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Video: Red Bull... on top of the world

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31/10/2013

To celebrate winning the Drivers' and Constructors' Championships for the fourth consecutive year, Red Bull ran one of its cars atop one of the most recognised locations on earth.

Perched 210 metres above the sea, on a helipad just 24 metres wide, the car became the first to run on the Burj Al Arab helipad.

Mirroring Sebastian Vettel's post-race celebration in India - albeit a little higher above sea level and without the fine - David Coulthard completed a number of do-nuts, disappearing in a cloud of tyre smoke, against the stunning backdrop of the Arabian Gulf, overlooking scenic views of Dubai's impressive skyline.

Seconds after completing the demonstration, Coulthard stepped out of the cockpit and said: "That was a lot of fun. 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."

Rather him than us...

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