Omaha, Neb. (April 4, 2006-AgNewsWire) – Rahal Letterman Racing (RLR), one of the leading open-wheel race teams in North America, along with Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) today announced the selection of Jeff Simmons as the driver for No. 17 Team Ethanol Honda/Panoz/Firestone.
Simmons will replace the late Paul Dana who lost his life in a practice accident March 26 and EPIC Executive Director Tom Slunecka says this will carry on the mission that Paul began to demonstrate the performance of ethanol to consumers and mechanics through racing.
“By continuing our presence here at the Indy Racing League (IRL) we are communicating the value of ethanol to all drivers across the United States.” (Full Release)