Helicopter Chasing Drift Car Is All Kinds Of Awesome

Helicopter Chasing Drift Car Is All Kinds Of Awesome

Life for Felix Baumgartner must be pretty dull once he’s on the ground.

When you’ve gained the world record for the greatest vertical freefall, even driving a fast car isn’t going to get the blood rushing like it used to.

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So you can understand why he’d fancy chasing a drift car around a track with an ultra-manoeuvrable helicopter.

With an aim to try and track the car’s moves as closely as possible with the helicopter, Felix follows drifting ace Jakub Przygonski in a Toyota GT86. With 1000 bhp. 

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Sure, the ‘intercom’ exchanges between driver and pilot are just a little bit cheesy, like something from an early Thunderbirds episode.

But it can’t detract from how utterly awesome this video is.

Check it out in full below.

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