In this video, a 1050 HP, fully electric Acura NSX blasts its way up the historic Pike’s Peak Hillclimb course. Just watch!
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Brammo electric motorcycles are headed to Pike’s Peak for 2016, when the new Victory Empulse RR tries to win some all-electric glory!
You can find the 2014 Pikes Peak race results here – and read about the tragic passing of Pike’s Peak regular, Bobby Goodin, who crashed after the line.
Tesla will make its racing debut this month at Pike’s Peak, when Drive E0 and its modified PP02 Tesla Roadster packing nearly 500 HP race up the mountain!
Talk about recycled hawtness, this gear head built himself a DIY diesel Subaru racer that he’s going to run up Pike’s Peak! Check out the full build video.
America’s oldest and (arguably) most-exciting race took place again this past weekend, and the 2013 Pike’s Peak International Hillclimb did not disappoint. Sure, there are sections of the road that are paved now, but that alone doesn’t explain the quantum leap of performance than seems to have occurred between 2012 and 2013. Before we get to the EVs, we need to take a moment and reflect on a single number: 8:13.878.
This weekend’s running of the Pike’s Peak International Hillclimb was one of the most exciting events in motorsports history, with that rare sort of “quantum leap” forward in performance that you usually see in a decade – except it happened in a year. We’ll be covering Monster Tajima‘s new EV record and Sebastian Loeb’s epic 8:13 record run on their own, but – until then – here are ALL the 2013 Pike’s Peak race results, in overall and “in-class” order of position.
Check out this video of Monster Tajima’s all-electric Pikes Peak racer testing for the big race later this month.
According to reports from race organizers, this year’s Pike’s Peak International Hillclimb will feature seven fully-electric racers – with a few of those vying to take top honors against the Hillclimb’s famous “Unlimited Class”.
Still super-cute on the outside and well-built under the hood, Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV is taking on a new challenge. An i-MiEV-based prototype will be participating in the 2012 Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado this year, also known as The Race to the Clouds. The i-MiEV as-is won’t be participating; rather, components from the production […]
Not content to take on (and spank) the gas-powered Superbikes on sissified paved racetracks, electric-bike hero Chip Yates has decided to take on the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb this June. Yates won’t be the first to ride an electric bike up the mountain, but he might be the first electric contended to win against stiff […]