Craig Scanlon continues to be a force in the off-road industry. During his 14 years at Polaris, he held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, sales, and general management. In 2016 while serving as vice president and chief retail and marketing officer for Off-Road Vehicles (ORV) at Polaris, the company purchased Transamerican Auto Parts. In April of 2018, Scanlon became President and CEO of Transamerican Auto Parts, parent company to 4 Wheel Parts and other iconic off-road brands.
Craig is a regular competitor in the Best in the Desert and SCORE International race series driving for the Polaris RZR Factory Team. Competing under his Scanlon Motorsports Group (SMG) Craig claimed his first UTV Pro Class victory at the 2019 SCORE Baja 500.
2017 Archive: Craig Scanlon joined Polaris in 2004 in a Field Sales role and has since held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, sales, and management within the Off-Road Vehicles business. He was most recently appointed Chief Marketing Officer in July 2016 and retains his role as Chief Retail Officer for Off-Road Vehicles since January 2016. Not content to sit behind a desk, Craig competed for five seasons as part of Polaris’ most dominant off-road racing team, Jagged-X, and is now owner/driver of the Scanlon Motorsports Group (SMG), a factory-backed Polaris RZR racing program. SMG is looking to make a big impact in the Best in the Desert and SCORE International racing series in 2017 and beyond. Photo Credit: UTV Underground.