Pikes Peak

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above
We already shared the news of Volkswagen Motorsport’s record-breaking climb to the top of Pikes Peak, and now we have some official footage to enjoy as well. While we’ve yet to see the in-car footage of the bonkers-fast run, this aerial video captured from a chase helicopter is pretty awesome to watch. At first, the chopper struggles to keep an eye on the all-electric VW I.D.
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Bentley Bentayga Grabs SUV Class Record at Pikes Peak

Bentley Bentayga Grabs SUV Class Record at Pikes Peak
We’ve already talked about the overall record that VW set with their I.D. R Pikes Peak racer. The other heavily publicized ride racing at Pikes Peak was from VW’s sister company, Bentley, and their Bentayga SUV.
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Bentley Bentayga Ready to Roll for Pikes Peak

Bentley Bentayga Ready to Roll for Pikes Peak
Bentley has announced that its Bentayga SUV is ready to take on Pikes Peak this weekend, looking to smash the SUV record in the event. Since the vehicle is entered in the production class, only minimal changes were allowed.
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More Facts About VW’s I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer

More Facts About VW’s I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer
Some interesting new details have surfaced about the slick EV race car VW is using for its upcoming Pikes Peak hill climb record attempt. One interesting facts is that driver Romain Dumas didn’t get to lay eyes on the car until the rest of the world did earlier this week.
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Faraday Future FF91 Prototype Flies up Pikes Peak

Faraday Future FF91 Prototype Flies up Pikes Peak
I mentioned last month that Faraday Future would be on hand at the Pikes Peak hill climb with its prototype FF91. The car would be racing up the mountain in the exhibition class. Well the hill climb has come and gone, and a video of the Faraday making its run up the hill has now surfaced.
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Acura to Race TLX and NSX up Pikes Peak

Acura to Race TLX and NSX up Pikes Peak
Acura has announced that it will be participating once again in this year’s Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This race is one of the most well known and longest running hill climbs in the entire world.
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Production Tesla Model S Sets Class Record at Pikes Peak

Production Tesla Model S Sets Class Record at Pikes Peak
This past weekend, driver Blake Fuller set a new Electric Production class record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. His Tesla Model S P90D wasn’t exactly stock, but it was very close to that.
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Acura Sends NSX-Based EV to Conquer Pikes Peak

Acura Sends NSX-Based EV to Conquer Pikes Peak
Years ago, I was dispatched by a now-defunct magazine to cover the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It took place that year in the first week of June, and I was psyched to watch everything from dune buggies to semi-trailer cabs blast up the 156 turns and near 5,000 vertical feet.
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Fly up Pikes Peak in a Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo

Fly up Pikes Peak in a Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo
I love driving fast on a racetrack at track days and such. It’s a blast to squeeze the most out of your car. I’m not sure I would ever want to race up Colorado’s Pikes Peak though.
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Monster Tajima’s Pikes Peak Record Attempt

Monster Tajima’s Pikes Peak Record Attempt
Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima returned to the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to attempt to beat his own world record time for climbing the 12.42 mile course, which he set at 9:46.53 in 2013. Najima has a vaunted history with Pikes Peak in both electric and petrol vehicles, having competed there and placed many times over the past 25 years.
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Peugeot 405 T16 GR Climbs Pikes Peak in 1988

Peugeot 405 T16 GR Climbs Pikes Peak in 1988
Peugeot drivers Ari Vatanen and Robby Unswer combine to make a glorious film as they zip up the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 1988 and 1989 respectively, each driving the amazing Peugeot 405 T16 GR in this award-winning short film, Climb Dance.
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Climbing Pikes Peak in a Scion FR-S

Climbing Pikes Peak in a Scion FR-S
Rally driver Ken Gushi recently took on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in his GReddy Racing Scion FR-S. Scion Racing goes behind the scenes of Gushi’s race, including the relatively last minute decision to race, and the challenges getting the car prepped for the run.
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Romain Dumas’ 2014 Pikes Peak Win POV

Romain Dumas’ 2014 Pikes Peak Win POV
We’ve enjoyed watching  footage from the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. For us, it never gets old watching cars and talented drivers zip their way up the treacherous and thrilling 19.99km (12.42 mile) uphill Colorado route.
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Hill Climb Champion Jeff Zwart Tackles Pikes Peak

Hill Climb Champion Jeff Zwart Tackles Pikes Peak
Participating in the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, veteran driver and seven-time winner of the event Jeff Zwart set a new record qualifying time for the event in his Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo Hill Climb Special.
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Top Gear Cool Cars for Grownups Hits Pikes Peak

Top Gear Cool Cars for Grownups Hits Pikes Peak
Here’s a teaser for this week’s new episode of History’s Top Gear, in which Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara and Rutledge Wood must choose a brand new family vehicle to prove that you can have performance and a grocery hauler in one.
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