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Syngenta and Growth Energy Partner to Promote E15 Fuel at American Ethanol E15 250 Race
June 26, 2017 – 2:06 pm | No Comment

(Syngenta/AgriMarketing)  Syngenta and Growth Energy are once again working with Iowa Speedway to demonstrate the value of E15 at the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen. The race, which will be …

American Ethanol Driver Wins
June 5, 2017 – 4:32 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.Agwired.com)  The No. 3 Chevrolet owned by Austin Dillon’s grandfather, Richard Childress, returned to Victory Lane during the Coca-Cola 600 for the first time since the late Dale Earnhardt won his last …

Racing Professionals Help Educate Professionals
June 2, 2017 – 7:06 pm | No Comment

by Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In this month’s Drive column, Growth Energy’s CEO outlines the partnership with racing professionals to demonstrate why ethanol is a good choice for powering engines and the planet. …

Aromatics Poisoning Prompts Partnership with Formula Drift Racer
April 10, 2017 – 11:24 pm | No Comment

(Urban Air Initiative/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Urban Air Initiative is proud to announce an educational partnership with Alec Hohnadell, a driver on the Formula Drift Circuit. Hohnadell not only uses ethanol race fuel for its …

AY-YI YI-YA AAAY, Gevo Just Can’t Stop Dancin’
February 16, 2017 – 11:49 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … But there’s something so cool in that technology that we can’t take our eyes off the company and its progress, even though looking at the balance sheet can feel like watching …

Biofuels Champ Richard Childress Makes NASCAR Hall of Fame
January 23, 2017 – 12:59 pm | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  This week, Growth Energy will join racing fans across the country to celebrate the induction of NASCAR’s 2017 Hall of Fame honorees, including racing legend Richard Childress, a longtime champion for ethanol-based fuels.

“Richard …

American Ethanol, NCGA Make Good Showing in 2016 NASCAR Season
December 28, 2016 – 4:50 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The 2016 NASCAR racing season was a year filled with memorable moments for American Ethanol sponsors Growth Energy and National Corn Growers Association and their driver Austin Dillon.

In this …

NASCAR to Surpass 10 Million Miles on Sunoco Green E15
November 14, 2016 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

(NASCAR/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  NASCAR announced Nov. 11 that it will surpass 10 million competition miles on Sunoco Green E15, a biofuel blended with 15 percent American-made ethanol, by the end of the 2016 season. The achievement will be …

Blog: Ethanol Advantages Outweigh Btu
September 13, 2016 – 11:15 am | No Comment

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)   In looking it up, E100 has 76,100 Btu per gallon, compared to 114,000 Btu per gallon of gasoline. For an E10 blend, with its 111,836 Btu per gallon, the …

Boater Running High Ethanol Blend Smashes Speed Record
September 8, 2016 – 7:15 pm | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  Last weekend, competitors from around the country participated in two major powerboat racing competitions, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Missouri, and the Mentor Superboat Grand Prix in Mentor, Ohio. Many of …

Think Ethanol Doesn’t Work in Boats? Think Again
September 2, 2016 – 2:42 pm | No Comment

by Sara Wyant (Agri-Pulse)  Ask most boaters about ethanol and boats and you’ll likely hear that the two don’t go together. In fact, many gas stations surrounding some of the largest U.S. lakes will advertise “no …

Vegetable Oil Powered Truck Shatters World Record, Reaches over 200 mph at Speed Week
August 31, 2016 – 9:07 pm | No Comment

by Jenny M Kniss (Greenspeed Research)  To showcase the viability of renewable energy, non-profit group Greenspeed Research (GsR), reached 209 mph with a truck powered by vegetable oil at the Bonneville Salt Flats this August. …

King of the Corn Drag Racing Highlighs Ethanol
August 25, 2016 – 3:37 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol Nationals shines a spotlight on high ethanol blends in inaugural street car race.  —  Larry Larson made history this summer when he won the Ethanol Nationals, the first …

A Letter to Fans of Green Racing from the Greenspeed Research Team–Back on the Salt
August 24, 2016 – 7:40 pm | No Comment

by David Schenker (Greenspeed Research)  Yes, we have been quiet lately. We’ve been able to work twice as hard now that Dave and Patrick are both graduated. We have been heads down and focused.

It has …

NASCAR Uses Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility for Race Fuel
August 16, 2016 – 1:04 am | No Comment

(WSYR-TV)  Plant is exclusive supplier of ethanol for NASCAR’s Green E-15  —  The racing series has a number of Central New York connections helping make it run smoothly, but one local business is literally powering …

Angling for Ethanol
July 25, 2016 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

by Brian Sowers (Crappie Masters TV/ODU Magazine)  … The truth is that ethanol blends are ideal for watercraft, and companies like Kawasaki, Mercury Marine, OMC, Pleasurecraft, Tigershark, Tracker, Honda, and Yamaha all approve the use of …

The Energy and Job Creation Program that Works for People and the Environment
July 19, 2016 – 12:22 pm | No Comment

by Brent Erickson (Biotechnology Innovation Organization/Morning Consult)  … Not every lawmaker is sold on the idea of renewables, but it’s hard not to appreciate the billions of dollars of economic activity across the U.S. that has …

FFA Educates #NASCAR Fans about #E15
July 1, 2016 – 2:03 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Twin Cedars FFA Chapter was out in en mass during the recent American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen to educate race fans about ethanol and E15. Chuck hung out with …

@NASCAR #E15 Race Offers Fans ‘All American Fun’
July 1, 2016 – 1:59 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  Jimmy Small is in his third race season as president of Iowa Speedway. TheAmerican Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen is in its fourth year while the American Ethanol sponsorship is …

