Minneapolis, May 19, 2009 – William Yokley and his National Guard RANGER RZR took the overall in the UTV race, and Daryl Rath finished third in “4×4 Open” aboard his Sportsman 850 XP EPS, at the Mountain Ridge GNCC UTV Race, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, this past weekend.
Braving the mud and rain, Yokley and passenger Mark Hix, started in the fifth row and cruised to a first Overall and first in the “Open Modified” Class. There were 51 total entries with 22 “Open Modified” machines.
Earlier in the day, Daryl Rath took third on his Sportsman 850 XP EPS in the 4×4 Open class. Rath sits in third place in the “4×4 Open class,” one point out of second, in the series.
Yokley Racing Team Sponsors are The Army National Guard, Polaris Industries, Kenda Tires, Elka Suspension, Roll Design, HMF Exhaust Systems, IMS/Roll, PURE Polaris Lubricants & Fuels, Intense Fabrication & Design, Douglas Wheel Technology, Moto Pro Training, Tire Balls, Andrews Cycle, Tsubaki Chains, IMS, Four Apparel, ASV Levers, CV4 Hoses, Hygh Octane Design, PIER Graphics, Universal Handlebars, Scott Goggles, ATVRiders.com, Hetrick Motorsports, Powermadd, and Rekluse Clutches.
Polaris/Rath/Duro Team Partners and sponsors are Polaris Industries – Rath Racing – Duro Tire – Fox Shox –Fly Racing- FMF Exhausts -DWT Douglas Wheel Technologies– B&B Racing Engines –Wiseco – RPM- Fly Racing – S&S Cycle Inc. -Hinson Clutch Components – Xstream Composites- Precision Racing Products – Pure Polaris Lubricants & Fuels – WPS – QuadTech –– Powermadd – Tireballs – Faast Co. – Scott Goggles – PEP –– K&N Filters – Moto X Nutrition- Team Industries –Rebel Gears –DP Brakes – MedZone Products.
With annual 2008 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER™, snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreational and utility use.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the snowmobile industry, and one of the largest manufacturers of ORVs in the world. Victory motorcycles, established in 1998 and representing the first all-new American-made motorcycle from a major company in nearly 60 years are rapidly making impressive in-roads into the cruiser and touring motorcycle marketplace. Polaris also enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Pure Polaris apparel, accessories and parts, available at Polaris dealerships.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII,” and the Company is included in the S&P Small-Cap 600 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories, is available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com.