With all the number crunching finally done, we can now reveal that exactly 13,704 people are participating in VISTA 2011, forming 3740 teams. They are representing Volvo dealerships and workshops from 75 countries all over the world.
This is the highest number of participants yet in a VISTA competition, beating the previous record of 13500 participants in VISTA 2009.
The baulk of the teams come from Volvo Trucks’ European division, where 2303 teams are competing in VISTA 2011.
822 teams come from the International division, which includes Southern Africa, Northern Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and New Zeeland.
The Asia Truck Operation has 570 teams, coming from Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Asia.
The Volvo Bus Corporation in USA, Canada and Mexico has 45 teams taking part in the global competition. In addition North America VISTA will also be running their own separate competition with 120 teams, the winner of which will be sent to the global VISTA World Final in Gothenburg.
With more participants from more countries than ever before, this is clearly the biggest and most global VISTA competition ever!