It’s #Enogen4Energy at Iowa Speedway
June 20, 2016 – 1:10 pm | No Comment

by Chuck Zimmerman (AgWired.com)  Iowa Speedway was the place for corn growers this weekend as Enogen presented the American Ethanol E15 250 NASCAR XFINITY race. Kicking things off was a press conference with representatives from Syngenta, …

Luxury Cars Could Boost Ethanol Demand
June 1, 2016 – 12:06 pm | No Comment

by Nate Birt (Top Producer)  The recently announced Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) volume requirements for ethanol are a welcome step up, says Ted Seifried, Zaner Ag Hedge. But to push ethanol demand higher, he says, …

American Ethanol, Enogen Named Sponsors for June Iowa XFINITY Race
May 11, 2016 – 5:36 pm | No Comment

(NASCAR)  Iowa Speedway today (May 3, 2016) announced American Ethanol will serve as the entitlement sponsor and Enogen as the presenting sponsor for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race during Wide Opening Weekend on June 18-19. The …

News from Greenspeed Research
March 2, 2016 – 10:15 am | No Comment

by Dave Schenker (Greenspeed Research)  The major happenings in 2015 that you might remember:

In March, Greenspeed Research became a federally recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, with a mission to create learning opportunities for the STEM disciplines and renewable energy …

Going Full Throttle with Ethanol
February 22, 2016 – 3:11 pm | No Comment

by Richard Childress (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Richard Childress Racing)  E15 is a great fuel for Richard Childress Racing and for the entire NASCAR community, writes the former driver and team owner of RCR. … At RCR, we …

Advances in Racing Fuels
February 3, 2016 – 11:22 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Gulf Racing Fuels becomes the Official Fuel of MSR Houston Race Track.  MSR Houston is a private membership country club race track. Gevo, is supplying Gulf the bio-isobutanol produced at Gevo’s …

Where Is Sports Car Green Racing in 2016?
January 28, 2016 – 9:04 pm | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak* (Advanced Biofuels USA) This weekend the 49th Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona kicks off the American sports car racing season. It promises to be one of the best with the brand …

Honda VP Says NSX Probably Racing in 2017 Le Mans GT Class
January 21, 2016 – 10:42 am | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak and Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  John Mendel, Executive Vice President, American Honda Motor Co., in answer to a question at the DC Auto Show said there would be an announcement …

Bob Kozak Writes about Green Racing Developments from The Roar B4 the Rolex 24 in Daytona
January 8, 2016 – 4:56 pm | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) Ed note: Here are some initial notes from Bob Kozak, covering green racing developments at the Daytona International Speedway’s Roar before the Rolex 24.  Sounds like we are …

Got the Need for Speed? E85 Is the High-Octane Fuel for You
December 21, 2015 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

by Landon Hall (Fuel Freedom Foundation)  E85 ethanol has a benefit for just about everybody: Some people like the fact that the fuel often is much cheaper than regular gasoline, even with gas  prices at …

Belgian Solar Car Produced with Bio-Based rRsins to Compete at the World Solar Challenge 2015
September 28, 2015 – 10:59 am | No Comment

(Cardolite Corporation, SHD composite Materials Ltd and Solvay) Cardolite Corporation, SHD composite Materials Ltd and Solvay are supporting the Punch Powertrain Solar Team from the University of Leuven in building the PunchOne, a Belgian solar car based on …

‘American Ethanol’ Is Shootout Top Gun With 208 MPH Run
September 14, 2015 – 5:31 pm | No Comment

(LakeExpo.com)  With acclaimed drivers Myrick Coil and John Cosker in the cockpit, Don Onken’s 50-foot Mystic American Ethanol is this year’s Shootout champion. Onken’s yellow and black catamaran hit 208 mph on the first day …

Greenspeed Aims to Debut Biodiesel Trophy Truck at Baja 1000
September 1, 2015 – 6:42 pm | No Comment

(KMVT)  A Boise based non–profit called Greenspeed Research is racing to build a biodiesel trophy truck to compete in the Baja 1000.  Greenspeed Research was born out of a student club at Boise State.  They …

Lauren Fix Takes Ethanol Opposition To New Level Of Stupidity
August 31, 2015 – 11:36 am | No Comment

by Marc J. Rauch (The Auto Channel)  … On an official basis, E15 is approved by the EPA to be used in all gasoline-powered passenger vehicles manufactured in or after 2001. The vast majority of gasoline-powered …

Viewpoint: Why the EPA Must Move forward with Biofuels
August 6, 2015 – 11:13 am | No Comment

by Richard Childress (Charlotte Observer)  As a former NASCAR driver and current team owner, I know a thing or two about engines, performance and fuel. My team’s success depends on using the best technology to …

Corn Farmers Show off American Ethanol No. 3 Show Car
August 5, 2015 – 3:57 pm | No Comment

by Amie Sites (AgriNews)  Prior to the recent Brickyard 400, Hoosiers were able to see the Richard Childress Racing American Ethanol No. 3 show car and learn about ethanol. The Indiana Corn Marketing Council sponsored appearances …

RFA: Boat Racers Return to Kansas for ‘Shootout’ on the Water
July 27, 2015 – 4:37 pm | No Comment

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The National Boat Racing Association recently held its annual Garnett Ethanol Hydroplane Shootout in Garnett, Kansas. The July 12–13 event, which was sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association, East Kansas …

American Ethanol Heads to the Brickyard
July 24, 2015 – 5:40 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association)  … Fans will also be able to learn more about American Ethanol or show their support of the clean burning fuel by visiting the Biofuels Mobile Education Center in the fan midway …

Ethanol Organization Dreams Big, Values Grassroots
July 20, 2015 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The man who led the effort to form ACE was 67 years old when he took on the project. Today, the organization is still fighting for farmers and all …

What’s up with Algae Now?
July 10, 2015 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … 31 Algae players, what do they make now, and how are they making out? … Here’s our company by company guide to 31 of the players on the scene — project …

UPDATE: Single Tank Of Renewable Diesel Fuel Takes Car Cross-Country at 67 MPG
July 2, 2015 – 5:28 pm | No Comment

by Stephen Edelstein (Green Car Reports)  … Green Car Reports contributor and electric-motorcycle roadtripper Ben Rich encountered an unusual vehicle on U.S. Route 12 Sunday, while bypassing New Orleans on a cross-country ride.

