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35Watch this Audi S1 Group B racer tear up the Kyustendil Hillclimb

Bulgarian tuner Prospeed has built a replica of Audi's fabled S1 World Rally Championship mauler out of a garden-variety Audi Coupe, and it's a convincing-looking beast. Helping in its bid for authenticity is genuine Group B horsepower: 800 ponies, to be exact. It won the Bulgarian Hillclimb Championship last year, and it recently ran up an incline at the Kyustendil Hillclimb, part of this year's championship series.

1Lola-Drayson B12/69EV Sets Electric Speed Record At Goodwood [VIDEO]

In yet another win for alternative-powered Le Mans prototypes, Drayson Racing's B12/69EV set a new record for electric cars at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The emissions-free, 850 hp Lola-Drayson prototype finished the 1.16 mile hillclimb in just 53.53 seconds, taking 11th overall.

7Mitsubishi previews bonkers i-MiEV Evolution for Pikes Peak

No, that's not a Mitsubishi i-MiEV in a fat suit, it's the automaker's brand-new all-electric race car, and it's set to take on the 2012 Pike's Peak International Hill Climb in July. This isn't the first time we've seen an EV enter the Pike's Peak challenge – Nissan commissioned a Leaf for battle last year, a car that set the bar for all future electric racers.

25Mitsubishi previews bonkers i-MiEV Evolution for Pikes Peak

No, that's not a Mitsubishi i-MiEV in a fat suit, it's the automaker's brand-new all-electric race car, and it's set to take on the 2012 Pike's Peak International Hill Climb in July. This isn't the first time we've seen an EV enter the Pike's Peak challenge – Nissan commissioned a Leaf for battle last year, a car that set the bar for all future electric racers.

6Pikes Peak Hill Climb contemplating expansion to two-day event

2012 will be the first year that the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will be held on an entirely paved road, and while many who have long been involved with the event are bemoaning the loss of the gravel sections, the full tarmac course has piqued interest in the race. In fact, event organizers are considering adding a second race day for 2013. This time last year only 46 racers has expressed interest in participating in the event, but that number is already up to 170 for next year's race.

14Watch this vintage Porsche 911 channel its Dakar roots

We've grown accustomed to seeing all manner of modified machinery power through the sand in an attempt to get to the top of a hill. We're even used to seeing vintage German machinery do the deed... that is, if you count sand rails and buggies built using air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle bits and pieces.

44Kenneth Moen drifts a hillclimb with his bonkers Toyota Supra turbo

Nothing incinerates a perfectly good set of tires better than a drift car. And no drift car makes as much smoke as Kenneth Moen's turbocharged Toyota Supra. Yes, Ken Block turns out some great videos with high production values and plenty of tail-wagging craziness... but wait 'til you get a load of this.

11Video: Jeff Zwart's Porsche GT3 sets Pikes Peak Time Attack 2WD class record

Jeff Zwart's Porsche 911 GT3 scales Pikes Peak – Click above to watch video after the jump

15Video: Red Bull chronicles Rhys Millen's Pikes Peak world record attempt

Rhys Millen's Pikes Peak World Record Attempt - Click above to watch the video after the jump

25Video: Jeff Zwart practices at Pikes Peak with Porsche 911 Cup

Jeff Zwart qualifies at Pikes Peak – Click above to watch the video after the jump

AddEV Sports Concept HER-02 sets new Pikes Peak record

Yokohama Electric EV Sports Concept HER-02 at Pikes Peak – click above for hi-res image

12Video: 1955 Agoura Hill Climb is baffling, yet wonderful

Jaguar XK120M racing to the top – click above image to watch the video

27First renderings of Rhys Millen's Hyundai-powered Pikes Peak challenger

RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above for high-res image gallery

33Hyper Pro Racer: Because the Ariel Atom really is a bit lardy, isn't it? [w/video]

The Hyper PRO Racer – Click above to view the video after the jump

21Video: Icelandic Hillclimbing at its finest

Hillclimbs in Iceland – Click above to watch video

15VIDEO: On board with Marcus Gronholm's Ford Fiesta at Pikes Peak

Ford Fiesta RallyCross "Peak Performance" - click above to watch video after the jump

18Ten-minute mark remains untouched as Monster Tajima wins Pikes Peak with 870hp Suzuki SX4

Monster's Suzuki SX4 Sport - Click above for a high-res image gallery

10Rhys Millen attacks Pikes Peak in Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Rhys Millen's Hyundai Genesis Coupe at Pikes Peak - Click above for high-res image gallery

13VIDEO: Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M completes Goodwood hillclimb in 59 seconds

Ferrari at 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed – Click above for high-res image gallery

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