American Ethanol Powerboat Captain Killed in Crash

Cindy Zimmerman American Ethanol, Boats, Ethanol, Growth Energy, Uncategorized

Captain Keith Holmes of the American Ethanol Cat Can Do Racing Team was killed in a crash Sunday during the St. Clair River Classic offshore powerboat race in Michigan. The owner of CK Motorsports and throttleman of the American Ethanol Cat Can Do Catamaran, Holmes was considered one of the world’s premier offshore powerboat racers. Holmes was a strong supporter …

American Ethanol, Boats, Ethanol, Growth Energy, Uncategorized

American Ethanol Powerboat Wins Again

Cindy Zimmerman American Ethanol, Boats, Ethanol

The American Ethanol Mystic Powerboat took home “Top Gun” honors Sunday at the Grand Lake of the Cherokees (GLOC) Shootout with a 200-mph run. The American Ethanol Mystic Powerboat boat, which usually finishes in the top of its field in competition, is owned by Don Onken and runs on an E90 ethanol blend. “We have had an excellent run of …

American Ethanol, Boats, Ethanol

American Ethanol Driver Wins

Cindy Zimmerman American Ethanol, NASCAR

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 race on Oct. 15, 2000 at Talladega. It was the first career Monster Energy Series win for Dillon, who races the No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/AAA Chevrolet SS team car, …

American Ethanol, NASCAR

Meet the Ethanol Crappie Masters Teams

Cindy Zimmerman American Ethanol, Audio, Boats, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Corn growers and ethanol producers have both seen an opportunity to educate serious anglers on the ethanol industry and the performance of 10 percent ethanol fuel in boat motors. Terry Richard and Casey Rayner were chosen as the Renewable Fuels Association team in the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail this year as RFA became a title sponsor. “We’ve always used ethanol …

American Ethanol, Audio, Boats, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Ethanol Powering Crappie Masters Boats

Chuck Zimmerman American Ethanol, biofuels, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

When it comes to using ethanol blended fuel in your boat engine it is important to follow manufacturer directions and actually just properly maintain your equipment. That is advice from pro fishermen like Terry Richard here. Terry and teammate Casey Rayner will be competing in this weekend’s Crappie Masters tournament sponsored by The Renewable Fuels Association, American Ethanol, and Bass …

American Ethanol, biofuels, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

#Ethanol Fan Childress to Join NASCAR Hall of Fame

Cindy Zimmerman American Ethanol, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR

Racing legend and American Ethanol supporter Richard Childress will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame this week. A self-made racer and owner, Childress helped move NASCAR to 15 percent ethanol and also serves as a board member for Growth Energy. “He helped introduce the sport to ethanol, demonstrating time and again the performance benefits of higher-octane, homegrown fuels,” …

American Ethanol, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR

Memorable Moments for American Ethanol in 2016

Joanna Schroeder American Ethanol, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, NCGA

There have been many memorable moments for the American Ethanol program this year and its driver Austin Dillon. The 2016 NASCAR racing season was a great one for Dillon finishing 14th in points and securing 13 top-ten CUP finishes during his third full season. Another great moment – Dillon winning the pole position in the Sprint Cup race at the …

American Ethanol, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, NCGA

NASCAR Surpasses 10 Million Miles on Green #E15

Joanna Schroeder American Ethanol, biofuels, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR

NASCAR has announced that during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, it will surpass 10 million competition miles fueled by Sunoco Green E15. The miles were accumulated during practices and qualifying and racing laps. This season is the 6th since Sunoco and American Ethanol began a partnership and the green fuel was debuted …

American Ethanol, biofuels, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR

Growth Energy Talks Ethanol with FFA

Jamie Johansen Ag group, American Ethanol, Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy

FFA students already understand the importance of ethanol to rural communities and national security, says Cory Harris of Growth Energy and American Ethanol.  That’s why they’ve chosen this special group of agriculture students to focus the message of performance. “Our message here at National FFA Convention, […] we really wanted to focus this year on engine performance with Ethanol,” Harris told …

Ag group, American Ethanol, Audio, Ethanol, Growth Energy

American Ethanol Sweepstakes Winners Take on Talladega

Joanna Schroeder American Ethanol, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, NCGA

The American Ethanol sweepstakes winners are taking on the infamous Talladega this week in sweet home Alabama. Fans won’t be seeing the likes of NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby (yes, I went there – Talladega Nights, the Ballad of Ricky Bobby) but they are going to see some amazing racing from drivers in speedsters fueled by E15, 15 percent ethanol and …

American Ethanol, E15, Ethanol, Growth Energy, NASCAR, NCGA