He wrote us to ask …

Sustainable Transportation Day Drives Innovation Forward
June 30, 2015 – 4:43 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  On June 22, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) hosted Sustainable Transportation Day at the Energy Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Together, the Bioenergy , Fuel Cell, and Vehicle …

Advanced Diesel Technologies Featured During Sustainable Transportation Day In Washington D.C.
June 22, 2015 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

(Diesel Technology Forum/PR Newswire)   … Advanced Biofuel Capabilities Enhance Diesel as a Sustainable Transportation Option — Diesel engines found in vehicles ranging from passenger vehicles all the way to large tractors are capable of operating on …

From Florida to California on Just One Tank of Renewable Diesel?
June 16, 2015 – 1:40 pm | No Comment

(NGT News)  A team of motorsport enthusiasts is aiming to drive a car from the Atlantic Coast of Florida to the Pacific Coast of California on just one tank of Neste NExBTL renewable diesel fuel.

As …

Getting the Word out about Biofuels and Green Racing
May 30, 2015 – 4:03 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  No special Green Racing events at the Detroit Grand Prix this year because most of the cars racing for the DEKRA Green Challenge Award have opted out of this …

Waves of Ethanol Misinformation
May 19, 2015 – 5:12 pm | No Comment

by Bob Dinneen (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Renewable Fuels Association)  E10 can be safely used in marine engines and every marine engine manufactured today provides warranty coverage for E10, writes Bob Dinneen. To combat misinformation floating around, …

IndyCar: Grace Autosport Launches All-Female Team for 2016 Indy 500
May 15, 2015 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

by Marshall Pruett (Racer Magazine)  Veteran automotive executive and motorsports director Beth Paretta has announced an ambitious new Verizon IndyCar Series program comprised of an all-female staff for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in …

Biodiesel to Help Power U.S. Leg of Volvo Ocean Race
May 14, 2015 – 2:24 pm | No Comment

(VolvoOceanRaceNewport.com)  The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is a supporting sponsor for the Newport Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race, providing blends of biodiesel for use on the Volvo Ocean 65 race boats and in all …

DEKRA Announces Risi Competizione’s Ferrari F458 Italia Green Challenge Winner of TUDOR Championship Race in Monterey, CA
May 6, 2015 – 3:02 pm | No Comment

(MarketWatch/DEKRA North America, Inc.)  DEKRA North America, Inc. congratulates Risi Competizione’s Ferrari F458 Italia as the winner, for the third consecutive time, of the DEKRA Green Challenge Award in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix …

Blog: Smartphone App, on the Racetrack for Ethanol Education
April 28, 2015 – 4:43 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A small company is using out-of-the-box marketing to reach members of the public as well as spread the word about cavitation.

I had previously heard the name Hydro Dynamics Inc., …

NASCAR and American Ethanol Celebrate Five Year Partnership
April 27, 2015 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

by Andy Eubank (HoosierAgToday)  For five years and more than seven million miles, American Ethanol and NASCAR have worked together to increase horsepower and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in the sport by 20 percent with …

American Ethanol Car to Appear at Nebraska State FFA Convention
April 8, 2015 – 1:54 pm | No Comment

(Nebraska Ethanol Board)  American Ethanol is proud to announce its partnership with the Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Ethanol Board and ethanol producer Green Plains Inc. to promote homegrown American Ethanol at this week’s Nebraska State …

Risi Competizione’s Ferrari Takes the Green at Sebring
March 30, 2015 – 3:03 pm | No Comment

(Department of Energy) Each new Green Racing season brings with it new opportunities for manufacturers to demonstrate advanced transportation technologies and renewable fuels, and the Twelve Hours of Sebring race at Sebring International Raceway provides excellent …

Innovation Unleashed: Sportscar Racing Takes Next Step toward Driving Technology and Renewable Fuel Development
March 26, 2015 – 4:50 pm | No Comment

by Natalie Committee (U.S. Department of Energy) As motorsports enthusiasts know, racing innovation once meant turbine-powered Indy cars and six-wheeled formula cars, but those days are mostly over. Today, Green Racing encourages the use of innovative …

E15 Is New to Most Fuel Stations, but Not to NASCAR
March 2, 2015 – 7:31 pm | No Comment

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Fuel with 15 percent ethanol, known as E15, has made its way into south Florida recently. E15 has been approved for sale by the U.S. EPA since January 2011 and has been …

US Ethanol Race Car Sponsored by Hydro Dynamics Featured on PBS Show
January 19, 2015 – 4:00 pm | No Comment

(PR Web)  Driver Jonathan Olmscheid of the Hydro Dynamics sponsored US Ethanol car discussed benefits of ethanol as a race fuel during an interview on the PBS show “Farm Connections” recorded near the end of …

Mechanics Corner: FAME, NERD, GTL and Pond Scum: Powering Equipment in the Future
January 8, 2015 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

by Allen Schaeffer (Progressive Dairyman/Diesel Technology Forum)  … Moving to ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel was the biggest change in diesel fuel in the last 50 years, and now it’s already been nine years since that happened. …

Close, But No Cigar: Greenspeed Truck Apparent Record-Breaker Doesn’t Count
November 20, 2014 – 5:18 pm | No Comment

from a note from Mike Shipman (Blue Planet Photography, LLC) The Greenspeed truck broke their previous El Mirage record of 155mph with a run of 156.182 mph on Sunday, the second day of racing. But …

