The Truth About Cars » Pike’s Peak Hill Climb http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:00:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Down From the Mountain: 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/down-from-the-mountain-2013-pikes-peak-international-hill-climb/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/down-from-the-mountain-2013-pikes-peak-international-hill-climb/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:15:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493986 Since I became a Coloradan a few years back, I’ve joined all the other car freaks in the Mountain Time Zone for the annual pilgrimage to the 30th-tallest mountain in the state for the big race. I shared my photos from the year Monster Tajima broke the 10-minute barrier, and from from the year the […]

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Since I became a Coloradan a few years back, I’ve joined all the other car freaks in the Mountain Time Zone for the annual pilgrimage to the 30th-tallest mountain in the state for the big race. I shared my photos from the year Monster Tajima broke the 10-minute barrier, and from from the year the […]

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Down From The Mountain: Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb Photo Gallery http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/down-from-the-mountain-pikes-peak-international-hill-climb-photo-gallery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/down-from-the-mountain-pikes-peak-international-hill-climb-photo-gallery/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400548 Yesterday was a long, long day on Pike’s Peak. Above 10,000 feet, the Colorado sun bakes the will to live right out of you, while the lack of oxygen starves lungs and engines alike. Constant wrecks and breakdowns shut down the course for long periods, but all these things were just minor irritants, forgotten as […]

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Yesterday was a long, long day on Pike’s Peak. Above 10,000 feet, the Colorado sun bakes the will to live right out of you, while the lack of oxygen starves lungs and engines alike. Constant wrecks and breakdowns shut down the course for long periods, but all these things were just minor irritants, forgotten as […]

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Pike’s Peak: 10-Minute Barrier Broken— Monster Tajima Runs 9:51 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-10-minute-barrier-broken-monster-tajima-runs-951/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-10-minute-barrier-broken-monster-tajima-runs-951/#comments Sun, 26 Jun 2011 20:32:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400422 History made on the mountain just a few minutes ago: Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima just ran 9:51 and change in his run to the Pike’s Peak summit. Sayonara, 10-minute barrier! I’m not sure of the exact time, but the crowds on the mountain have been shouting “9:51! WHOOOO!” for a while now. Congratulations, Monster!

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History made on the mountain just a few minutes ago: Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima just ran 9:51 and change in his run to the Pike’s Peak summit. Sayonara, 10-minute barrier! I’m not sure of the exact time, but the crowds on the mountain have been shouting “9:51! WHOOOO!” for a while now. Congratulations, Monster!

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Pike’s Peak: Life Is Good On The Hill http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-life-is-good-on-the-hill/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-life-is-good-on-the-hill/#comments Sun, 26 Jun 2011 16:27:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400376 I had to haul my bleary-eyed self out of the sack at 4:00 AM in order to grab this choice vantage point at 11,000 feet, about halfway up the road to the summit, but the sight of this incredible race car just made the sleep deprivation worthwhile. Everything else I see today will just be […]

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I had to haul my bleary-eyed self out of the sack at 4:00 AM in order to grab this choice vantage point at 11,000 feet, about halfway up the road to the summit, but the sight of this incredible race car just made the sleep deprivation worthwhile. Everything else I see today will just be […]

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Pike’s Peak: Crazy Spaniards Fly SEAT León Supercopa To Colorado, Ready To Race http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-crazy-spaniards-fly-seat-leon-supercopa-to-colorado-ready-to-race/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/pikes-peak-crazy-spaniards-fly-seat-leon-supercopa-to-colorado-ready-to-race/#comments Sat, 25 Jun 2011 02:05:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400086 I’m skipping the Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of LeMons race, so that I can attend this weekend’s Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. I headed over to the mountain earlier today to drive the course, scout out good camera spots, and check out teams wrenching on their cars in motel parking lots. The day started out […]

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I’m skipping the Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of LeMons race, so that I can attend this weekend’s Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. I headed over to the mountain earlier today to drive the course, scout out good camera spots, and check out teams wrenching on their cars in motel parking lots. The day started out […]

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