Auto Business News-June 25, 2015--Lexus to compete with experimental version of RC F coupe in annual Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb
June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of different types of Honda and Acura vehicles have taken part in the Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb in recent years, ranging from the Acura NSX to the Honda Fit, and even a high-speed Honda Odyssey, but Honda Performance Development has upped the ante this year by entering one of its newest sports cars in the race up the 14,110-foot mountain.
Honda will continue its commitment to the Broadmoor Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb, returning as a sponsor of the annual "Race to the Clouds"; fielding vehicles in multiple classes in both automotive and powersports categories; and working with race organizers and the sanctioning body to continue course safety improvements.
Mitsubishi's new racecar won its premiere motorsports event at the 2014 Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb, held in Colorado, USA.
Tokyo, June 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will enter two MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars in the 2014 edition of the world-famous Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb (Pikes Peak
, June 23 to June 29) in Colorado, United States.
NINE-TIMES World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb shattered the Pikes Peak
International Hill Climb record with a breathtaking time of 8m 13.
The Pikes Peak
course goes through 156 corners as it ascends beyond the treeline from 9,390 feet (2,860m) above sea level to 14,110 feet (4,300m).
In the first test, it diced with a dangerous course to smash the Pikes Peak
Hill Climb course record in the US.
The vast new Colorado wildfires that erupted on Saturday and spread through Colorado Springs, are posing threats to tourist areas close to Pikes Peak
and Rocky Mountain Park.
Boffins at Audi HQ have built a TT that can drive itself and to prove that it works the scientists are sending the pilotless TT up the famous 19km Pikes Peak
hillclimb in Colorado (look up Pikes Peak
/Vaatanen on YouTube if you want a real thrill).
The Pikes Peak
Community College Geography Department has received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a pilot project to implement a Tiered Internship Model For Students In Geospatial Technology.
He took part in Pikes Peak
Rocks, a 14,110-foot trek and gig in aid of the cancer organisation, founded by Alarm frontman Peters and insurance executive James Chippendale.