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    Video: GoPro releases final multi-angle edit of Monster Tajima's record Pikes Peak run

    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 ...

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    Video: Jeff Zwart's record-breaking run up Pikes Peak in a Porsche 911 GT2

    Last month we showed you a video chronicling Jeff Zwart's 1,132 mile road trip from Southern California to Pikes Peak in his quest to break his own 2WD Time Attack record in a stock Porsche 911 GT2 RS. The second video, showing Zwart's run up the mountain, has now been released. The footage of ...

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    Electric cars set new records at Pikes Peak

    There were two electric cars on the entrant list for this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb, and both set new records as they crossed the finish line at 14,110 feet. First up was a 2011 Nissan Leaf, the first production electric car to compete in the event, and – by default – setting the ...

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    Pikes Peak Wrapup: Monster Tajima breaks 10-minute barrier, captures sixth consecutive victory

    The Monster has taken the mountain. The wind was whipping wildly, yet the sun shone brightly on one particular Colorado peak. We imagine if felt like a spotlight for Nobuhiro Tajima – the Japanese Hill Climb pilot managed to reduce his 2007 Pikes Peak record time by just over 10 seconds. ...

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    Video: Jeff Zwart's road trip from Southern California to Pikes Peak

    Jeff Zwart dominated the 2WD Time Attack class at Pikes Peak last year, setting a new record of 11:31.095 in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. He's returning to the mountain this year, but will be driving a completely stock Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Unlike most competitors, however, Zwart won't be towing his ...

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    Exclusive: 2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 2 brings fresh pavement and fast times

    Early this morning (out the door at 3:00 am) we headed to Pikes Peak for the second of three practice sessions this week before race day on Sunday. Our final destination was the summit, where the Unlimited Class would be tackling the final third of the course. The past couple years more and more ...

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    2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 1 in the books

    The 89th-annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb kicked things off early today with the first practice runs on the mountain. We'll be following the Unlimited Class, whose drivers will be contesting for the overall victory and the elusive ten-minute mark, and this morning they took on the ...

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    Preview: 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    On June 26th, competitors for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will once again race to the clouds in hopes of breaking the elusive ten-minute mark, but the famous mountain might have something to say about that. Three inches of snow fell on the summit yesterday, with temperatures ...


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