Four Horseman Poker Run

June 8–9th, 2018

Four Horseman Poker Run

Based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Four Horseman Poker Run is a long standing event on beautiful Lake Winnebago. Over 70 boats are expected to participate in this years event.

From Our Blog

Project 1080: Start Me Up

Florida Powerboat Club founder Stu Jones and Pat Sullivan – owner of the Mercury Racing dealership Performance Marine Trading tested FPC’s official pace boat for the first time on Wednesday. The freshly restored Cigarette 38 Top Gun features modern Mercury Racing hardware including 540 sterndrive engine packages with Integrated Transom Systems, Bravo One XR drives, Mercury […]

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Prop School – Part 4: Blade Cup

Continuing from Prop School…Part 3. Here I will explain everything you need to know about Blade Cup. Cup is a curl formed or cast into the trailing edge of a propeller blade.  When done correctly, the face of a cupped prop blade is completely concave. The first three-blade aluminum props for MerCruiser powered boats featured flat blades, with 15-degree rake. The […]

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300R vs 300XS: And the Winner Is?

I recently wrote a feature post on Liberator Boats of Florida and their initial experience with our new 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboard. I elected to feature Liberator as company owner Randy Corson had just received his first 300R in June. Randy has extensive experience with our V6 300XS two-stroke. I was anxious to get […]

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300R with Integrated Rear Tie-Bar & Side Steer

We’ve recently released the 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboards featuring our Racing exclusive heavy-duty midsection fitted with a factory installed rear tie-bar mounting bracket. The heavy-duty midsection comes with solid mounts and robust, forged transom brackets with single ram power trim and a remote trim pump designed to endure the harsh offshore environment. These models […]

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Oddities & Rarities

Mercury Racing has been involved with several unique projects over the years.  I thought you would find the products that evolved from those projects interesting to say the least. Turbine Power  The experimental Mercury turbine outboard was built in alliance with Marine Turbine Technology (MTT) , LLC of Franklin, Louisiana. The engine featured a Rolls Royce Allison 250 series gas […]

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Dialed In for Maximum Performance

Mercury Racing propellers are designed to maximize boat performance and handling in any application, from pleasure boating and fishing to poker runs and competition racing. Our artisans handcraft each propeller to precision-tuned works of art, customized for specific boat types and performance goals. Each individual propeller is then zero balanced and measured to ensure consistent […]

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Future Techs

I’ve led many tours of Mercury Racing over the past 30 years. People are constantly amazed to see our skilled labor handcrafting outboards, sterndrives, propellers and accessories. Some of the more common questions asked are, “where does your labor comes from and how do they learn their skills?” Our employees come with a strong skill […]

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Dr. Fox and his Amazing SB4 Chevelle

Dr. William Fox caught the automotive bug at the ripe old age of 6 when his grandfather built him an electric go-cart. He would study cars and call out their unique features when traveling with his parents. He particularly had a passion for classic cars. His personal goal was to have his dream car by […]

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