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 into his new Cognito-built RZR XP 1000 for the Production 1000 class.
The new Production 1000 class also would see a podium full of RZRs with Ryan Piplic in his Cognito RZR XP 1000 taking the checkered flag. Second would go to Tommy Scranton, also in a RZR XP 1000, and third would be Rahders.
The next race is April 5, at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park, in Lake Elsinore, Calif.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian Motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered parts, accessories and apparel and Klim branded apparel.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.