Nissan: Nissan GT-R Breaks a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS pretension for Fastest Drift

Posted on 07. Apr, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

Dubai, UAE – Nissan has set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS pretension for a fastest ever drift. The record was damaged with a speed of 304.96 km/hr and 30 degrees angle regulating a specially-tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R. Masato Kawabata, a Japanese deposit champion and pretension hilt for a Japanese flapping series, clinched a tip mark from former record hilt Jakub Przygoński of Poland. The record was set during a special eventuality that took place during Fujairah International Airport, UAE.

The record-breaking Nissan GT-R was grown with a support and coordination of Nismo specialists. It was tuned to 1380 HP in sequence to set a record, and blending so all a energy went to a back wheels. The GT-R was prepared by GReddy Trust and tested extensively during Japan’s Fuji Speedway trickery with Kawabata during a wheel. The automobile was set adult for lively while progressing fortitude and confidence-inspiring doing characteristics – essential when behaving such severe feats.

“Once again, Nissan has damaged a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS pretension and has done general story for a fifth time in a Middle East,” pronounced Samir Cherfan, Managing Director of Nissan Middle East. “The Nissan GT-R is one of a world’s many iconic supercars, proof time and again a implausible extent of a capabilities, and has clearly demonstrated a opening care by violence a best deposit cars out there. The fact that this feat was set here in a UAE creates it even some-more special for a region. Setting this impossibly formidable universe record was a transparent proof of a fad we are bringing to a Middle East with a Nismo brand.”

Fujairah International Airport was strategically selected for a 3km prolonged airstrip that was deemed to be amply prolonged adequate for a challenge. From a outset, Nissan wanted to perform a deposit during a speed of some-more than 300km/h and Kawabata, who leads in a Japanese flapping array for Team Tokyo, was selected from a organisation of rarely specialized foe drivers.

“We were really happy to be means to horde such an sparkling event,” pronounced His Excellency Mohammed Al Salami, Chairman of Fujairah International Airport, “Once again, a UAE has achieved another GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title. This good nation is always easy when it comes to assisting people and companies make history, and a staff during Fujairah International Airport were means to support this record try while progressing a indisputable confidence compulsory during comforts such as ours.”

Cherfan also thanked a airfield crew and a government for their support, saying, “Fujairah International Airport was a ideal fit for this universe record try and a huge levels of support we perceived from each turn was invaluable. We had to set adult a seminar in one of a airport’s hangars and had usually 5 days to get all ready
including a specifically tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R, gangling parts, tyres and all a other apparatus that compulsory difficult confidence checks and processes. Without a loyalty and untiring assistance of everybody during Fujairah International Airport we could not have achieved this, and we wish to demonstrate my frank interjection to everybody involved.”

Mohammed Al Falasai from The Prodrift Academy UAE commented: “The Prodrift Academy UAE, in partnership with Nissan Middle East, is unapproachable to be partial of a Guinness World Records for a fastest drift. Hard work and loyalty from all parties concerned have enabled us to grasp a idea of environment this new record. Through a dedicated training programs, a Prodrift Academy and Nissan will continue to be during a forefront of flapping in a Middle East.”

GReddy Trust’s technicians worked on a specifically tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R setup on site in a 3 days heading adult to a eventuality and had usually 3 attempts to mangle a record as per despotic discipline set by Guinness World Records. Support was also supposing by technicians and logistics crew from a Prodrift Academy, Recaro for a driver’s seat, RAYS for a supply of special, lightweight amalgamate wheels and Toyo Tires for a deposit tyres that were specifically designed for this stunt.

 

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