hillclimb News and Analysis
Organisers of the world-famous Pikes Peak International Hillclimb have ruled that next year’s event will not include motorbikes while “analysis for long-term viability is conducted”.
The Volkswagen ID.R electric prototype has broken the 20-year-old record set by a McLaren Formula 1 car for the fastest run up the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb.
Volkswagen aims to break the 20-year-old Formula 1-established overall Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record with its updated ID.R electric prototype, says its motorsport boss Sven Smeets.
Four-time Pikes Peak Hillclimb motorbike class winner Carlin Dunne was killed in Sunday’s 97th edition of the race. He was 36.
Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop will return to the Isle of Man’s Southern 100 races in a fortnight's time, despite suffering a “serious” injury in a Rally Donegal crash that will mean he misses this weekend’s Pikes Peak Hillclimb in the USA.
The all-electric Volkswagen ID. R will take on a new challenge in September when Romain Dumas, who last year smashed the outright record at Pikes Peak, will drive Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China, known locally as the ‘Road to Heaven’.
Motorsport.com begins its annual countdown of the biggest stories in racing with a look back to a milestone achieved at one of America’s oldest events.
Volkswagen’s all-electric I.D. R has smashed the official Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record for EVs, beating the existing time by 3.5 seconds.
Porsche turned down the chance to go for the Goodwood hillclimb record behind closed doors with its 919 Hybrid Evo prior to this weekend's Festival of Speed.
Volkswagen has entered the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb with its all-electric I.D. R that smashed Sebastien Loeb’s outright Pikes Peak record last month.
Volkswagen’s Romain Dumas says the challenge of Pikes Peak Hillclimb eclipses every other event he’s contested – including the 24-hour races at Le Mans, Spa and the Nurburgring.
Romain Dumas and the brand new, all-electric Volkswagen I.D. R set the fastest time in qualifying on Wednesday, ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
This weekend Volkswagen becomes the latest major motorsport name to tackle the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, but it's doing so with an electric car.
Triple Pikes Peak winner Romain Dumas says his 2018 entry – Volkswagen’s I.D. R – is the best car he’s ever driven up the Colorado mountain.
Volkswagen has released the first images of its new all-electric racing car, the German firm's challenger for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Volkswagen has picked two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and factory Porsche GT driver Romain Dumas as the driver for its Pikes Peak electric car project.
Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak car is key to its motorsport future, and could lead to a full factory return to competition in the World Rallycross Championship's planned electric class.
Volkswagen Motorsport has taken aim at the Pikes Peak record for an electric vehicle and will climb the Colorado mountain with an all-new race car in June next year.
Viral video rallycross star Ken Block has revealed his latest Gymkhana video, featuring one of America’s most familiar motorsport venues in the Pikes Peak Hillclimb.
British Hillclimb champions spanning four decades joined a celebration of 70 years of the British Hillclimb Championship at Shelsley Walsh last weekend.
Pastrana sped to the summit of the sinuous 7.6 mile Mt. Washington Auto Road in an amazing 5 minutes 44.72 seconds, over 24 seconds faster than the previous record
Paul Gerrard finished 2nd in the Unlimited Class in Sunday’s 95th Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Sebastien Loeb has taken ownership of the Peugeot 208T16 he used to break the Pikes Peak hillclimb record in 2013 and will use it in France later this season.
Former Top Gear star Richard Hammond’s massive accident at a hillclimb venue in Switzerland occurred after the finish line of the competitive section of road.
NSX-inspired Acura 4-Motor EV Concept finishes second in the Electric Modified Class
Just a week after he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a second time, France’s Romain Dumas also claimed his second win in the famous Pikes Peak hillclimb on its 100th anniversary running.
Driving the Norma M20 RD Limited Spec-2016 entered by his own team, the Alès, France driver finish ahead of defending winner Rhys Millen and his electric prototype.
Two Acura NSX supercars and a new NSX-inspired, all-electric 4-motor SH-AWD Concept will compete in the 100th anniversary of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
The Norma M20 RD Limited is now equipped with a four-wheel system, the 2016 spec is an all-new car lighter and more powerful.
Carl Sorensen's Kawasaki left the road near the 14,115-foot summit.
Organiser Tony Quinn has cancelled the 2016 running of the Race to the Sky cillclimb in New Zealand.
Justin Wilson will pilot Honda's LMP2 car in the famous Hill Climb.
Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima will race his 670 horsepower Super 86 hillclimb car at the re-born Repco Race to the Sky later this month in New Zealand.
The Hillclimb community has suffered their second loss of 2014.
After three attempts at taming the race to the clouds, Jean-Philippe Dayraut is putting his specially prepared 900hp Mini up for sale. We took the opportunity to sit down with the French driver and chat about what it's like to take on Pikes Peak.
Family of Goodin and the Board of Directors of the PPIHC have come together to help improve rider safety
Did he belong at Pikes Peak? You decide.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is preparing to establish a benefit fund for the Goodin family.
Photographer Trevor Andrusko was stationed at the summit on Sunday. He gives a first person account of the events that unfolded after rider Bobby Goodin crashed his Triumph seconds after taking the checkered flag.
Bobby Goodin will never know he beat his 2013 time by nearly 40 seconds
Motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike near the summit
He had been dreaming of it for as long as he can remember and on his third try, he did it.
Scheduled only two weeks after the 24 Hours of Le Mans, official Porsche driver Dumas will head to Colorado for his third attempt at an overall victory in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Travis Pastrana, David Steyrcx among those in the largest field in 110-year history
Alongside its entry in the top class, Romain Dumas Rallye Team will bring a Porsche 911 GT3 RS for Vincent Beltoise.