Nothing screams “I don’t care about greenhouse gasses” like driving dozens of race cars around a track at high speed for hours at a time. But that’s the business of NASCAR, and they do it over 1500 times at more than 100 tracks in 39 states each and every year.
Over the last three years, however, NASCAR has worked aggressively to look at their practices and green their image.
“The country is going in a green direction, both from a corporate standpoint and in terms of general consciousness,” Mink Lynch, director of green innovations, tells the Miami Herald “We felt the NASCAR environment could shine an enormous amount of visibility on companies’ technologies and solutions,” specifically around the areas of conservation, green job creation and U.S. energy independence. Continue reading