MINNEAPOLIS — (Feb. 2, 2015) — Star West Motorsports, part of the Pohlad-owned Carousel Motor Group, is adopting a new name that links it directly to the company’s automotive brands: Carousel Motorsports.
“Our new name reflects the importance of our motorsports dealership – providing a great offering of vehicles and brands, service capability and customer service, as do our other dealerships,” said Tim Kraemer, senior vice president, Carousel Motor Group. “As a leadership team, we are committed to, and excited about, the potential of our motorsports business.”
Since it was first acquired by the Pohlad automotive group in 2013, the Delano-based motorsports business has grown in volume and in manufacturer lines. Today, Carousel Motorsports features motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercraft and snowmobile lines from preeminent manufacturers including Honda, Yamaha, Polaris, Victory, Arctic Cat and KTM. Carousel Motorsports also provides excellent servicing for all makes and models of ATVs, motorcycles and watercrafts.
About Carousel Motor Group
Carousel Motor Group is a strong portfolio of dealerships with exceptional leaders and associates dedicated to serving its customers and communities. Founded in 2008 as Twin Cities Automotive, the business began with a single BMW dealership and has grown steadily since that time to include 12 automotive and motorsports dealerships in the Twin Cities area. For more information, visit www.carouselmotorgroup.com.
Carousel Motor Group is part of the Pohlad Companies, a diverse group of more than 25 independent companies owned by the Pohlad family. Founded by Carl R. Pohlad in the 1950s and now managed by his three sons Jim, Bob and Bill, the Pohlad Companies operate in financial services/banking; commercial real estate; automotive sales; sports and entertainment, including the Minnesota Twins, a Major League Baseball franchise; and investments in privately held companies.