From Table To Truck: How Food Waste Could Run Your Car
November 20, 2014 – 1:34 pm | No Comment

by Cassandra Profita (Northwest Public Radio)  … 21-year-old Matt Coffman is a formula drift race car driver. This year, he switched to a new fuel that’s made from fermented food waste. …

“People are just all …

Fuel Standard Good for US Economy
November 18, 2014 – 7:23 pm | No Comment

by Tim Walz (D-Minn.) (AgWeek)  Imagine a future where America controls its own energy destiny — a future in which we stop spending $1 billion per day on foreign oil and start investing those funds …

Pure Ethanol Engines Could Pack a Big Punch
November 18, 2014 – 1:38 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A Canadian farmer and hot rodder recently talked with me about altering engines for pure ethanol. If E85 were widely available, the work racers are doing in this area …

Racing with Relevance: Green Racing Redefines Sustainable Motorsports
October 30, 2014 – 3:19 pm | No Comment

by Reuben Sarkar (US Department of Energy)  Green Racing is helping to bring new levels of “Clean, Fast, and Efficient” to motorsports competition and consumer vehicles through the announcement of this season’s Green Challenge Award and …

Mechanics See Ethanol in Action at NASCAR
October 15, 2014 – 5:26 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder  (DomesticFuel.com)   Mechanics in Kansas had the opportunity to learn about NASCAR first hand when they attended the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Kansas …

Gulf Racing Fuels Selling High Performance Fuels Using Gevo’s Renewable Isobutanol
October 3, 2014 – 2:18 pm | No Comment

(Gevo)  Initial Focus on Marine and Off-Road Fuel Markets — Gevo, Inc.(Nasdaq:GEVO), the world’s only commercial producer of renewable isobutanol, announced that it is selling renewable isobutanol to Gulf Racing Fuels for their new line of marine and …

The Absurdity of Zero GHG Formula-E Racing or Advanced Biofuel Racing is the Real Deal
September 13, 2014 – 11:48 pm | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  This past weekend the first race of the much hyped Formula-E electric car series was run in Beijing, China. http://www.racer.com/f1/formula-e/item/108558-formula-e-di-grassi-wins-as-prost-triggers-last-lap-crash

The 45 minute race, which required two electric cars (with …

USU Researchers Blazing Trails with Car Fueled by Algae, Safflower Seeds
September 12, 2014 – 10:54 am | No Comment

by Mike Anderson (Deseret News)  Utah State University researchers are using the Bonneville Salt Flats to market what they believe is the fuel of the future: a biofuel made with algae and safflower seeds.

For some, salt is …

Proposed City of Chicago Ethanol Ordinance Would be a Step in the Right Direction
August 14, 2014 – 6:44 pm | No Comment

by Michael Wang and Jennifer Dunn (Huffington Post/Argonne National Laboratory)  … A proposed City of Chicago ordinance that would require most gas stations to offer E15 fuel – 15 percent ethanol, 85 percent gasoline – is …

Ethanol-Powered Boats Make Splash in Kansas
July 21, 2014 – 1:54 pm | No Comment

by Robert White (Renewable Fuels Association)   … The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) took to the water in 2011 to help dispel some of the myths associated with boating and ethanol. RFA partnered with the National …

Syngenta Donates $108K for Flex Fuel Infrastructure
July 18, 2014 – 7:15 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  During the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen taking place at the Iowa Speedway today, Syngenta announced that they are donating $108,000 to the renewable fuels industry to make flex fuels …

Syngenta, FFA Collaborate on Fundraising at Iowa Speedway Event
July 14, 2014 – 5:04 pm | No Comment

(Syngenta/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Syngenta and lowa FFA chapters will be joining forces to increase awareness of the benefits of American ethanol and to raise money to support flex fuel availability – and the FFA – …

American Ethanol Weekend Preview
July 10, 2014 – 2:49 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)   American Ethanol is racing into Newton, Iowa for an exciting weekend at the Iowa Speedway. It’s an ethanol-powered packed event for American Ethanol. This weekend features the American Ethanol 200 presented by …

IndyCar Returns to Iowa with 50 More Laps
July 2, 2014 – 11:19 am | No Comment

(Iowa Corn Growers Association)  Iowa Corn renews title sponsorship of IndyCar Series race in 2014
as the Iowa Corn Indy 300

“If race car drivers can power the elite IndyCar on E85, we want consumers to feel …

Ethanol Boat Races Ride Into Garnett
June 30, 2014 – 1:22 pm | No Comment

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The popular Garnett Ethanol Hydroplane Shootout is returning to Garnett, Kan., July 12–13. This National Boat Racing Association (NBRA) competition pits drivers of hydroplanes and roundabouts against each other in a fast-paced …

Former Ethanol Car Driver Wins Indy 500
May 28, 2014 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  It was mid-season in 2007 when Ryan Hunter-Reay burst on the IndyCar Series scene wearing the green and blue ethanol logo for Rahal-Letterman Racing. He finished 6th in his first Indy 500 in …

A Strong Voice in Indiana
May 19, 2014 – 5:19 pm | No Comment

by Jim Dukart (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Ethanol plants in Indiana account for some 600 jobs, with an additional 4.9 jobs created for every job at an ethanol plant. The industry has pumped $1.5 billion in …

NASCAR Leader Testifies for Biofuels
April 17, 2014 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing this week on advanced biofuels. Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow of Michigan says advanced biofuels are here now, and they are an important part of the …

American Ethanol on the NASCAR Green® Team
April 1, 2014 – 7:11 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  American Ethanol is once again partnering with NASCAR® for the NASCAR Race to Green™ initiative now through April 25 to promote environmentally friendly biofuels.

