2007 Offshore Super Series National High Points Contingency Purse Winners
FOND DU LAC, Wis. Oct. 16, 2007 – Mercury Racing is pleased to announce winners of the $75,000 Offshore Super Series (OSS) National High Points contingency prize purse for the 2007 racing season. The purse is to reward racers who use Mercury Racing-approved outboards and sterndrives in OSS National Series events in OSS Cat Lite, OSS Vee, OSS Vee Lite and OSS Cat Outboard class competition.
Mercury Racing supported the contingency programs by providing onsite support at all 2007 OSS race events, with the legendary Mercury Racing offshore powerboat racing product support truck and staff.
Mercury Racing supported the 2007 OSS season with a $150,000 purse consisting of $75,000 contingency for OSS National Series title winners and $75,000 contingency for individual OSS National Series race event and World Championship winners.
The $75,000 purse for OSS National Series title winners is distributed to the top five places in OSS Cat Lite, OSS Vee, OSS Vee Lite and OSS Cat Outboard classes, based on the total points each race boat accumulates in the OSS National Series during the 2007 race season.
The $75,000 purse for the winners at each individual OSS National Series event was distributed in OSS Cat Lite, OSS Vee, OSS Vee Lite and OSS Cat Outboard class competition. Each first place class winner using Mercury Racing-approved HP525 EFI engines and OSS class-approved sterndrives, or Mercury Racing 2.5 EFI Offshore Race outboards in the OSS National Series for the 2007 racing season, were awarded a retail value promotional credit per event. The overall World Championship title winners in these classes will also be awarded a retail value promotional credit.
Individual First Place Winner Promotional Credit (Based on Eight Events)
OSS Cat Lite - $2,500 per event
OSS Vee - $2,500 per event
OSS Vee Lite - $1,250 per event
OSS Cat Outboard - $1,250 per event
OSS National Series Total High Points
(Retail Value – Promotional Credit)
OSS Cat Lite:
1st Place - $12,000 (Motley Crew)/Ron & Scott Roman
2nd Place - $6,000 (Popeye’s Famous Chicken)/Stan Ware
3rd Place - $4,000 (Peppers)/George Stancombe
4th Place - $2,000 (Team PropsStop)/Raymond Contreras
5th Place - $1,000 (Shocker Racing)/Richard Prince
1st Place - $12,000 (Miccosukee Indian Gaming)/Bad Apple Racing Inc.
2nd Place - $6,000 (Fury)/Ray Delaney
3rd Place - $4,000 (Outerlimits)/Outerlimits Powerboats
4th Place - $2,000 (Yachts Fountain)/Michel Karsenti
5th Place - $1,000 (Bad Boys Powerboats)/Tony Pacheco
OSS Vee Lite:
1st Place - $6,000 (Screamin Eagle)/Allen Campbell
2nd Place - $3,000 (Wild Ride)/Larry Kostelac
3rd Place - $2,000 (Popeyes Imco)/George Auriemma, Jr.
4th Place - $1,000 (Typhoon)/Bertil Schmitt/Randy Schleuss
5th Place - $500 (Car Credit 411.com)/Wil Ros
OSS Cat Outboard:
1st Place - $6,000 (Bermuda Berrycuda)/Chris Marshall
2nd Place - $3,000 (Carcredit411.com)/111 Double Edge Motorsports
3rd Place - $2,000 (H2O Full Throttle)/Rick Bieluwka
4th Place - $1,000 (Cat Trax)/Steve Logan
5th Place - $500 (None)
Contact Mercury Racing Race Sales Manager Jim Goerlitz at (920) 924-2036 for additional information regarding the 2007 Offshore Super Series (OSS) contingency prize purse.
About Mercury Racing
Based in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Racing, a division of Mercury Marine, is a leading provider of high-performance marine propulsion systems to discriminating boaters worldwide, offering an exciting and fulfilling powerboating experience on the water.
Using leading-edge technology, Mercury Racing produces high-performance outboards, sterndrives, propellers, parts and accessories. Mercury Racing-powered boats worldwide win more races and set more records than any boats powered by other marine engine manufacturers. Mercury Marine is a division of Brunswick Corp. (NYSE: BC), the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational products, including pleasure boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, and bowling and billiards.
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