The weather didn't interrupt the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this year, the sun staying out to shine throughout a mildly cloudy day. The crowds didn't interrupt the race, either. Last year there were incidents like the woman who leaned so far into the road that her camera tore a hole in a speeding Shelby Cobra and she had to be sent to the hospital. This year the organizers shrank the number of spectator viewing areas and put others behind fences, such that long stretches of the route we
2014 Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Practice Day 2
- Seyth Miersma
- Jun 26, 2014
Autoblog director of photography Drew Phillips is reporting that Unlimited Exhibition Class driver Mike Ryan has suffered a significant crash during the end of today's practice session for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
- Jonathon Ramsey
- Jun 26, 2014
At the time of writing in the wee hours Thursday morning, Pikes Peak officials still hadn't published Wednesday's official practice times, so we can't tell you how the day went. We do know that Romain Dumas still led the Unlimited Division ahead of Robert Walker by about 42 seconds, but Vincent Beltoise had narrowed the gap to Jeff Zwart in the Time Attack 1 Class to about six seconds.
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