Testing was originally to be done at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, where the team will try to set a world speed record in mid-September but apparently, there's still more work to be done. In April, the team said its 3,000-horsepower EV was already able to reach about 373 miles per hour and was shooting to add another 60 mph or so to that mark. The original Buckeye Bullet reached a top speed of about 301 miles per hour in 2009.
Read the team's rapidly written press release below.
"The Venturi VBB-3 tests which were scheduled to take place at the August Speedweek event on the Bonneville Salt Flats will instead take place at the Transportation Research Center in Ohio. This will allow the team to maximize testing opportunities in preparation for FIA world speed record attempts at Bonneville from September 12th-16th.
The VBB-3 is the most power electric vehicle ever built."
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