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
The NSX pace car's run was captured by a helicopter and dozens of roadside cameras.
The new Acura NSX has been tantalizing us with its clean lines and promised performance for the past couple of years, but soon we’ll finally be able to hop behind the wheel and tell you what it’s like to drive. Until then, sit back and enjoy this video showing a pre-production example attacking Colorado’s Pikes Peak. MUST WATCH...
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 the new Acura NSX make the 12.4-mile, 156-turn drive up Pikes Peak as the official pace car for this year's Race to the Clouds in this latest video. Continue reading Acura spotlights NSX pace car at Pikes Peak Acura spotlights NSX pace car at Pikes Peak originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:21:00 EST. Show More Summary
Acura has teased us with the thought of a new NSX for so long that the thought of one coming in 2016 doesn’t even seem real. Instead, the car can only live in fantasy places made for fantasy cars, such as the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. Great choice for a pace car? Yes. Great choice for a pace car. Read more...
Spectacular and hair-raising footage of racer Jeff Zwart as he tears up Colorado’s deadly Pikes Peak Hill Climb in his Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo. Jeff secured a first place victory in the his class, with a time of 9:46.243. Directed by Will Roegge.
Jeff Zwart takes his fire-breathing Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo up Pikes Peak in this gorgeous 4K video. It's something that you absolutely must see. Continue reading Watch Jeff Zwart drive his Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo at Pikes Peak in 4K Watch...Show More Summary
You already had a ride in this year’s Goodwood champion, the mighty Gobstopper 2 Subaru Impreza as well as in the third-fastest, Rod Millen’s 1994 Pikes Peak Toyota Celica. Time for more then!http://jalopnik.com/jump-onboard-t... Read more...
What these cars are capable of will come as no surprise to EV fans, but winning the King of the Mountain title puts another feather in the EV cap
Outlaw motorcycle gangs are actively recruiting military members in Colorado’s Pikes Peak area, greatly concerning federal agents. A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) report from May found that "since 2007, ATF and its law...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
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like driving a gigantic cordless power tool on four wheels to over 14,000 feet above sea level, then this video should give you a pretty good idea. Here we ride along with Rhys Millen on board his one-megawatt...Show More Summary
We catch up with the men behind the two fastest car at Pikes Peak 2015, both of which happen to be electric, and get some engineering insight. Continue reading Meet the two fastest cars at Pikes Peak 2015 Meet the two fastest cars at Pikes Peak 2015 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
At the wheel of this hillclimb-prepped 2009 Nissan GT-R is none other than the impossibly kind racer and Motor Trend hot shoe Randy Pobst. Thankfully, he’s alright. Here’s how this crash happened to one of the best in the business. Read more...
Rhys Millen and his all-electric eO PP03 set a new record at Pikes Peak this year, running to the summit in 9:07.022 and beating out Monster Tajima by over 20 seconds. But the combination of speed and silence in this on-board video of his balls-out run is downright tranquil compared to the rest of the field. Read more...
All-around fast driver and New Zealander Rhys Millen had roughly 20 miles of experience behind the wheel of his Latvian-made eO electric race car before Sunday’s race. That apparently didn’t matter as he piloted the first electric car to an overall win at the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday. 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
Unencumbered by the effects of altitude, EVs are coming into their own.
You know what’s great? America. America is a great place, not because we are a nation of freedom, capitalism, and sports fans who enjoy watching football that requires the use of your hands. It’s a great place because each year, a few...Show More Summary