Pioneer Revs Up for Iowa Indy

Cindy Zimmerman

Pioneer Iowa 2Team Ethanol partner Pioneer Hi-Bred International sponsored an appearance of ‘Discover Ethanol,’ complete with the Team Ethanol IndyCar simulator, at the Downtown Farmers’ Market in Des Moines this past weekend to promote the upcoming Iowa Corn Indy 250, the inaugural IndyCar Series race in Iowa.

Iowa-based Pioneer, a subsidiary of DuPont, teamed up with the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) earlier this year to provide funding for ethanol promotion and education programs and as a sponsor of Team Ethanol in the IndyCar® Series for the 2007 season.

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Pioneer representatives Steve Schaaf, Elizabeth Owens, Jeff Burnison, Bill Niebur, Russ Sanders, and Meredith Evans were on hand for the event in downtown Des Moines, which featured lots of fun activities for the kids and educational displays for the adults.

To see more pictures, go to Meredith’s Kodak gallery photo album.

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