Pikes Peak

KEM Racing's Audi Sport Quattro

Audi Quattro Sport 'Pikes Peak' Takes On The Isle Of Man: Video

The Audi Sport Quattro was introduced in 1985 as the automaker’s entry into the much revered Group B class of the World Rally Championship. Compared to the road-going Quattro Coupe, the Audi Sport’s most noticeable feature was a wheelbase shortened by over 12 inches. To save weight, the... read more

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Monster Tajima's Monster Sport E-RUNNER Pikes Peak Special

2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Rescheduled For August 12

Originally scheduled for July 8, the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the 90th running of Colorado’s venerable ‘race to the clouds,’ will now take... read more July 4, 2012 by

PPIHC 2012 logo

Waldo Canyon Fire Postpones Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The massive Waldo Canyon wildfire in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area, has spread flames, smoke, and ash as high as 20,000 feet and consumed more than 15,000 acres... read more June 27, 2012 by

Banks Power twin-turbo Pikes Peak car

1,307-HP Turbo Chevy-Powered Pikes Peak Racer Practice Run: Video

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is gearing up for action, running the gamut from Monster Tajima's electric bid for the win to privateer efforts like that of our... read more June 21, 2012 by

2012 Lexus IS F CCS-R race car

Lexus IS F CCS-R And Ken Gushi Take Final Test Run Up Pikes Peak: Video

It's incredible that Pikes Peak exists as a public road. It's even more incredible that people race up it--the narrow two-lane surface, now mostly paved, is still free of... read more June 15, 2012 by

Toyota Motorsports EV P002 Pikes Peak electric hill climb car

Toyota Motorsports EV P002 Electric Pikes Peak Car: Video

Electric cars are taking over Pikes Peak, or threatening to, with Monster Tajima among the contenders. The latest entry to get some video detail is the Toyota Motorsports EV... read more June 7, 2012 by

2012 Lexus IS F CCS-R race car

2012 Lexus IS F CCS-R To Tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Next month’s 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb is shaping up to be a cracker, with one of the wildest and most varied selection of cars we’ve ever seen set to tackle the... read more June 7, 2012 by

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Evolution Pikes Peak racer

Mitsubishi Unveils Pikes Peak Challenger: i-MiEV Evolution

This year's Pikes Peak "Race to the Clouds" could well be a turning point for electric vehicles in motorsport. As well as the converted electric BMW M3, and mountain master... read more May 21, 2012 by

Monster Tajima's Monster Sport E-RUNNER Pikes Peak Special

Monster Tajima's Monster Sport E-RUNNER Pikes Peak EV: Gallery

Looking like some kind of Pikes Peak Batmobile, Monster Tajima's Monster Sport E-RUNNER Pikes Peak Special--GoPro cameras and all--is just about ready for his assault on the... read more May 21, 2012 by

EV West's electric BMW M3 Pikes Peak Hill Climb car

Boris Said Driving Electric BMW M3 In Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Video

Soon, you’ll be able to add one more thing to Boris Said’s extensive racing resume: Pikes Peak Hill Climb veteran. Said will compete behind the wheel of a BMW M3... read more May 18, 2012 by

U.S.-spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Racer Beccy Gordon To Tackle Pikes Peak In An Electric Mitsubishi

If Beccy Gordon’s last name sounds familiar, it should. Brother Robby Gordon is an accomplished racer, having driven in series ranging from IndyCar though NASCAR and... read more April 18, 2012 by

Walter Röhrl and his Audi Sport quattro S1.

Walter Röhrl Returns To Challenge Pikes Peak

In 1987, Walter Röhrl climbed behind the wheel of an Audi Sport quattro S1 on the unpaved road to the summit of Pike’s Peak. From the time Röhrl launched the... read more March 29, 2012 by

Team APEV Monster Sports electric Pikes Peak race car preview

Monster Tajima Goes Electric For Pikes Peak 2012

Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima is no stranger to Pikes Peak. In fact, he's the reining master, having been the first to break the 10-minute barrier there and set a new world... read more March 28, 2012 by

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Prototype for 2012 Pikes Peak Int'l Hill Climb

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Guns For Pikes Peak Electric Record

Some may bemoan the fact that the famous Pikes Peak hillclimb in Colorado is now a paved course, but it's opened up the hill to more vehicles than ever before. That now... read more March 2, 2012 by

Nissan Leaf at the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Nissan Leaf Slings Electrons Up Pikes Peak: Video

It's not quite Monster Tajima's breakneck pace, but the Nissan Leaf did make it to the top of the hill without flipping, going off the side, or breaking--things that can't be... read more July 13, 2011 by

Monster Tajima sets the record at Pikes Peak IHC 2011

Monster Tajima's Record 9:51 Pikes Peak Run: Video

Yesterday we brought you the details on Monster Tajima's record 9:51.278 run up Pikes Peak, and today, we have video of the run itself. Tajima is the first and only person to... read more June 28, 2011 by


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