The Oaktec rally team will continue its eco-racing efforts this year with a Honda Insight. Last year the team won its class in the UK national Formula 1000 championships. Team boss Paul Andrews is expecting a "successful" season with the Honda's weight advantage and aerodynamics. The main concern is running a 1-liter engine in a class with 1300cc vehicles. There isn't much information about the car at the Oaktec website, but Energy Efficient Motorsport is a sponsor and has a gallery.
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US Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman will promote Ethanol during an appearance at Ethanol Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway tomorrow, Energy Efficient Motorsport. Rahal Letterman Racing, which runs a car supported by Team Ethanol, invited Bodman, who will do a press conference about ethanol in racing and the more general future of alt-fuels in America. He will also meet with executives of the EPIC (Ethanol Promotion and Information Council).
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