Mauro Calo

  • 2010 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

    Drifting defines adolescent ridiculousness, yet we can’t get enough of it. The style of driving--if you can call it that--requires a driver to intentionally over steer, causing loss of traction in the rear wheels through turns, while maintaining vehicle control and a high exit speed. Let’s just say, it’s a lot easier said than done. The current world record for a drift stands at 8,000 feet, which is around one and a half miles. A man by the name of Mauro Calo, a Mercedes-Benz demonstration driver, now wants to smash that record by completing a single drift that will carry...

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