VW Motorsports to be Fueled with Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman2009 Conference

NBB 09 VW RaceThe biggest announcement at the National Biodiesel Conference today was that B5 will be the official fuel of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Racing Series.

The series is designed for young people seeking to become professional race car drivers – the “next generation of motorsports.” According to the VW Motorsport website site, the competition involves “30 young drivers racing 30 identical Clean Diesel racecars as they compete to win $100,000 in the world’s
first green racing series.”

, a national supplier of race fuels, biodiesel, additives, and lubricants, has been selected as the official fuel sponsor. Approximately 3,192 gallons of B5 will be used to fuel the diesel race cars as well as the transport trucks and generators throughout the series.

2009 National Biodiesel Conference Photo Album