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    Exclusive: Mike Ryan crashes Freightliner racer in Pikes Peak practice [UPDATE]

    Autoblog director of photography Drew Phillips is reporting that Unlimited Exhibition Class driver Mike Ryan has suffered a significant crash during the end of today's practice session for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driving his impressive No. 777 Freightliner racing truck, Phillips ...

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    Official: Honda to compete in seven Pike's Peak classes in 2014

    The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the greatest events on the international motorsports calendar. Its Unlimited class harkens back to the old days of racing, when teams built vehicles to be the fastest with whatever they had. Honda is returning to the event for 2014 for its second ...

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    Motorsports: Your 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb primer: "Donuts at 14,000 feet."

    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 3

    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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    Motorsports: 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 1

    For 2013, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has has added a fourth practice day, part of an effort to give each of the competitors extra practice running up the mountain. That day is today, and it saw the cars running on the bottom-half of the course, while the two-wheelers ran up top. The ...

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    Official: Pikes Peak Hill Climb rescheduled for August 12

    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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    Motorsports: Pikes Peak Hill Climb facing cancellation over Colorado wildfires?

    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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    Official: Ducati heading back to Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for 2012 [w/video]

    Ducati has announced that it will be back at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in July. The company will once again partner with the Spider Grips team using Multistrada 1200 machines. The Multistrada is the same bike that propelled Ducati to first and third place last year. Privateer Carlin ...

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    Video: Jeff Zwart's record-breaking run up Pikes Peak in a Porsche 911 GT2

    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

    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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    Video: Watch Chip Yates blow away electric motorcycle record at Pikes Peak

    This past weekend, Chip Yates checked off "make an amazing run up Pikes Peak" from his list of things to do to demonstrate the potential of electric-powered transportation. Coming second in the Exhibition Powersport class, his time of 12:50.094 bests the first-ever electric motorcycle effort ...

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    Pikes Peak Wrapup: Monster Tajima breaks 10-minute barrier, captures sixth consecutive victory

    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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    Video: Jeff Zwart's road trip from Southern California to Pikes Peak

    Jeff Zwart dominated the 2WD Time Attack class at Pikes Peak last year, setting a new record of 11:31.095 in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. He's returning to the mountain this year, but will be driving a completely stock Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Unlike most competitors, however, Zwart won't be towing his ...

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    Exclusive: 2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 2 brings fresh pavement and fast times

    Early this morning (out the door at 3:00 am) we headed to Pikes Peak for the second of three practice sessions this week before race day on Sunday. Our final destination was the summit, where the Unlimited Class would be tackling the final third of the course. The past couple years more and more ...

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    2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Practice Day 1 in the books

    The 89th-annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb kicked things off early today with the first practice runs on the mountain. We'll be following the Unlimited Class, whose drivers will be contesting for the overall victory and the elusive ten-minute mark, and this morning they took on the ...

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    Preview: 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    On June 26th, competitors for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will once again race to the clouds in hopes of breaking the elusive ten-minute mark, but the famous mountain might have something to say about that. Three inches of snow fell on the summit yesterday, with temperatures ...


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