The goal of the initiative is to highlight the accomplishments of …

IMSA Green Alternative Fuels Lauded by DOE, EPA
March 15, 2014 – 11:53 pm | No Comment

Leaders from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined top executives from the automobile and fuel industries Saturday at Sebring International Raceway to praise the International Motor Sports …

The Next Generation of Biodiesel Coproduct Research
March 6, 2014 – 3:07 pm | No Comment

Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  The uses of glycerin – crude, USP-grade or otherwise – and other byproducts from biodiesel production are virtually limitless. Profiled here is the glycerin and coproduct research of three Next Generation …

Biodiesel’s Added Value: Time to Get Back on Message
March 6, 2014 – 2:55 pm | No Comment

by Michael Devine  (AMERIgreen Energy/Biodiesel Magazine)  …As a veteran of biodiesel marketing and distribution over the past decade, my first suggestion for the current state of the biodiesel industry is to “get back on message.”

Looking …

Ethanol-Fueled Prototype Car Wins Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2014
February 13, 2014 – 2:09 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  An ethanol-fueled vehicle designed by a team of students from Thailand earned the top place at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2014 event on Feb. 9. Team “How Much Ethanol” …

Would NASCAR Fans Go Green? Lockheed Martin to Find Out
February 11, 2014 – 12:55 pm | No Comment

by Jill R. Aitoro (Washington Business Journal)  Lockheed Martin Corp. and the American Council On Renewable Energy hope to engage millions of NASCAR fans on the benefits of going green.

That’s thanks to a new sponsorship agreement …

Porsche Wins First IMSA Green Racing Challenge at Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona
January 26, 2014 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Porsche 911 (running as #911),fielded by Porsche North America,  and driven by Porsche works drivers Richard Leitz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet, won not only the GTLM class …

Green Racing Challenge Is Back
January 25, 2014 – 1:45 pm | No Comment

By Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Green Racing 2.0 was announced today just before the start of the Rolex 24 Hour Race at Daytona International Speedway. Scott Atherton, President and COO of the race’s sanctioning …

Future of Green Racing Looks Bright
January 25, 2014 – 12:54 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  When the organizers of the American Le Mans Series announced the merger with NASCAR’s GRAND-AM series, we noted that the future of green racing was uncertain.  GRAND-AM vehicles never …

VP Racing Fuels Named Official Fuel Provider of IMSA
January 24, 2014 – 5:42 pm | No Comment

(VP Racing Fuels)  Multiple Green Fuel Formulatins to be Utilized across Multiple Series: The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today (January 20, 2014) named VP Racing Fuels the Official Fuel Provider and a Proud Partner of …

Toyota to Race Biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally
December 18, 2013 – 7:20 pm | No Comment

(Japan Times)  Toyota Auto Body Co. has entered a team in the 2014 Dakar Rally, the subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. said.

The team plans to run a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 sport utility vehicle in …

NASCAR Reaches Five Million Miles on Sunoco Green E15
November 13, 2013 – 10:47 am | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  NASCAR announced today that during the NASCAR Nationwide Series™ race in Phoenix this past weekend it surpassed more than five million competition miles across its three national series on Sunoco Green E15, a biofuel …

Webinar Highlights Ethanol Use in Motorsports
October 28, 2013 – 5:50 pm | No Comment

by Chris Hanson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol’s role in American motorsports was the subject of Ethanol Producer Magazine’s Oct. 24 webinar.

The webinar was moderated by Tim Portz, executive editor of Ethanol Producer Magazine, and Daniel Schwartzkopf, account manager …

Woolworths Limited : Try Before You Buy: Free E10 Fuel Offered to Newcastle Motorists
October 22, 2013 – 12:40 pm | No Comment

(4-Traders.com)  Motorists in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie can get free E10 fuel for one hour today (October 21, 2013)  at Woolworths Petrol in Belmont.

The free fuel hour will kick off on at 9.30am at Woolworths …

Webinar: Exploring the Growing Contribution of Ethanol to American Motorsports October 24, 2013 3:00 PM ET
October 10, 2013 – 6:40 pm | No Comment
Webinar:  Exploring the Growing Contribution of Ethanol to American Motorsports   October 24, 2013  3:00 PM ET

Not long after the ethanol industry began to really gain momentum, key figures within the industry began exploring the idea of leveraging the visibility of motorsports as a venue to highlight the high performance characteristics …

Shell Biofuels Take Vehicles Back to the Future
October 4, 2013 – 2:18 pm | No Comment

by Zain Shauk (Fuel Fix)  …  The fuel, which Shell has produced from waste and inedible crops through at least two different methods, is being developed at a test plant in Houston and a small-scale …

Ford to Debut New EcoBoost Race Engine
October 4, 2013 – 11:48 am | No Comment

(American Le Mans Series/Ford Racing)  As part of its continuing strategy to introduce product-relevant technology into racing, Ford announced today plans to bring its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® racing engine to the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar …

Is Ethanol Fuel Making Indy 500 Cars ‘Greener’? Fuel Chemist Touts Cleaner Emissions
September 23, 2013 – 9:49 pm | No Comment

by Roxanne Palmer  (International Business Times)  Car racing is fueled by chemistry — and the future of race car fuel is looking greener all the time, some chemists say.

The race cars in the Indianapolis 500 first started using ethanol blends …

NASCAR Putting Pedal to the Metal on Ethanol
September 23, 2013 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

by Gabrielle Karol (Fox Business)  When it comes to defending ethanol’s reputation, Illinois Corn Growers Association president Paul Taylor simply points to the race track.

