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 …

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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 …

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Fishing Tournament Owner Defends Ethanol Ad

Cindy Zimmerman Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

As the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) expanded its boating and ethanol advertising campaign this week, the owner of a Missouri-based fishing tournament defended the ads against an attack by a boating organization. BoatUS sent out a scathing press release attempting to discredit RFA’s campaign and associated infographic by pointing out the “hard truth” as opposed to RFA “spin,” including: SPIN: …

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RFA Launches Ethanol and Boating Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

With summer just around the corner, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has launched an advertising campaign to explain the fact regarding ethanol usage in marine engines. The campaign kicked off with a two-page ad in the latest issue of Marina Dock Age, which is delivered to nearly every marina in the United States. The campaign will also feature educational outreach …

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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 …

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Crappie Masters is Big Target for Ethanol Message

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

The ethanol industry is casting a wide net to hook anglers with the facts about using ten percent ethanol (E10) in boat engines by sponsoring the Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail. “There are over 18 million panfishing anglers in the United States and that’s just a base of what we touch,” says Crappie Masters owner Mike Vallentine, who bought …

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Ethanol Helping Crappie Masters Grow

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

Grenada Lake, Mississippi was host last weekend for the Mississippi State Championship, one stop on the 2017 Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail. The Renewable Fuels Association is a title sponsor of the tournament, along with Bass Pro Shops, and it has the support of Missouri Corn Growers and American Ethanol as well. Brian Sowers is co-host of Crappie Masters …

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Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters, Boats & E10

Chuck Zimmerman Audio, Boats, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, RFA

In this report I will feature some comments from Crappie Masters and their Grenada Lake tournament which is happening this weekend in Grenada, MS. The Renewable Fuels Association is a title sponsor of the Crappie Master American Tournament Trail which puts them on par with other sponsors like Bass Pro Shops. In the report you’ll hear from the owner of …

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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 …

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Bon Voyage Biodiesel – Ship Sets Sail on B20

Cindy Zimmerman advance biofuels, Biodiesel, blends, Boats, NBB

Biodiesel is taking to the high seas in a special ship traveling from Rhode Island to an ultimate goal of Cuba on 6,000 gallons of B20. The 200-foot Sailing School Vessel Oliver Hazard Perry fueled up with 20 percent biodiesel this week at Newport Shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island as it begins a voyage from New England to Florida, then …

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