Posts Tagged ‘Pikes Peak’

Monday, November 1st, 2010 by

10 car events to do before you die

I don’t want to get too deep here, but one day we are all going to kick the bucket. As car enthusiasts we must try and make the most of the time on our tarmac laced planet. To make things a bit easier, we have made our very own bucket list of 10 motoring events ...

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Monster Tajima’s Pikes Peak run
Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 by

Monster Tajima’s Pikes Peak run

This is what it is like to drive in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This is Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima’s screaming 910hp, Twin-Turbo, All-wheel Drive, 150 mph Suzuki SX4 as it races up one of the world’s most dangerous hill with more than a ‘dab of oppo’.

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Documented: Rhys Millen’s failed attempt at Pikes Peak
Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 by

Documented: Rhys Millen’s failed attempt at Pikes Peak

The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb is one of the hardest motoring events in the world. This year, Kiwi drift master Rhys Millen wanted to break the tieeen (ten) minute barrier with his specially customized Hyundai Genesis PM580. He failed, but because he signed a contract with Red Bull he had to make a video afterwards ...

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by

Climb Dance

In light of our last post on Pikes Peak’s ‘Race to the Clouds’, I think everyone should see the video below. If you like C’était un rendez-vous you will love this. It is pure motoring cinematography at its best. Climb Dance is a short film showing Finnish rally driver Ari Vatanen setting a record time in a highly modified four-wheel drive, ...

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The forgotten race?
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 by

The forgotten race?

Think about these facts for a second. 156 turns, 12.5 miles, an assent of over 1400 feet on a mix of loss gravel and tarmac in cars, trucks, motorbikes and quads on the edge of a cliff. Now wouldn’t that be a great race? Well it is! Known as the ”Race to the Clouds” the Pikes Peak ...

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