Category: NASCAR

  • NASCAR Season Kicks Off With Ethanol

    Although ethanol’s “driver” Clint Bowyer didn’t win the Daytona 500 this weekend, ethanol scored a victory as the “The Great American Race” this past Sunday was the first time all the cars raced using Sunoco Green E15. There were more than 120,000 fans at the race and millions of fans watched the action on TV […]

  • Ethanol Industry On the Track At The Daytona 500

    The ethanol industry is excited for Daytona 500, set to take place on Fox at 1:00 pm EST on Sunday February 20th. This race kicks off the first race that Sunoco Green E15 will be used, a blend of 15 percent corn-based ethanol – produced by American farmers, right here in America. To kick off […]

  • American Ethanol has NASCAR Racing Partner

    American Ethanol has entered into a sponsor partnership with Richard Childress Racing and its No. 33 Chevrolet driver, Clint Bowyer, for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. American Ethanol will be the primary sponsor of the No. 33 Chevrolet car at the June 5th Kansas Speedway 400 and an associate sponsor of the car […]

  • American Ethanol “Countdown to Daytona” Campaign

    With NASCAR set to run an ethanol-blend fuel in 2011, Growth Energy has announced a 15-day “Countdown to Daytona” campaign, leading up to the Daytona 500 on February 20, the premiere race to open the 2011 NASCAR season and the sport’s partnership with American Ethanol. “We’re reaching out to our base of ethanol supporters and […]

  • Sunoco Green E15 Ready to Race

    The 53rd running of the Daytona 500 is around the corner, February 20, to be exact, and when this event takes place, it will mark the beginning of a new era – the era of NASCAR running on Sunoco Green E15. This 2011 season, all three national NASCAR series will be running on this American […]

  • NASCAR Champ is Excited About Ethanol

    Former NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace may not be on the track racing himself anymore, but he is still a team owner and racing analyst and he is thrilled that every series in NASCAR will be using a 15 percent blend of ethanol this year. “When we hit Daytona, get ready,” Wallace said. “Because NASCAR is […]

  • Ethanol All The Way In NASCAR

    Kenny Wallace, NASCAR driver, says, “Ethanol all the way in NASCAR!” That’s what he told me this afternoon in the American Farm Bureau Federation Pavilion on the floor of the AG CONNECT Expo. Thanks to Tricia Braid, Illinois Corn Growers, for setting up our interview and taking the photo. Kenny was signing autographs in the […]

  • American Ethanol Show Car

    As a follow up to yesterday’s announcement about the NASCAR American Ethanol sponsorship here’s a photo of the show car that will be used for on-location promotional opportunities. The No. 15 American Ethanol showcar will not be used in a NASCAR race. In this photo General Wesley K. Clark (Ret.) drops the American Ethanol green […]

  • NASCAR Partnership With American Ethanol

    NASCAR is in the middle of making an announcement of a “major long-term partnership with American Ethanol which is being led by Growth Energy. You can see a video that was just published below. I hope to have some audio from the announcement added after the official public announcement which is taking place in Las […]