Thunder on Cocoa Beach Super Boat Grand Prix

January 1st, 1970

Thunder on Cocoa Beach Super Boat Grand Prix

This year, Thunder on Cocoa Beach Superboat races will be returning for its 9th year on Florida’s Space Coast, scheduled for May 2018. Join us for 4 days and nights of parties, concerts and lots of racing action. The Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is one of the most popular attractions for the whole family in Central Florida. The event, one of the largest in Central Florida,  draws the top race teams in the World to compete in various classes with the premier class reaching speeds over 175 mph.

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Lead the Charge with the All New 450R Outboard

Greetings from Nashville where we just revealed the all-new 450R outboard.  Developed for discerning performance boating enthusiasts demanding unmatched power and performance, the 450R delivers outstanding power density at 450 propshaft horsepower from an outboard weighing as little as 689 pounds (313 Kg). Literally hundreds of pounds lighter than the nearest competitor, the new 450R […]

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Race Inspired Robotics

The success of any business starts with the people who work there. That is particularly true here at Mercury Racing.  Our employees are highly skilled, extremely passionate and dedicated to their work. We rely on schools that provide technical training to secure a skilled workforce for the future. One such program that caught our eye is the […]

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Mercury Racing Announces Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce  Matt Dudarenke of Fond du Lac Wisconsin has been  awarded the inaugural Mercury Racing Future Tech education scholarship. The goal of the $1,200 scholarship is to alleviate financial stress of post-secondary education for prospective future Mercury Racing technicians. Mercury Racing relies on skilled individuals with a strong work ethic and […]

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Project 1080: Helm with a View

Stu Jone’s restoration of  an epic Cigarette 38 Top Gun  with Mercury  Racing 540 sterndrives has been a resounding success.  Deemed Project 1080, the vintage Florida Powerboat Club pace boat has been completely refreshed from bow to stern. Work began with replacing  mechanical throttle and shift Mercury Racing Bulldog sterndrives with our  8.6 Liter 540 sterndrives […]

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Back by Popular Demand!

We are excited to announce  the reintroduction of the venerable 700 SCi sterndrive. The supercharged engine was first introduced in 2006 and was a popular offering for single- and twin-engine vee bottom, catamaran and deck boat applications throughout its initial 11-year run. Although production ended at the end of 2017, demand for the 700hp engine […]

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Refined Performance

The Mercury Racing R-Series line of consumer performance outboards is simply amazing. From bass boats to flats boats, to bay boats and multi-species hulls, to performance catamarans and vee-bottoms, to center consoles and even pontoons the R-Series offers a wide array of models to fit virtually any high-performance application.  No Replacement for Displacement Every ounce of […]

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1100 Competition Production Spools Up

Production of our new 1100 Competition engine is underway in support of the 2019 APBA Offshore Championship series. It is the spec engine for the series’ premier 1100 catamaran class. The 9.0-liter engine features Mercury Racing’s exclusive aluminum four-valve cylinder heads and dual overhead camshaft valve train. The proprietary V8 cylinder block is further packed […]

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New 1.60:1 Sport Master 300R FourStrokes

We are excited to announce the release of six new 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboard models featuring a 1.60:1 gear ratio Sport Master gearcase. Models featuring the Racing CMS (Conventional Midsection) with a cambered Sport Master gearcase are ideal for lightweight – single engine sport boats, bass boats and flats boats. Rear tie-bar, heavy-duty midsection […]

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