2018 P1 SuperStock USA Championship

June 30–1st, 2018

2018 P1 SuperStock USA Championship

The 2018 P1 SuperStock USA Championship will take place ahead of the Fourth of July weekend at the 34th Annual Sarasota Grand Prix Festival off Lido Beach in beautiful Sarasota, Florida.

Last season Sarasota played host to the penultimate round of the 2017 SuperStock USA Championship as Spectre made their championship credentials clear with a clean sweep of victories.

From Our Blog

Let it Snow!

For some reason the colder weather and recent snow flurries has me reminiscing about Mercury Snowmobiles. Remember those? The infamous “lead sleds” (Mercury’s early and very heavy snowmobile) and the legendary Sno-Twisters (when Mercury got it light and right).  Snowmobile historian Charles Plueddeman  wrote a detailed article on the history of the Sno-Twister and the infamous sled […]

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All the Best from Key West

As the snow begins to fall in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, things are heating up in Key West. The Southernmost city in the continental United States is home to the Super Boat International (SBI) Offshore World Championships and the Florida Powerboat Club (FPC) Key West Poker Run Presented by Mercury Racing. Race. Win. Repeat.  We […]

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MAX5: Fast. Quick. Efficient.

Our MAX5 is providing top performance in both domestic and international outboard applications. Nor-Tech Boats came to us for help in establishing a speed record for production outboard center consoles. Quad 400Rs, spinning 31-inch pitch MAX5 props powered their 390 center console to an astounding speed of 101 mph! “The boat performed outstanding at both […]

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Passion for the Brand

Mercury Racing congratulates Adam Leland, winner of our Brand Passion Essay contest. We received several quality stories, and Adam’s winning essay is presented below. We will also share others in future blog posts. Adam and his dad Fred are lifelong boaters and Mercury owners. You can sense by reading Adam’s essay that he and his […]

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Project 1080: Integrated Transom System

Florida Powerboat Club founder Stu Jones just sent us an update on  Project 1080 – FPC’s restoration of a vintage Cigarette 38 Top Gun with Mercury Racing 540 sterndrives. The Resto Mod Cigarette is destined to be FPC’s pace boat and will make its official debut at the 2018 Key West Poker Run, Presented by […]

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Liberated 300R

Our hot new 4.6L V-8 300R has a new fan. Liberator Boats of Florida owner Randy Corson received his first 300R in June. Randy has extensive experience with our legacy V-6 300XS two-stroke. He anxiously rigged his first 300R in anticipation of its performance and he was not disappointed. The 300R, which is 44% larger in displacement […]

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Prop School – Part 2: Terminology

Continuing from Prop School….Part 1 .   Here, I will explain basic propeller terminology and fitment. Rotation Propellers are available in both right-hand and left-hand rotation. Most single engine outboard and sterndrive powered boats use right-hand rotation propellers. A right-hand rotation propeller will spin clockwise when pushing the boat forward, while a left-hand propeller will spin counter-clockwise. Number […]

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Brand Passion

I recently celebrated my 30th service anniversary with Mercury Racing … and how things have changed as we’ve raced through the years. One thing that hasn’t changed is my passion for this brand. I believe that can be said for my colleagues as well. In my opinion, Mercury Racing has built its high-performance reputation by enduring the […]

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