Pikes Peak

 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D, May 2015   [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric cars have proven to be the weapon of choice for many tackling the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in recent years. In fact, last year’s overall winner was powered solely by a battery and electric motor. The air gets thinner the higher you go up and this has a detrimental effect on the... read more

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Lexus RC F GT concept competing at the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Lexus To Take On Pikes Peak Hill Climb With Track-Focused RC F GT Concept

For the past several years, Lexus has been competing in the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb using a specially-developed IS F sedan called the CCS-R. For this year’s 'Race... read more June 23, 2015 by


 
Electric racer to be driven by Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima in 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima Teams Up With Rimac For Pikes Peak Electric Car Record

Pikes Peak legend Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima has in recent years been tackling the famous race to the clouds in purpose-built electric cars, fielded by his own... read more June 2, 2015 by


 
Dirt Rally Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak Looks Lovely On 'Dirt Rally': Video

You're probably not going to get a chance at Pikes Peak glory. It's expensive to build a car for the race. Expensive to get the car to the race. Expensive to get your crew to... read more June 1, 2015 by


 
Jeff Zwart Porsche 911 GT3 Cup at Pikes Peak screencap

Jeff Zwart And His 911 GT3 Make Internet Magic: Video

There are fewer better combinations of car and driver than Jeff Zwart and the Porsche 911. The former Porsche ad man and accomplished racer has an intimate relationship with... read more August 5, 2014 by


 
Tim Hardy's Turbo BMW E30 screams up Pikes Peak

Turbo BMW E30 Screams Up Pikes Peak: Video

This 1987 BMW E30, fully prepped and boosted, is fierce little machine. The restrained fury with which it attacks Pikes Peak is even fiercer. Putting about 480 horsepower to... read more July 2, 2014 by


 
Crash site of Bobby Goodin at Pikes Peak (Image via Colorado Springs Gazette)

Motorcyclist’s Death Mars 2014 Pikes Peak

No overall record was set at yesterday’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado, but we’re sad to report that motorcyclist Bobby Goodin, competitor #86... read more June 29, 2014 by


 
Acura NSX Pikes Peak racer

Honda To Field Five Cars At Pikes Peak 2014, Including Original NSX

Honda will arrive at the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with guns blazing. The Japanese automaker will field seven entries—including cars, a motorcycle, and... read more June 26, 2014 by


 
GReddy Racing Scion FR-S prepares for Pikes Peak 2014

Drifter Ken Gushi To Pilot Scion FR-S At Pikes Peak

Scion is turning to someone familiar with both the car and course as it mounts a challenge on this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, drift star Ken Gushi. MUST SEE... read more June 24, 2014 by


 
2014 Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III

Mitsubishi Gears Up For 2014 Pikes Peak With 603-HP Electric Racer

Mitsubishi will tackle the Pikes Peak Hill Climb for the third time in a row using an electric race car packing similar technology to that found in its i-MiEV zero-emission... read more June 2, 2014 by


 
Mike Ryan drives the Banks Super Turbo race truck up Pikes Peak

Gymkhana Drift Truck Kills Pikes Peak, The Planet, With Awesomeness: Video

Killing the planet has never looked this awesome, except for every time a raced-out big rig does its physics-defying thing. Here, the big rig is a Banks Super Turbo race... read more August 20, 2013 by


 
Ken Gushi drives the Lexus IS F CCS-R at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Lexus IS F CCS-R Highlights From Pikes Peak: Video

Drifter and racer Ken Gushi has impressive skills behind the wheel, and this wasn't his first time up Pikes Peak in a Lexus IS F, so as you'd expect, the 2013 effort with the... read more July 20, 2013 by


 
Jeff Zwart and his Porsche 911 at Pikes Peak, 2013

Pikes Peak Purity: Jeff Zwart And His Porsche 911

There's been a lot of hype around Sebastien Loeb's record run, but here we have something that needs no hype, no music, no adornment. It's just pure, beautifully shot footage... read more July 10, 2013 by


 
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car

Pikes Peak Record-Smashing Peugeot 208 T16 Headed To Goodwood: Video

Fresh from its dominating run at the recent Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, where it ran a time of just 8:13.878, totally obliterating the previous record of 9:46.181... read more July 5, 2013 by


 
Rhys Millen Racing / Hyundai Motorsports PM580-T Pikes Peak race car

Rhys Millen, Again Overshadowed, Set Second Fastest Time Ever At Pikes Peak This Year

Last year, it was Jeremy Foley's massive off at the Devil's Playground that overshadowed Rhys Millen's run up Pikes Peak, even though he set a new sub-10-minute record in... read more July 2, 2013 by


 
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car

Sébastien Loeb Obliterates Pikes Peak Record: Video

Sébastien Loeb, driving a highly-modified Peugeot 208 rally car in yesterday’s 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, completely obliterated the standing... read more July 1, 2013 by


 
 

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