Chloe Chambers earned the Guinness World Record for the fastest Slalom in a 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder on September 2, 2020 at Solberg Airport.
Chambers’ record of 47.45 seconds – measured by the fastest time around 50 cones spaced at 15.05 meters apart on the 2,500-foot slalom distance – beat the previous record of 48.11 by more than half a second.
The sixteen-year-old driver made several practice runs on the empty airport runway to familiarize herself with the cone’s positioning, the car, the track surface and grip levels. The silver Spyder was run to factory standard specifications.
“It was a great learning experience for me,” said Chambers after emerging from the car. “I’m super happy with everyone’s effort and help in achieving our goal. It required a lot of focus and patience, and I’m grateful for the amazing opportunity.”
Sixteen-year-old Chambers grew up in New York’s Hudson Valley. Aside from being an honor student and black belt in Taekwondo, her passion for racing came from watching Formula One with her father through her childhood. Her talent and motivation on the racetrack have earned her multiple national race wins and championships.
“I really enjoy driving, “said Chambers. “I think it’s fun. I do like the competition piece of it and I just really enjoy doing it, to be the best at something.”
More information about Chambers can be found at ChloeChambers.com.