Motoroids gear up to better their own GQ record in a Punto 90hp

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It’s not been more than a week since Motoroids Prabhakar AVR and Mandapaka Bhaskar created a new record for the fastest GQ run. Unsatisfied with his feat, Prabhakar Rao has this time teamed up with Shiva Kalyan S as his navigator to complete the run in less than 75 hours. Successfully completing the run will get them an entry in the Limca book of records. They will be using the Fiat Grande Punto 90 HP EMOTION as their trusted steed for the run. Motoroids will be the official online media partners for this event. The event will be flagged off at around 4:00 pm from Hyderabad on the 31st of May 2012.

Prabhakar AVR – Did endurance records like 2180km in 24 hours on bike, traveled more than 4lakh kilometres in cars & Bikes in India. Travelled to Ladakh on Bike, Did speed runs of 2270kms in under 23 hours in car non – stop.

Shiva Kalyan S – Did endurance records of around 2000 kms nonstop in a Grande Punto 90 and have extensively driven the Palio D for over a half and a Lakh kms comprising of 24 hours nonstop runs, Mountain Trails etc. He used to be the moderator of the Hyderabad chapter of the Fiat Fraternity and a co-founder of Fiat Classic Club Hyderabad.

The event is being sponsored by Fiat India. Map My India is sponsoring the GPS live tracker for the event. HV Kumar of Mumbai is working as the off-board navigator for the Drive using the Live Tracker. Motul is sponsoring their fully synthetic Engine oils for the Event. Technical assistance, tuning boxes for better performance & mileage, Dyno runs for optimization, etc., are being provided by Performance companies like Race Dynamics & Spitfire automotive. The tires are sponsored by Yokohama. GHAC (Great Hyderabad Adventure Club) is sponsoring the travel related items. HWS (Hyderabad Weekend Shoots ) is the official photography partner.

The journey would commence from Vijaywada covering a drive of close to 6041 Kms and over a span of 3 days.   The route is Vijayawada –> Chennai –> Bangalore –> Tumkur –> Kohlapur –> Pune –> Mumbai –> Jaipur –> Delhi –> Agra –> Calcutta –> Bubhaneswar –> Vishakapatnam –> Rajahmundry –> Vijayawada.
We wish the duo best of luck for their feat and hope they come out with flying colors just the way they did last time.

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