Former Formula 1 driver and current F1 TV commentator, David Coulthard teamed up with professional golfer Jake Shepherd to set a somewhat strange Guinness World Record on May 30, 2012.
The two, along with a 571hp Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster, set a Guinness World Record for the furthest golf shot caught in a moving car, at Dunsfold Aerodrome in England. The stunt, which was part of a viral promotional film being shot for Mercedes-Benz UK, was successful on just the second attempt.
The SLS AMG Roadster that Coulthard was driving can accelerate from 0-to-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds. It was travelling at 193 km/h (120mph) when the golf ball landed in the car. Shepherd reportedly drove the ball at the astonishing speed of 286 km/h (178mph).
The feat was captured on film and will be launched in early July.
David Coulthard said: "This world record attempt is definitely one of the most unusual things I’ve ever been asked to do with a car!" No kidding!