IndyCar Driver Jeff Simmons Educates Motorists

John Davis

In the consumer frenzy to get discounted ethanol gas at GasAmerica, I managed to flag down IndyCar Driver Jeff Simmons as he pumped fuel and passed out autographs. Jeff said a lot of motorists don’t know where to get ethanol blended fuel. He added that, often, consumers are putting an ethanol blend in their car and don’t even know it. …

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Gas America Pump Promotion

Chuck Zimmerman

It was a long day out at the Gas America ethanol pump promotion today. Here’s Team Ethanol car driver Jeff Simmons entertaining representatives from Gas America. On the right is Laura Dolenz, Gas America Marketing Director. I interviewed her about the promotion and how and why they decided to put this event on today. Laura says that Gas America has …

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The Greening of Indy

Cindy Zimmerman

When the green flag drops this weekend, over 300 million people across the globe will be watching and listening live as the ladies and gentlemen start their engines for the greenest Indy 500 in history. This month, the “Greening of Racing” has really been in the spotlight, with major events at the National Press Club and the Chicago Board of …

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Alltech Founder Interview

Chuck Zimmerman

I’m attending the 2007 Alltech International Feed Industry Symposium and covering it primarily on Domestic Fuel sister site, AgWired. I thought you might enjoy hearing an interview I conducted with Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech. This is a company that produces animal feed additives. The theme of their Symposium is “The New Energy Crisis: Food, Feed, or Fuel?” Right …

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EPIC Expedition Ends

Cindy Zimmerman

Global Warming 101, a three month expedition across Baffin Island in the Arctic Circle, has completed its mission. The purpose of the expedition, which was sponsored in part by the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) and Fagen, Inc., was to draw attention to the effects global climate change is having on native Inuit population in some of the coldest …

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CBOT Honors IndyCar Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) on Monday hosted Team Ethanol Driver Jeff Simmons and his 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol race car in a tribute to the “Greening of Racing” and a salute to the IndyCar® Series. “Ethanol is sharing the track with a great American past time,” said CBOT Chairman Charlie Carey. “For the first time a renewable fuel …

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