Royalty Return to Pikes Peak for 100th Running
There have been 98 King of the Mountain titles awarded and one Queen of the Mountain since the inaugural Pikes Peak National Hill Climbing Contest in 1916. On June 26, the 100th King of the Mountain will be celebrated by race fans around the globe when The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you
Gregoire Blanchon’s Triple-Turbo TDI VW Engine
Gregoire Blachon, owner of Boxeer LLC, usually dedicates the entire month of June to testing at Pike’s Peak. In 2020, he was 1-second shy of the diesel hill climb record. Check out his VW Bug equipped with a triple-turbo, 4-cylinder, 2.0L TDI VW engine.
100th Running of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2022 Date Set
The milestone 100th running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), brought to you by Gran Turismo, is set for Sunday, June 26, 2022. “We anticipate unprecedented interest from manufacturers, race teams, and top-tier competitors,” PPIHC Executive Director Megan Leatham said. “Pikes Peak is legendary in the motorsports world; it’s a racing venue
Triple Turbo 4-Cylinder 2.0L TDI VW Engine
Gregoire Blachon, owner of Boxeer LLC, is dedicating the entire month of June to testing at Pike’s Peak. Last year, he was 1-second shy of the diesel hill climb record, and this year he’s returning in his VW Bug equipped with a triple-turbo, 4-cylinder, 2.0L TDI VW engine. Check it out!
Turbocharged Evo X 4B11 Engine
It began simple enough – a car, an idea, and a dream. The car: a 2008 Evo X. The idea: build a hill climb car. The dream: compete at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. As many others have experienced though, simply getting to the top was not enough. Find out what went into this 4B11 engine build done by Magnus Motorsports and 4D Engineering.
Stage 2 6.7L Twin Turbo Cummins Engine
From its beginnings as a $225 1949 Ford F1 to now a more than $400,000 full-blown race truck known as Old Smokey F1, this truck, its 6.7L twin turbo Cummins and owner Scott Birdsall are the diesel Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record holder. Find out what went into the engine and the race effort.