LDR Member Col. Gurprett Singh Bajwa Sets New World Record

This attempt was undertaken on the 24th and 25th Oct 2015, starting at 0355 hrs  on 24th and finishing at 0330 hrs on 25th, a total time of 23 hrs and 36 mins, covering a distance of 2124 km. The attempt was undertaken in Western Australia and the route followed was starting from Perth – Meekatharra- Wiluna- kalgoorlie- Perth, a total of 2100 km on map, on odometer it came to 2124 km including 182 km of gravel track from Meekatharra to Wiluna. The previous record was 2062 km by Mr Al Mamari of Oman in 2009. The trip was tracked by means of a GPS tracker from Perth to Wiluna, the farthest point on the route and then again from Kalgoorlie to Perth and as a proof fuel receipts were taken from all fuel stops. Independent witnesses verified the start and finish of the event.

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