Stunt driver Terry Grant admits Jaguar Guinness World Record attempt was ‘kind of scary’

Terry Grant completes largest loop the loop in a car in 2015

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Mr Grant broke the Guinness World Record for the largest loop-the-loop in a car back in 2015. The stunt driver completed a massive 19.9m tall, 360-degree structure at the launch of the Jaguar F-Type.

Guinness World Records said the car experienced forces as high as 6.5Gs during the run.

Speaking to Nicki Shields at the Silverstone Classic today, he admitted the daredevil ride was “kind of scary”.

He added: “The PR director of Jaguar land Rover wanted to launch the F-Pace and they wanted to do it in a really cool way.

“They phoned me up and said how would you fancy doing a loop-the-loop so it was like ‘yeah of course’.

“It started off a lot smaller and then it just naturally took progression.

“Then it was actually let’s go for the world record and go for the biggest one.

“So we put a few more noughts on the contract and that was that, it was brilliant.”

Guinness World Records has previously said the stunt took two months of physical preparation.

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They said to complete the record, Mr Grant had to make sure he could withstand extreme G-Forces.

They said these were often higher than the forces experienced by space shuttle pilots.

Mr Grant added: “For the preparation, I had a much smaller loop that I practised on that I used back on the Top Gear Live days, we took it on the travelling show.

“But It is still the size of a house.

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