A famous racecar driver just did donuts atop a Miami skyscraper. Wow, just wow.

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We’ve seen our share of stunts on the big screen, then we saw this right in our own backyard.

Color us impressed.

Ahead of this weekend’s US Grand Prix and the Formula 1 Fan Festival in Miami, 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard did a smoking series of donuts atop One Thousand Museum Residences.

The 62 story building, created by late architect Zaha Hadid, has a helipad on the roof and that’s where the action went down on Wednesday. How the heck did he get up there? Coulthard’s car was lifted by crane on top of the soaring skyscraper in downtown, then he revved things up.

“Iconic,” DC said after the stunt. “To coin an American phrase, that was awesome!”


As for the F1 Miami Festival, it opens Saturday with the F1 live 3 p.m. car run along Biscayne Boulevard, with fans lined up to watch the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and Renault Sport Formula One Team. There will also be a special appearance from two-time F1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who will be driving his Championship winning McLaren M23.

Inside Bayfront Park, there will be a free concert on Saturday night featuring Silk City, Diplo and Mark Ronson, starting at 6 p.m.

On Sunday, inside the park, attendees can watch a live stream of the Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton will aim to secure his fifth World Championship title at Austin’s the Circuit of the Americas.

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