Record-setting Tesla forsaken "for weeks" at Colorado Springs Supercharger. General Wesley Clark argues in support of ethanol at the DNC. Treehugger asks, do you lend out your EV? Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Pikes Peak Tesla abandoned at Supercharger, Gen. Show More Summary
July 25--Officials are pushing to bring Amtrak's Southwest Chief to Pueblo, a move that would drastically reduce the drive to the train station for Pikes Peak region passengers. The station closest to Colorado Springs is nearly two hours a
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GIF via YouTube What’s the best way to follow up winning the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans? Winning the 100th anniversary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is pretty far up the list. That’s what Porsche 919 driver Romain Dumas did a week after Le Mans, and his bone-shakingly rough PPIHC onboard video is simply unreal. Read more...
Two weeks after redefining my standard for batshit crazy at the Isle of Man TT, I found myself sitting at the foot of Pikes Peak, about to blast off up the hill to try to best the record for front-wheel-drive vehicles. And not kill myself in the process. Read more...
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been on our bucket list for years, but somehow we never seem to make it to Colorado for the Race to the Clouds. Today, the road to the summit is completely paved, reducing (to a small degree) the inherent risk of driving it flat out. In 1965, however, […]
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After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans just one week earlier, driver Romain Dumas headed to Pikes Peak Colorado and flew through the course in just 8:51.445 in his Norma M20 RD Limited Spec racer. The footage is shaky as hell, but still completely amazing.
Victory successfully contested the Centennial Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the electric Empulse RR and the Project 156 concept. With wins at their respective classes, Electric and Exhibition Powersports, they managed second...Show More Summary
Shutting down Pikes Peak—one of the highest paved roads in the world, and a historic road-racing venue now celebrating its 100thanniversary—is next to impossible. Even causal conversation about shutting down the 12.42-mile long road up... via JustLuxe.com
One of the Goodwood Festival of Speed's major attractions is its renowned Hillclimb, a sprint up Lord March's driveway. It might not be as challenging as, say, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but Goodwood's paved road nonetheless attracts some of the most awe-inspiring cars in the world...like the McLaren P1 LM that smashed the record...
Everyone’s nerves are on edge due to the multitude of last minute emergency repairs. Two hours before the car was to go up the mountain for staging, the motor was torn down to the bare block to replace the head gasket that had blown during practice. Show More Summary
We spoke to expert racers Carlin Dunne and Don Canet about the challenge.
We embed with the team as it aims to be fastest overall at the event's 100th anniversary.
But a Tesla Model S set a new Electric Production car record.
Everyone say congratulations to Jalopnik’s own Robb Holland, because at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this past weekend he and his team beat the course’s front-wheel drive record in that insane Audi TTRS. What’s it like to race at 14,000 feet above sea level? You’ll find out from him soon... Read more...
Blake Fuller, founder of Go Puck, set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a lightened Tesla Model S using a smaller battery. Continue reading Tesla Model S sets new production EV record up Pikes Peak Tesla Model S sets new production EV record up Pikes Peak originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary
A production NSX won the TIme Attack 2 class, while an NSX-inspired EV concept finished second in the Electric Modified class.
Blake Fuller’s Tesla Model S is being called “the fastest production electric vehicle” to ever race the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after finishing the event with an impressive sub-12 minute time. I’m not sure if it’s really “production” at this point, but it’s undoubtedly quick. Read more...
Check out all our glorious photos of the weekend by Drew Phillips. Continue reading Romain Dumas captures overall win at 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Romain Dumas captures overall win at 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments