Teenager shatters Guinness World Record for Fastest Vehicle Slalom aboard a Porsche 718 Spyder

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The Guinness World Record for fastest vehicle slalom was shattered recently by 16-year-old American karting sensation Chloe Chambers, and she did it piloting a bone-stock 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder. Amassing more than seven years of karting experience, Chambers set a time of 47.45-seconds on August 21, 2020. It was good enough to beat the previous record of 48.11-seconds achieved by Jia Qiang in a Chevrolet Camaro back in 2019.

“I really enjoy driving, I think it’s fun,” said the bubbly Chambers. “It looks easy, but it’s really not – to weave between 50 cones as fast as possible, trying to beat a record time and knowing I couldn’t touch a single one for the run to count – I definitely felt the pressure.”

Unlike other forms of racing, slalom demands an entirely new discipline. The key is finding the right balance and maintain sufficient momentum as the vehicle weaves between

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Mexico City Is Becoming A Cycling Capital

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With the sun barely starting to illuminate the city on a quiet Saturday morning, I join a small group of cyclists led by Alejandro Diaz, the 56-year-old owner of Giro Central, a bicycle shop and café just off of Reforma Avenue in downtown Mexico City. We pedal over a bridge on the cycling path that runs by his shop and can see the far side of the city and a faint outline of the mountains that jut up around the valley. On most sunny afternoons residents in Mexico City can catch glimpses of the summit of Ajusco, a 12,894-foot-tall mountain that sits within the territorial limit of the capital. A few times a year, when rain and wind clear away low-hanging haze, the icy summits

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