Posts Tagged “Pikes Peak”

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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Video: Rhys Millen’s Record Pikes Peak Run

By | August 19, 2012

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.  156 turns, 4720 ft of elevation change, and 12.42 miles of grueling uphill racing finishing at 14,110 ft up leaving cars struggling for air while wrestling their way to the top in the shortest time possible.  Last year’s race marked the final race up the mountain with half the track […]

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