For the first time ever, the Crown Range, New Zealand's highest tarmac road, was closed off to the public so that Mad Mike Whiddett, and his 750bhp, 4 rotor Mazda RX-7 sponsored by the energy-rich crew from Red Bull could go drifting! Mad Mike hits speeds in excess of 140 miles per hour over the course of the road's six and a half miles, which boasts 47 individual corners at over 3,500 feet of elevation. Scroll down for all kinds of fire-belching, tire-squealing and smoke-inducing action. Or, as Mad Mike himself puts it, "A dream turned into reality."
The video above is pretty cool but we actually thought the 'behind the scenes movie was more interesting: