American Ethanol Backing Trucks At Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa – Growth Energy’s American Ethanol brand will again be the title sponsor for Iowa Speedway’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the American Ethanol 200, on Saturday evening, July 13.

event on the Newton facility’s seven-eighths-mile, Rusty Wallace designed tri-oval will feature up to 34 trucks in a 200-lap, high-speed duel.

Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, and Iowa Speedway President Stan Clement made the joint announcement on behalf of both companies.

“We are excited to once again partner with Iowa Speedway for the American Ethanol 200, an exciting race for the sport and a great venue for the American Ethanol brand,” Buis said. “Ethanol already supports communities across Iowa, and with the power of NASCAR we are able to showcase the fuel across all America. With more than three million miles raced on Sunoco Green E15, ethanol has proven to be a high-performance, cleaner fuel that creates jobs in Iowa and across the Midwest, while promoting a better environment for all Americans.”

“American Ethanol has become one of our most important promotional partners,” said Clement. “Everyone at Iowa Speedway works very hard to highlight corn ethanol as an efficient, high-performance fuel, and we are very proud that all of the racecars in every one of our major events are powered by ethanol blended fuels. The ‘American Ethanol 200’ will be our first NASCAR Truck race of the summer, and we are grateful for Growth Energy’s support.”