Polaris Podiums in Two Race Circuits
third overall in both WORCS Pro ATV and UTV
races, Rath takes third at GNCC
Minneapolis, March 4, 2009 –It was lucky No.
3 for Polaris this past weekend with Doug
Eichner taking third on both his Outlaw 450 and
RANGER RZR S at Round 2, of the WORCS Racing
Series, in Adelonto, Calif., and Daryl Rath
taking third on his Sportsman 850 XP with power
steering at GNCC.
Eichner blasted out of the gate taking the
holeshot and took third overall in the “Pro”
class on his Polaris Outlaw 450. Eichner
currently is sitting in fourth in the Pro ATV
standings and is looking to advance. In the UTV
races, Eichner won the “UTV 2” class by five
minutes and finished third overall. Eichner is
the defending UTV champion and this was his
first UTV race of the 2009 WORCS season. Mark
Holz and his RANGER RZR took first overall in
the race and are undefeated in the series.
At the River Ranch, Fla. GNCC race, Rath rode
his Sportsman 850 XP with power steering to a
third place win in the “4x4 Open” class with
teammate Frank Batista finishing fourth. The
team had some minor setbacks during the race and
look to have everything dialed in for the next
GNCC race, on March 7-8.
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