"Do not buy gas on May 15. In April 1997, there was a 'gas out' conducted nationwide in protest of gas prices. Gasoline dropped 30 cents a gallon overnight. … There are 73,000,000-plus Americans currently on the Internet network, and the average car takes about $30 to $50 to fill up. If all users did not go to the pump on the 15th, it would take $2,292,000,000 out of the rich oil company’s pockets for just one day. So please do not go to the gas station on May 15, and let’s try to put a dent in the Middle Eastern oil industry for at least one day."The media have already debunked the effectiveness of this. I myself doubt it. Just take public transportation regularly if you can. Bike. Walk.
I was going over these facts for the Nextel Open this weekend:
Anyway, the electronic fuel-injected engines used in IRL cars are more easily prepared for ethanol than the carburetor engines used in NASCAR. IRL also has had experience with methanol usage.
Forty years from now, NASCAR will be using solar-powered cars.