FUELAcademy - Fuel Economy Specialists

John's Adventures

Summary of John's Adventures

Number

Year

Mode of Transport

Comments

1

1980

Walking

14th January to 4th February, Charity 21 days

2

1982

Driving World Record

14th February to 21st February, Ford Fiesta Round Britain taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End

3

1986

Driving World Record

11th May to 16th May, Ford Fiesta Round Britain taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End

4

1987

Driving World Record

14th June to 21st June, Ford Fiesta Round Britain taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End

5

1988

Driving World Record

8th March to 16th March, Ford Fiesta Round Britain taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End

6

1988

Driving World Record

18th July to 19th July, Ford Fiesta both John O’Groats and Lands End Drive on Less Than A Tank of Fuel, in One Day

7

1989

Cycling

30th September to 6th October, Charity Bike Ride John O’Groats to Lands End

8

1991

Driving World Record

7th October to 14th October, Daihatsu Charade Round Britain taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End

9

1992

Driving World Record

20th November to 21st November, Range Rover John O’Groats and Lands End on Less Than a Tank, in One Day

10

1993

Driving First Ever NGV End to End

10th October to 12th October, 10 x British Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles from John O’Groats and Lands End, 3 Days

11

1994

Running Fastest End to End Relay Run

2nd September to 6th September, Charity Relay Run, John O’Groats and Lands End, 5 Days

12

1996

Driving Test Drive

17th July to 18th July, Jeep Cherokee John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

13

1997

Driving Test Drive

1st November to 2nd November, John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

14

1998

Cycling

4th July to 8th July, Charity Bike Ride John O’Groats to Lands End, 5 Days

15

1999

Driving Test Drive

5th October to 6th October, John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

16

2000

Driving Test Drive

11th June to 12th June, John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

17

2000

Driving Test Drive

7th October to 8th October, John O’Groats and Lands End, 27 Hours, 16 Minutes

18

2005

Driving Test Drive

9th June to 10th June, John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

19

2008

Driving Test Drive

28th November to 29th November, John O’Groats and Lands End, One Day

20

2009

Driving World Record

Round Britain Lowest Fuel Consumption World Driving Record taking in both John O’Groats and Lands End, driving 3,700.1 miles achieving 126.82 MPG, 2.23 l/100 km on 2.41 Tanks of Diesel costing £136.24.   

21

2011

Driving Test Drive Land Rover

John O’Groats and Lands End, driving 860.9 miles, 1,385.19 km’s achieving  65.42 mpg, 4.31 l/100 km on 59.72 litres, 13.16 gallons of Diesel costing £85.94.