Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster Driven by David Coulthard: World Record for Golf Ball Catch
The two made it from the second attempt yesterday, when the ex-F1 driver (current DTM driver) caught a gold ball hit by Sheperd while driving the SLS AMG Roadster at 120 mph (193 km/h). The ball was hit at 178 mph (286 km/h) and travelled 275 meters (902 feet), finally landing inside the car. Mercedes was on scene to film the feat and will include the result in a viral campaign that’s set to debut in July.
"This world record attempt is definitely one of the most unusual things I've ever been asked to do with a car! Jake Shepherd was great to work with and the performance of the SLS AMG Roadster made driving to catch a mid-air golf ball even more exciting."
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