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    Motorsports: Bobby Goodin dies following horrific motorcycle accident at Pikes Peak
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    The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb endured early tragedy today, when 54-year-old motorcycle competitor Bobby Goodin crashed after crossing the finish line at the peak. When we arrived at the summit, we spoke to a couple of photographers and riders who had seen the accident. It seems Goodin ...

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    Video: Watch the Pikes Peak record fall from Sebastien Loeb's point of view
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    It's easy to gloss over the new Pikes Peak hill climb record as just another number. After all, we can say Sebastien Loeb did the deed a full minute and a half quicker than anyone else in the history of the race, but the words fail to convey the lunacy and sheer speed of the feat, even bearing in ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: The Lion roars at 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
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    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: Mitsubishi's all-electric Pikes Peak challengers are in it to win it
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    With a second-place finish already in the books from 2012, there's only one thing on the minds of Mitsubishi drivers Hiroshi Masuoka and Greg Tracy: winning. As the presenting sponsor for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there's no doubt the Japanese manufacturer is hoping for a good ...

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    Motorsports: Your 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb primer: "Donuts at 14,000 feet."
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    The teams have all set up their pits and paddocks for today's run of the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and there's nothing left to do but take a shot at the title. At 8 am Mountain time (9 am EST / 7 am PST), the first of a field of 83 bikes and 63 cars – whittled from an ...

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    Motorsports: 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 4
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    The fourth and final practice day of the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is complete. Tomorrow everyone will make any last-minute adjustments and get their cars, their bits and bobs lined up in the pits for Sunday morning's this-time-it-counts run. The Unlimited runners took on the top ...

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    Motorsports: 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 3
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    The third practice day of the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is done. While the other classes got running time on the middle and top sections of the course, qualifying times were set on the bottom section of the course for the Open, Open Wheel, Electric, Exhibition and Vintage ...

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    Quick Spin: Freightliner Cascadia Pikes Peak Special ride-along [w/video]
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    It seems as if every type of powered vehicle is attacking the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb these days, each in search of a new record as they climb the 12.42-mile road course to its finish at a gasping 14,110-foot elevation. While the "anything goes" Unlimited class provides plenty of ...

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    Motorsports: 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 2
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    Practice Day 2 is in the books, and qualifying times have been recorded for the Unlimited and Time Attack classes for the 2013 edition of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The quickest man on the mountain is none other than Sébastien Loeb, who set a blistering pace with a 3:26.153, ...

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    Motorsports: Cody Loveland's Corvette-powered NSX claimed by Pikes Peak
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    Let there be no doubt – racing automobiles can be very dangerous. This unfortunate fact of life has been proven once again today by Cody Loveland, owner of LoveFab, who crashed his Corvette-powered tube-frame Acura NSX on the second turn of the Pikes Peak hill climb course, apparently after ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi Outlander, Evo to keep things safe at Pikes Peak
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    Mitsubishi has already announced that it will be returning as a competitor to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a pair of all-electric MiEV Evolution II racecars. In addition to these entrants, the automaker will also be the presenting sponsor of the race as well as providing the ...

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    Video: Peugeot 208 T16, Sebastien Loeb finally meet Pikes Peak
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    In preparation for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb being held later this month, Sébastien Loeb is getting in his first testing sessions of his Red Bull-sponsored Peugeot 208 T16 racecar. Marking its return to Pikes Peak for the first time in 14 years, Peugeot has released an ...

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    Official: Honda fielding 11 entrants at Pikes Peak, including 532-hp Odyssey
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    Is it possible for a minivan to be more exciting than an Acura NSX? Well, Honda is trying to find out by entering a 532-horsepower Odyssey into the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with IndyCar racer Simon Pagenaud behind the wheel. Starting with a stock Odyssey, Honda dropped in a ...

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    Video: Peugeot's legendary Climb Dance remastered in high-definition glory
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    Climb Dance, the rally-porn film celebrating the Pikes Peak Hill Climb victories of Ari Vatanen in 1988 and Robby Unser in 1989 - and including footage from both drives - has been remastered in high definition. It was commissioned by Peugeot, maker of the four-wheel steering 415 T16 Grand Raid, ...

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    Official: Honda signs on as Pikes Peak sponsor, race participant
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    Honda plans to storm the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30, entering ten cars in nine classes at the race to the sky, and signing on as a corporate sponsor. Part of the company's return to grassroots racing – if that's what you can call factory-backed efforts – the ...

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    Teased: Peugeot reveals its 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer
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    Peugeot is returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this year after a 14-year absence, and it has begun teasing the 208 T16 that Sébastien Loeb will be piloting up the mountain. Sporting a carbon fiber effects package that you won't find on the dealership floor nor at your ...

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    Official: Peugeot returning to Pikes Peak with S├ębastien Loeb [w/video]
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    In spite of troubles in other areas – and there are plenty of them – sales of the Peugeot 208 are a bright spot for the French carmaker. Attempting to grab that light and make sure it shines everywhere, the company is returning the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30 with a ...

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    Motorsports: LoveFab headed back to Pikes Peak with NSX-based heathen [w/video]
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    LoveFab had a rough run at Pikes Peak 2012. During qualifying on Day Two, owner and professional driver Cody Loveland launched his car off of the course at nearly 60 miles per hour. Never ones to be dismayed by a few bruised ribs and some busted body panels, LoveFab is headed back to the hill ...

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    Motorsports: Rod Millen to face Monster Tajima in Electric Division of Pikes Peak Hill Climb
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    The 91st running of the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb is scheduled to begin on June 30. Like last year's event, the 12.42 mile course – fully paved these days – starts at 9,390 feet elevation and doesn't stop climbing until it reaches an impressive 14,110 feet (the air is so ...

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    Motorsports: Hyundai and Rhys Millen reunite, will return to Pikes Peak with new RWD racer, Genesis Coupe
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    Last September, Hyundai confirmed that it was exiting all of its motorsports programs in North America. That left Rhys Millen Racing without a title sponsor for its Formula Drift and Global RallyCross Championship series challengers. It also looked to have meant the end of a partnership that last ...

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