Nobuhiro Monster Tajima went to the 2011 Pikes Peak hill climb with a singular goal in mind: Run from start to finish in less than ten minutes. GoPro bet heavily on the Monster, and covered his car with a flock of logos and a gaggle of cameras. The GoPro team worked quickly to put together video of the record-breaking run, but we knew they had more up their sleeve. After all, they mounted the compact cameras all over Tajima's Suzuki SX4 Hill Climb Special, so we expected that footage to be put to good use.

Our patience has been rewarded because the edits are done and the video is ready.

GoPro put ten cameras inside the Suzuki. It also stuck cameras at seemingly every turn, inside a helicopter, on the end of the checkered flag and even on the slim end of a celebratory champagne bottle.

Monster Tajima may know how to tackle every angle of Pikes Peak, but it's GoPro that knows how to cover them. Click past the jump for the video.


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      pinyatapbjtime
      • 3 Years Ago
      nice to hear a car driving without background music...
      Carzzz
      • 3 Years Ago
      a video that gets your heart rate up that's not porn. two thumbs up.
      creamwobbly
      • 3 Years Ago
      If it hadn't been for all those cameras he would've done it in nine...
      Enrique Caceres
      • 3 Years Ago
      #Winning
      Mike Peters
      • 3 Years Ago
      Tajima-san. Fantastic performance. The amount you are being slammed around in the cockpit was intense. I now want to go to Pike's Peak (in my regular car) and just drive up and down until I get a better idea of the actual course with gravel, since it wil be gone in 2012 . . . (snif) あなたの勇気と献身をいただき、ありがとうございます Domo
      dondonel
      • 3 Years Ago
      he should try to beat the record at the 'ring
      Prince David
      • 3 Years Ago
      I felt like i was going to die watching that video. Awesome.
      ckm
      • 3 Years Ago
      Reminds me of Climb Dance (circa 1990) which was impressive given the lack of small cameras at the time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edLnXzAwHVc
      David S.
      • 3 Years Ago
      A great video, and an amazing driver, but I was disappointed there was no camera showing his feet working the clutch, brake, and gas. All that activity would have been a great contrast to his calm, unblinking eyes.
      Wolfgang Hieke
      • 3 Years Ago
      Na ja, für einen Japaner gar nicht schlecht ;-)
      Duane
      • 3 Years Ago
      skill........... just pure skill and an awesome machine! Hats off for Monster!
      daewootech
      • 3 Years Ago
      sweet but i think GoPro really outdid themselves with the Gymkhana 4 video, did you see those arrays?!?!?!?1 http://i56.tinypic.com/23hshzk.jpg