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What is E85 and why is it important for racers?

What is E85 and why is it important for racers?

What is E85?

E85 is an alternative fuel produced by blending 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. It is:

  • Clean-burning w/ reduced tailpipe emissions
  • Domestically-produced
  • Renewable fuel that contributes to decreased dependence on imported oil
  • Oh, and for the racer in you it has drastic performance benefits for the appropriately equipped car (more on that further down)

Ethanol is a renewable fuel that...