The record was confirmed by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The FIA considers the speed recorded in the middle mile of an eleven-mile run. The record is based on the average time for two runs in opposite directions on the same track. These runs must be completed within one hour of each other.
"Faster than a Speeding Bullet" takes on new meaning with this all-electric car
Engineering students from the Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research (CAR) recently set a world record with their all-electric vehicle. While this is a tremendous achievement, this was far from a first for the CAR engineers: This was their fifth world record.