American Ethanol Kicks Off NASCAR Sweepstakes

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American Ethanol has kicked off a NASCAR “We’ve Got the Power” sweepstakes to promote the benefits of ethanol and the use of E15 in vehicles 2001 or newer. The series will surpass 10 million miles of racing fueled by E15 this season. Fans who sign up for No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet driver Austin Dillon’s Green Army by sharing their …

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NASCAR Green Features Ethanol

Joanna Schroeder

Last week was NASCAR Green week in celebration of Earth Day. According to the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), it was also the perfect time to promote the benefits of American Ethanol. Since 2008, NASCAR drivers have been racing with E15 and to promote the green benefits, NASCAR released a video. According to NASCAR in an ethanol feature piece, this …

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Growth Energy Holds 7th Leadership Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol industry organization Growth Energy is holding its seventh annual Executive Leadership Conference in Orlando this week. After a weekend at the Daytona 500 to highlight American Ethanol, the meeting kicked off Monday morning with the Chairman’s Report from Jeff Broin, co-chair of Growth Energy’s Board of Directors. Broin noted that the industry had a record year producing a product …

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American Ethanol Helps Celebrate Higher Blends

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Ethanol No. 3 NASCAR display provided the perfect backdrop last week in Florida for the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership announcement that means 5,000 new higher blend ethanol pumps in 21 states. Growth Energy co-chairman Tom Buis says the American Ethanol NASCAR racing sponsorship has proven the performance of 15 percent ethanol blends over the past five years. “Almost eight …

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American Ethanol Race Car Hits Top Speeds

Joanna Schroeder

The American Ethanol No. 3 car hit tops speeds this weekend during the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. The E15 fueled race car was recorded as the fastest on the track. “We has a really fast American Ethanol Chevrolet. I was catching everybody in front of us,” said Austin Dillon, American Ethanol driver. While speed was on Austin’s side, …

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NASCAR Drives toward Championship on Ethanol

John Davis

It’s a big time of the year for race fans as NASCAR heads into the second round of it’s championship series this weekend. And this news article from the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) says American Ethanol is fueling that drive to the championship. With E15 American Ethanol featured on the side of every car and on the start/re-start green …

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American Ethanol “Top Gun” at Lake Ozark Shootout

Cindy Zimmerman

American Ethanol made a big splash at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout held in central Missouri recently. More than 100,000 spectators gathered to watch nearly 100 boats race along the one-mile course, and the boat crowned as the “Top Gun” was the American Ethanol 51-foot Mystic Powerboats catamaran. The boat, named after its fuel, logged a top speed of …

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American Ethanol Goes Old School in Darlington

Joanna Schroeder

American Ethanol is going old school for the upcoming race on September 6, 2015 in Darlington Raceway. During the Southern 500, the team will leave its traditional green and black design behind for racing suits that bring back the days when Dillion’s grandfather, Richard Childress, circled NASCAR tracks in a classic No 3. red and white Chevrolet. The throwback race …

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Governors Announce Ethanol Labeling Initiative

Joanna Schroeder

In an effort to promote the American Ethanol brand, Iowa and Nebraska Governors have announced a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the use of ethanol blends including E10, E15, E30 and E85. Both states are offering the approved labels free of charge. The American Ethanol brand was introduced in 2011 when NASCAR adopted E15. So not to confuse consumers, …

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