We remember reporting in detail about the Polaris prodcuts when it were showcased at the recent Indian Auto Expo. Now, the news is that Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Polaris Industries, won the 10th Desert Storm Rally. The team’s RANGER RZR S 800, in hands of Raj Singh Rathore, has won the top slot on podium in the Moto Quad category. This team finished at fore front with a jaw dropping lead of about 1 hour 40 minutes. Also from the team was a Rahul Soni’s Ploaris Sportsman 550 EPS in Moto Quad category. Talking about this positive development, Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India, said, “This victory is very special for us since this is our first official entry in the grueling Desert Storm Rally. The achievement underlines the incredible capabilities of our off-road vehicles and their stellar performance in Motor Sports. Polaris is best known for its powersports vehicles, which handle unforgiving terrains with ease and offer the smoothest rides even in extreme conditions. Desert Storm is an apt platform for Polaris to showcase the sturdiness and the amazing capabilities of Polaris off roaders”.
Worth mentioning is the fact that the Polaris vehicles required no modification or servicing during the five days of this event. The Desert Storm rallywas flagged off from New Delhi on February 20, 2012 and concluded on February 25, 2012 in Ahmedabad. The rally went across Delhi, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bhuj, Rann of Kutch and Ahmedabad.