In a Conference Room interview with FBN’s Jeff Flock at Chicagoland Speedway, …

Switzer Builds 2000 hp Ethanol-Fueled Nissan GTR (w/ video)
September 19, 2013 – 10:15 am | No Comment

by Jo Borras (Gas 2)  Switzer Performance has carved out a few special little performance niches for itself in recent years – most notably in alternative fuels tuning and for “advancing the state of the art” when …

Advanced Biofuels USA Responds to Baltimore Sun’s Dan Rodrick’s column: Should the Grand Prix be a symbol of Baltimore?
September 3, 2013 – 4:49 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Klaus Philipsen, quoted in Dan Rodrick’s recent column about the Grand Prix of Baltimore, dislikes what the Grand Prix does, objects to its “heavy-metal aesthetics” and concludes that “racing …

Utah State University Students Run Dragster with Algal Fuel
August 26, 2013 – 11:47 am | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  After a successful 2012 race season powered with yeast biodiesel, the Aggie A-Salt Streamliner, as the dragster is officially known, topped 73 miles per hour this week during its algae-fueled debut. The …

E85 Motorcycle Leaves Critics in the Dust
August 20, 2013 – 5:24 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  You’ve heard of racecars running on E15, E85 or even E100. Recently, I talked to a record-breaking motorcycle team that uses E85.

Can you imagine getting on a motorcycle and …

American Ethanol Brings Home a Victory for Farmers with Dillon Win
July 26, 2013 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

by Gary Truitt (Hoosier Ag Today)  American Ethanol sped into Victory Lane last night as spokesman Austin Dillon held off challengers during an exciting green-white-checkered finish to win the inaugural Mudsummer Classic at the Eldora …

What’s Really Happening with the So-called ‘Blend Wall’? A Fuels America Briefing
July 25, 2013 – 5:39 pm | No Comment

by Sarah Dik (Biotechnology Industry Organization)  The public dialog surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard is robust- and filled with misinformation. On July 11, Rep. Lee Terry and Rep. Bruce Braley held the third of a …

E15 Success Stories from South Dakota, NASCAR
July 16, 2013 – 3:52 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  I heard some interesting and fun E15-related stories recently, about what the fuel has done for a South Dakota station owner as well as some on-track testing of what …

ENOGEN® Corn to Present ‘American Ethanol 200’ NASCAR Truck Race at Iowa Speedway
June 27, 2013 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

(Syngenta/Iowa Speedway)  Officials at Iowa Speedway announced today (June 24, 2013) that Syngenta and its Enogen brand seed corn will be the presenting sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Newton …

Conversation with Racing Legend Bobby Rahal at Detroit Grand Prix
June 25, 2013 – 11:09 am | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) While attending the Detroit Grand Prix races earlier this month, we had the opportunity to spend some time with racing legend Bobby Rahal. Bobby is the 1986 Indianapolis 500 …

Can Advanced Biofuels Help Revitalize IndyCar?
June 5, 2013 – 12:53 pm | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) The car racing carnival came to Detroit this past weekend. The venue was Belle Isle, once a beautiful island park in the Detroit River that served as a verdant …

Mazda Wins Again with SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel: Is It Renewable?
June 4, 2013 – 4:59 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  NASCAR’s sportscar racing division, GrandAm, and Green Racing aren’t words that you see together.  For one thing, GrandAm competitors race on all-petroleum race fuel. Yet, GrandAm and the American Le …

Plenty of Sunshine and Creativity at 25th Annual Supermileage Challenge
May 28, 2013 – 7:34 pm | No Comment

(Minnesota Cornerstone)  …Nearly 500 students from 50 schools built more than 80 cars and competed in the 25thannual Supermileage Challenge, which has long been sponsored in part by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. Supermileage Challenge is …

High Compression Ratios and Ethanol Blends Combine to Make a Super-efficient Car
May 10, 2013 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

by RP Siegel (Industry Market Trends Green & Clean Journal/ThomasNet.com)  Four years ago, American LeMans kicked off its first green racing season. The program, which requires teams to use alternative fuels such as ethanol blends (E10 or …

German Rapper Smudo’s Bioconcept Car to Perform in 24-Hour Race
May 3, 2013 – 12:23 am | No Comment

(UFOP/Biodiesel Magazine)  On May 19, more than 200 race cars will start at the traditional ADAC 24-hour race on the Nürburgring’s legendary Nordschleife track. With more than 200,000 visitors, it is the largest motor sporting …

NASCAR Launches Initiatives Further Inspiring Fans to Positively Impact Environment
April 26, 2013 – 2:46 pm | No Comment

(NASCAR) NASCAR Race to Green™ Will Rally Fans, Industry and Partners around Sustainable Behavior

NASCAR Green Clean Air Tree Planting Program™ Delivered by UPS to Neutralize Carbon Emissions of All NASCAR National Series Racing in 2013

NASCAR Releases …

Liberty Tire Recycling Joins NASCAR Green® To Bolster Largest Recycling Program In Sports
April 26, 2013 – 2:39 pm | No Comment

(NASCAR) Official Tire Recycler Of NASCAR Green To Recycle Approximately 120,000 Goodyear Tires Annually

As part of NASCAR Race to Green™, a month-long, industry-wide effort to reduce the sport’s carbon footprint, NASCAR and Liberty Tire Recycling has …

All Eyes on DeltaWing in Season Opener for ALMS
March 14, 2013 – 4:22 pm | No Comment

by Jeff Olson (USA Today)  …Designed by Ben Bowlby, former technical director for Chip Ganassi Racing, the DeltaWing’s appeal lies with its fuel savings and raceability. It’s about half the weight of a typical prototype and …

American Ethanol Enhances Sponsorship of Richard Childress Racing
February 25, 2013 – 7:59 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine) American Ethanol announced its plans to enhance its partnership with Richard Childress Racing and driver Austin Dillon for the 2013 NASCAR season. Dillon will race the No. 33 American Ethanol …

Mazda’s Newest Race Cars Are Powered By Chicken Guts
January 21, 2013 – 8:44 pm | No Comment

by Joann Muller (Forbes)  When the grueling 2013 Rolex 24 endurance race kicks off at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 26, the field will include three Mazda6 race cars powered by an unusual type of renewable fuel.

