World Speed Record Holder To Attend Southern California Performance Boating Celebration

Russ Wicks to visit the grand opening of SC Performance Marine for the SCOPE Kickoff Party

Huntington Beach, CA – March 9, 2005 – Russ Wicks will join other industry leaders in performance boating at the SCOPE (Southern California Offshore Powerboat Elite) Kickoff Party held at the new SC Performance Marine facility this Saturday.

The SCOPE Kickoff Party will feature performance boats, hot rods, Harleys, and even a live band. Principals from Sterling Engines, Hering Propellers, Skater, and Outerlimits Powerboats will also be attending the event.

"As part of Dick Simon’s Indy Car operation, I got to know Russ and have followed his career from land racing into water speed records," stated Tim Horgan, SC Performance Marine Sales Manager. "We are pleased that Wicks will be joining us to celebrate at our grand opening and the SCOPE Kickoff Party."

"As a big fan of offshore boat racing I look forward to spending the afternoon with others passionate about going fast on water," said Russ Wicks.  "It will be great to see Scot Conrad again, and visit his new state-of-the-art SC Performance Marine company in Huntington Beach."

About Russ Wicks

Seattle's Russ Wicks is one of few people to have traveled over 220 MPH on both land and water. With already one world speed record under his belt, he is now focused on returning the outright World Water Speed Record to the United States.  Wicks will be starring in a new television series, titled "American Speed King", which will follow him as he prepares to break several world records as well as participate in other major racing events.

About SC Performance Marine

SC Performance Marine constantly offers new products and technology for your total satisfaction. With a large number of pre-owned listed boats, SC Performance Marine is a leader in performance boat brokerage.  SC Performance Marine constantly offers new products and technology for your total satisfaction.  For more on SC performance Marine:


The Southern California Offshore Powerboat Elite (S.C.O.P.E.) club is the premier offshore performance boating club in the Southern California area.  With membership over 200 strong this year, the club is filled with fun-loving performance boaters that enjoy the event filled calendar, plus the safe and organized atmosphere that SCOPE is known for, including events for the whole family. SCOPE can be found on the internet at

SC Performance Marine
15391 Electronic Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
T: 714.397.4570