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Terracross Announces Partnership With EnerSys®, Manufacturer of ODYSSEY Batteries for the 2016 season

ODYSSEY® batteries will field a driver in the Polaris® RZR Turbo Class for the 2016 season.  EnerSys® will also provide ODYSSEY® batteries to all vehicles entered in the 2016 Terracross Turbo RZR class.  Terracross offers dynamic competition through its athletes who come from all different disciplines of racing and action sports bringing a variety of entertainment suited for spectators of all ages to enjoy.

“We are excited to add ODYSSEY® Battery to our great list of partners, with Terracross Championship we start and turn off our Polaris® RZRs hundreds of times a day and having ODYSSEY® batteries on board really gives our mechanics and top level athletes the ability to focus on other aspects of the event onsite and on track, knowing their Polaris® RZR will be ready to start when they are!” said Joe Duncan, Terracross Sport Organizer.

“Terracross is a perfect example of the harsh conditions ODYSSEY® batteries thrive in,” said Maria Orlando-Krick, marketing content and sponsorship manager at EnerSys. “The punishing conditions the athletes and vehicles endure in Terracross competition perfectly showcases the durability and performance of ODYSSEY® batteries. We are proud to support a series that aims to keep competition costs affordable while still providing maximum entertainment value for the fans.”

Terracross attracts high profile athletes, action sports stars, sports stars and celebrities offering them the opportunity to compete in equally equipped vehicles which allows for talent to determine the winner. In addition to the Pro Classes, Terracross features a Women’s Class, a Celebrity X Class and a Military Veterans/Hero Adaptive Class which sees Adaptive athletes/soldiers competing against one another in specially modified Polaris® RZR’s. The 2016 season is set to kick off at the beginning of September in the Midwest.  Then will head east in late September and will wrap the season on the west coast in late October.  The exact schedule to be announced soon.

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The Terracross Championship features the best of off-road, action sport athletes, and celebrities competing on rough, tough and muddy courses complete with obstacles like: rocks, logs, crossover jumps and tight turns. With events televised on CBS Sports, spec Polaris RZR® XP 1000 vehicles, and top athletes from diverse racing backgrounds, Terracross has become one of the premier racing series in the world.

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Twitter: @terracrossrace

EnerSys® , the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

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