The ultra-clean, synthetic …

Could Formula One Racing Cars Influence Family Cars of the Future?
January 13, 2013 – 1:56 pm | No Comment

(Balkans.com)  … It seems unlikely but motorsport engineers and specialists from around the world have been discussing just that at the 2013 Race Tech World Motorsport Symposium.

McLaren and Caterham Formula One racing teams, plus Audi Sport …

Future of Green Racing in US Unclear after 2013
January 6, 2013 – 6:04 pm | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA) The future of the American Le Mans GreenX ChallengeTM in particular and Green Racing in general is uncertain past the 2013 racing season. On Friday, January 4th 2013, NASCAR GRAND-AM …

Cars Fueled by Air?
December 23, 2012 – 4:11 pm | No Comment

by Bailey (Planet Forward)  It’s not magic, it’s chemistry!  That’s what the chief executive of Air-Fuel Synthesis says about their fuel that’s made, literally, out of thin air!

The company says they’ve developed technology that creates …

ANSYS Drives Design Of New Mazda SKYACTIV-D Racing Engine
December 18, 2012 – 10:59 am | No Comment

(Yahoo!/PRNewsWire)  Mazda racing teams will zip around the track with greater fuel efficiency and fewer emissions thanks to the motorsports version of its new revolutionary SKYACTIV-D clean-diesel engine, designed by SpeedSource Race Engineering using ANSYS …

Scripps Grad Burns Algae on Baja Road Race
November 9, 2012 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  ristian Gustavson, a master’s degree graduate of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is taking his algae-based biofuel message on the road. Starting Nov. 15, Gustavson will ride a motorcycle …

SAE International Book Takes You Inside the Workings of a Grand Prix Motorcycle Engine
October 31, 2012 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

(Business Journals/SAE/PR NewsWire)  SAE International offers a book that takes readers inside engines of World Championship Grand Prix motorcycles, detailing the design concepts that make them work.

“Engine Design Concepts for World Championship Grand Prix Motorcycles” is …

Three Million Miles Strong
October 23, 2012 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  In a world full of innovation and new advancements at every (left) turn, American industries are increasingly conscientious of creating a better America. Powered by Sunoco Green E15, a fuel containing 15 percent …

Congratulations DeltaWing!!! “Best Fifth Place Ever!”
October 21, 2012 – 10:51 am | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  From hopes that it would be the new IndyCar, to a wild ride at the 24 Hours at Le Mans, through a frightening crash during practice on Wednesday at …

More Questions than Answers about the Future of Green Racing at Road Atlanta
October 21, 2012 – 9:41 am | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  At the American Le Mans Series race in Baltimore over Labor Day weekend, in reaction to the news about the GRAND-AM and American Le Mans Series merger, we wrote, …

Petit Le Mans 10-hour/1,000-mile MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge GT Championship
October 19, 2012 – 7:09 pm | No Comment

(American Le Mans Series/Michelin)  The journey to the 2012 MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge championships ends with a 1000-mile test of high-speed performance as the 2012 American Le Mans Series finale gets underway at Road Atlanta’s …

Flybrid Mechanical Hybrid System Powering Dyson Racing Prototype at 10 Hour Race on Saturday
October 18, 2012 – 10:42 pm | No Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Hybrid energy storage systems will play some part in the effort to meet the new 54.5 mpg CAFE standards. Their importance will be dictated by their weight and efficiency. …

Advanced Biofuels USA Logo Gets Prominent Placement at Petit Le Mans
October 18, 2012 – 8:28 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (AdvancedBiofuelsUSA)  Donations to Advanced Biofuels USA come in many shapes and sizes.  Financial support is always welcome.  We also accept “in kind” contributions.

This weekend, the Advanced Biofuels USA logo may be seen …

What’s a Biodiesel Guy Like You Doing in a Spark Ignition Place Like This?
October 18, 2012 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  That’s the question that Greg Murphy wants you to ask as he pilots the year-old Dublin-based Murphy Prototypes endurance race team to contention in European Le Mans and American …

And He Walked Away… Gunnar Jeannette OK after scary crash in Nissan DeltaWing
October 17, 2012 – 11:14 pm | No Comment

(American Le Mans Series)  Gunnar Jeannette walked away from a horrifying crash in the Nissan DeltaWing on Wednesday during testing for Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Despite the car flipping and skidding on the …

DeltaWing Racing Forward to 2013 in ALMS: IMSA Confirms Radical Racer Will Be Eligible for Future Championships
October 15, 2012 – 9:28 am | No Comment

(American Le Mans Series)   Next weekend’s Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda will be the first race in North America for the Nissan DeltaWing. The good news is that it certainly won’t be the last.

The …

Utah State Dragster Runs on Cheese Waste Biofuel
September 26, 2012 – 8:20 pm | No Comment

A team of engineering students from Utah State University has set a new land speed record using a car that burns a new form of sustainable biofuel made from a waste product of the cheese manufacturing process.

“How many people …

Ethanol Powered Muscle Cars Hit the Track In Kearney
September 26, 2012 – 6:19 pm | No Comment

by Emily Roehler (NebraskaTV)  It’s being billed as “8 Seconds of Corn-fed Madness.”

Street-legal muscle cars doing 180 mph on a quarter-mile track, powered by ethanol, the renewable fuel made from corn, will race down the track …

Nissan DeltaWing Returns to Racing at Petit Le Mans
September 24, 2012 – 10:56 am | No Comment

(American LeMans Series) …  The pioneering, dart-shaped Nissan DeltaWing will compete in the 1,000-mile Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda on Oct. 17-20 at Road Atlanta. The revolutionary race car was designed to perform like …

Utah State Team Sets New Speed Record on Waste-Based Biodiesel
September 19, 2012 – 4:03 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)   A team of faculty and students from Utah State University set a land speed record this month in a student-built car run on biodiesel fuel also produced by the …

Promoting Ethanol at Chicagoland Speedway
September 19, 2012 – 1:36 pm | No Comment

by Chuck Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The President of the Chicagoland Speedway believes that Illinois Farmers and American Ethanol have been great partners for NASCAR.

