ASC Motorcycle Display team Tornadoes break world record
In a spectacular display, the World Famous Motorcycle display team of the Army Service Corps "Tornadoes" broke another record by carrying 58 men on a single 500 cc Royal Enfield motorcycle for a distance of 1200 metres at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru. The team was led by Major Bunny Sharma and the motorcycle was steered by Subedar Rampal Yadav. The earlier record was held by Army Signal Corps of the Indian Army with 56 men on a single motorcycle.
The team presently holds a total of 19 World and National records. The team came into being in 1982 under the aegis of Col CN Rao and Capt JP Verma. The name Tornadoes has ever since became synonymous with the team's devilry and record breaking feats. The Tornadoes created a sensation at its first appearance at the IX Asiad in 1982 at Delhi. Since then the team has performed in numerous display shows in and outside India, promoting a sense of National Integration and adventurism amongst the people. The team has the honour of performing in more than 1000 display shows around the world and holding 19 world and national records. The team comprises of 39 members having 2 officers, 2 JCOs, and 35 other ranks.
The performance was done in the presence of Lieutenant General Vipan Gupta, Commandant ASC Centre and College, Brigadier Ashok Choudhary, ASC Training Centre South and senior officers from Army & Air Force.
- Guruprasad HL
Another feather in the cap for ASC Tornadoes Motorcycle team for having 58 men on one 500cc motorcycle.