AUGUST 11-13, 2023 – SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN Start your engines
"Join Mercury Racing, with Powerboat P1 and F1 Powerboat, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on August 11-13, 2023, for its inaugural competition and exhibition weekend"
Race entry requirements include operating current Mercury Racing Competition Power. Additional information and registration details will be released in February 2023. https://www.mercuryracing.com/midwestchallenge.html
The Mercury Racing Midwest Challenge, a festival, and celebration of powerboat racing, will feature the top categories of U.S. powerboat racing including the UIM Class 1 World
Championship, F1 Powerboat Championship, and various offshore racing classes. More than 40 race teams are expected to participate with competitors from around the world, including Australia, Italy, Sweden, Canada, and Norway.
Deland Park and Harbor Centre Marina have been identified as the Pit Area for race teams to prepare their boats and there will be Fan Zones with vendors, merchandise, activities, and free viewing of the races for powerboat fans, Sheboygan residents, and tourists. There will also be a ticketed VIP hospitality suite, offering a catered lunch, open bar, lounge seating, and televisions to enhance the viewing experience.
When we toured cities to host the event, Sheboygan stood out due to its beautiful water, lodging options, outdoor recreation space, and a local government group that was eager to learn more about powerboat racing and host this one-of-a-kind event,” added Stuart Halley, general manager of Mercury Racing. “Our race support team and collection of marine products are featured in powerboat races around the world and now there’s going to be a powerboat race weekend in the Midwest, less than an hour from our corporate headquarters.
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