If you are going to Race then you will get by far the best results with Specialist Race Skis, Race Bindings and Race Boots. You can use less specialist gear and have great fun racing but if you are serious about your racing, be serious about your kit.
Specialist Race Equipment will undoubtedly improve both your speed and enjoyment. The equipment is specifically designed for the purpose and will give improved response across the board when compared to even "high end" Recreational Skiing kit.
The skis have extremely good torsional rigidity so carve like a dream which makes navigating even the most challenging Slalom Courses so much easier. Success breeds confidence, confidence leads to greater self-belief and in turn, improved technique. That combination brings better results - just what the doctor ordered - so have fun.