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Polaris Announces ATV Racing Contingency
Contingency spans eight racing series

Minneapolis, Feb. 19, 2008 – Polaris Industries today announced the company is offering an industry-leading ATV race contingency program for all youth and adult classes, in eight ATV racing series, with a total purse of about $773,000.

“The continuation of our contingency program is part of our ongoing commitment to ATV racing,” said Justin Burke, race team coordinator for Polaris. “Offering a contingency program for eight racing series complements our expanded line of high performance ATVs, which includes the Outlaw 525 IRS, Outlaw 525 S and Outlaw 450 MXR, as well as our youth models.”

Polaris will offer contingencies to racers on Polaris Outlaws, Outlaw 90s, Predators, Predator 90s and 50s, and Sportsman 90s, in the Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC), World Off Road Championship Series (WORCS), World Powersports Association ATV Tour (WPSA), ITP Quad Cross Series, SCORE Desert Race Series, Best in the Desert (BITD), AMA Pro ATV Tour and Canadian Motorsport Racing Club Series (CMRC).

Contingencies are paid out as follows:

Pro and Pro Am Contingency Adult Amateur Contingency ATV Youth Contingency
          Pro               Pro Am
1st  $2,000             $350
2nd $1,000             $250
3rd  $500                $150
4th  $250                $100
5th  $100                $75
1st   $250
2nd  $200
3rd   $125
            50CC       90CC
1st    $100        $100
2nd   $80         $80
3rd    $60         $60
Class Championship Class Championship Class Championship
1st  $6,000            $1,500
2nd $4,000            $750
3rd  $2,500            $350
  1st   $1,000
2nd  $500
3rd   $250
  1st    $500       $500
2nd   $250       $250
3rd    $150       $150

More information and complete rules about Polaris’ ATV racing contingencies can be found at

About Polaris
With annual 2007 sales of $1.8 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including 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 ATVs 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 motorcycle cruiser and touring 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 are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime from the Polaris homepage at

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