Articles about Pikes Peak

Three units will join the race
No fewer than three Honda NSXs will ping their way up the Pikes Peak hill climb next month. Well, we say Honda, but held as it is in Americaland, the NSXs will wear Acura badges for their journey to over 4,000m
It averaged over 100kph during its run
Volkswagen spent the weekend tearing up the Pikes Peak record books with a simply astonishing sub-eight minute run up the mountain. Bentley, too, had its own measure of success.The company's specially developed Bentayga Pikes Peak SUV managed to trim
Meet the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has a new record-holder, and it's electric. The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak just did the climb in 7 minutes 57.148 seconds, setting not only a new record for electric vehicles, but
Racing was in his blood
What a life Al Unser must've had as a kid. Father Jerry and uncles Louis and Joe were regulars at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and big brothers Jerry Jr., Louis and Bobby showed the same inclination for racing. Most
We're shookt
When we first heard about the 1,400hp, methanol-swigging Hoonicorn V2, we were frightened. When we saw early shots of it vaporizing tires on the infamous Pikes Peak Hill Climb, we were alarmed. And now, full petrified terror arrives in the
Just 2.4 seconds behind the overall winner
A pair of Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III all-electric prototype race cars finished first and second in the electric vehicle division of the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race.Finishing in first place was six-time Pikes Peak motorcycle champion Greg
After conquering Pikes Peak in 2013
After conquering Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 2013 with Sebastien Loeb behind the wheel of a Peugeot 208 T16, the French carmaker is now setting its sights on Dakar Rally for 2015.For the annual race, Peugeot will field the 2008 DKR.
Crosses 849km in 10 hours, 22 minutes
A production Range Rover Sport has reportedly set the fastest record time for a land vehicle in crossing what is described as \"one of the harshest and most challenging desert environments on the planet.\"According to Land Rover, the 650,000sq-km
This dude is badass
By now, you already know that nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb has smashed the record of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race, taking his Peugeot 208 T16 up to the summit in just eight minutes and 13.878 seconds,
Not bad for a rookie effort
Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb may have been a rookie at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race, but that wasn\'t a disadvantage to the Frenchman. With a time of eight minutes and 13.878 seconds, Loeb\'s time
Getting ready for the big day
Peugeot Sport and Sebastien Loeb have finally made their way to Pikes Peak, Colorado, in the United States and have begun to prepare for the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb race.The team\'s first step was to put the engine of
Just how fast was its time?
Nearly three months after its debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the all-new Range Rover Sport has set a record on the challenging Pikes Peak Hill Climb course, a few weeks shy of the actual race itself.The Range
Led by two-time Dakar Rally champion Hiroshi Masuoka
In the 2012 staging of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race, Mitsubishi Motors fielded two all-electric cars: the i-MiEV Evolution, which utilized the major components of the i-MiEV production model in a prototype platform, and the i, which
And is thoroughly impressed by it
With the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb race drawing closer to its June 30 start, one of the race\'s contenders in the Ultimate Class, nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb, has finally had the opportunity to drive the specially built
With a power-to-weight ratio of 1:1
Peugeot recently showed off what Sebastien Loeb\'s car for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Challenge looks like. Now, the French carmaker has revealed what kind of power its 208 T16 packs under its outrageous--and lightweight--bodywork.In hill-climb races,
A beast of a race car
Two weeks ago, we announced that Sebastien Loeb will be competing in this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb race in a Peugeot 208 T16. Well, the French carmaker has finally revealed what Loeb's car for the race looks like."Its
From WRC to GT Series to...Pikes Peak?
Nine-straight World Rally Championship champion Sebastien Loeb may be the greatest active racing driver because there seems to be no stopping his greatness in motorsports.For the 2013 WRC season, Loeb won't be competing in the 13 scheduled races, but
Ready for some knee-scraping action?
Last August 12, Greg Tracy was one of two Ducati motorcycle riders to crack the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race's previously insurmountable 10-minute mark after he registered a time of nine minutes, 58.262 seconds. That's within six
Check out his amazing footwork
If you want to know what it's like to drive nearly 20km up a mountain while experiencing an elevation change of nearly 10,000ft in less than 10 minutes, then you need to check out Rhys Millen's video of his
As part of a promo in the US
Last week, Audi revealed that it had something planned for the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race that involved an RS5. Well, Audi has finally revealed what it is, and it involves an RS5 tackling the nearly-20km-long course side
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