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Remember EPIC? They're now "Growth Energy" and they've got a chip on their shoulder

While looking around for information on EPIC's now-canceled sponsorship of the Rahal-Letterman Racing Team, I discovered that the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council is undergoing a rebranding. The new name: "Growth Energy."

Ethanol decline's latest casualty: Rahal-Letterman racing team

During the keynote session of the Alternative Fuel and Vehicle Institute conference last May, Bobby Rahal, head of Rahal Letterman Racing, gave a talk that described his role (click and scroll down a bit) in helping the Indy Racing League move to using 100 percent ethanol fuel. In short, Rahal was fully behind the move to the biofuel. Turns out, eth

Cheap ethanol stunts? So 2007. Say hello to the E85 pig roast

Photo by Zach Klein. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0.

President Bush a fan of using ethanol in Indy races

Last week the representatives from the Indy Racing League met with President Bush at the White House, where the president heard a bit about the league's use of ethanol to race around in circles. Wait, it's ovals, right? Anyway, the IRL is using an E10 blend of gasoline and ethanol this season and will start using E100 for all races in 2007.

Not a lot of competition, apparently, for Ethanol Fast Lap at Indy

I wrote about Sam Hornish, Jr.'s initial win of $2,500 Ethanol Fast Lap contest at the Indy 500 a little over a week ago and now there's updated news. There are a total of five of these Ethanol Fast Lap days this month, four of which have now taken place. Turns out, Hornish has won the comp

South Dakota Office of Tourism giving away $20 ethanol vouchers

South Dakota is making it a little bit easier to see Mt. Rushmore or the Corn Palace in a green car. The state office of tourism is mailing out up to 3,000 $20 ethanol vouchers to drivers to spend when they fill up with some sort of ethanol-related fuel in South Dakota. As of today, there are 64 participating gas stations in the state, but more are promised.