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New record set for the tightest parallel parking job

New record set for the tightest parallel parking job image

Text: / Photos: Guinness World Records | posted June 04, 2012 11:29

Tightest parallel parking record beaten at new Mini launch in China dubbed as “The Chinese Job”

The parallel parking stunt is no doubt one of the most popular parking stunt that's being performed by precision drivers all over the world. That also makes it the most contested title in the Guinness World Records, the title have changed hands for five time in the past two years.

Barely after a month a new world record was set, a Chinese driver named Han Yue squeezed in the new MINI Cooper in a tight space and broke the existing record by 1 centimeter in his first attempt. After several more attempts, Han managed to shave off 7 centimeters from the 22cm gap that previous world record holder Patrik Folco have made leaving only 15 centimeter gap between the two Clubmans.

Watch the video of the attempt below: