Iowa Races Spotlight Corn and Ethanol

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The Iowa Speedway hosts two racing events this summer that put corn and ethanol in the spotlight on the track. The NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen is coming up Saturday, June 24. This is the fifth consecutive year of the American Ethanol partnership and the fourth consecutive year with Enogen at Iowa Speedway. Enogen corn …

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American Ethanol Driver Wins

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 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, …

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#Ethanol Fan Childress to Join NASCAR Hall of Fame

Cindy Zimmerman

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,” …

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Memorable Moments for American Ethanol in 2016

Joanna Schroeder

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 …

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NASCAR Surpasses 10 Million Miles on Green #E15

Joanna Schroeder

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 …

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American Ethanol Sweepstakes Winners Take on Talladega

Joanna Schroeder

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 …

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Mycogen Seeds, Richard Childress Promote Biofuels

Joanna Schroeder

This past weekend, Mycogen Seeds along with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) sported a new paint scheme for the No. 3 Dow/Mycogen Chevrolet SS driven by Austin Dillon. The paint scheme included the company logo of POET, one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol and other biorefined products. The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race …

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#Enogen4Energy Committed to #Ethanol & #Farmers

Joanna Schroeder

One theme for the very successful ethanol NASCAR race weekend at Iowa Speedway was #4Enogen4Energy – or seeing in action Syngenta’s commitment to the American ethanol industry and to American farmers. To learn more about Syngenta’s work in the ethanol industry and how it ties to innovative seeds for corn farmers, Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Ponsi Trivisvavet, president of Syngenta …

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#Ethanol Wins The Race Every Time

Joanna Schroeder

During the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen NASCAR XFINITY Series race that recently took place at the Iowa Speedway, Chuck Zimmerman had a moment to catch his breath and chat with Syngenta newbie Marcos Castro, the marketing manager for Enogen. Castro joined the team about two months ago and said his role is to promote the Enogen brand …

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Iowa Home of American Ethanol #Enogen4Energy

Joanna Schroeder

#4Energy4Enogen was a hot, fun summer weekend that took place at the Iowa Speedway during the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen race weekend. Ethanol supporter, NASCAR fan and vice president of market development for Growth Energy Kelly Manning (#Kelly4President – some of the race fans nominated Kelly for President during the weekend) told Chuck Zimmerman that activities around …

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