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    Pikes Peak results show EV prowess in record-setting year
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    With a newly paved path up the mountain, it's no surprise the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb finished with some new records in the books. Overall winner Sébastien Loeb had an impressive record-setting time of 8:13.878, but the electric class didn't disappoint, either. After all, ...

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    Video: Yokohama HER-02 trying for another EV climb record at Pikes Peak
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    Japanese tire company Yokohama is entering its HER-02 electric vehicle in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the goal of once again setting an electric-vehicle record for the Colorado race. Ikuo Hanawa will again be behind the wheel of the EV, which will be equipped with Yokohama's ...

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    Official: e0 getting new PP01 electric supercar ready for Pikes Peak challenge
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    After sending the all-electric eO beast to the Dakar Rally – where it became the first electric vehicle to finish that event – Latvia's OSCar is readying a new racer for the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb in Colorado next month. The eO PP01 supercar boasts a lightweight, tubular ...

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    Motorsports: Toyota readies refreshed TMG EV P002 for Pikes Peak
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    Last year, Toyota won the electric title at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the Toyota Motorsport GmbH EV P001 in a time of 10 minutes, 15.380 seconds for the 12.42-mile uphill course. For the 91st running of the demanding event, which will take place at the end of June, TMG is ...

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    Motorsports: Chip Yates to defend Pikes Peak title with Lightning Motorcycles
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    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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    Video: Translogic follows Monster Tajima's historic, and short, Pikes Peak run
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    The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second-oldest motorsports event in the United States, having been contested since 1916. It's an outlier in the sanitized, corporate-sponsored world of professional racing, remaining true to its unique and local roots. The race has a long history of ...

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    Video: Watch Monster Tajima's new electric race car whir up Pikes Peak
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    The car we were most excited to see at this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb was undoubtedly Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima's new one-off electric racer. The radically styled car, called the 2012 Monster Sport E-Runner Pikes Peak Special, represents a new challenge for the Japanese racer, who has won the ...

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    Motorsports: Fumio Nutahara wins Pikes Peak electric division for Toyota Motorsport, sets record
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    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
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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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    Video: Rally racer Bill Caswell drives EV West's electric BMW M3, loves it!
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    EV West is due to race its awesomely awesome converted BMW M3 in the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on August 12. With a bit of unexpected time on its hands – the event was delayed due to the recent Colorado wildfires – the outfit tossed the keys to one Bill Caswell to ...

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

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    Monster Tajima's electric Pikes Peak attack vehicle revealed [w/video]
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    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
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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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    Video: Retrofitted BMW M3 electric will compete in Pikes Peak race
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    Last year, a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid was featured in the Tom Cruise-starring Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. This year, another BMW electric-drive vehicle is looking to make a star performance, and without the editing or tricky camera angles. A 1995 BMW M3 has been retrofitted with a ...

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    Motorsports: Monster Tajima ready to tackle Pikes Peak in an all-electric prototype
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    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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    Official: Mitsubishi readies i-MiEV-based prototype for Pikes Peak climb this summer
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    Sending an all-electric vehicle up Pikes Peak is not new – a Nissan Leaf and a custom EV from AC Propulsion made the climb in 2011 – but that shouldn't stop anyone from trying to reach the 14,110-foot height in Colorado better, faster and in a cooler car. Enter Mitsubishi and a ...

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    Video: Chip Yates sets electric motorcycle record at Pikes Peak
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    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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    Nissan Leaf makes history with record-setting Pikes Peak Hill Climb
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    Under pristine conditions at the 89th running of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, veteran Nissan racing champion Chad Hord piloted the Nissan Leaf into history, setting the initial record in the Hill Climb's electric production vehicle class. The Leaf completed the 12.42-mile run in a respectable 14 ...

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    Ikuo Hanawa smashes his own Pikes Peak record for Yokohama
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    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]
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    "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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