100 percent fuel-grade ethanol powers 91st running of historic race
The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) will host Team Ethanol Driver Jeff Simmons and his 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol car in a tribute to the “Greening of Racing” and a salute to the IndyCar® Series — a racing series that features one of the premier sporting events in the world, the Indianapolis 500 — for its transition to 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol in 2007. Jeff Simmons will open the event by driving up in an IndyCar vehicle on CBOT Plaza.
Charlie Carey, Chairman, Chicago Board of Trade
Chris Malo, Executive Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development, CBOT
Terry Angstadt, President IndyCar Series
Tom Slunecka, Exec. Dir., Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC)
Jeff Simmons, #17 Team Ethanol Driver
Thomas C. Dorr, Under Secretary for Rural Development
Patrick Quinn, Illinois Lt. Governor
Monday, May 14, 2007
8:30 a.m. Central Time
Chicago Board of Trade
CBOT Plaza, outside of the Exchange on the East side of the building
141 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-2994