It’s Official: Koronadal City now holds 2 Guinness World Records!

Koronadal City is now the holder of two Guinness World Records! The city’s success in its ambitious bid was divulged Saturday by city Mayor Peter Miguel.

Mayor Miguel published in a Facebook post the letter from Ben Backhouse, Head of Records Management – APAC of Guinness, confirming the official result of the evaluation of the bid which was held during the last day of 23rd Annual Convention of National Federation of Motorcycle in the Philippines last April 29, 2017.

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Related: The roaring streets of a promising city: Koronadal’s 1st Motorcycle Festival 2017 & the bid for Guinness World Record

Based on the letter, Koronadal got the records for most engines started simultaneously with 3,184 motorcycles and the most horns sounded simultaneously with 3,177 motorcycles.

Read the full letter below:

Dear Peter Miguel,

We are thrilled to inform you that your application for Most engines started simultaneously has been successful and you are now the Guinness World Records Title Holder!

The most engines started simultaneously is 3,184 and was achieved by Peter Miguel, LGU-City of Koronadal, Petron, National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs, Inc. and South Cotabato Motorcycle Club (all Philippines) in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Phillipines, on 29 April 2017.

The record was attempted to promote motorcycle road safety.

Your second record attempt has been approved as well. Congratulations on an amazing event, you are officially amazing.

The most motorcycle horns sounded simultaneously is 3,177 and was achieved by Peter Miguel, LGU-City of Koronadal, Petron, National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs, Inc. and South Cotabato Motorcycle Club (all Philippines), at Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Phillipines, on 29 April 2017.

At this point I would like to say it’s been a pleasure working with you and I wish you the best of luck with any future record attempts. For any other enquiries you may have my colleague Fay, cc’d here will be able to help.

Many thanks,

Ben

Ben Backhouse
Head of RMT – APAC
Guinness World Records Ltd.
South Quay Building, 189 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SH

Congratulations to everyone!

Check out more photos below:

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Mayor Miguel supervising the big day last April 29, 2017 (c) Marbel Boy
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BMW Motorcycle Owners Club from Manila joined the attempt to get the Guinness World Records too. 
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The loooong line of bikers while waiting for the event to start

 

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No bike too small. (c) Marbel Boy

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