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Guinness freezes super salesman record , What?

Guinness freezes super salesman record , What?

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Guinness World Records has taken a step back from the dispute between two record-setting car salesmen. Earlier, we wrote about strong-selling Joe Girard, who sold a record number of cars in 1972 and was so eager to defend his title that he disputed the new record claimed by Ali Reda. Instead of granting the super salesman title to Reda, who reportedly sold 1,582 cars last year, Guinness is now retiring the car sales category and granting Girard the title of a "historic record holder" with his 1973 achievement of 1,425 vehicles. Even if General Motors is backing up Reda's sales numbers, Guinness says that there is no way to "sufficiently verify the figures," Automotive News reports. Apparently bookkeeping was different in the days of Girard, who gets to keep his status for the foreseeable future. In a statement to Automotive News, a Guinness spokesperson wrote: "The organization requires a clear and independent analysis of the competition, either through market analysis or from a global institution who monitors sales in the industry in order to confirm a record holder in this category. Following extensive research, it appears that no such institution exists, and market research would be deemed insufficient according to our guidelines."....

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