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Peugeot Making 2015 Dakar Return With 2008 DKR Rally Car: Video

Peugeot is set to return to the gruelling Dakar Rally in a multi-year program beginning in 2015, competing with a specialised ‘DKR’ version of its 2008 crossover SUV. Following a record-breaking Pikes Peak Hill Climb campaign in 2013,...Show More Summary

Peugeot To Make Dakar Rally Comeback In 2015

After its domination of Pikes Peak last year, Peugeot is set to return to another arena in which it once competed--the famed Dakar rally. The Pikes Peak partnership of Peugeot Sport, Red Bull and Total will join forces once again for the 2015 Dakar rally, hoping to replicate Peugeot's late 1980s run of four victories in 205 T16 and 405 TSI Grand...

Size Matters 2: The Jumping/Drifting Semi Truck Is Back At Work In New Video

Literally nothing in this video makes logical sense, but it's still 100% perfect. Mike Ryan and the Banks Super-Turbo Castrol Freightliner (which you might know from Pikes Peak) don't bother defying physics with their house-sized antics--they just take physics' lunch money and dump it in the trash can. With antics and cinematography that put even...

Freightliner goes all Gymkhana drifty on us, finishes with big jump

So, it's a safe bet that the following video is the craziest thing you'll see all day. Maybe this week, and quite possibly, this month. It stars, in no particular order, a drifting Freightliner semi driven by Pikes Peak champ Mike Ryan,...Show More Summary

Loeb And Peugeot Pikes Peak Car Set For Record Goodwood Hill Climb Run

Sébastien Loeb is undeniably the living master of all things unpaved, and, as he proved at last year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, he can chuck a car around just fine on asphalt, too. Now, he's aiming for the top of the charts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed's famous hill climb. His chariot of choice will be the same Peugeot 208...

Sebastian Loeb Takes Aim at Goodwood Hillclimb Record

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The half-man/half-robot Frenchman is set to tackle Nick Heidfeld's current record run of 41.6 seconds, an average speed of 141(!) mph, established in 1999. Loeb will pilot his insane Pikes Peak racer, the Peugeot 208 T16, as F1 cars were banned from full-tilt runs up the hill after Quick Nick set the record. Read more...

CO: Regional Transportation Board Calls on Colorado Springs to Ante Up to Promise

Colorado Springs needs to live up to the funding promise it made to voters who approved the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority tax in 2004, the authority's board said.

Mitsubishi Evo Takes Scary Cliff Dive At Pikes Peak - This Mitsubishi Evo rally car took the scariest cliff dive we've ever seen durin... [...]

Pikes Peak Pheasants Forever to Hold Annual Banquet

The Pikes Peak Chapter 247 of Pheasants Forever is inviting you to their annual banquet for a night of food, fun and friends. The Pheasants Forever banquet is Feb. 8, at the Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd., Colorado Springs.  Ga...

Motorsports: Red Bull Frozen Rush puts off-road trucks on ski slopes [w/videos]

From the deserts of Baja to the hills of Pikes Peak to stadiums across the country, there's any number of places you can go to watch off-road racing trucks do their thing. But with Frozen Rush, Red Bull has skipped past all of them and...Show More Summary

Watch Jeff Zwart Drive the Famous Porsche Type 953

Famed rally car driver and seven-time Pikes Peak Champion, Jeff Zwart discusses Porsche and its unexpected venture into rally racing. Porsche originally entered the world of rally racing with a modified All-Wheel-Drive 911 engineered specifically to comptete in the 1984 Paris-Dakar… Watch Jeff Zwart Drive the Famous Porsche Type 953 is a post by Thomas Welch on Selectism.

Video: Jeff Zwart Talks About The Porsche 911 Rally Heritage

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

--> Porsche unveiled a new video featuring the seven-time Pikes Peak Champion, Jeff Zwart, discussing the alter ego of the Porsche 911 — Rallying and Off-Roading. The video starts with rare footage of Porsche’s involvement in Rally Dakar and continues with some footage showing Jeff attacking Pikes Peak. Show More Summary

Halloween Pike Fishing So Tough It Was Scary

Halloween, in terms of being a fishy holiday, is not quite as good as Thanksgiving, but is usually far better than Labor Day. It is, at least where I'm from in the Northeast, a kick-starter to the peak of fall action with everything from stripers, to steelhead, to brown trout. Show More Summary

A Dog Escapes from a Humane Society Shelter by Opening Doors Because, Well, Why Not?

His real name is Rope, but many news outlets have taken to calling this crafty five-year-old Australian Shepherd Houdini, because he is an escape artist -- he slipped out of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. How did he doShow More Summary

Travel: Climb Dance the Summit of Pikes Peak For Just $12 Year-Round

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 10.16.2013 18:30 by Tom Burkart All this talk of gorgeous HD Point-of-View driving videos reminds me of a knockout drive to share here as part of a travel article. The four videos show the high-def ascent of the Pikes Peak Toll Road outside Colorado Springs, Colorado. Show More Summary

1,682 miles in a 2014 Audi A8 L TDI - Part 2

Interruptions like the Canadian Grand Prix, Le Mans, Pikes Peak, that ridiculous Porsche 911 GT3 and the really good, really outrageous Jeep Cherokee, are among the distractions that delayed the conclusion of this tale. If you'll remember,...Show More Summary

The Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Recent Native American Religions Scholarship

Emily Suzanne Clark Earlier this month I went to Colorado Springs for a cousin’s wedding. It was a wonderful getaway from muggy Florida, complete with catching up with family, seeing Pike’s Peak, and having breakfast with blogmeister Paul Harvey. Show More Summary

Hello USA!!

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Hello USA!! Fun and games I filmed in Bonneville, Nevada, Pikes Peak and Daytona gets first airing on Sunday! Fox Sports 1 2pm West 5pm East — Tiff Needell (@tiff_tv) September 21, 2013 Read more...

Hill Climb POV

You can almost feel the pavement under your bum in this nailbiting fast speed run done by David Hauser in his Dallara GP2 on the twisty and turny Course de côte de St. Ursanne, at speeds which put Pikes Peak runs to shame.

Peugeot 308 R Concept is one hot hatchback with 270bhp

Peugeot is not as boring as it use to be. They won this year’s Pikes Peak hill climb and are also doing well in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.....

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