Posted on 05.20.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos Anybody that has ever been a fan of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will attest that the event holds a unique place of its own amid the races in a calendar year. For French automaker Peugeot, 1988 and 1989 were special years, as it scored back to back triumphs with Ari Vatanen and Robby Unser. Show More Summary
Preparing for next month's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Mitsubishi - the presenting sponsor of this year's PPIHC - has unveiled its entrant for the race: the all-electric MiEV Evolution II. Building off last year's MiEV-inspired...Show More Summary
Posted on 05.16.2013 13:00 by Simona Mitsubishi is preparing to enter this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb held from June 25 to June 30 with a specially prepared MiEV Evolution II all-electric prototype. Mitsubishi will have two entries in the competition and is hoping for an overall first place. Show More Summary
The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is quickly turning into a Nurburgring equivalent when it comes to bragging rights of electric vehicle makers. The venue is perfect for EVs: The track is 12.42 miles long, as cinch even for the most range-challenged EV. The track finishes at 14,110 ft, a height that deprives ICE-powered [...]
The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the few events in motorsport with an Unlimited Class that is truly... well, unlimited. To put the word 'unlimited' in perspective, consider the Red Bull-sponsored Peugeot 208 T16:...Show More Summary
With his surname already linked with the overall Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record thanks to son Rhys, Rod Millen is focusing his attention on piloting an electric vehicle up the mountain. During his debut in the electric division,...Show More Summary
Posted on 05.6.2013 18:00 by Simona The 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was quite a successful one for Toyota, as the company set a new EV record of 10:15.380 up the hill in the Electric class. For this year’s hill climb, the company prepared an improved version of its electric car in an attempt to break its previous run. Show More Summary
Toyota plans to defend its electric title at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a tweaked TMG EV P002. The electric racer is currently on its way to Salisbury, N.C., where TRD USA will perform aerodynamic upgrades to the Radical-based chassis. On June 30, 61-year-old Rod Millen will attempt a new record [...]
Posted on 04.27.2013 23:00 by Kirby Garlitos Hyundai’s record-setting performance with Rhys Millen at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb last year was met with widespread praise from all corners of the industry. The record timeShow More Summary
Posted on 04.27.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos For years, Nobuhiro ’Monster’ Tajima was considered the king of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. All that, however, changed last year when Rhys Millen broke Tajima’s world record up the hill with a time of 9:46.164 in a modified Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Show More Summary
Honda plans to storm the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30, entering ten cars in nine classes at the race to the sky, and signing on as a corporate sponsor. Part of the company's return to grassroots racing - if that's what...Show More Summary
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is without doubt one of the most challenging events on the motor sport calendar. Huge altitude changes; a route that starts on tarmac and finishes on gravel; nail-biting corners and spectacular scenery all make for one hell of a race, and this year more than a few manufacturers are gunning for victory. Show More Summary
The covers have finally been lifted from the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer that will contest the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. Nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb will pilot the specially developed Peugeot 208 … Continue reading ? The post Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak revealed appeared first on CarAdvice.
Peugeot has pulled the wraps from its new 208 T16 racer, revealing rally champion Sebastien Loeb's ride for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Following in the footsteps of the 405 T16, which took back-to-back wins in 1988 and 1989, the 208 racer borrows the look of its production sibling - but little else. Show More Summary
Peugeot is returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this year after a 14-year absence, and it has begun teasing the 208 T16 that Sébastien Loeb will be piloting up the mountain. Sporting a carbon fiber effects package that...Show More Summary
Posted on 04.2.2013 14:00 by Simona Last year, LoveFab made its debut at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a race car based on the Acura NSX. The team did great at the race and managed to finish one of the toughest motorsport events in the world. Show More Summary
If you don't remember Jeremy Foley's massive off at the Devil's Playground from last year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, you probably haven't touched a computer in the past 7 months. Fortunately, both Foley and co-driver Yuri Kouzenetsov were unharmed in the massive barrel-rolling, boulder-slamming dive down the mountain. The unfortunate...
In 2012, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb legend and record-holder Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima announced he’d be switching from the gasoline-powered Unlimited class to take on a new challenge: attempting to set a new record in the race’s Electric class. Though Tajima was impressively fast behind the wheel of his Monster...
The 91st running of the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb is scheduled to begin on June 30. Like last year's event, the 12.42 mile course - fully paved these days - starts at 9,390 feet elevation and doesn't stop climbing until it...Show More Summary
Posted on 01.15.2013 18:00 by Simona Back in 2012, Hyundai scored an impressive world record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a time of 9:46.164. This year, Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) want to defend their record time and have prepared a purpose-built unlimited-class rear-drive racecar. Show More Summary