Archive For June, 2013

Racing Blip: Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

By | June 28, 2013

156 turns. 12.42 miles.  4,720 feet of elevation rise. A finish line at 14,110 ft from sea level.  That is the course of The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.  For many it is the daddy of rally racing.  It may have more turns than the Nurburgring but the biggest challenge is the elevation.  The air […]

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Rhys Millen To Bring New Hyundai To Pikes Peak

By | June 26, 2013

When your own record you set last year is at stake your motivation for defending it is quite strong.  Just ask Rhys Millen.  Last year Rhys set the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record at 9:46.164.  The record was set in a race prepped Hyundai Genesis Coupe.  An easy choice for someone who is famous […]

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Video: Peugeot 206 T16 Hits Pikes Peak

By | June 24, 2013

The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb always has a tendency to attract big-winged, ludicrously powered, rally car monsters.  From the iconic Audi Sport Quattros to the Suzukis driven by Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima, all of them have mesmerized the crowds in attendance.  This year will be no different. Sebastien Loeb has teamed up with Peugeot […]

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Racing Blip: 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours – Final

By | June 23, 2013

Congratulations to Audi for taking the overall victory at the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours! Congratulations to Oak Racing for tooking top honors in LM P2! Porsche AG Team Manthey took 1st in GTE-Pro! IMSA Performance Matmut for taking GTE-Am! For complete Timing and Scoring – click here. [photo credit | Frederic GAUDIN / ACO] […]

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Racing Blip: 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours – 12 hour update

By | June 22, 2013

12 hours done, 12 hours to go. The saddest news to come out of this years Le Mans is the death of Danish driver Allan Simonsen of Aston Martin Racing. No one wants to have a race marred by such tragedy. And it’s sad to have a freak accident like this, take away such a […]

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Racing Blip: 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours.

By | June 21, 2013

One of the biggest races in the world happens today, June 22nd. The 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. You may want to let that sink in for a bit: 24 hours around an 8.469 mile track with 56 cars attempting the same thing, be the fastest around the track AND racers […]

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