No where to run as computer tracks car rally

Khannonball Run team members Stefan Kahrmann (back), Luke Bisby and Craig Warren (front) with Succorfish Managing Director, Chad Hooper.
Khannonball Run team members Stefan Kahrmann (back), Luke Bisby and Craig Warren (front) with Succorfish Managing Director, Chad Hooper.

A NORTH Shields company is playing a part in one of the world’s most famous car rallies.

Tracking technology designed by Advanced Succorfish is being used by UK entrants ‘The Khannonball Run’ team in the Mongol Rally.

The company has sponsored and supplied the team – of Luke Bisby, Stefan Kahrmann and Craig Warren from the University of Edinburgh – with advanced vehicle tracking equipment and GPS technology so that race followers can monitor the team’s progress.

The race started in London on Saturday, July 14, and will see 300 teams and 880 entrants travel more than 10,000 through 17 countries to the finish line in Ulaanbaarar, Mongolia.

To sponsor the team or follow their progress visit www.khannonballrun.co.uk