Nissan Middle East bags Guinness World Record for longest tandem drift in Dubai

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 by

Two 350Z cars drifted around a makeshift track at the same time without stopping for 28.52 kilometres. Set in the second attempt at a parking lot in Dubai’s Global Village, 14th December is a day that will go down in the history books for the brand.

Nissan Middle East longest tandem drift

Speaking at the event Samir Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East, said: “The Nissan Z is a very popular car in the drifting scene and this new record is yet another proof on the ability of this car to make drifting look so easy.”

Nissan Middle East longest tandem drift

Commenting on the partnership with Prodrift Academy, Mohammad Al Falasi, Managing Director said, “Drifting has been a very popular sport among young people in the region and we are extremely proud to be able to develop this sport further among the fans in a safe and authorized environment, thanks to Nissan Middle East. ”

Nissan Middle East longest tandem drift

The drifting fever evolved back in 2009, when the first regional drifting competition was launched. Over the years, this has significantly grown to be one of the most awaited events across the Middle East, with attendance exceeding 15,000 per country.

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