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Mercury Racing Unveils X-Cat Outboard In Key West

23.11.2015 in Racing News

While the buzz and chatter about the XCAT Racing version of the Mercury Racing Verado 400R have been more or less constant since the popular four-stroke outboard was introduced at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show in February, the public got its first look at…

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Mercury Releases 300- and 350-hp Stern Drives

29.07.2015 in Racing News

Mercury Marine has added a pair of 6.2-liter, V-8 engines to its MerCruiser stern-drive power line. The 377-cubic-inch engines are available in 300- and 350-hp versions according to a press release from the Fond du Lac, Wis., marine engine, propeller and accessories company. The engines…

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Miss GEICO ‘5.0’ Catamaran Arriving

16.07.2015 in Racing News

According to Miss GEICO offshore racing team driver Marc Granet, the fifth generation Miss GEICO—a 44-foot Victory catamaran—should arrive at the outfit’s shop in Riviera Beach, Fla., this month, possibly even this week. However, Granet said fans will have to wait awhile for any “spy pics”…

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BoostPower USA and AEM Develop ECU Application

08.07.2015 in Racing News

AEM Performance Electronics is partnering with noted high-performance marine engine builder BoostPower Marine USA, Inc., to bring its Infinity stand-alone programmable ECU platform high-performance marine engine electronic fuel-injection market. The news was announced earlier this week in a press release from the Hawthorne, Calif.-based engine…

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BRP Launches Evinrude E-TEC G2 Outboard

08.06.2015 in Racing News

To showcase its 200- to 300-hp Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard engines, Bombardier Recreational Products has created a “test ride” program at scheduled events around the country, according to a press release from the company. The test ride program incorporates local dealer events, boat shows and…

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Mercury Builds OptiMax Diesel Outboard

01.06.2015 in Racing News

Developed for the Department of Defense, Mercury Racing has created a 175-hp OptiMax direct-injected two-stroke outboard engine that runs on low-sulfur diesel fuel. The news was announced via a press release this morning from the Fond du Lac, Wis., company. Mercury Racing’s new OptiMax Diesel…

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Texas Outlaw Challenge Preview

27.05.2015 in Racing News

With online registration closing in just a few weeks, the immediacy of the eighth annual Texas Outlaw Challenge (June 17-21) is starting to sink in for event founder and lead organizer Paul Robinson. Of course that means getting Robinson, who works for NASA, on the…

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Lake Cumberland Thunder Run Ready for 7th Year

11.05.2015 in Racing News

Rather than try to add something new, which has always been a priority for the organizers of the Lake Cumberland Thunder Run in Kentucky, this year’s seventh annual event (June 19-20) is returning to a previous course and lunch stop as well as bringing back…

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Registration Open for Atlantic City Poker Rally

08.05.2015 in Racing News

With participation packages from $100 to $500, registration opened this morning for the June 19-21 Atlantic City Powerboat Rally organized and produced by the New Jersey Performance Powerboat Club. Formerly known as the Atlantic City Poker Run, the event, which celebrates its 18th anniversary this…

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Pirates of Lanier Changing Start

01.05.2015 in Racing News

Continuing what has become a trend in poker run operating procedures across the country, this year’s Pirates of Lanier Charity Poker Run (July 16-18) in Georgia is swapping out its traditional “flag-drop” start for a 9 a.m. general start time. That’s the word from Dan Jape,…

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