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Old 08-09-2008, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Rzeppa View Post
IIRC, race cars use methanol
Yeah, my mistake, you're right about methanol and nitromethane.

Although Dave Slatten builds E85, E98 and methanol engines that are all NHRA-legal.

http://www.slattenracingengines.com/

Also had to check, the IRL uses 100% ethanol.

http://www.indycar.com/tech/specifications.php
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