Polaris Unveils the Latest in ORV and Motorcycle Product Lines for 2016

Polaris Unveils the Latest in ORV and Motorcycle Product Lines for 2016

PolarisORV

PolarisORV

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE:PII) unveiled its 2016 product offerings from its motorcycle and off-road vehicle divisions this week during its annual summer sales meeting in Las Vegas. The 2016 lineup features exciting upgrades to existing models and exceptional performance with 11 all new models.

“Polaris has become the industry leader by aggressively introducing innovative, new product solutions for every segment of off-road riding”

“As the worldwide leader in powersports innovation, we succeed by building on our high performance culture and passion to raise the bar,” said Bennett Morgan, President and Chief Operating Officer of Polaris...

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The “Scrambler You Are” contest is back

The “Scrambler You Are” contest is back

• The second edition of the international contest for young film makers ready to portray their vision of the Ducati Scrambler world kicks off
• Street culture will play a key role in the contest organised by Ducati Scrambler together with the Future Film Festival
• A 5000 Euros prize awaits the winner

ScramblerContest

ScramblerContest

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), 24 June 2015 – The second edition of the international “Scrambler You Are” video contest kicks off and is dedicated to the Ducati Scrambler world’s “Land of Joy” theme. Promoted by the Future Film Festival, “Scrambler You Are” aims to discover and commend young video makers, offering them the chance to express themselves as they portray the Scrambler world.

The theme of the 2015 c...

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Steward Baylor Wins Rattlesnake Enduro

Steward Baylor Wins Rattlesnake Enduro

Baylor

Baylor

Cross Fork, PA – KTM support rider Steward Baylor took the win at the seventh round of the Kenda AMA National Enduro Series by 51 seconds over the next closest competitor.

Baylor, a former National Enduro Champion, started the day off with a mediocre test score but quickly changed the tune for the next five sections. His 9th place finish on test one would be his worst placement of the day as he returned to win the next two tests after that. He collected two more 2nd place test scores and one more win on his way to claiming the overall victory.

FMF KTM Factory riders Russell Bobbitt and Kailub Russell both had difficult race days...

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Yamaha Factory Racing Reigns at Suzuka

Yamaha Factory Racing Reigns at Suzuka

Round 2 of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship
The 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

YamahaSuzuka

YamahaSuzuka

The Yamaha Factory Racing Team went above and beyond all expectations today at the Suzuka Circuit, riding the new YZF-R1 to a phenomenal victory at the 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race.

Riders Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith gave an outstanding performance in the hottest and most challenging conditions of the weekend. It was the trio‘s unbreakable determination, team spirit and the stunning performance of the YZF-R1 that saw them overcome all obstacles and win Yamaha its first victory in this event in 19 years and its fifth in the race’s history.

Losing a couple of positio...

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Dungey Wins Washougal Motocross National

RyanDungey

RyanDungey

Dungey Wins Washougal Motocross National

Washougal, WA – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey secured another win at the Washougal National to strengthen his points lead in the championship standings of the 450 Pro Motocross Championship.

Dungey’s win in the 450 Motocross class did not come easy as rain poured down on the track throughout the entire day making the course very muddy and slick. In the first moto, Dungey was able to pull a 6th place start and had moved up two positions by the end of the first lap. He spent the next few laps reeling in the 3rd place rider and was able to make a pass for the position on lap six. He continued to make passes and eventually moved his way into 2nd position. He pushed hard but was unable to close the gap and finished 2nd for moto one...

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Yamaha Factory Racing Strikes with Sensational Record Suzuka Pole

Yamaha Factory Racing Strikes with Sensational Record Suzuka Pole
Round 2 of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship
The 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

YamahaSuzuka

YamahaSuzuka

The Yamaha Factory Racing Team blew away the competition today with a stunning 2‘06.000 lap on the YZF-R1 around the 5807m long Suzuka Circuit to claim a superb pole position for the 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race.

Hot and sweaty weather and a slippery track set the scene for the third day of action at the legendary eight hours endurance race weekend. Riders Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith looked competitive during the morning Free Practice session, setting the second fastest time with a 2’08...

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2015 Yamaha YZR-M1

2015 Yamaha YZR-M1

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Yamaha Factory Racing Shines in Suzuka Qualifying

Yamaha Factory Racing Shines in Suzuka Qualifying

Round 2 of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship
The 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

Friday – Timed practices

YamahaSuzuka

YamahaSuzuka

As the second day of action unfolded today in preparation for the legendary 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race this Sunday, the Yamaha Factory Racing Team continued to impress with their dominant form in practice and qualifying.

Riders Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith picked up where they left off yesterday at the top of the timesheets to set a blistering pace in the first free practice with a 2‘07.888s lap. Smith endured a small crash in the final stages of the session, but it had no lasting effect on the bike or the rider...

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Jake Gagne to Compete in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Event

Jake Gagne to compete in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Event
Getting back to his roots in the dirt

RoadRaceFactory

RoadRaceFactory

In what has probably been the worst kept secret in the paddock; we are happy to formally announce that current MotoAmerica Superstock 1000cc Series points leader, Jake Gagne will race in one round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series! You read that correctly.

Jake Gagne will ride a RoadRace Factory / American Supercamp backed Yamaha YZ450F with assistance from Yamaha USA, Red Bull, Alpinestars and Bell Powersports. Jake will enter the August 15th, motocross event from Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, UT. This is round 11 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series and to say that Jake is stoked, is an understatement...

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Tenneco Announces Intention to Discontinue Its Marzocchi Suspension Business

Tenneco

Tenneco

Tenneco Announces Intention to Discontinue Its Marzocchi Suspension Business

LAKE FOREST, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) announced today its intention to discontinue its Marzocchi motor bike fork suspension business and its mountain bike business, and liquidate its Marzocchi operations.

“We sincerely regret the impact these actions would have on our Tenneco Marzocchi employees, and thank them for their tireless efforts to improve performance and reduce costs. Unfortunately, it was not enough to overcome continuing market challenges in the two-wheeler business”

These actions are subject to a consultation process with the employee representatives and in total would eliminate approximately 138 jobs...

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