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American Ethanol to sponsor Dillon at Phoenix

February 20, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com

American Ethanol to sponsor Dillon at Phoenix
Major associate sponsorship part of enhanced relationship with RCR

Austin Dillon, the Daytona 500 Coors Light Pole Award winner, will sport a familiar look next week at Phoenix International Raceway.

American Ethanol will serve as primary sponsor for The Profit on CNBC 500, Presented by Small Business Fueling America on March 2 as well as other select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season.

"Homegrown biofuels like American Ethanol have stepped up to help our nation's economy,” Dillon, an official spokesperson for  said. "NASCAR drivers have run more than 5 million competitive miles on Sunoco Green E15 and I know we will reach even more milestones together. I am proud to wear the American Ethanol colors in NASCAR and I hope I can bring them to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014."

In addition to primary sponsorship on select races, American Ethanol, launched by Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers Association along with the support of other partners, will serve as a major associate sponsor for Dillon's No. 3 Chevrolet for the full 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season joining Dow, Cheerios, Realtree Outdoors, Bass Pro Shops and the University of Northwestern Ohio.

"American Ethanol is extremely pleased to once again partner with Austin Dillon, Richard Childress and the entire RCR team to help promote a sustainable homegrown American fuel that is better for our environment, reduces our dependence on foreign oil and creates jobs right here in the U.S., while revitalizing rural economies across America and save consumers at the pump," Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, said.

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