ABU DHABI – Just days after clinching both the Drivers' and Constructors' World Championships for the fourth time in a row, Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrated their record-breaking achievement in style on top of the Burj Al Arab Helipad.
Tiger Woods has played golf from the helipad, Andre Agassi and Roger Federer playing tennis on it and now it was David Coulthard's turn to take a Formula One car up there. Coulthard took the Red Bull Racing Show Car 210 meters above sea level to lay down some rubber on the famous 24-meter wide helipad.
"That was a lot of fun," said Coulthard after the run. "When Red Bull first suggested the idea to me I said 'why not?'. I like getting involved with anything that pushes the boundaries and it's what Red Bull stands for. I think this will produce fantastic, iconic shots in an amazing town and I'm really privileged to be part of it."
Her Excellency Laila Mohammed Suhail, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, commented: "There could be no better way to both celebrate Red Bull's recent win of the Formula One World Championship. Once again, images of one of Dubai's most iconic landmarks will capture the imaginations of future visitors."
The show run was the perfect way to celebrate the team's incredible achievement of the quadruple-double, after Sebastian Vettel became the youngest quadruple World Champion and Infiniti Red Bull Racing became only the third team to win four Constructors' titles in a row.
Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in approximately 50 countries. The Infiniti brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan and the United States. Production in China and Europe will start soon along with the expansion of the brand's portfolio.
As the Title Partner and Vehicle Performance Partner of Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Infiniti has a far-reaching technical collaboration with the Formula One team, and Sebastian Vettel, its four-time World Champion driver, serves as Infiniti's Director of Performance.
More information about Infiniti, its Total Ownership Experience® and its industry leading technologies can be found at www.infiniti.com. For the latest news on Infiniti, visit InfinitiNews.com, "like" Infiniti on Facebook or follow the brand on Twitter @InfinitiUSA. For interesting content on Infiniti in Formula One visit: www.infiniti-gp.com, www.youtube.com/InfinitiGP or follow on Twitter @InfinitiGP.
About Infiniti in Formula One
Infiniti, the premium automotive brand, starts the 2013 season as Title Partner and Vehicle Performance Partner of Infiniti Red Bull Racing. With a deepened technical collaboration across people, process and technologies, an 'open door' approach is enabling both sides to access a pool of innovation, new technologies and R&D resources in the shared pursuit of precision and performance.
Since the partnership's inception in 2011 it has already seen the launch of the Infiniti FX Vettel Edition and product development input from Sebastian Vettel and test driver Sebastien Buemi for the all-new Infiniti Q50 premium sports saloon. Infiniti continues to be the most visible automotive brand in Formula One, and the deepened partnership will ensure closer alignment on an increasing number of future team collaborations.
For interesting content on Infiniti in Formula One visit: www.infiniti-gp.com, www.youtube.com/InfinitiGP or follow on Twitter @InfinitiGP.
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