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    Video: Watch Greg Tracy snap the 10-minute Pikes Peak barrier
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    There are the racers who tackle the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on four wheels and then there are the (even more) insane bastards who head up the mountain on bikes. Greg Tracy is without a doubt one of the most talented of those souls. He's collected the Pikes Peak International Hill ...

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    Video: Rhys Millen's record-breaking Pikes Peak Hill Climb run
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    There are those who thought that paving the upper slopes of Pikes Peak would render the event boring. That didn't happen this year: between the crashes, the electric racers and the broken records it was a year that won't soon depart from memory. The biggest record of them all was taken by Rhys ...

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    Motorsports: Records, snow fall at the 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
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    When it comes to Pikes Peak, expect the unexpected. The legendary mountain is known for its ever-changing conditions, and one driving up to the top might experience warm sunshine and a snow storm all in a matter of minutes. That was the case this past weekend at the 90th annual Pikes Peak Hill ...

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    Video: Watch Jeremy Foley's incredible crash at Pikes Peak [UPDATE]
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    It's easy to forget just how dangerous the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb can be. Those who take to the mountain do so with the knowledge that any wrong turn could send them, their car and their co-driver down a rocky embankment at speed. Jeremy Foley recently found that out first hand at ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 3 saves the best for last
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    For the first two practice days of this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb, we spent our time on the bottom third of the mountain, first checking out the new contenders of the Electric Division, including Monster Tajima's E-Runner, and for the second day catching up with the old and new faces of the ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 2 brings out the big guns [w/video]
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    During the first practice day of the 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb we checked out Monster Tajima's new electric-powered E-runner and watched the Vintage and Exhibition divisions roar up the mountain. Our second day, however, was reserved for the fastest of the groups – Unlimited, Time Attack ...

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    Motorsports: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Evolution crashes on first practice day of Pikes Peak Hill Climb
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    Mitsubishi had high hopes for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, entering a production i-MiEV and a radical racing version called the i-MiEV Evolution into the ever-growing Electric Division. We had our eye on the Evolution model in particular, as the car was specially developed for ...

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    Official: LoveFab debuts 850-HP NSX Pikes Peak hill-climber [w/video]
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    Cody Loveland, owner of LoveFab in Traverse City, Michigan, is joining the ranks of drivers for the 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on August 12. Known especially for his work packing monstrous power into the Acura NSX, it's no surprise that he's whipped up his own unlimited-class ...

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    Official: Pikes Peak Hill Climb rescheduled for August 12
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    The organizers behind the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have rescheduled the race event for August 12 in the wake of extensive wildfires in the Colorado Springs area. The competition's 90th annual event was initially slated to take place on July 8, but the massive Waldo Canyon fire forced a ...

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    Official: Pikes Peak Hill Climb postponed due to Colorado wildfire
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    The 90th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been officially postponed after race officials met with the U.S. Forest Service yesterday afternoon. The event was originally scheduled to run on July 8th, with technical inspections starting July 3rd, but a wildfire in the area, ...

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    Motorsports: Pikes Peak Hill Climb facing cancellation over Colorado wildfires?
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    The 90th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is in danger of being postponed or cancelled altogether as wildfires close in on Colorado Springs. The Waldo Canyon fire, which began several days ago and is ravaging the mountains just west of the city, has already burned more than ...

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    Video: Watch Paul Dallenbach use 1,400 HP to race up Pikes Peak
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    Paul Dallenbach has been practicing for the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in an Unlimited-class competitor that looks like it drove straight out of Wacky Races, powered by a 1,400-horsepower Chevrolet engine from Banks Power. Before one run up the lower slopes, the crew affixed ...

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    Motorsports: Toyota converts all-electric 'Ring racer to Pikes Peak hill climber [w/video]
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    The number of electric race cars entered into this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb continues to grow with Toyota Motorsports GmbH announcing today that its TMG EV P002 race car will compete at the 90th annual climb to the clouds. While this will be Toyota's first trip to the Peak with ...

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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: Jeff Zwart's record-breaking run up Pikes Peak in a Porsche 911 GT2
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    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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    Video: Watch Pikes Peak racer Roger Lovell roll from the inside out
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    It's been almost a week since the crazies went hell bent for glory up Pikes Peak, and videos from the hill climb are still making their way to the internets. The crew from AMSOIL just released a volley of footage from their two sponsored entries – drivers Brad and Roger Lovell. Brad had ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #236
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    We record Episode #236 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we're going to go with our "legacy" format. Don't worry, we'll be back with live 'casts, but for this week, we're going to take your questions and comments in our Q&A ...

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    Pikes Peak Wrapup: Monster Tajima breaks 10-minute barrier, captures sixth consecutive victory
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    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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    Pikes Peak brings the cars to the crowd at Fan Fest
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    Before the official Pikes Peak Hill Climb racing action hits the mountain, the fans command attention in Colorado Springs. The appropriately named Fan Fest completely takes over Tejon Street, packing it with rows of high-speed vehicles, throngs of Pikes enthusiasts, and excited race ...

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