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Chinese driver drifts for 3.87 miles on ice to break world record

Chinese driver drifts for 3.87 miles on ice to break world record
Racing driver Wang Dongjiang broke a Guinness World Record when he took his car out onto the ice covering a frozen lake and drifted continuously for 3.87 miles. Photo courtesy of Guinness World Records

April 14 (UPI) -- A race car driver in China took his vehicle out onto the ice covering a frozen lake and drifted continuously for 3.87 miles to break a Guinness World Record.

Guinness World Records said Wang Dongjiang, 58, drifted for 3.87 miles on a makeshift track atop Meilong Lake in Meilongkou, Jilin Province.

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The drift took the car around the track 23 times and the drift lasted for about 15 minutes, Guinness said.

Wang, a professional driver, previously placed second and third in his appearances at the China Drifting Competition.

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