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Fri 29 Jun 2001
Chandler Bruning dies in Pikes Peak qualifying

Chandler Bruning dies in Pikes Peak qualifying

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Pikes Peak International Hill climb stock car driver Chandler Bruning of Colorado Springs died Thursday morning after crashing during his qualifying run for the 79th race on Pikes Peak. Bruning was the eighth person to...

Tue 27 Mar 2001
Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Motorcycle and quad riders in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will have extra incentive to reach the 14,110-foot summit of Pikes Peak in first place this year. The PPIHC board of directors approved a guaranteed...

Sun 01 Jul 2001
Pikes Peak Motorcycle/Quad/Sidecar results

Pikes Peak Motorcycle/Quad/Sidecar results

<pre> Pikes Peak International Hill ClimbOfficial Race Results Motorcycles/Quads/Sidecars June 30, 2001 Num Name split radar time 250 Pro Previous Record for class: 12:52.94 27 Paul Zinke 83.8 13:05.91 56 Chuck Lee 83.8 13:14.5 357...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Kenworth T2000 to race at Pikes Peak

Kenworth T2000 to race at Pikes Peak

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 21, 2001 - Kenworth Truck Co. and Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI) are teaming up once again to race a Kenworth T2000 in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. Veteran racer and designer Bruce Canepa of ...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Noosa Hillclimb - Queensland event report

Noosa Hillclimb - Queensland event report

In its fourth year, the Bank of Queensland Noosa Hill Climb simply keeps growing. This year, 145 drivers took to the gruelling 1500m of road, in the Tewantin State Forest, just kilometres from Noosa's famous beaches. The Historic Racing Car Club...

Bank of Queensland Noosa Hillclimb snippets

Bank of Queensland Noosa Hillclimb snippets

-A few of the cars, people, and happenings of note "Mike Gehde's 1959 MG Buchanan didn't have the best of weekends, after crashing out early in its first run on Saturday morning, when a component possibly broke on the car sending it into the...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak Hill Climb TV dates, times

Pikes Peak Hill Climb TV dates, times

Air times announced for ESPN2 telecasts of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - ESPN and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have announced the air dates and times for the 2001 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb ...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Open Wheel preview

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Open Wheel preview

Donner hopes history repeats itself in PPIHC Open Wheel Division COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - David Donner is looking back to the future for the 79th running of the Pike Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. For the past three years, Donner...

Sun 01 Jul 2001
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race report

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race report

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Gary Lee Kanawyer overcame mucky afternoon road conditions as he drove his Open Wheel 1981 Wells Coyote to the overall best time of 10 minutes, 39.76 seconds on the winding 12.42-mile road course Saturday in the 79th...

Pikes Peak results

Pikes Peak results

<pre> Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Official Race Results June 30, 2001 NUM name Radar Split Time Finish Time NewRecord Big Rig Previous Record for Class: 14:34.41 1 Bruce Canepa 89.3 2:30.49 13:59.96 NEW RECORD 77 Mike Ryan...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
Nashville, IN results

Nashville, IN results

<pre> OFFICIAL RESULTS AMA U.S. HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP presented by PACE AMERICAN INC. SCOOTERMANIA PRODUCTIONS, NASHVILLE, INDIANA - JUNE 24, 2001 500cc RESULTS 1ST RUN 2ND RUN ...

Wed 04 Jul 2001
Unlimted and Open Division Pikes Peak results

Unlimted and Open Division Pikes Peak results

10-Minute Barrier Still Intact At Pikes Peak Japan and Monte Carlo Drivers Earn USAC Victories Japanese driver Yutaka Awazuhara and Monte Carlo resident Jean Pierre Richelmi captured USAC-sanctioned divisions of Saturday's 79th Adelphia Pikes...

Tue 31 Jul 2001
Haydenville results

Haydenville results

OFFICIAL RESULTS AMA U.S. HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP presented by PACE AMERICAN INC. ACTION SPORTS PROMOTIONS, HAYDENVILLE, OHIO - JULY 29, 2001 <pre> 540cc RESULTS 1ST RUN 2ND...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak practice 2001-06--27

Pikes Peak practice 2001-06--27

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Suzuki's drive for the 10-minute mark on Pikes Peak hit a speed bump during Wednesday's third day of practice in preparation for the 79th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Yutaka "Genius" Awauhara placed his Grand ...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak first practice session report

Pikes Peak first practice session report

Suzuki's Tajima begins search for PPIHC's magical 10-minute barrier COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima debuted his new fireapple red Suzuki Aerio during the first practice session of the 79th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb...

