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Mercedes-Benz Sets Drifting Record


Drifting is one of ultimate ways of expressing car control. Balancing the throttle and having a good sense of how the car is behaving beneath you takes a lot of talent. Having a well sorted car to use also helps quite a bit but nevertheless, competition between those who liken their driving to crabs is immense. The drifting record stands at 394M, well that was until today.

At Mercedes-Benz World Brooklands driver Mauro Calo shattered that record clocking up an incredible 2308M. That equates to almost 8 laps of their handling circuit and results in a very worthy addition to that famous book. The car of choice? Some form of custom super-drifter? Nope, a standard C63 AMG. R.I.P a very tortured set of tyres…