Calo beat the previous record by a quarter of a mile or 394 meters as he took the sports sedan at 2,308 meters driving sideways. He completed eight burning laps at a company event at the Mercedes-Benz World Handling Circuit in Surrey.
Andrew Mallery, Mercedes’ Commercial Operations Director said, “When Mauro approached us to hold his record breaking attempt on the circuit at Mercedes-Benz World we were happy to offer him the support. He has been a valuable member of the driving experience team for several years and is a respected driver in the industry, so there was no doubt he would achieve his aim”.
This is indeed a great achievement for Calo, an experienced driver whose working at the company’s circuit by entertaining crowds with his driving accuracy and precision.