…The Chicagoland race featured an Illinois Family Farmers exhibit in Champions Park outside the track that featured …

Dyson Racing to Run Flybrid KERS Hybrid System
September 13, 2012 – 6:13 pm | No Comment

(Dyson Racing)  The corollaries that racing is always pushing the boundaries of technology and Dyson Racing never stands still meet this weekend at the American Le Mans Series VIR 240.  The defending series champions will …

Future of Green Racing Uncertain
September 4, 2012 – 3:23 pm | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  John Dagy’s September 1st SpeedTV.com article  that broke the story of NASCAR merging their GRAND-AM sports car series with the American Le Mans racing series probably didn’t mean …

2nd Annual Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit September 7, 2012 Sonoma, CA
August 29, 2012 – 9:55 am | No Comment
2nd Annual Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit    September 7, 2012    Sonoma, CA

Through its Accelerating Sustainable Performance program, the raceway has established itself as a North American hub for emerging technologies related to sustainability and performance in motor sports.

Whether it’s a 1,700-panel Panasonic solar installation or electric …

Bio-Diesel Jet Car Makes a Pit Stop in Wetaskiwin
August 21, 2012 – 11:02 am | No Comment

by Nichole Goetz (The Wetaskiwin Times)  Not many people can say they have taken a car down a quarter-mile track in 6.3 seconds going more than 250 kilometers per hour.

But jet car driver Kevin Therres …

2013 SAE Collegiate Design Series Season Various Dates and Locations March-June 2013
August 20, 2012 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
2013 SAE Collegiate Design Series Season  Various Dates and Locations March-June 2013

The 2013 Collegiate Design Series (CDS) competition schedule, registration fees, maximum number of teams accepted for each event and the registration opening and closing are listed below.

You must read and follow the registration requirements and …

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Team to Use E85 in SAE Competition
August 20, 2012 – 1:48 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder  (DomesticFuel.com)  University racing teams participating in the Formula SAE Collegiate design and performance racing series have the opportunity to develop race cars with alternative fuels. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln team has chosen to compete in the …

Biodiesel Powers Truck to Pulling Win
August 15, 2012 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  The power of biodiesel was on display in Wisconsin for all to see as Herb Blaser’s 2011 Dodge Cummins Diesel 3500 roared to a win at the 2012 Almena Fun Days …

E85 + Small Displacement Turbocharged Engine = High Efficiency and Mileage: Proof from the Racetrack
August 7, 2012 – 12:36 pm | One Comment

by Robert Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  “2 more laps on 4 or 5 less gallons.” Mid-Ohio Honda Indy 200 Winner Scott Dixon in post-race interview

Abstract 

We added Green Racing to the Advanced Biofuels USA website to …

Fuel Efficiency and Cellulosic Ethanol Fuel MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge Winners at ALMS Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge
August 4, 2012 – 7:01 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Racing with E85, BMW Team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Wins Mid-Ohio MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge.  Nissan Wins For First Time.

In its fourth season, the MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge awards the “cleanest, fastest, moste …

Hydroplane Tests out Biofuel this Weekend
July 31, 2012 – 1:55 pm | No Comment

Josh Peterson (KVEW TV)  One of the hydroplanes competing in the Columbia Cup this weekend is showing the racing community that biofuel is a viable option to race with.

The Oh Boy! Oberto hydroplane ran with …

Biodiesel Use in Competition, and in Getting to the Track
July 24, 2012 – 4:41 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  What does a U.S.-based NASCAR hauler with solar panels have in common with a championship vehicle developed by a Japanese team attempting to break a world record in Kuala Lumpur? Both …

National Ad Campaign Takes off Showcasing America’s Advanced Biofuel
July 23, 2012 – 5:16 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  …As the U.S. biodiesel industry shows in its just-launched ad campaign, biodiesel is here, now.

This ad campaign is the second time the industry has taken to the airwaves, television screens, Web …

American Ethanol 200 Pre-Race Adds to Fan Experience
July 6, 2012 – 1:02 pm | No Comment

(SpeedwayMedia.com)  …Also for the first time ever, there will be a ‘mini airshow’ during the pre-race festivities for the fans in attendance. The Vanguard Squadron, from Sioux Falls, SD, and whose planes fly on 100% …

Ethanol Racer YouTube
June 26, 2012 – 7:18 pm | No Comment

Stock car racer Greg Jensen and engine builder Kevin Stoa have collaborated to race successfully on a blend of 75 percent ethanol and 25 percent racing gasoline. Jensen is winning over other drivers to the …

DeltaWing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
June 17, 2012 – 8:28 pm | No Comment

By Bob Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Senior Green Racing Editor Bob Kozak has been following the breakthrough DeltaWing race car since the project started. He thinks it has a lot to teach us as we …

Indy Circuit to Use E85 for Races
June 15, 2012 – 1:37 pm | No Comment

by Tim Hoskins (Iowa Farmer Today)  With a new design, Indy Car also has changed the fuel mixture to E-85 for cars competing on the circuit.

The Iowa Corn 250 IZOD IndyCar Series will be June …

Dutch Autosport Industry Drives Forward in Fuel Sustainability Stakes
June 7, 2012 – 12:21 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  The 48th edition of the ELE Rally in the Netherlands hosted races that had cars fuelled by Gasoline Ethanol Methanol (GEM) from second generation biofuels producer BioMCN.

…The BioMCN GEM concept has been developed and …