Update also includes three new monstrous hillclimb cars.
The new DiRT game is coming together piece by piece, and today's morsel has me reminiscing about a certain scenic climb in Colorado. Today's update for DiRT Rally is a big one, and centers on Pikes Peak (both its "full fat modern tarmac...Show More Summary
Codemasters has released a new video for Dirt Rally, its Early Access game on Steam, and it features cars zooming around the infamous Pikes Peak in Colorado. The latest entry in the series is available only on PC for the time being, as Codies wants continuous feedback from the community as development progresses. Paul Coleman, […]
Codemasters have today revealed that the Pikes Peak Pack has now joined DiRT Rally. As of today, players can get access to the world-renowned Hillclimb course in Colorado, USA is available as a free update, with players able to experience...Show More Summary
Sébastien Loeb has conquered the WRC, Pikes Peak, and the Race of Champions. Now he's out to conquer the Nürburgring in the World Touring Car Championship, and as you can see from this latest video, he's been practicing. Continue reading...Show More Summary
Victory Motorcycles has been quite the busy bee these days. Mere days after showing a preview of its much-hyped Project 156 bike with Roland Sands Design for the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the Polaris-owned motorcycle brand has unveiled a different motorcycle it plans to race in a different competition. Show More Summary
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2015 Pikes Peak Hunter Education Instructor of the Year will be announced at a public banquet Saturday, May 16. The banquet will be held at 6 p.m. at Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s southeast region office, 4255 Sinton Rd., Colorado Springs. Show More Summary
Victory Motorcycles teased us about Project 156 back in April 2015, a special undertaking it was doing with Roland Sands Design ahead of the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in June 2015. Now that the event is drawing closerShow More Summary
Peugeot is the latest to unveil its Vision Gran Turismo concept - a sleeker version of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer, boasting 875 horsepower and a 0-62 time of 1.7 seconds. Continue reading Peugeot unleashes bonkers Vision Gran Turismo...Show More Summary
Rhys Millen returns to the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb this year, driving a one-megawatt electric car developed in Latvia and going for overall victory. Continue reading Rhys Millen returns to Pikes Peak driving a Latvian electric...Show More Summary
CALHAN, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF), along with support from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and several other organizations, is hosting a M.U.L.E.Y. Kids’ Day on May 2, at the Rocky Mountain Roosters near Calhan, 19184 County Rd. Show More Summary
This is Monster Tajima (of Pikes Peak fame) on a qualifying run up the longest all-gravel hillclimb in the world. And here’s his car tearing apart on the course. Read more...
Andy Blackmore, longtime provider of excellent spotter guides for motorsport, has turned his design efforts into a calendar with every single major racing event from NASCAR to Pikes Peak, and from the Asian Le Mans Series to Pro Mazda. It's exhaustive and wonderful. Read more...
The autonomous Audi TTS developed by engineers from Stanford University recently went to Thunderhill Raceway to lap the track without a driver inside. It also turned a faster lap than an amateur racing driver. Continue reading Stanford...Show More Summary
Rally types call these things "exposures." I call them "flashbacks to when my friend fell off Pike's Peak." Either way, here's some excellent footage of Robert Kubica not driving off a mountain during the Rallye Monte Carlo. Read more...
Originally published on EV Obsession. The sign of any successful vehicle company is a healthy aftermarket and tuner culture, and Zero Motorcycles has plenty of that. Whether its been modified for land speed records or Pikes Peak, Zero Motorcycle owners love to tweak their electric-two wheelers. Show More Summary
In 1957, the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company – now known as Mobil – commissioned a documentary to cover that year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb. It was called No Margin For Error, and if you needed more proof that old school racers were both hugely talented and monumentally insane, here you go. Read more...
Photos by Tom Kimmell, courtesy El Pomar Foundation. When hard times hit the organizers of the Pikes Peak Hillclimb about a decade and a half ago, they sacrificed the museum that once chronicled the history of the event, and no facility replaced it. Not, at least, until earlier this year, when the Penrose Heritage Museum […]
Taken near Pike's Peak, Colorado, my great grandfather's brother, George W. Downing, poses with his wife, family, and one great automobile. View full size.
A bit of a bummer for anyone who enjoyed seeing Hyundais get flung across the dirt in Global RallyCross or set records at Pikes Peak: Rhys Millen Racing, Hyundai's longtime partner, has announced the Korean brand has withdrawn from U.S. motorsports. Read more...