Chinese Man Sets Guinness World Record by Driving Across 1,798 Beer Bottles

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Go ahead and raise your hand if you’ve made a ridiculous bet while out drinking with a few of your friends. Admit it, we all have and most of the time we never follow through and just hope everyone else forgot about the night before. But not Li Guiwen. This army driver from Beijing stuck to his word after making a drinking bet with buddies. The bet? To set a world record by driving across two rows of beer bottles for close to 200 feet.

It took eight minutes and 28 seconds for the imitation Toyota Camry to set the record, as Guiwen steered across 1,798 bottles. And apparently this isn’t the first time Guiwen has attempted to set the record. Back in 2009, he made an attempt, but due to the rain the vehicle slipped off the bottle track. “Since the failure last year, I have been training constantly,” Guiwen said.

We find it more entertaining that a bunch of people had to consume those 1,798 beer bottles for this achievement – and wonder how many more silly bets were made during that process. Let’s hope Guiwen didn’t make any attempts under the influence, eh?

[Source: Orange News]

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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