POLARIS RZR® FACTORY RACING CONTINUES DOMINANT 2018 SEASON CLINCHING VICTORIES AT VT CONSTRUCTION SILVER STATE 300 PRESENTED BY METHOD RACING WHEELS
Polaris RZR Factory Racing Swept Top Seven Spots in UTV Production Class and Took Five of the Top Eight Spots in UTV Turbo Class
Minneapolis (May 9, 2018) – Polaris RZR® Factory Racing’s remarkable 2018 season rolled on with another strong showing at this past weekend’s VT Construction Silver State 300 Presented by Method Racing Wheels. The team captured victories in the UTV Production and performed well in the UTV Turbo class after battling through 300 miles of the Nevada desert.
In the UTV Production class, Polaris RZR Factory Racing dominated the rest of the field, with the top seven finishers in the event. The team rounded out the weekend with another impressive performance in the UTV Turbo class as Branden Sims finished third, followed closely by his Polaris RZR Factory Racing teammates who took a total of five of the top eight spots in the class.
“We want to congratulate our entire Polaris RZR Factory Racing team who competed this weekend,” said Matt Boone, RZR and GENERAL Marketing Director at Polaris. “Each and every race we continue to be amazed by what our team has been able to accomplish this year. It speaks to not only the talent of our factory drivers, but the hard work and dedication each of them puts in throughout the season to keep our team on top.”
Saturday’s victories are a continuation of the team’s incredible performance this season, which includes top podium finishes at every major race to date. The team has amassed 25 wins and 32 podiums over the course of the 2018 season.
The Polaris RZR Factory Racing team are gearing up to take on the field at 50th Anniversary SCORE Baja 500 on June 2.
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