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Marcus Gronholm to pilot 800 HP Ford Fiesta up Pikes Peak

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on May 28th, 2009 at 5:59PM

For the Ford Fiesta's next trick on it's Get to Know America Tour, the smallest of Blue Oval autos is getting a serious overhaul and going mountain climbing. Pikes Peak is the vertical land mass in question, and two heavily modified Fiestas will evidently enter the Unlimited class steered by drivers Andreas Eriksson and former WRC champion Marcus Gronholm.Unlike the Fiestas in the Movement, the two racers will have all-wheel drive and engines outputs of up to 800 horsepower or more. This will be the Fiesta's first Stateside motorsports outing, going down up July 19. In a tremendous vote of... Read More

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