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Polaris RZR is the Official UTV of SCORE World Desert Championship

RZR XP Turbo EPS DYNAMIX edition

ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico — SCORE International, producers and sanctioning body of the SCORE World Desert Championship has announced a new multi-year agreement with Polaris Industries that designates Polaris RZR as the Official UTV of the World’s Foremost Desert Racing Organization.

     In the new extended agreement, Polaris will also provide SCORE with a number of Polaris RZR UTVs to use at its four races as well as being utilized on the course-marking expeditions for the four rugged SCORE Baja race routes.

     As the four-race 2018 SCORE World Desert Championship prepares to launch in the first week of April in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, SCORE officials are excited for the return of the Minnesota-based UTV manufacturer to the official SCORE family of sponsors.


     “Polaris is a worldwide leader in the UTV industry and SCORE is extremely pleased to be able to welcome them back to our core sponsor group as the Official UTV of SCORE and the SCORE World Desert Championship for the next few years,” commented Jim Ryan, SCORE Sales and Marketing Director. “The Polaris RZRvehicles are strong, durable and dependable on the functionality side of SCORE and the Polaris race vehicles are always contenders for race victories in the SCORE World Desert Championship.  We look forward to working together with Polaris to help expand the marketing reach of SCORE even further to our worldwide audience.”

Polaris RS1

2018 Polaris RS1


     Polaris’ most-agile RZR to date, RZR RS1 is now available in dealerships. The ultra-nimble 64” width Polaris RZR RS1 features a 110-HP ProStar 1000 H.O. 4-Stroke DOHC Twin Cylinder, the RZR XP® 1000’s suspension, upgraded drivetrain and compact, 83-inch wheelbase. The new precision-balanced chassis features a rear-mounted, dual-fan radiator for maximum engine cooling and a new race-hardened drivetrain for durability and instantaneous power.

     The Polaris RZR RS1 also adopts the trailing-arm suspension of the Polaris RZR XP 1000, to absorb unrelenting obstacles for the smoothest possible driving experience as you scythe through the most twisting of trails.

     The Polaris RZR RS1 boasts 20 vehicle-specific accessories and comes in White Lightning and Black Pearl. The performance and power packed Polaris RZR RS1 starts at a price of just $13,999.


     Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts.

    Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.

For more information regarding SCORE, visit the official website of the SCORE World Desert Championship at

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