Tag: Pikes Peak


Volkswagen Demolishes Pikes Peak Record with 7:57 Race to the Clouds

Motorsports 44 Jun 24, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Volkswagen and Romain Dumas made history at Pikes Peak this weekend. Not only did they beat the previous electric-only record by almost exactly a minute, but the VW I.D. R‘s… Read More »

Volkswagen Takes the Cover off Its Pikes Peak Entry: The I.D. R

Back in March, Volkswagen teased us with some images of its newest racer. Now it’s revealed all, with some juicy numbers too. For a start, the racer uses a pair… Read More »

Volkswagen to Take On Pikes Peak With the Electric I.D. R Racer

Volkswagen has revealed the car it hopes will take it to the top of the racing world, quite literally. It’s called the I.D. R Pikes Peak and, as the name… Read More »

Bentley Aims for 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Record With the Bentayga

Suzuki, Audi, and Toyota are all names closely associated with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Now Bentley is looking to add its name to the list. For the 2018… Read More »

Ken Block Tackles the Pikes Peak Hillclimb In "Climbkhana"

Car Culture 4 Sep 26, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

Once again Ken Block is back for one of his hooning videos, this time on asphalt after last month’s Terrakhana. With partnership from Toyo Tires, Block hits the famous Pikes Peak… Read More »

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2017 Results

Motorsports 3 Jun 26, 2017 by Kyle Patrick

The 95th running of the historic Pikes Peak International Hill Climb took place last weekend. While Sebastien Loeb’s stunning 8:13.878 record stands for another year, the competition was nonetheless impressive.… Read More »

DiRT 4 Will Not Feature Current WRC Content Due to Licensing

DiRT 4 37 Feb 5, 2017 by Brendan Rorrison

Those hoping to recreate some of this season’s WRC will be left wanting, with both cars and tracks being off-limits.

Confirmed: Pikes Peak Is a Gran Turismo Exclusive, But When Will We See It?

The daunting Race To The Clouds is all Polyphony’s now.

Pikes Peak Hill Climb May be Exclusively Licensed to the Gran Turismo Series

A Eurogamer interview with Codemasters provides a surprising bit of news about Gran Turismo instead.

Romain Dumas Wins The 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Motorsports 4 Jul 2, 2016 by Matej

The 94th run to the Peak recently finished, with the Le Mans-winning French driver scoring the best time in the Unlimited class.

Kazunori Yamauchi To Pace 94th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Racing 18 Jun 9, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

Polyphony President will pace the event behind the wheel of an Acura, a company bringing a lot of firepower to this year’s Race to the Clouds.

Pikes Peak Could Still Come to Gran Turismo, But When?

The famed climb to the clouds in Colorado is still a part of the GT plan, according to Polyphony.

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Coming to Gran Turismo Series

The Pikes Peak record holder will be coming to the GT series sometime in the future, says Kazunori Yamauchi.

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to be Sponsored by Gran Turismo in 2015

The most famous and dangerous rally race in the world announces Gran Turismo sponsorship, suggesting the track may return to the series.

Red Bull Says Pikes Peak is in Gran Turismo 5

A bizarre post on the official Red Bull blog casually and confidently discusses the Pikes Peak hill climb course in GT5 with rally star Rhys Millen. Is it an editorial mistake or a big hint of what’s to come?