MINNEAPOLIS (October 26, 2011) — Polaris Industries Inc. today announced a minority investment in Brammo, an Ashland, Ore.-based maker of electric vehicle technology and two-wheel electric vehicles.  By investing in Brammo, Polaris obtains access to their proprietary electric vehicle powertrain technology, as well as exposure to the rapidly growing electric motorcycle market.

“We are excited to advance our electric vehicle capability by establishing Polaris as a business partner and part owner of Brammo, one of the most innovative and aggressive companies we have found in the electric motorcycle space,” said Scott Wine, Polaris CEO.  “Our companies share a passion for performance, and we look forward to exploiting the numerous opportunities created by pairing Brammo’s industry-leading electric powertrain technology with Polaris’ vast array of market-leading powersports products.  This is a small, but important, investment for Polaris in an electric vehicle market that we feel is poised for significant growth.”

The National Hare and Hound Association is proud to announce its newest sponsor for the entire 2011 series – Rocky Mountain ATV/MC!

Throughout the remaining eight AMA/Kenda National Hare and Hound events, including this weekend’s El Centro event, all riders who enter to race will receive a $10 dollar rockymountainatvmc.com gift card that can be used towards any on-line purchase from Rocky Mountain ATV/MC.  That’s right, ALL RIDERS who sign up to race will receive a gift card from the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Race Gas Rider Reward Program.

“When they presented us with the idea, it was a no-brainer.  Rocky Mountain is one of the largest on-line retailers in the powersports industry and this is a great way to be able to give back to all the racers, no matter what class or skill level”- NHHA Series Promotions Manager, Chris Blais. “Each and every one of us orders parts from the on-line retailers, and to have Rocky Mountain acknowledge the fact that we are out here, racing every weekend in the desert, is awesome.”

Gift Cards will be mailed directly to each event participant via Rocky Mountain ATV/MC and can be used on any future purchase through the industry leader’s website at www.rockymountainatvmc.com All you need to do is sign up to race as normal! Please allow two weeks for delivery of Gift Cards via US Mail.

“This program has been extremely successful this year with other race organizations that are currently participating in it,” explained Race Gas Reward Program Director, Josh Bowman.  ”We are excited to be helping the hard-core desert racers who are participating in this series.”

For more information on the NHHA visit:  www.NationalHareandHound.com