Electric vehicles were the story at last year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with the Rhys Millen-piloted eO PP03 beating out Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima's Rimac E-Runner Concept One for a 1-2 electric finish. Rimac is hoping to come out on top this year and will be teaming up with Tajima and his APEV team and Monster Sport once again. Show More Summary
honda’s already-strong presence at this year’s pikes peak international hill climb has been boosted with the official unveiling of its nsx supercar-inspired ev concept. called, not surprisingly, the nsx ev concept, the new racer joins...Show More Summary
Acura recently confirmed plans to enter an electric NSX in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today we got our first look at the car which Acura calls the NSX EV concept. The NSX EV is powered by four electric motors that together form a sophisticated all-wheel-drive system dubbed the Electric Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive, a...
The well-known father/son racers Rod and Rhys Millen will compete at next weekend’s (June 26) Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in separate cars. Rod, 65, will bring back his Pennzoil Toyota Celica, which scored a Class C division victory in 1989, while Rhys, 43, will pilot the Drive eO PP03 [...]
Japanese car maker Honda has today announced its NSX supercar will make its North American racing debut at the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In the famed race – which celebrate its 100th anniversary this year – Honda will run two of its American-built NSX supercars in the time attack 1 and 2 classes, […]
Acura has confirmed it will field an all-electric version of its NSX supercar in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The special NSX features a prototype drivetrain known as Electric Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive, which consists of four electric motors with individual wheel torque vectoring. Kia is working on a new sports sedan...
Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds. Acura has confirmed an NSX-based prototype powered by four electric motors will be entered in the event’s Electric Modified Class. The prototype will be driven by Japanese racing driver Tetsuya Yamano who last...
he all-new honda nsx hybrid supercar is gearing up to make its north american racing debut, although the venue may not be where you expect. celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year, the pikes peak international hill climb will play host to not one, but two factory-backed nsx time attack racers - wearing honda’s luxury acura livery. Show More Summary
On the 100th anniversary of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, can a Tesla set a new record on what’s considered one of the world’s most dangerous races? Race car driver and serial entrepreneur Blake Fuller will take the wheel in the modified stock version of the Tesla Model S, the first time the world’s best-selling electric... Show More Summary
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Sportbikes have officially been banned from running in the Pikes Peak International Hill climb after two riders have been killed over the last two years. Continue reading Pikes Peak's sportbike ban cripples motorcycle competition Pikes...Show More Summary
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) is easily the most batshit insane motorcycle race in the United States. The 12.42-mile long course is where the fastest and craziest among us go to compete against both fellow man and mountain as they ride to the top of the 14,110 foot summit. But this year, many of them won’t be allowed to compete. Read more...
As electrified lightening-bolt power continues its battle with internal combustion on the track (just look to the front grid of Le Mans and the podium of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for a few recent examples), the same is happening on the road. Show More Summary
Jeff Zwart is one of those guys you kind of want to be. As co-founder of Radical Media, he’s shot commercials for just about every car company there is. Remember that epic Porsche commercial from a few years ago that showed seemingly every important Porsche ever built charging through the desert? That was his. Show More Summary
We recently witnessed the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), and when the final checkered had flown, the all-electric vehicle you see before you made history. With drifter/rally racer/stunt driver Rhys Millen...Show More Summary
Watch Rhys Millen and Paul Dallenbach break the Electric Modified and Open Wheel class records, respectively, at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Then, stick around for a quick post-race interview to get personal impressions of their performance. Show More Summary
At the conclusion of this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Mercedes-Benz issued a release claiming a new record: the Mercedes-Benz C250d 4MATIC was the fastest production diesel to ever make it from base camp to summit. Driven...Show More Summary
After trying for a number of years, an electric vehicle has broken through to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This year's race was won by veteran hillclimber Rhys Millen, the Drive eO PP03 (no, that's not a typo) racer set a new record for electric cars of 9m07.222s, with Millen leading home another electric-powered entrant in second. Show More Summary
Electric cars have taken out the top two spots at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with Rhys Millen's eO PP03 beating Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima's Tajima Rimac E-Runner Concept_One to become the first ever all-electric winner...Show More Summary
Rhys Millen is the first person to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in an electric racecar. Monster Tajima followed in second, also under electric power. Continue reading Rhys Millen wins Pikes Peak under all-electric power...Show More Summary