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9Toyota plans Radical raid on Pikes Peak [w/video]

Those crazy guys at Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG). Not content to rest on laurels garnered by their record-setting assault at Nürburgring last year, they've been working on improving the TMG EV P001 – henceforth to be known as the TMG EV P002 – in preparation of a bid for glory at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

17Monster Tajima's electric Pikes Peak attack vehicle revealed [w/video]

Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima owns Pikes Peak, having summited quicker than anyone else these past six years. As we told you a little while back, his 2012 ascent will take place in a battery-powered racer for Team APEV (Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles). That car, the Monster Sport E-RUNNER Pikes Peak Special, has just been revealed.

6Pikes Peak Hill Climb contemplating expansion to two-day event

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 organizers are considering adding a second race day for 2013. This time last year only 46 racers has expressed interest in participating in the event, but that number is already up to 170 for next year's race.

8Electric buggy to ascend Pike's Peak on orange-oil-infused tires

Yokohama Electric EV Sports Concept HER-02 – click above for hi-res image

27First renderings of Rhys Millen's Hyundai-powered Pikes Peak challenger

RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 – Click above for high-res image gallery

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