Many grueling races, kilometers of challenges on all types of terrain, and then just a curve done well to jump to the headlines. But the curve has to be done very, very well. Enough to be worth the Guinness Book of Records. There is talk of drifting and extraordinary sports such as the Nissan GT-R in the hands of a pilot slap. ready recipe.
The Fujairah International Airport was chosen for its track, 3km long. Nissan’s goal has been, from the beginning, to address the drift to more than 300km / h, and Kawabata, who rides for Team Tokyo in Japanese drifting series, was chosen from a select group of highly skilled professional drivers.
To provide support were also the technical and logistics staff of Prodrift Academy, the Recaro regarding the pilot’s seat, the RAYS to supply special alloy wheels and Toyo Tires for chewing skid tailored .
The Nissan GT-R Nismo has won the Guinness World Record for the fastest drift: 304.96 km / h speed. At the wheel, Masato Kawabata, Japanese champion title holder Japanese drifting series, who performed on the track 3 km from Fujairah International Airport, United Arab Emirates. The car had been prepared with an engine of 1,380 hp and well-specific tires for drifting, prepared by Toyo Tires specially for the event.