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Polaris 850 XP EPS wins Tough Heartland Challenge with K&N Filters

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The very first time a Polaris 850 XP EPS Sportsman took a podium spot at an AMA/ATVA Sanctioned event it was equipped with a K&N air filter (PL-1003) and a K&N oil filter (KN-198).

Daryl Rath of the Polaris Rath Dunlop Team won the first AMA ATVA Heartland Challenge
Daryl Rath of the Polaris Rath Dunlop Team won the first AMA ATVA Heartland Challenge
The Heartland Challenge took place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Drivers in the 10-hour ATV endurance race faced dropping temperatures and wet snow. The course was designed to test the riders and their ATV’s against the elements and obstacles. There were no rest periods or breaks for competitors.

Polaris Rath Dunlap Team ready for the 2009 GNCC National Cross Country Utility Class Season
Polaris Rath Dunlap Team ready for the 2009 GNCC National Cross Country Utility Class Season
Daryl Rath, Frank Batista and Jason Dunkelberger were part of the Polaris Rath Dunlop Team. Rath clocked in the first session just after noon. The Polaris 850 XP EPS Sportsman with K&N air and oil filters did well on the course and quickly moved up to first place.

The team had a minor mechanical setback due to a broken belt. Even though they lost 23 minutes they managed to retake the lead with two hours to go. They won and are now ready for the 2009 GNCC National Cross Country Utility Class season.

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K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail tech@knfilters.com, or visit www.knfilters.com.