Russ Deane Sets New World Land Speed Record

SEMA News—October 2012

Russ Deane Sets New World Land Speed Record

 

Russ Deane prepares to set a new world land speed record.
Russ Deane prepares to set a new world land speed record.
   

Congratulations to Russ Deane, SEMA’s General Counsel, on becoming a member of the Bonneville 200 MPH Club. Deane set a new world land speed record for four-cylinder production cars (SRT-4, aka Dodge Neon) of more than 226 mph. He surpassed the previous record of 224 mph for a Class F/PS vehicle. Deane and his Hinckley Automotive race team were participating in Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats. His race team included Jim Hinckley, Dave Harris (chief), Craig Ohlson, “Camel” Joe George, Troy Cheney, Stuart Gosswein and Jim Hinckley Jr.

   

Russ Deane prepares to set a new world land speed record.  

 

 

 

Hinckley Race Team at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
 

 

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