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Twice the Fun at the Pikes Peak Double

This last weekend, I had the great pleasure of joining 2,200+ mountain runners for the 59th annual Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon in Manitou Springs, CO, for some high altitude fun. This year I signed up for the "double" - the 13.3 mileShow More Summary

Will Roegge makes 4K art of Jeff Zwart's 911 build and run up Pikes Peak

Will Roegge has turned his camera on Jeff Zwart and provided another gem, this time documenting Zwart's run up Pikes Peak and BBI Autosport. Bertim Besha dropped out of high school, then worked his way up to founding his own shop, BBI,...Show More Summary

Video: Driving The Ferrari F40 In The Swiss Alps

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

I have been given the opportunity to drive some incredible cars in some great places. I have taken a rally-prepped Miata to the top of Pikes Peak; I drove a GT-R from Miami to Knoxville in a day for Christmas; and I got to bomb down the Blue Ridge Parkway in a Porsche Cayman S. Show More Summary

I Raced Toward the Sky as I Drove a Highly Modified Miata up Pikes Peak

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Pikes Peak is one of the oldest and most historic races in North America. When I landed in Denver, Colorado for the Flyin’ Miata Summer Camp event, I decided that I couldn’t be this close to the mighty mountain without seeing its summit. Show More Summary

Inside Subaru's Climb To The Clouds (Video)

Pikes Peak might get all the media attention, but the 'Climb to the Clouds' held over 7.4 miles of asphalt up New Hampshire's Mount Washington is even older, celebrating its centenary this year. While the first attempts took over 24 minutes to complete in steam-powered vehicles, recent competitions have been rather quicker. Subaru Rally Team USA...

CO: PPRTA to Spend $12M to Fix Up Area Known as No Man's Land

The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start a major road project in 2016 on a stretch of highway that has been neglected, deemed blighted and been nicknamed No Man's Land.

Flying Up Pikes Peak In A Turbo Porsche GT3 Is All Sorts of Glorious

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

How do you make a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup faster? You turbocharge it. How do you make it awesomer? You race it up Pikes Peak. How do you make it beautifuller? You film it in 4K. Gahhhhh GORGEOUS. Read more...

Storming Up Pikes Peak In A Porsche Turbo Is Terrifying

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Experienced hillclimber, filmmaker and Porsche aficionado Jeff Zwart recently competed in the 2014 Pikes Peak hllclimb in a Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo. Watch from the top of his helmet as Zwart completes one of his runs, hitting speeds of over 140 mph. Read more...

Video: Mitsubishi Breaking the EV Record at the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

last monthVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

We’ve told you about the Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III the automaker took to the Pikes Peak hill climb in June 2014, but now we bring you this rather thrilling video. Strapped to driver Greg Tracy’s roll cage, the camera records his record-breaking hill climb time of just 9:08.188. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi destroys Pikes Peak electric record, takes second overall [Video]

last monthVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Greg Tracy's MiEV Evolution III just two seconds behind best overall time.

Watch Mitsubishi break the EV record at Pikes Peak

Take a listen folks - you're hearing the eventual future of motorsports. This is Greg Tracy and the Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III as they assault the treacherous course at Pikes Peak in just 9:08.188. This run is significant for a number of reasons. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi says 2016 Outlander PHEV for US 'will be completely different'

While attending the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with Mitsubishi we got a chance to speak to three Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) executives about the Outlander PHEV, how the brand is strengthening its lineup and how it...Show More Summary

Witnessing Death At Pikes Peak

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Photographer Trevor Andrusko was stationed at the summit of Pikes Peak on Sunday. He gives a first person account of the events that unfolded after rider Bobby Goodin crashed his Triumph seconds after taking the checkered flag. Read more...

Pikes Peak Time Lapse Is How Your Brain Would Remember It

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Our resident Rally-Car Wrench Phillip Thomas trekked to Colorado recently in order to attend the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. He is part of the support crew for kick-ass driver Brianne Corn, who runs her Subaru WRX STI up the hill. Read more...

Pikes Peak

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Last weekend was my first time going to Pikes Peak. Quite an amazing experience... I've watched videos but nothing can compete with actually being there. The sounds of the engines roaring past you and the smells of brakes, tires and gas in the air... Show More Summary

Turbo BMW E30 Screams Up Pikes Peak: Video

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

This 1987 BMW E30, fully prepped and boosted, is fierce little machine. The restrained fury with which it attacks Pikes Peak is even fiercer. Putting about 480 horsepower to the rear wheels and weighing in at just 2,340 pounds, Tim Hardy’s turbo E30 made the climb in just 10:44.650. The time was good enough for fifth place in TA1 and 25th...

Sebastien Loeb wins Goodwood hillclimb in Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car

Sebastien Loeb added victory at the Goodwood Festival of Speed shoot-out to his enormous trophy cabinet with a stirring run during Sunday afternoon’s against-the-clock timed run. The nine-time World Rally....

Electric Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III finishes second overall at Pikes Peak

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The all-electric Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III has finished second and third overall at the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The Greg Tracy-piloted MiEV Evolution III crossed the finish line in 9:08.188, about two-and-a-half seconds behind the overall winner Romain Dumas. Mitsubishi teammate Hiroshi Masuoka placed third in the final standings, a further four seconds [...]

Mitsubishi Wins Electric Division, Second And Third Outright At Pikes Peak

Mitsubishi’s all-electric tilt at the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has yielded results, with the team winning the Electric Modified Division and taking two podium positions. Driving the MiEV Evolution III EV racer, driver...Show More Summary

These are the 6 deadliest racetracks ever

The tragic and completely bizarre accident that claimed the life of racer Bobby Goodin at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend serves as yet another underscore to the dangers of motorsport. Advances in vehicle design,...Show More Summary

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