Monday, January 31, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
TRC Inc.’s Roger Schroer was featured at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), 2011 for his land speed world record while driving The Ohio State University’s (OSU) Buckeye Bullet 2.5. The OSU student team’s Buckeye Bullet now holds three world records including:
• American Electric record set in 2004, in the Buckeye Bullet 1, at 315 MPH;
• FIA International Record set in 2009, in the Buckeye Bullet 2, at 302 MPH;
• FIA International record set in 2010, in the Buckeye Bullet 2.5, at 307 MPH.
The new target in the next generation Bullet, which will be the Buckeye Bullet 3, is 400 MPH, utilizing multiple motors with a target output of 2500 to 3000 HP, and including dual transmissions and four-wheel drive.