Mercury Engines Triumph In Tough Competition And Tougher Conditions


Mercury Marine outboards continue to add to their race-bred reputation, by out-performing the competition at the 2011 Australian World Selection Races 3 & 4 on Botany Bay.

Lapping up the extremely rough conditions, Mercury OptiMax 300XS engines took all three podium places in the F2 Mens and F2 Womens categories for both events.


F2 Women (Race 3) 
1st             Atomic
2nd             Still Kid’n
3rd             With Envy

F2 Men (Race 3)
1st             Still Kid’n
2nd             With Envy
3rd             Team Weaver

F2 Women (Race 4)
1st             Atomic
2nd             Target
3rd             Smoke and Mirrors

F2 Men (Race 4)
1st             Atomic
2nd             Team Weaver


3rd             Thunderbird

To round out a fantastic weekend, the racing debut of Thundernuts, the new Velocity V7 powered by a Mercury Racing 700 Sci sterndrive, went very well with a win in the Junior Boys on Day 1.