The National Corn Growers Association, the Ohio Corn Growers Association, the Renewable Fuels Association and five-time International Hot Rod Association Funny Car champion Mark Thomas were on Capitol Hill Wednesday to promote ethanol’s success as America’s renewable fuel. Nearly 1000 people turned out to see the race car, which runs on 100 percent ethanol on the IHRA circuit.
Pictured in the close up are Mark Thomas; Sen. Jim Talent (R-Mo.); Corn Cob Bob; Bob Dineen, RFA President: and Jon Doggett, NCGA Vice President of Public Policy. The full shot of everyone also includes Aaron Poldberg, President of the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA); Mike Perry, IHRA; Scott Mackie, General Motors Regional General Manager; Rick Tolman, NCGA CEO; Dwayne Siekman, OCGA Executive Director; David Gibson, Corn Producers Association of Texas, Executive Director and Craig Floss, Iowa Corn Growers Association CEO. Click here to see the BIG picture of all the suits.