Illinois Corn to Hold E85 Challenge

The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Gateway International Raceway and Mustang 5.0 Magazine will sponsor an E85 Challenge at Gateway International Raceway, in Madison, Illinois on October 15. According to ICGA, this is the first national event of its kind will showcase street legal, production line built and custom made performance cars running on America’s fuel.

ICGA“The Challenge will show how flexible E85 is in today’s cars and shine a spotlight on how ethanol, known primarily for its environmental and economic contributions, is also a high octane product,” said Art Bunting, Illinois Corn Growers Association president.

“We are proud to host this event right here in Madison, IL and we are equally proud of all the American farmers for their significant contribution to renewable fuels for this event and for our country’s future.” said Lenny Batycki, of Gateway International Raceway.

The quarter mile track E85 Challenge will begin at 2:00 p.m. and plans to conclude by 4 p.m.

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