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    Motorsports: Race Recap: The Lion roars at 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    The 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is in the books, and so are a lot of new records. It was a 16-hour workday for drivers and spectators, and we spent almost 12 of that at 14,110 feet trying to stay hydrated and sane. The biggest news has already made it around the world, that being ...

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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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    Up close with Monster Tajima's Suzuki SX4 Hill Climb Special

    The man known as Monster Tajima once ran all 12.42 miles of Pikes Peak in 10:01.408. That was 2007. Four years later, Tajima-san is back to make the trip in even less time. Is a sub-ten-minute time in the cards for the 2011 International Pikes Peak Hill Climb? Nobuhiro Tajima and his team think ...

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    New year, new livery for Monster Tajima's Suzuki SX4

    We assume that Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima is already thinking about his next run up Pikes Peak. His Suzuki SX4 hill-climb special is one step ahead and wearing a fresh new livery courtesy of sponsor GoPro. The car looks as unique as ever and our eyes are particularly drawn to the icy blue HRE ...

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    Video: Monster Tajima's Suzuki SX4 Pikes Peak run

    "Monster" Tajima's Pikes Peak assault – Click above to watch video after the jump
    This is the kind of video that should be in the core curriculum for auto enthusiasts: A 2,618-pound Suzuki SX4 with a 3.1-liter twin-turbo V6 blown out to 897 horsepower and 654 pound-feet of torque. The ...

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    Pikes Peak 2010: Tajima fastest man on the mountain, but ten minute mark remains unbroken

    2010 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - Click above for high-res image gallery
    I had a choice to make for the race day of this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Do I stick to the more photogenic middle portions of the course or do I head to the finish line to potentially see history made? The ...

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    Pikes Peak 2010: Tajima dominates third practice session, sets qualifying record

    2010 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Practice Day 3 and Qualifying - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A few lessons learned from my second day on Pikes Peak: If you don't like cold weather, then watch the race on the bottom part of the course. After experiencing the freezing temps at 14,000 ...

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    Pikes Peak 2010: Second day of practice is in the books

    2010 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Practice Day 2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As I headed up the Pikes Peak toll road early this morning (3:30 am to be exact) I started to doubt whether it was going to be worth it. Maybe it was the fact that I got just a little over two hours of sleep, or ...

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    Monster Tajima won't be letting Millen go unchallenged at Pikes Peak

    Monster Tajima and his Suzuki SX4 hill-climb special – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Rhys Millen and his new Hyundai V8 powered Pikes Peak challenger have been getting the most attention, Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima has no intention of letting Millen capture all the glory ...

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    Ten-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
    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 sets 2WD Time Attack class record at Pikes Peak

    Rhys Millen's Hyundai Genesis Coupe at Pikes Peak - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2009 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is in the books. Reigning king of the hill Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima again took top honors in the unlimited class but failed to break his own record with the new ...

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    Monster Tajima is Pikes Peak's new "King of the Mountain"

    Click image to enlargeNobuhiro "Monster" Tajima has accomplished what he set out to do at Pikes Peak. Today, the 57-year-old Japanese driver piloted his immensely powerful, spectacularly bewinged Suzuki XL7 Hill Climb Special up the mountain and completed the 156-turn course in 10 minutes, 1.408 ...

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    World's wildest Suzuki Grand Vitara

    You won't see this SUV in the parking lot at your local grocery store, although Gran Turismo fans should recognize it. It's the unlimited hillclimb version of the Suzuki Escudo (Grand Vitara), driven by Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima, the Chairman of Suzuki Sport, the motorsports arm of Suzuki ...


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