Daryl Rath from Hutchinson, Minnesota, has been racing quads and winning for over 24 years, he's become an icon of the sport. Through his dedication and hard work he took a hobby and his passion for racing and built a company around it. Since 1992 Rath Racing has been designing, engineering and manufacturing some of the industries finest high quality components for ATV's and UTV's. The fruits of his labor are plentiful, not only with the success and popularity of his products, but also with his results on the racetrack.
Martin's Polaris Outlaw 450 MXR has been dialed into near perfection by mechanic Dave Porter and it's powered by a Baldwin Motorsports motor, with suspension expertise from Fox Shox.
Mechanic Dave Porter says that Martin works very hard at every event and he is perhaps the best rider he has ever worked with.
Casey Martin, aboard his Factory Polaris Rath Outlaw 450 MXR continued his relentless assault so far this year at the AMA ATV Motocross ATV National, at Pleasure Valley, in Armagh, Pennsylvania. Martin earned to two first place motos, winning the Pro Am Production class. The momentum that this team is building is undeniable this season, and with this latest victory by Martin, they find themselves making a little history as well. This was the first AMA Pro Am MX win for the Factory Polaris/Rath Team.
When asked about his stellar performance this weekend Martin stated, "It was awesome to be able to put this Polaris on top, I knew what I had to do this weekend and as the race went on I knew my chances of winning were there and I didn't want to get over excited. I just kept reminding myself to ride smart until the checkers flew. We have done all the right things to this Polaris Outlaw; I know I will finish out the year strong."
Dave Porter who has been Martin's mechanic all season added, "In talking with Daryl Rath I told him I had some really good ideas that would put some more power to the ground, we agreed and it turned out my ideas were spot on. I am excited for
Martin, Polaris, Rath Racing and myself for being able to be part of something like this. Martin works so hard and has always had the best attitude, he is one of the best if not the best rider I have ever worked with."
Rath went on to add, "Casey has continued to get extremely comfortable on the Outlaw. He feels the bike is a contender and the changes we are making now are really just small adjustments to keep him out front."
Rath explains that he started up a relationship with K&N back in 2008, at the same time his team resumed racing for Polaris. "We use quite a few K&N Filters and cleaners in all our race vehicles,from the Polaris Outlaw 450 , the MX and TT , the Polaris Sportsman 850XP, and our RZR's. We also utilize K&N products in all our tow vehicles."
Says Rath, "We are going to continue to focus on both the GNCC Utility Class and the AMA Motocross in Pro Am for 2010. We are excited to add the RZR portion to our program and feel that there should be some good new opportunities there as well."
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