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or set records at Pikes Peak: Rhys Millen Racing, Hyundai's longtime partner, has announced the Korean brand has withdrawn from U.S. motorsports.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...
Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs is the home of the is the second oldest auto race in the U.S, where cars of all classes... The post Racing Legendary Pikes Peak In A Vintage 1971 Plymouth Cuda? Yes Please appeared first on Classic Nat...
Lightning Motorcycles' electric bike -- the first to win the Pikes Peak challenge -- is now ready for your driving pleasure.
New model will integrate tech from MiEV Evolution electric Pikes Peak race car.
I absolutely love my GoPro cameras. I have a Hero 3 and a Hero 3+, and they have made all the cool videos you have seen me make for the site possible. That Pike’s Peak run in the Miata race car, every single in-car review and even that Lego time-lapse were all created using this incredible and versatile camera. Show More Summary
He's a stunt driving legend with experience in more commercials and movies than you can count. He's a former Formula Drift champion and Pikes Peak International Hill Climb world record holder. And now, he's Red Bull Global Rallycross'...Show More Summary
Audi was one of the pioneers in the area of autonomous cars, having built a TT prototype that in 2010 tackled Colorado’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb entirely on its own. A year ago Audi demonstrated some of its more advanced autonomous car technology; called Piloted Driving by Audi, the technology included a system that allowed a car to park...
Transit officials and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments unveiled six areas of need they may address in the coming decades as part of a 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, which remains under development.
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 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
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
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
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...
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.