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In pictures: Record breakers in the UAE

March 3, 2013

Abdo Feghali, a Lebanese rally driver and 'drifter' exhibiting his driving skills in the Red Bull Car Park Drift competition on the Corniche in Abu Dhabi on 16 Feb 2012. Silvia Razgova/The National)
Abdo Feghali, a Lebanese rally driver and 'drifter' exhibiting his driving skills in the Red Bull Car Park Drift competition on the Corniche in Abu Dhabi on 16 Feb 2012. Silvia Razgova/The National)
The world's largest moving date on display at the Liwa Date Festival on 18 July 2010, which was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. Andrew Henderson / The National
The world's largest moving date on display at the Liwa Date Festival on 18 July 2010, which was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. Andrew Henderson / The National
Emirates Aluminum broke the world record for a structure made of the most aluminum cans after a team of thirty eight created a replica of Maqta Fort at the beach in Taweela in Abu Dhabi on December 8, 2012. Sarah Dea / The National
Emirates Aluminum broke the world record for a structure made of the most aluminum cans after a team of thirty eight created a replica of Maqta Fort at the beach in Taweela in Abu Dhabi on December 8, 2012.  Sarah Dea / The National
Kashi Samaddar back in Dubai with his Guinness World Record certificate after travelling to all 194 United Nations member countries in the fastest time. Photo taken on 23 Nov, 2009. Stephen Lock / The National
Kashi Samaddar back in Dubai with his Guinness World Record certificate after travelling to all 194 United Nations member countries in the fastest time. Photo taken on 23 Nov, 2009.  Stephen Lock / The National
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - April 6, 2009: Jeyaraman Ravi displays the largest individual hand-made bead flag of the United Arab Emirates, which he built alone over 14 months. Ryan Carter / The National
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - April 6, 2009: Jeyaraman Ravi displays the largest individual hand-made bead flag of the United Arab Emirates, which he built alone over 14 months.  Ryan Carter / The National
Eighteen-year-old Ali Bashir from Pakistan, attempts to break the world record at the M&M sorting booth at the Guinness World Records Tent in Global Village, Dubai on January 26, 2009. Randi Sokoloff / The National
Eighteen-year-old Ali Bashir from Pakistan, attempts to break the world record at the M&M sorting booth at the Guinness World Records Tent in Global Village, Dubai on January 26, 2009.  Randi Sokoloff / The National
Measuring the world's longest sandwich made at Dubai Outlet Mall in Dubai on October 7, 2010. Liz Smith (R) of Guinness World Records, oversaw the measurement and later verified the sandwich was 2,667.13 metres long. Jeff Topping / The National
Measuring the world's longest sandwich made at Dubai Outlet Mall in Dubai on October 7, 2010. Liz Smith (R) of Guinness World Records, oversaw the measurement and later verified the sandwich was 2,667.13 metres long. Jeff Topping / The National
A volunteer straightens a section of the world’s longest sandwich made at Dubai Outlet Mall in Dubai, October 7, 2010. The Guinness World Records later verified it was 2,667.13 metres long. Jeff Topping / The National
A volunteer straightens a section of the world’s longest sandwich made at Dubai Outlet Mall in Dubai, October 7, 2010. The Guinness World Records later verified it was 2,667.13 metres long. Jeff Topping / The National