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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