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Jagged X’s RANGER RZR Finishes “Best in the Desert” Series
Strong and Takes Championship for Second Year in a Row

Minneapolis, December 9, 2008 – Jagged X and their No. 1919, RANGER RZR finished the “Best in the Desert” series strong with another win at the “Henderson Fabtech Desert Classic” this past weekend. The win finished another dominating season that brought Jagged X and the RANGER RZR their second, consecutive BITD championship.

The Jagged X/Polaris Racing RANGER RZR team had already secured the season championship but was determined to finish the season as strong as possible. The field had a surprising number of entries with 10 teams lining up at the start for the approximately 150 mile race. The No. 1919 started in the sixth position driven by Blake Van De Loo and performed perfectly for the four-hour race. After swapping the lead several times, the RANGER RZR was able to pull ahead and take the first place finish by more than 10 minutes.

This race marks the fifth consecutive win for the Jagged X/Polaris Racing team which began the season with two second place finishes. This is the first time a Side-by-Side has completed every single race mile for an entire racing season in the BITD series. The Side-by-Sides also are the only class competing in a seven race season, with all other classes racing five races. The race also marks the 14th consecutive finish for the Jagged X RANGER RZR. These accomplishments proves the RANGER RZR is the hardest working, hardest racing Side-by-Side available.

“Polaris would like to congratulate Jagged X on their second Best in the Desert Championship,“ said Craig Scanlon, product line sales manager for the Polaris Side x Side Division. “The Jagged X team has been extremely dedicated to the RANGER RZR racing effort and their continued success and second championship is well deserved. We look forward to the 2009 race season with hopes Jagged X will continue its win streak and secure another championship.”

In the first-year of production for the RANGER RZR, Jagged X did the unthinkable and won the 2007 BITD championship. Jagged X got their first podium, taking second, at the 2007 “Blue Water Grand Prix” and took their first first-place at the 2007 “Vegas to Reno” race and never looked back. They finished the season with three first-place finishes and one second-place and the BITD championship.

In 2008, Jagged X and the No. 1919 started the season with two second-place finishes and then went on a tear finishing the season with five consecutive first-places, and the 2008 championship.

“The RANGER RZR is an amazing platform for our desert race program and we have to thank Polaris industries for their continued support,” said Bill Schueler of Jagged X. “We all work very hard together to finish and win races, and will stay on the cutting edge of Side-by-Side racing as our sport’s popularity continues to grow.”

About Jagged X
Jagged X is a family owned business located in Phoenix Arizona. Formed in 2003 from a passion for off road vehicles, Jagged X quickly became a pioneer in the custom side by side segment and is known for bringing their customers quality and innovation with their own brand of style. In 2007 Jagged X formed an aftermarket partnership with Polaris industries with the introduction of the exciting new RZR. They continue to lead the pack in the development of exciting products for the RZR such as long travel suspension, billet and tubular accessories.

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, one of the largest manufacturers of all terrain recreational, utility and side-by-side vehicles (ATVs) in the world, and rapidly making impressive in-roads into the motorcycle cruiser and touring marketplace under the Victory® brand. The Victory motorcycle division was established in 1998 representing the first all-new American-made motorcycle from a major company in nearly 60 years.  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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