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Mercury Racing expands pitch range of Revolution 4 XP Propeller

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Mercury Racing has expanded the pitch range of its popular Revolution® 4 XP propeller line, investing in a new base casting that will be used to produce this high‑performance prop in a 15‑inch diameter and pitches of 26.0, 26.5, 27.0 and 27.5 inches. This new casting will be used to replace the current 14.63‑inch diameter Revolution 4 XP at 26.0‑ and 26.5‑inch pitch sizes. “The ...

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Mercury Racing’s Scott Reichow retires

 Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow — for decades a respected source of design vision, innovation, and prop wisdom to racers and high‑performance boat owners — retired Jan. 29, 2021, closing out a career with the company that began in 1977. “Scott has been the guy boat builders, Mercury Racing dealers and our customers have turned to for advice and propeller product knowledge,” said Steve ...

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Mercury Racing releases new 300-HP CNC cleaver prop

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The new Mercury Racing 300hp five‑blade CNC cleaver propellers are designed expressly to maximize the performance of 300hp outboards. This new surface‑piercing propeller features a blade profile that delivers stronger acceleration and more top‑end speed than the Mercury Racing 400hp CNC Cleaver prop when run on the Mercury Racing 300R outboard as well as the legacy Mercury Racing 300XS and ...

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Mercury Racing employees join fight against COVID-19

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to create cloth face masks, he discovered a way to pitch in. "One of ...

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Mercury Racing introduces 600HP-Rated CNC sterndrive propeller

Mercury Racing introduced a 600HP-rated, five-blade, surface-piercing, CNC Cleaver sterndrive propeller designed to maximize top-end speed on performance hulls powered by Mercury Racing 520, 525, 540, 565 and 600 SCI when mated to the Bravo XR Sport and Sport Master drives. Designed, developed and manufactured by Mercury Racing in-house, the 600HP-Rated CNC Cleaver is produced on the same state-of-the-art CNC ...

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Mercury Racing awards Future Tech scholarship

Mercury Racing has awarded its inaugural Future Tech education scholarship to local high school student Matt Dudarenke of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The goal of the $1,200 scholarship is to alleviate financial stress of post-secondary education for prospective future Mercury Racing technicians. Companies such as Mercury Racing rely on skilled individuals with a strong work ethic and passion to build and ...

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P1 SuperStock repowers with Mercury Racing

Mercury Racing has announced the Powerboat P1 SuperStock outboard racing series will repower for the 2019 season with the all-new 4.6L V8 four-stroke 300R outboard. The new 300R will replace Racing’s 300XS as the exclusive power for the series for both domestic and international venues. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house, the naturally aspirated four-stroke 300R shares Mercury Racing’s Quad Cam ...

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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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