IndyCar Series switching to ethanol in '06
WASHINGTON -- Gasoline Alley at the Indianapolis 500 will soon become Ethanol Alley: The Indy Racing League is switching from methanol to a new mixture relying on corn-derived ethanol.
The league's IndyCar Series will start using an ethanol blend for the 2006 season, the league said Wednesday.
It's a small market for ethanol, involving 160,000 gallons out
of 3.5 billion produced each year. But it's a big symbolic gesture
meant to counter perceptions that ethanol doesn't perform ...
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