Man in car 'polish' record bid

A man is attempting to hand paint an entire Fiat 500 in pink nail polish in a bid to enter the record books.

People can follow the progress of David Sheath live on the internet at http://www.pinkmyride.tv and on social networking site Twitter.

The 28-year-old is expecting to get through some 200 pots of varnish and make 240,000 strokes to cover the white car during the record attempt.

David is living and sleeping in a special studio in south London while he completes the mammoth task, expected to take at least a week.

He will stay inside the specially set-up challenge room until the job is finished. To get through his monster effort, he will have a television, bed, rug and toilet.

The wannabe record breaker, who is recently single, said: "I broke up with my girlfriend and thought this would be a great way to get through it. I hope to nail the job in seven days but I've never done anything like this before."

A spokesperson for Guinness World Records said: "This sounds like a potentially interesting claim."

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