to nearly 200 countries through an international distributor.