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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

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    Motorsports: Chip Yates to defend Pikes Peak title with Lightning Motorcycles

    There's nothing like conflict to make a story more compelling, and in the man-against-nature drama that is the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, we can add-man-against-man to the electric motorcycle portion of the event. Putting his battery-powered trans-Atlantic airplane endeavors momentarily ...

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    Motorsports: Fumio Nutahara wins Pikes Peak electric division for Toyota Motorsport, sets record

    Chalk up an impressive win and another record for the all-electric Toyota Motorsport GmbH EV P001. With Fumio Nutahara behind the wheel, the team raced to the clouds at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in an impressive 10 minutes, 15.380 seconds. That was fast enough to place 6th overall ...

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    Motorsports: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Evolution crashes on first practice day of Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    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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    Monster 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 ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi previews bonkers i-MiEV Evolution for Pikes Peak

    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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    Motorsports: Monster Tajima ready to tackle Pikes Peak in an all-electric prototype

    This year, Pikes Peak will once again be crawling with electric vehicles. Mitsubishi will be there with its i-MiEV-based racer and the Pikes Peak EV Challenge Committee has just announced it will bring a new all-electric car to scale the 14,110-foot height in Colorado this July. The prototype ...

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    Ikuo Hanawa smashes his own Pikes Peak record for Yokohama

    Ikuo Hanawa, as part of the "Team Yokohama EV Challenge," has participated in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) for the third year running with record-smashing results. His latest time of 12:20.084 shaved a whopping 57 seconds off last year's result. Fitted with about 37 kWhs of ...

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    Unmodified Nissan Leaf entered in Pikes Peak Hill Climb [w/videos]

    "With electric automobiles popping up like dandelions across the landscape of American driving, it's no surprise that they will be part of the field at the 89th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26." So says the press release you'll find waiting for your prying eyes after the break. ...

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    EV Sports Concept HER-02 sets new Pikes Peak record

    Yokohama Electric EV Sports Concept HER-02 at Pikes Peak – click above for hi-res image
    It's been seven years since Jeri Unser – daughter of Bobby – set the record for the fastest electric vehicle to complete the iconic 12.42 mile long (19.99 kilometers) Pikes Peak ...


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