TRC Inc. is your resource to help validate designs and prove test components. Whether its mileage accumulation on one of the largest oval tracks in the world or a combination of durability courses, TRC Inc. has the vehicle testing facilities that can be tailored to meet your specific needs. The complete proving ground contains 4,500 acres, with a wide range of test surfaces. In addition to TRC’s independently operated test facilities, test miles can be accumulated on public roads, metropolitan areas, rural and interstate highways. Driving cycles can be duplicated or developed across the country for all terrains and climates. TRC offers an around-the-clock, seven-day-a-week operation for fast, safe accumulation of test mileage.
The 7.5-mile (12.1 km) High-speed Oval Test Track contains four asphalt lanes on the front straightaway and curves and five asphalt lanes on the back straightaway. The 7.5-mile (12.1 km) test track’s parabolic banking allows neutral speeds up to 140 mph (225 km/h). The test track features level 2-mile (3.2 km) straightaways and possible tests include: mileage accumulation, brake burnishes, fuel economy, and coastdown testing.Learn More
This course is used for brake and low-speed durability testing. This 84-ft. (25.6 m) by 9,000-ft. (2,743m) facility contains five smooth lanes for braking, flanked by two lanes utilized for rough road durability testing. The durability courses contain rough road surfaces, such as resonance, impact and chatter bumps, chuckholes, V-ditches, twists and washboards for testing chassis body and suspension components. This facility also contains six crosswind generators capable of producing wind gusts up to 40mph (64.4 km/h).Learn More
The level 2.6-mile (4.2 km) Gravel Durability Course provides a series of twists, turns, and straightaways, which is ideal for durability testing.Learn More
Our proving grounds provide a realistic testing environment for ride evaluation of passenger cars and sport-utility vehicles. The facility includes Tire Slap, Unsprung Mass Vibration, Long Curb, Water Drain, Speed Bumps, Road Joint, Undulation Road, Positive and Negative Shocks, Stability Road, Belgian Block Roads, Chip and Seal Roads, Concrete Choppy Road, Concrete Downhill Wavy, Concrete European Union Road and a High-speed Railroad Crossing.Learn More
The Off-Road Mobility Courses contain concrete 40, 50 and 60 percent grades, a sand hill, loose stone and dirt hills, a 20 percent washboard hill, frame twists, a multiple-approach angled gully, a multiple log-crossing area, and three different size boulder crossings to provide light-duty vehicles with off-road test experience.Learn More
The Off-Road Durability Courses contain jagged and riverbed rocks, a rock road, a serpentine sand course, frame twists, an under-guard clearance course, and multiple curb trip courses to provide light-duty vehicles with off-road test exposure.Learn More