MOTORECORD in Guinness World Records Book 2010

A international team led by Roland Hess – Chile /Switzerland, German Hess - Chile/Switzerland; Johann Janko -Chile/Austria and Giovanni Sanguedolce - Argentina/Italy had officially broken a six year old record set by a Chinese group, who rode up to 6113 m of Mt Everest on the13 May 2002. The Team was trained by Valerio Pastorino (Trial) and Oscar Commentz (Mountaineering), with the valuable support of Swiss Embassy and the collaboration from Honda Motors Chile, GPS Aventura, Club de Planeadores de Santiago, Moto Technik, Trust Line, Aventurismo and his guides Mario Sepulveda, Sebastian Martinez, Maximiliano Martinez and Victor Martinez. An special thank to the Latinoamerican Trial Multichampion Cesar Ramos and HRC CEO Sergio Baracatt who deliver us the Honda 4RT Motorcycles.

The achievement appear (with pictures) in the annual Guinness World Records book from 2010 (on page 96). The record imply for “the highest altitude reached by a motorcycle”.

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