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Music to our ears
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Early Nissan Skylines were famed for their ease of tuneability. By disconnecting a couple of hoses and fiddling with a couple of restrictors, it
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
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
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
A truly impressive feat
Rally driver and drifter (and recent Manila visitor) Rhys Millen now owns the record for the fastest finish of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb course after completing it in nine minutes and 46.164 seconds. Millen's time beats by nearly
After wildfire canceled original July 8 race date
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race has been rescheduled to August 12 after the wildfire near Colorado Springs forced the event's organizers to cancel the race, which had been originally scheduled for July 8."With the help and support of
Rescheduled to a later date this year
The raging wildfires threatening Colorado Springs and its nearby communities have forced the organizers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) race to postpone the event to a later date. The event was supposed to be held on July 8."We
At this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed
A Nissan Leaf is set to run the 1.87km hill-climb course at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom this weekend. Unlike the other cars that will be tackling the course, however, the Leaf will be doing it
Could he make it seven wins in a row?
Last year, Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima broke the Pikes Peak Hill Climb race's once-untouchable 10-minute mark in his Monster Sport SX4 Hill Climb Special with a time of 9 minutes and 51.278 seconds. This year, Tajima is going a
Walter Rohrl returns
After 25 years, two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl will reunite with his Audi Sport Quattro S1 and tackle the legendary Pikes Peak where he set a record that still stands today.On July 11, 1987, Röhrl drove the
The spirit of racing is alive and well
True motorsports fans who can appreciate racing outside of the high-tech racetracks of Formula 1 and Le Mans, should know what hillclimbing is. In a nutshell, it is a form of racing that features driving up a steep hill (hence the
Driving up a mountain never looked this good
At the 2011 staging of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb race, Monster Sport's Nobuhiro Tajima was sponsored by high-definition camera brand GoPro. It was inevitable then that a video of his run will go up online--whether or not he
What time do you think he'll set next year?
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb legend and current record holder Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima has finally broken the race's 10-minute barrier when he drove his Monster Sport SX4 Hill Climb Special up to the summit with a time of 9 minutes
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