Owners of flex-fuel vehicles can save even more money on gas tomorrow as the Iowa Corn Growers Association celebrates this weekend’s "Iowa Corn Indy 250" in Newton. Market Development Director Shannon Textor 18 of the 61 stations in Iowa that sell E-85 will be offering big discounts.
Select Kum and Go stores will be offering E85 at $1.85 a gallon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and several other station will sell E85 at 85 cents below their posted price. "The discount of 85 cents off is a great deal as well," Textor says, "because right now E85 is selling for anywhere from $2.39 to $2.49 (a gallon) across the state." The Iowa Corn Indy 250 will run this Sunday at the Iowa Speedway and will feature Indy cars running on 100 percent ethanol.
A list of the stations taking part in the E85 discount tomorrow can be found on-line at www.IowaCornEthanol.com .