Team Jackson participated in the 2014 Race for the Cure! Here are some of the photos throughout the Race:  

Rising diesel fuel costs and the shale-gas boom in the last couple of years has caused many fleet companies to begin looking at natural gas as an alternative to diesel fuel.   Large amounts of natural gas in shale rock formations has been unlocked by improved drilling techniques, making the fuel cheaper and more plentiful across the U.S.   However, the major concern for fleet owners is the cost of natural gas engines.  Vehicles equipped to run on natural gas typically cost quite a bit more than conventional diesel models, but because of the significant price gap between natural gas and diesel fuel many companies are beginning to justify the transition–breaking even in just a couple of years.   At the pump, a gallon of diesel often costs more than twice as much as natural gas, on a diesel-gallon-equivalent basis.   Another disadvantage of natural gas is that it isn’t as dense as […]

  The Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis Speedrome® is proud to announce the return of the USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series on two occasions in 2014. The Mel Kenyon Midget Series will be featured as a part of Opening Night on April 12th. Then, the June 7th race will be known as the Mel Kenyon Classic. This special event will honor the division namesake and man recognized worldwide as the “King of the Midgets”. The blockbuster Saturday April 12th evening showcase will also feature the Advance Auto Sales Late Models, Stocks, IndyAutoRecyclers.com Roadrunners, Hornets, Circle City Pyrotechnics Junior Faskarts, and Junior Hornets. The first green flag will wave at 7pm.   “Our racers are all excited to return to the Speedrome”, said USSA President Don Kenyon. “The Speedrome is a perfect track for our brand of racing and all of us look forward to April 12th”. The one-fifth-mile oval has […]