Name: Louie Marchese, Owner and Throttleman
Co-racer’s Name: Eddie Young, driver
Port of Call: Coal City, Ill.
Boat make/model: 30 ft. 2013 Fatboy Skater 308
Shootout Race Classification: NC2P2
Horsepower: Twin Young Performance Marine 1,200 HP engines
Modifications: Power added Whipple Superchargers, Arneson surface drives, hull widened 10 inches, (thus the nickname “Fatboy”), 4 ft. bustle added, race hatch for aerodynamics.
Fastest Speed: 171 mph
Notable Races/Wins: 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout NC2P2 Class Winner
2013 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout NC2P2 Broke the speed record - 163 mph
2011 & 2012 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout NC2P1 - 148
Set the speed record in class, in 28 ft Nordic single engine
2006 to 2010 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Won NV3P2 in 35 ft. Donzi (holds class speed record to this day) - 116 mph
2004 First raced in Lake of the Ozarks Shootout
Sponsor(s): Young Performance Marine, Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
Business: Young Performance Marine, Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Builder of high performance marine engines, rigging and setup.
Louie: Wife Tammy and two children
Eddie: Wife Rachelle and two children