Category Archives: NASCAR

JOIN THE FAMILY FARMERS TEAM NEXT WEEKEND!

September brings harvest to many people, but it always brings another opportunity… you can meet Kenny Wallace at the Chicagoland Speedway!  With an ICGA membership, you can meet Kenny and join the Family Farmers team as he advocates for YOU and … Continue reading

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ILLINIOS LEGISLATORS MEET KENNY WALLACE

This week, Illinois Corn and Illinois Renewable Fuels Association gave Illinois legislators an opportunity to take a ride in a NASCAR pacecar while learning about ethanol and ethanol blends.  What a fun break from the norm! Pictured are Kenny Wallace, … Continue reading

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Educating at Chicagoland Speedway

During NASCAR race weekend at Chicagoland Speedway the Illinois Corn Growers put a lot of effort into communicating with the general public attending. Here’s a picture of David Loos with the t-shirt gun in action. He had a crowd hoping … Continue reading

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RAB Racing at Chicagoland Speedway

The RAB Racing team competed in last weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series American Ethanol 225. The driver of the 09 Toyota Tundra was John Wes Townley, pictured on the right with team founder Brack Maggard (center) and Chris Rice … Continue reading

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Winning the STP 300

It has been a great weekend of NASCAR action for Illinois corn growers at Chicagoland Speedway. Capping it off was today’s 2nd Annual Nationwide STP 300. Ethanol had another victory on the NASCAR track today when Elliott Sadler won the … Continue reading

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Family Farmers in STP 300

This is the car we’d love to see win the NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300. The race is on and I’ll post the result later today. We got a few raindrops right before the green flag and then that was … Continue reading

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5th Generation of Corn Farmers Next Door to Chicagoland Speedway

Kenny Wallace calls Glenn Fritz “the ultimate farmer.” This morning the Illinois Corn Growers hosted an off the track pre-race meal that included an appearance by Kenny. We were located at Greenfields Campground owned by farmer Glenn Fritz. I kind … Continue reading

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American Ethanol 225 Winner

The winner of the American Ethanol 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is James Buescher. He’s pictured here in Victory Lane at Chicagoland Speedway. Presenting the trophy is Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board Bill Christ and Tricia … Continue reading

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Green Flag For American Ethanol 225

Illinois corn farmer Donna Jeschke got to wave the green flag for the American Ethanol 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race tonight. Donna is ending her term on the board of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. She found the … Continue reading

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Kenny Wallace and Family Farmers

Illinois Corn Growers got to hang out with “The Agvocate” Kenny Wallace at Chicagoland Speedway today. It’s NASCAR racing weekend and Kenny will be driving in the Nationwide STP 300 race. Kenny attracted a big crowd to the exhibit area … Continue reading

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