Sebastien Loeb absolutely obliterated the old record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a blistering run of 8:13.878 today in Colorado. He beat the previous record of 9:46.164 by over a minute and a half. Read…
Running a pair of MiEV Evolution II Electric race cars, Mitsubishi drivers Hiroshi Masuoka and Greg Tracy are looking for no less than a class win at this year's Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Read on Oppositelock
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the scariest races still run today, owing to its lack of guard rails and sheer vertical drops. Even Greg Tracy
Sébastien Loeb's Pikes Peak Peugeot is insane. As proof, I present you with these metrics:
0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 1.8 seconds.
0 to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 4.8 seconds.
And 0 to 240 km/h (149 mph) in 7(!) seconds.
The Peugeot 208 T16 is powered by a mid mounted twin turbo 3.2L V6 making 875HP and weighs 1929 lbs (875 kg… Read on Oppositelock
We were at 9,000 feet, at three-o-clock in the morning, and it was cold. Today wasn’t a normal day in the same way Pikes Peak toll-way isn’t your normal highway. Today was Sunday, today was race day. Read on Oppositelock
The Acura NSX is one of the great cars of our times. It's gorgeous, it's balanced, it's beautiful. But it isn't totally perfect for climbing a mountain like Pikes Peak. So LoveFab made some modifications. And by 'some,' I mean all. They made all the modifications. Read…