San Diego, CA – UTVUnderground.com today announced that the third installment of the Polaris branded viral film campaign dubbed “XP1K3” is currently in production. UTVUnderground has, once again, tapped motorsports directing heavyweights “The Martelli Brothers” and their production team Mad Media to produce the next barrage of content, due out this fall. Off-road racing champion RJ Anderson will return to the driver’s seat and once again show the world what is possible on the Polaris RZR platform.
Phoenix, AZ – The Polaris RZR Jagged X race team arrived at the Alliante Resort & Casino in North Las Vegas, NV on Thursday August 13th ready to take on the longest off-road race in the United States. As expected, the temperatures had already risen past the century mark as tech & contingency got underway. The team, while trying to stay hydrated, diligently completed all of the standard contingency and tech duties, something all teams must do prior to competing.
Paso Robles, Calif. – Dubbed the longest off-road race in America, the Best in the Desert Racing Association’s “Vegas to Reno” is a grueling 545-mile journey through the Nevada desert. The rough and dusty course knocked dozens of competitors out of contention, but both Lazer Star Lights sponsored teams persevered through the conditions to claim impressive finishes in their classes.
MINNEAPOLIS — 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 all-terrain vehicle (LTATV) program. Since 2013, Polaris Defense has been delivering MRZR vehicles to USSOCOM under a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) against a GSA contract.
MINNEAPOLIS – Arctic Cat Inc. today announced it is launching the Stadium Side-by-Side (SXS) Powered by Arctic Cat Racing Series, which will be the undercard, or lead-in race, to the main event at Robby Gordon’s wildly popular Stadium Super Trucks (SST) events. The new Stadium SXS Series Powered by Arctic Cat will feature 10 Arctic Cat Wildcat™ side-by-sides driven by Action Sport Athletes, fans and dealers, who will use the same track as the Stadium Super Trucks.
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers earned four podiums, including Jack’s Excavating / Can-Am winning the UTV 1000 (Pro) class and overall, at the 2015 Heartland Challenge endurance race in Iowa. In Ohio, Can-Am Maverick 1000R racer Kyle Chaney won the Woods Extreme X-C Racing UTV Open class.
MINNEAPOLIS–(August 24, 2015)-– Arctic Cat Inc. today introduced the new SPEED brand of race-inspired accessories for side-by-sides at its annual wheeled dealer show. Famed racer Robby Gordon and aftermarket futurist Todd Romano co-developed the extensive line of high-performance products with Arctic Cat.
Minneapolis – 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 across North America.
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers came away with two podiums at the 2015 Best In the Desert Vegas To Reno desert race. The Can-Am / ITP / Murray Racing team of Derek and Jason Murray finished second in Class 1900 in their Can-Am Maverick side-by-side. Can-Am Renegade 4×4 racer Chris Robinson put in a spectacular third-place ride in the Ironman division.
Chandler, AZ – Rather than striking out, the third time proved to be a charm as Team DragonFire/AZ West/Rockstar Racing’s Lacrecia Beurrier won the infamous Vegas to Reno off-road race this past weekend. Billed as the longest point-to-point off-road race in the country, Buerrier beat the odds after the ignominy of a DNF the last time out to win not only the 545-mile race, but also clinch the 2015 Best In The Desert Pro Unlimited UTV title. It wasn’t as easy at it may have looked though!