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Mercury Racing announces leadership changes

Mercury Racing has announced a leadership change as Erik Christiansen, Mercury Racing general manager will be leaving the company to pursue an opportunity outside of the marine industry.  Christiansen has run the racing business for Mercury since taking over for Fred Kiekhaefer in 2013 and has spent more than 20 years at the company. Christiansen has been instrumental in the ...

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Mercury Racing mourns loss of Joe Sgro

Mercury Racing is saddened by the loss of veteran offshore powerboat racer and performance boat industry icon Joe Sgro. Sgro passed away Nov. 9 from injuries sustained during a boating accident in Marathon, Fla. He was 63 years old. Sgro is survived by his wife, Eileen, six children and soon-to-be three grandchildren. A wake for Sgro was held on Nov. 16 ...

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Mercury Racing introduces SB4 7.0 automotive crate engine

Mercury Racing revealed its new SB4 7.0 (small block – four-valve) automotive aftermarket crate engine on Tuesday at the opening of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. SEMA consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, builders, distributors, retailers and publishing companies. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house, the 7.0 Liter engine features Mercury Racing’s aluminum four-valve cylinder ...

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Mercury Racing releases Bravo I LT Propeller

Mercury Racing announced the release of the new Bravo I LT propeller. The Bravo I LT is designed specifically for higher horsepower, single engine outboard powered bay boats and multi-species hulls under heavy loads. Boat manufacturers have responded to angler requests for larger and more stable hulls. They have addressed that by increasing both hull depth and width. The changes ...

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