Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Sweeps Both UTV Class Podiums at Lucerna Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge and Wins Big at Lucas Oil Glen Helen Race
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 26, 2018--Polaris RZR® Factory Racing continued its domination at the Lucerna Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge, the third round of the four-race SCORE International Off Road Racing series. This weekend Polaris RZR Factory Racing swept both UTV class podiums at Lucerna Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge and placed first in the Production 1000 UTV class at the Lucas Oil Off Road Race.
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Polaris RZR Factory Racer, Myles Cheeks Takes First at the Lucerna Tijuana SCORE Desert Challenge (Photo: Business Wire)
Polaris RZR Factory Racer Wes Miller took first place in the UTV Forced Induction Class followed by teammates Rhys Millen and Wayne Matlock. In the Pro UTV NA Class, Kaden Wells secured first followed by Adrian Orellana and Paul Champion, respectively. The success continued at the Lucas Oil Off Road Race in Santa Bernardino, Calif. as Polaris RZR Factory Racer Myles Cheek clinched first place in the Production 1000 UTV Class.
“It is a massive weekend when the team can take home three first place finishes, accompanied by two podium sweeps,” said Kyle Duea, vice president of ORV Marketing at Polaris Industries. “This 2018 season has proven that our team and side-by-side machines can devour any terrain or competition that come across their path.”
This weekend’s victories are a continuation of the team’s incredible performance, building on their unparalleled season which includes top podium finishes at every major race to date. The team has amassed more than 36 wins and 101 podiums over the course of the 2018 season.
The Polaris RZR Factory Racing team is gearing up to take on the field at round eight of the World Off Road Championship Series at Mesquite MX from October 5-7, followed by the Best In The Desert Third Annual Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic Presented by Polaris from October 11-14.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER ®, RZR ® and Polaris GENERAL ™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman ® and Polaris ACE ® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle ® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot ® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and pontoon, deck and cruiser boats. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
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