Sunoco Green E15 is a high-performance fuel, providing the same drivability without harming engines. It’s a 15% blend, made with American ethanol from corn grown in our nation’s heartland.
The transition will be seamless on the racetrack. Engine builders throughout the garage have been testing the Sunoco Green E15 fuel for the past several months and teams have been fully involved in the process. In fact, many have reported that they are actually getting a little more horsepower with the Sunoco Green E15. Fans will continue to see the same thrilling, close and competitive NASCAR racing.
Why a New Fuel?
- American ethanol supports hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs, which can never be outsourced.
- Sunoco Green E15 is good for racing, good for America and good for the environment.
- As an environmental leader, NASCAR is taking its commitment to the next level bu using Sunoco Green E15.
- The sport has made significant steps in conservation by introducing impactful initiatives in recycling, alternative energy and carbon mitigation.
- Transition to Sunoco Green E15 continues the greening of the sport – emissions are 20% less per gallon of gas.
Three Million Competition Miles on Sunoco Green E15
Since NASCAR’s switch at the Daytona 500 kickoff of the 2011 racing season, competitors in the motorsport’s three major national racing series—NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series—have reached more than three million miles in race, practice and qualifying on the 15-percent ethanol blend fuel Sunoco Green E15. NASCAR officially hit the three million mile mark with the new fuel in mid-September 2012 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Read this report: One Million Competition Miles on Sunoco Green E15