Racing On E15

NASCAR chooses ethanol
By | November 15, 2010
While the debate rages on about E15's compatibility with U.S. passenger cars and small engines, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing has made its choice. An estimated 70,000 gallons of homegrown corn ethanol will be used at three national touring series races next year. NASCAR investigated many fuels, including sugar cane ethanol and cellulosic ethanol, before settling on domestic corn ethanol because it is available immediately. NASCAR team engine builders have been testing the fuel for months, with many reporting ramped up horsepower thanks to E15.