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