KORONADAL CITY–The Guinness World Re-cords has approved the city’s application as the new world record holder for the most number of motorcycle engines started and motorcycle horns sounded simultaneously.
This after the city set the two world records last April 29, according to Ben Backhouse, head of re-cords management for Asia Pacific of Guinness World Records.
“We are thrilled to inform you that your appli-cation for most engines started simultaneously has been successful and you are now the Guinness World Records title holder!…Your second record attempt (most motorcycle horns sounded simultaneously) has been approved as well. Congra-tulations on an amazing event, you are officially amazing,” he said in an email message to Mayor Peter Miguel.
The mayor made the email message public through his personal Face-book account on Saturday.
In his email, Back-house said Guinness’ official declaration for the first attempt states: “The most engines started simul-taneously is 3,184 and was achieved by Peter Miguel, LGU-City of Koronadal, Petron, National Federa-tion of Motorcycle Clubs, Inc. and South Cotabato Motorcycle Club (all Philippines) in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Phi-lippines, on 29 April 2017. The record was attempted to promote motorcycle road safety.”
The second record reads: “The most motor-cycle horns sounded simul-taneously is 3,177 and was achieved by Peter Miguel, LGU-City of Koronadal, Petron, National Federa-tion of Motorcycle Clubs, Inc. and South Cotabato Motorcycle Club (all Philip-pines), at Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Phillipines, on 29 April 2017.” PNA