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    Video: Watch this Audi S1 Group B racer tear up the Kyustendil Hillclimb
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    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 ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi previews bonkers i-MiEV Evolution for Pikes Peak
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    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 ...

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    Report: Pikes Peak Hill Climb contemplating expansion to two-day event
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    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 ...

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    Video: Watch this vintage Porsche 911 channel its Dakar roots
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    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 ...

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    Video: Kenneth Moen drifts a hillclimb with his bonkers Toyota Supra turbo
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    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 ...

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    Official: Dave Higgins smashes Mt. Washington Auto Road hillclimb record by 30 seconds
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    The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb may get all of the mountain-climbing attention this time of year, but it's far from the only game of the season. Heck, it's not even the only game of the weekend. Mount Washington plays host to the Climb to the Clouds, and this weekend, it saw the event's ...

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    Dacia Duster teased preparing for Pikes Peak assault
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    North American audiences may not be familiar with the name Dacia. It's Renault's Romanian budget brand, and a particular favorite of Top Gear's James May. But beyond its no-frills road cars, Dacia has also followed its parent company's lead in establishing a name for itself in motorsport ...

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    Video: Jeff Zwart's Porsche GT3 sets Pikes Peak Time Attack 2WD class record
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    Jeff Zwart's Porsche 911 GT3 scales Pikes Peak – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We've seen footage of Jeff Zwart practicing for his recent run up Pikes Peak, now filmmaker Will Roegge has delivered unto us the footage from Zwart's Time Attack 2WD class record. Zwart ran his 911 ...

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    Video: Red Bull chronicles Rhys Millen's Pikes Peak world record attempt
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    Rhys Millen's Pikes Peak World Record Attempt - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    While we didn't know if anyone would break the ten minute barrier at Pikes Peak this year, we did know one thing: Red Bull was going to make an awesome video. Rhys' video of his record-breaking run in ...

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    Video: Jeff Zwart practices at Pikes Peak with Porsche 911 Cup
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    Jeff Zwart qualifies at Pikes Peak – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Life is filled with a number of paralyzing injustices. Chief among them is the fact that, by and large, the vast majority of humanity will never get to ride shotgun with Jeff Zwart as he raises hell on Pikes ...

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    Video: 1955 Agoura Hill Climb is baffling, yet wonderful
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    Jaguar XK120M racing to the top – click above image to watch the video
    First let us deal with the baffling part. Having grown up just miles from Agoura, California we can attest that, with the exception of Mike Cimo's Bar Mitzvah, nothing of any interest has ever happened there. Not during ...

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    First renderings of Rhys Millen's Hyundai-powered Pikes Peak challenger
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    RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week, we learned that Rhys Millen has been busy preparing a new unlimited class challenger to try to recapture the overall Pikes Peak Hill Climb record that his father held for over a decade. At the time, all we knew ...

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    Hyper Pro Racer: Because the Ariel Atom really is a bit lardy, isn't it? [w/video]
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    The Hyper PRO Racer – Click above to view the video after the jump
    Ah, those Aussies, they never quit, do they? Ten years in the making, a fellow by the name of Jon Crooke has developed the Hyper PRO Racer, a so-called "Superkart" delivering massive power and minimum weight. Using a Yamaha ...

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    Video: Icelandic Hillclimbing at its finest
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    Hillclimbs in Iceland – Click above to watch video
    One of the many things we love about Iceland is that it has a more extreme version of just about everything, or, if it's only just as extreme, there's a lot more of it in one concentrated place. That's certainly the case with this ...

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    VIDEO: On board with Marcus Gronholm's Ford Fiesta at Pikes Peak
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    Ford Fiesta RallyCross "Peak Performance" - click above to watch video after the jump
    As an homage to rallying's legendary Climb Dance video, the blokes at Motor Trend have teamed up with Ford and Marcus Gronholm to concoct a gorgeous new short film chronicling the rally champion's 2009 ascent of ...

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    Ten-minute mark remains untouched as Monster Tajima wins Pikes Peak with 870hp Suzuki SX4
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    Monster's Suzuki SX4 Sport - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    They came. They saw. They were conquered. That pretty much sums up a thrilling Pikes Peak International Hillclimb for 2009 as Suzuki's legendary Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima took overall victory yet again, fending off a formidable ...

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    Rhys Millen attacks Pikes Peak in Hyundai Genesis Coupe
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    Rhys Millen's Hyundai Genesis Coupe at Pikes Peak - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rhys Millen continued his pursuit of the family business this week as he began his 18th attack on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. As one of the most challenging hill climbs in the world at 12.4 ...

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    VIDEO: Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M completes Goodwood hillclimb in 59 seconds
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    Ferrari at 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We'll have our own images from last weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed for you in a jiffy, but until then we thought we'd share with you the fun that Ferrari had on the Earl of March's state. The Italian ...

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    Infiniti Essence concept to run the Goodwood Hillclimb
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    Infiniti Essence Concept - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    When Infiniti decides to tackle a new market, it sure knows how to make an entrance. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, the gas-electric hybrid Essence made jaws drop with its commanding size, beautiful lines, and green-inspired ...

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    VIDEO: Got 90 minutes? Good. Watch this gigantic compilation of rally crack-ups
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    Click above to see 94 minutes of rally crashes
    For those who watch auto racing hoping to see some crashes, here's your chance to watch crashes in order to see a little bit of racing. Vintage rally footage showcasing various categories and countries has Renaults, Fords, Peugeots, Volvos, and ...

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