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RSS Video: BMW wants world drifting record back in US

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<p>Filed under: <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/motorsports/" rel="tag">Motorsports</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/sedans/" rel="tag">Sedan</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/sports/" rel="tag">Performance</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/marketing-advertising/" rel="tag">Marketing/Advertising</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/videos/" rel="tag">Videos</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/bmw/" rel="tag">BMW</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/luxury/" rel="tag">Luxury</a></p><a href="/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/#continued"><img alt="BMW Drift Record" src="http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2013/03/bmw-drift-record-628.jpg" style="margin-top: 4px; margin-bottom: 4px; width: 628px; height: 352px;" /></a><br /><br /><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/bmw/">BMW</a> just can't stand the thought of the world record for the longest <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/drift/">drift</a> winding up in the hands of someone else. The German automaker is set to take a crack at setting a new record by blowing the old one straight out of the water. A driver in <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/china/">China</a> holds the current title after kicking a car sideways for a full 3.6 miles. Now, on May 11, BMW Performance Driving Instructor Johan Schwartz will attempt to pitch a <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/bmw/m5/">BMW M5</a> sideways for some 40 miles as part of a stunt to raise funds for the BMW Pro-Am Charity.<br /><br />We've had the distinct pleasure of riding with the instructors at the BMW facility in South Carolina, and we can tell you that if anyone can keep an M5 at full tilt for 40 miles, it's these guys. BMW has released a teaser video to drum up attention for the stunt. You can catch it <a href="/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/#continued">below</a>.<p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/" rel="bookmark">Continue reading <em>BMW wants world drifting record back in US</em></a></p><p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/">BMW wants world drifting record back in US</a> originally appeared on <a href="http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</a> on Sat, 23 Mar 2013 19:11:00 EST. Please see our <a href="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/forward/20511599/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2013/03/23/bmw-wants-world-drifting-record-back-in-us/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a><div class="feedflare">

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