Brazil to power Indy cars.
Indy Racing League The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series.
The League consists of two series, the premiere IndyCar Series President Terry Angstadt has signed an agreement to use Brazilian ethanol during the 2009 season. The memorandum of understanding A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is a legal document describing a bilateral or multilateral agreement between parties. It expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action and may not imply a legal commitment. with Brazil's trade promotion agency, APEX-Brasil, secures a supply of Brazilian ethanol for every race next year. The IRL 1. (jargon, chat) IRL - In real life. Generally synonymous with f2f.
2. (language, robotics) IRL - Industrial Robot Language. has been racing with 100 percent ethanol fuel
Ethanol fuel is ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. It can be used as a fuel, mainly as a biofuel alternative to gasoline, and is widely used in cars in Brazil. since 2007.
As part of the deal APEX-Brasil will sponsor the IRL, and Brazilian producers will supply part of the nearly 120,000 gallons of ethanol used in the IRL season. The exact amount was not specified.