Rhys Millen And Hyundai Prep For Pikes Peak: Video

Follow Nelson

If you had a 42,000-acre testing facility in the Mojave desert, your name would probably be Hyundai. And you'd have a New Zealander named Rhys Millen and his dad, Rod, testing race cars in preparation for Pikes Peak.

Rhys will be in the fairly radical PM580 prototype car for the unlimited class, this time with a full year's setup work to improve on the limited setup time the team had for last year's run up the mountain. Rod will be in a Genesis Coupe for the two-wheel drive class.

Can Rhys break the 10-minute barrier? Will Rod dominate in his class? There are a lot of things that can go wrong on Pikes Peak, but this video shows the lengths Hyundai, Red Bull, and the Millens are going to to minimize the issues and maximize their chances of success.

Follow Us

Comments (2)
  1. I hope I can go next Sunday, last year was awesome!

  2. Hyundai is a major auto leader in the market since long time. Hyundai PM580 will surely rock on the race course. We all are going to see that. It is my favorite.

Commenting is closed for old articles.

Take Us With You!


Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you

Research New Cars


© 2015 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.