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Growth Energy Announces Partnership between American Ethanol and Universal Technical Institute
April 25, 2018 – 11:22 am | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  Today, Growth Energy announced a new partnership initiative between its American Ethanol program and Universal Technical Institute (UTI), the nation’s leading provider of technical training for automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine …

Letter: E15 Fuel Availability Arrives in Freeport with Casey’s
February 22, 2018 – 9:04 pm | No Comment

by Ray Baker (Journal Standard)  Adkins Energy is excited to welcome Casey’s, the first gas station in Freeport to offer E15 fuel. E15 is 85 percent regular gasoline and 15 percent ethanol, and it gives all …

E15 Biofuel in NASCAR and Spreading across the Country
June 30, 2017 – 4:45 pm | No Comment

by Erin Kidd (Independent Tribune)  When Austin Dillon crossed the finish line and made his way to Victory Lane at the Coca-Cola 600, there were smiles from all of his supporters and probably from Dr. …

Engine Smart. Earth Kind.
June 29, 2017 – 7:03 pm | No Comment

by Jamie Johansen (  The story of biofuels seems pretty simple when you hear the words, “Engine smart and earth kind,” from Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor.

“E15 is a win, win fuel for consumers. It’s the 21-century …

E15 at the Pump with Kum & Go
June 29, 2017 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

by Jamie Johansen (  Kum & Go stores launched E15 about two years ago because of the growing demand for higher octane and a lower cost fuel option for customers. We met up with Jim Pirolli, …

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

by Cindy Zimmerman (  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 …

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 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 …

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

by Joanna Schroeder (  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 (  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 (  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, …

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 …

American Ethanol Front and Center at Texas Motor Speedway November 6-8, 2015
November 3, 2015 – 7:02 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association)  For the third year in a row, Texas Corn Producers is teaming up with American Ethanol at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. On November 6 through 8, American Ethanol …

Biofuels Mobile Education Center Spreads Awareness of Biofuels
November 3, 2015 – 6:58 pm | No Comment

by Shannon Yokley (Brownfield Ag News)  The Biofuels Mobile Education Center (BMEC) is traveling from coast to coast to spread awareness about the benefits of ethanol. One of their recent stops was at the Kansas …

USDA Secretary Vilsack in Kissimmee to Make Biofuel Announcement
October 28, 2015 – 2:13 pm | No Comment

(Protec Fuel/PR Newswire)  Citgo Ethanol Station Hosts State, Federal, Investment News  —  Protec Fuel is proud to welcome U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to Mid-State Energy’s Kissimmee Citgo E15 and E85 retail station …

The Drivers Seat: Ethanol Update
September 28, 2015 – 5:09 pm | No Comment

by Bobby Likis (Car Clinic Network)  Recently, Lauren Fix appeared on the Jacki Daily Show and took aim at Ethanol.  Really?   Yes, something needs to be fixed. And it’s not ethanol.  What needs to be …

Nebraska and Iowa Governors Announce American Ethanol Pump Labeling Initiative
August 7, 2015 – 12:49 pm | No Comment

(Nebraska Corn Board) Governors of the nation’s top two ethanol-producing states jointly announced the launch of a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the American Ethanol brand.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad have …

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 …

Missionary Zeal for Ethanol in Roots of NASCAR Sponsor
July 6, 2015 – 4:36 pm | No Comment

by Mario Parker (Bloomberg/Seattle Times)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which administers the ethanol program, has proposed a sharp cutback in ethanol mandates that were expanded by Congress in 2007. — Jeff Broin’s silhouette shines in the …

Syngenta Working with Iowa FFA Chapters to Support Ethanol
June 18, 2015 – 6:37 pm | No Comment

(Syngenta)  -FFA members to engage race-goers at the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen – Fundraising initiative will benefit flex fuel infrastructure and local FFA chapters -Funds to be matched by Syngenta
Syngenta and lowa FFA members …

NASCAR Fans Support Ethanol, Reach Out to EPA
June 18, 2015 – 6:25 pm | No Comment

by John Davis (  NASCAR fans are serving as an important source for support of ethanol and letting the Obama Administration know their displeasure over the government’s proposal on how much of the green fuel …

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

by Joanna Schroeder  (   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 …

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 (  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 …

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 …

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, …

Bloomberg Fuel Choices Summit November 12-13, 2013 Tel Aviv, Israel
August 29, 2013 – 12:25 pm | No Comment
Bloomberg Fuel Choices Summit   November 12-13, 2013   Tel Aviv, Israel

Israel has the world’s most ambitious target to change its transportation system – replacing 60% of its oil consumption with new technologies by 2025.  It is a bold goal, and one with profound implications for …

State Corn Groups Lay Groundwork for Higher Ethanol Blends, Greater Consumer Choice
October 25, 2012 – 2:57 pm | No Comment

(National Corn Growers Association)  State corn associations across the country are working diligently to make the increased use of higher ethanol blends a reality through programs to put the necessary infrastructure in place. Laying the …

American Ethanol No. 3 Chevy Debuts in Vegas
March 14, 2012 – 4:59 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (  The American Ethanol No. 3 Chevy made its debut over the weekend at the Las Vegas Nationwide Series Sam’s Town 300 with rookie driver Austin Dillon finishing strong in 7th place.
…  (Illinois corn farmer, chairman of …

The Fan Connection: NASCAR Looks Back on a Year of E15 as the 2012 Season Kicks off in February
February 27, 2012 – 7:53 am | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The basic message of 2011 was simple: If E15 is good enough for NASCAR racecars, it’s good enough for street cars too.
Backing up that message is the fact that …

