LAS VEGAS, Nevada (April 4, 2017) - In a new video, the Polaris RZR Star Car races the iconic Mint 400 with a debut driver lineup featuring TV personality and champion racer Tanner Foust, action sport star Jolene Van Vugt and racing radio host Jim Beaver.
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The 2017 Polaris RZR Star Car program brings together a host of celebrity guest drivers together to race a Polaris RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS for four exciting stops. Next up is the Polaris RZR UTV World Championship, in Laughlin, Nevada.
The Polaris RZR Star Car will also appear in August with special guest drivers at the General Tire Vegas to Reno, presented by FOX in Las Vegas, and the Pahrump Nugget 250, presented by Supercross.com, Nov. 30 - Dec. 3, in Pahrump, Nevada.
The team's participation in the four select Best in the Desert races is documented in a series of online videos by Mad Media, released throughout the season.
Follow the Polaris RZR Star Car this season on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @PolarisRZR, and by using the hashtag #RZRStarCar and #RZRLife. Find Jim Beaver's Down & Dirty Radio Show podcast online at www.downanddirtyshow.comand through all podcasting channels.
ABOUT THE DRIVERS:
Tanner Foust is a versatile and multi-talented driver known for his supreme car control and a proven track record of podium placements, national championships and world records. He is a three-time U.S. rallycross champion (2012, 2011, 2010) who has also won four X Games gold medals (2013, 2010, 2007), and two Formula Drift championships (2008, 2007). He has held multiple world records, while his varied race experience also includes multiple years of open wheel competition, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, rally racing, various types of sports car racing and the SCORE Baja. When he isn't racing, the professional driver also performs in films and on television as a stunt driver and host.
Jim Beaver is an accomplished off-road racer and the host of the No. 1 action motorsport radio show in the world, the Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered by Polaris RZR, as well as its action sports spin-off, Project Action. Both popular programs are available as podcasts and via online streaming. The Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered by Polaris RZR also is in national syndication on radio networks across the United States as well as 500 networks in 177 countries on the American Forces Network. The Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered by Polaris RZR is available each morning, while Project Action releases on Thursdays.
Jolene Van Vugt is one of the most accomplished female athletes in action sports today. The first female to backflip a full-sized dirt bike, she holds multiple Guinness World Records. A Canadian originally from London, Ont., Canada, Van Vugt has earned multiple championship titles, including becoming the first-ever Women's Canadian Motocross National Champion. She also has a starring role in many motocross and stunt videos, including the Nitro Circus series of videos and shows. Recently, she has shifted focus to racing side-by-sides in the Terracross Championship, and working in the television and film industry as a stunt performer.
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 2016 sales of $4.5 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 www.polaris.com for more information.
The RZR Star Car is supported by:
Polaris RZR, General Tire, DirtFish, KC HiLiTES, Impact Race Products, Gibson Exhaust, HCR Racing, King Shocks, Rugged Radios, GMZ Wheels, Assault Industries, Down & Dirty Radio Show
New video! The Polaris #RZRStarCar races the #Mint400 with star drivers @TannerFoust, @JoleneVanVugt63 and @JimBeaver15. #RZRLife. http://bit.ly/2oypclS
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