William Yokley’s National Guard RANGER RZR XP 900 Takes GNCC’s “Open Modified” UTV Championship


Minneapolis, MN – October 25, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  William Yokley and his National Guard Polaris DragonFire Yokley Racing RANGER RZR XP 900 took the GNCC “Open Modified” UTV Championship for third consecutive year. RANGER RZRs proved to be a dominant force in the class with Team Hendershot finishing second with their RANGER RZR XP 900 and Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger ending the year in third place.

“We would like to congratulate William and Scott on an awesome GNCC side-by-side racing season,” said Donna Beadle, race team manager for Polaris Racing. “Both have worked very hard this season preparing a brand-new unit and the outcome is well-deserved.”

The last UTV race of the season, The Ironman, saw three RANGER RZRs, once again, on the podium for the “Open Modified” class. Team Hendershot would take the checkered flag with Yokley in second and Kiger in third.

Yokley and Kiger will race the season finale of the WORCS on Nov. 12, at Speed World MX in Surprise, Arizona. Yokley is leading the points and with a good finish, can wrap up the WORCS National Championship.  Kiger is in the top seven in points, and has a chance to move up in the final standings.

Yokley Racing sponsors are: The Army National Guard, Polaris Industries, Coastal Racing, DragonFire Racing, Kenda Tires, Monavie, EXIT Suspension, Roll Design, XC Bobs.com, Douglas Wheel Technology, HMF Exhaust Systems, Moto Pro Training, SHIFT Riding Gear, Tsubaki Chains, IMS/Roll, CV4 Hoses, ATVRiders.com, Tireballs, Precision Racing Products, G-4 Graphics, SCOTT USA Goggles, IMS, Hygh Octane Designs, Bowers Motorsports, TanTerra Wines, Tusk Off-Road, Baldwin Motorsports, K&N Filters, RPM Axles, KG Clutches, PowerMadd and Fluidyn Powersports.

About Polaris
With annual 2010 sales of $1.99 billion, Polaris Industries Inc.® designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-quality vehicles for recreational and utility use. A recognized leader in the power sports industry, Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® side-by-sides. The company has established a strong presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycles market as well, through Victory Motorcycles® (introduced in 1998) and the newly acquired Indian Motorcycle® brand. In addition, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road low speed vehicle industry through its internally developed Breeze® neighborhood vehicle and the recent acquisition of Global Electric Motorcars® (GEM). Polaris enhances the riding experience for all vehicle groups with a complete line of Pure Polaris® parts, apparel and accessories, which are 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 Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.

Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel, and vehicle accessories is available at www.polaris.com, as well as at authorized Polaris dealerships.