POET Targets Additional 10% GHG Reduction, 500 Million Pounds of Biobased Products
November 18, 2011 – 10:47 am | No Comment

(POET)  Goals part of Ingreenuity, the company’s initiative to enhance the environmental performance of ethanol
At the NASCAR Green Summit today (November 17, 2011), POET announced plans to decrease the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of ethanol …

Ethanol Logs a Million NASCAR Miles
September 23, 2011 – 9:55 am | No Comment

(Western Farm Press/National Corn Growers Association)    …”Jobs, less air pollution and reduced dependence on oil imports are all good reasons to use more ethanol.”
…The ‘white paper,’ “One Million Competition Miles on Sunoco Green E15” …

NASCAR Embraces Ethanol Fuel Blend; Wallace, Childress on Hand to Discuss Partnership
September 7, 2011 – 8:20 am | No Comment

by Chris Lusvardi (Herald Review)  NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace is hoping ethanol can be the key to success in the race cars he drives.
Wallace seems to have fully embraced NASCAR’s move to use a 15 …

NCGA Highlights NASCAR Program at ACE Event
August 31, 2011 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (  During the American Coalition for Ethanol Conference this past week in Des Moines, Iowa, the attendees were treated to a presentation on green NASCAR initiatives including their use of ethanol, by Bart …

2011 FEW Review: Advancing the Industry Through Promotion, Policy and Technology
August 23, 2011 – 8:55 am | No Comment

by Holly Jessen, Kris Bevill, Ron Kotrba and Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo is well-known for its top-notch networking opportunities and technically oriented panel sessions, but it …

Danica Patrick Says Ethanol Is Great
July 13, 2011 – 8:26 am | No Comment

by Chuck  (  …I asked her for a comment on having Iowa corn growers supporting this race again and what she thinks about racing with ethanol. She said, “I think that we’re in definitely in …

FEW: NASCAR ‘In Your Corner,’ CEO Tells Ethanol Industry
July 5, 2011 – 3:36 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  …NASCAR had to be confident the fuel would withstand 500-mile races at 200 miles per hour without causing engine troubles. The bottom line is: NASCAR would not have selected …

The American Ethanol Racecar Making Its Debut in Kansas!
May 20, 2011 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

(Growth Energy)  The American Ethanol NASCAR racecar is making its grand entrance.
At the June 5th NASCAR Kansas Speedway Sprint Cup race, the No. 33 Chevrolet racecar, driven by Kansas native Clint Bowyer of Richard Childress …

E15 for NASCAR: Cellulosic Ethanol is on the Table
February 19, 2011 – 2:54 pm | One Comment

by Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Part I: An Interview with Mike Lynch, Managing Director of NASCAR’s Green Initiative When millions of people watch the NASCAR Daytona 500 this Sunday they will see all …

American Ethanol Has NASCAR Racing Partner
February 18, 2011 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (  American Ethanol has entered into a sponsor partnership with Richard Childress Racing and its No. 33 Chevrolet driver, Clint Bowyer, for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
American Ethanol will be the …

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jeff Gordon Say E15 Good for the USA, Good for the Environment
February 13, 2011 – 8:56 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)   Use of E15 in NASCAR vehicles is so new that Top NASCAR drivers, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., are still giving pretty much unpackaged, sincerely candid answers …

Chevy VP of High Performance Vehicles Says No Racing without Biofuels
February 12, 2011 – 3:37 pm | No Comment

by Robert E. Kozak (Advanced Biofuels USA)  NASCAR is kicking off their season next week with the Daytona 500. This year all 43 cars in the 500 will be running on E-15 for the first …

Catch Cans Removed from NASCAR’s National Tours
December 30, 2010 – 8:04 am | No Comment

by Dave Rodman   (NASCAR)  NASCAR is trying to make pit road safer in all three of its national tours in 2011 as the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series will now adopt the refueling system …

NASCAR Sets Sights on E15 Use by 2011
May 3, 2010 – 4:11 pm | One Comment

(Fox News)  When NASCAR takes the green flag in 2011, race cars are expected to be fueled by E15 — a mixture of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline.
Hendrick Motorsports is already testing the …

Fuel Injection “On Target” for 2011 Debut, NASCAR Says
March 25, 2010 – 7:51 am | No Comment

(  NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton says that the sanctioning body is on target for introducing fuel injection systems to Sprint Cup racing for 2011. He added that NASCAR is also close to …

Indiana Company Leading ARCA West Fuel Conversion
February 21, 2010 – 3:11 pm | No Comment

(Inside Indiana Business)  Sales and marketing arm of ARCA West, Itzen Media officially announced that Ignite Racing Fuel will become the title sponsor of the ARCA West Series. Ignite Racing Fuel will be replacing previous …

NASCAR, Rooted in Fossil Fuels, Turning over New, Green Leaf
October 30, 2009 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

by Nate Ryan  (USA Today)  …The concept might seem incongruous in a sport inherently tied to an internal combustion engine that many find synonymous with global warming, but NASCAR, despite cars with an eye-popping 5 …

NASCAR Hires Lynch to Head ‘Green’ Initiative
November 20, 2008 – 12:16 pm | One Comment

As NASCAR develops an industry-wide initiative to address the environment, the sanctioning body has taken an even bigger step in hiring Dr. Mike Lynch to head up a new Green initiative.
“Mike will be developing and …