Believe it or not, there are quite a few Guinness World Record attempts around tyres… Who’d have thought!
To be precise, when you search on the Guinness World Record website ‘tyre’ there are 1,875 tyre world records.
Here’s Motokiki’s top five favourite tyre Guinness World Records:-
In June 2009 Frank Simon (USA) won the title of ‘Longest duration balancing a tyre on the teeth’. He managed to balance a tyre on his teeth for 31 seconds at the Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China. The tyre had to weigh at least 50kg.
In September 2015, Reifen Umert GmbH and Co. KG achieved a Guinness World Record for the tallest stack of tyres which was an incredible 6.14 meters! (20 feet 1.73 inches) that’s a total of 30 tyres.
In September 2014 Ervin Katona from China Mainland (Xiamen) achieved the Guinness World Record for having the fastest time to flip a tyre over 20m. This was done in 41.18 seconds. Motokiki might give the 50m flip a try… Watch this space.
In September 2016, Gobierno Del Estado De Mexico (Edomex) collected the most used tyres in 8 hours (Multiple venues) he collected 279,759 tyres. 69 municipalities from various venues of Estado De Mexico were involved with the Guinness World Record attempt.
In November 2015, Koyu Group (Japan) achieved the Guinness World Record of ‘how many people simultaneously rolling car tyres’ at Maishima Sports Island, in Osaka, Japan. They had 323 participants involved which took place during a trip which was organised for the employees of Koyu Group.
|Photo from Guinness World Record site|