Ethanol and the American LeMans Series

In 2006, the American LeMans Series saw a dominating performance in their top LMP1 class from the diesel powered Audi R10s. For 2007 they have announced a partnership with the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC), to use ethanol blended fuels in their gasoline powered racers. Unlike the IndyCars that started using an ethanol blend last year, and straight E100 for 2007, ALMS cars will be running on E10 (ten percent ethanol/ninety percent gasoline) for 2007. The 2007 ALMS season kicks off on March 17 at Sebring for the Twelve Hour race and includes twelve races. Click the Read link for the full press release.

[Source: American LeMans Series with a tip from Alex]

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