Pike's Peak 2014: Race to the Clouds Helmet Cam

 

pike's peak 2014

Porsche LMP1 factory driver Romain Dumas will be competing in this year’s Pike’s Peak International Hillclimb in a Honda-powered Norma N20 RD prototype chassis. Even though the car probably isn’t up to challenging for the overall win at the mountain against the big budget electric and unlimited classes – especially if Sebastian Loeb shows up with that Peugeot monster, again! – it’s still a fast and wild ride up the mountain in preparation for one of America’s oldest and most storied races.

You can check out Dumas’ Pike’s Peak practice run (which is actually in France) ahead of the actual June 29th event in the video, below, which originally appeared on Racer’s YouTube channel, with the following intro:

Porsche LMP1 factory driver Romain Dumas takes The RACER Channel on a visor cam tour of his Norma M20 RD Limited prototype he’ll race up the mountain once again at the famed Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb.

The Frenchman shakes down the Honda turbo-powered chassis at the Circuit of Grand Sambuc in southern France, and will venture to Colorado next month for the 92nd running of the event on June 29.

 

Source | Images: Romain Dumas, via Racer Magazine.





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  • Bi-Polar Bear

    Oh, sure. Now that the entire course is paved and has guard rails everywhere, any fool can go fast! Try doing this in a 1963 Chevy on dirt with a 1000′ foot drop off on the outside of most turns!