Sat 07 Jul 2001
BTCC: Roger Moen and Octagon Motorsports Goodwood preview

BTCC: Roger Moen and Octagon Motorsports Goodwood preview

Roger Moen to Contend Famous Hillclimb In Octagon Motorsports Goodwood Festival of Speed Chichester, West Sussex 6-7-8 July 2001 'Roger Moen To Contend Famous Hillclimb In Octagon Motorsports Sponsored BTCC Peugeot 406 Coupé' The ...

Sun 01 Jul 2001
Pikes Peak Friday qualifying

Pikes Peak Friday qualifying

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Motorcycle, quad and sidecar drivers shattered four records Friday during qualification for the 79th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Paul Zinke was the fastest driver in the 250 Pro division. He shattered Don ...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak revised qualifying and race day schedule

Pikes Peak revised qualifying and race day schedule

Due to the death of Super Stock Car division driver Chandler Bruning at the start of qualifying Thursday, the remainder of car and truck qualifications were suspended. Motorcycle, sidecar and quad qualifying will go as planned on Friday. The ...

Wed 30 May 2001
Pikes Peak preview

Pikes Peak preview

<pre> 79th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race week packed with events, competition </pre> COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Greetings from the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. There are only 32 days remaining until the green flag...

Wed 18 Jul 2001
Red Wing results

Red Wing results

<pre> OFFICIAL RESULTS AMA U.S. HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP presented by PACE AMERICAN INC. INDIAN HEAD CYCLE CLUB, RED WING, MINNESOTA - JULY 15,...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Weirton results

Weirton results

<pre> OFFICIAL RESULTS AMA U.S. HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP presented by PACE AMERICAN INC. PIRATE PROMOTIONS, WEIRTON, WEST VIRGINIA - JULY 8, ...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak Open and Unlimited divisions

Pikes Peak Open and Unlimited divisions

The 10-minute barrier still looms for drivers participating in this weekend's 79th Adelphia Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colo. Rod Millen continues to hold the ultimate record time of 10:04.06 which he set in 1994. Two divisions of...

Thu 28 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak report 2001-06-26

Pikes Peak report 2001-06-26

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Rhys Millen leaned back in his folding canvas chair and watch the sun come up over Devil's Playground early Tuesday morning. Millen was in the group practicing on the upper third of the Pikes Peak International...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
Pikes Peak 2002 schedule date

Pikes Peak 2002 schedule date

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to run June 29th in 2002 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 80th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the second-oldest auto race in the U.S., has been scheduled for June 29th, 2002. The selection...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Pikes Peak CEO resigns, unable to relocate

Pikes Peak CEO resigns, unable to relocate

October 24, 2001 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Peter Freytag, Chairman of the Board of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, announced today that Michael Clark, CEO since May 1999, has resigned from that position. "The Hill Climb Board...

Mon 25 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Bike preview

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Bike preview

Born to be wild, PPIHC motorcycle/quad competitors will deliver thrilling trips in the 79th Race to the Clouds COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ^O The competition in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb motorcycle, quad and sidecar divisions will be...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
Pikes Peak preparations underway

Pikes Peak preparations underway

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The road to the 2001 Adelphia Pikes Peak International Hill Climb begins today and the Hill Climb staff is working to make this historic and prestigious event more attractive and dynamic for everyone. With the New...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Frank Byrnes wins Championship in Ireland

Frank Byrnes wins Championship in Ireland

Frank Byrnes Racing Moneymore, Oranmore, County Galway. Byrnes Is 'King Of The Hills'! Going into the final Round of the 2001 Hillclimb Championship at Mondello Park, Frank Byrnes had one hand on the Frank Keane trophy. All the Galwayman had...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

The Golden Mile Hillclimb, the latest Round of the Dunlop National Hillclimb/Sprint Challenge, hosted by Donegal Motor Club saw Championship leader Frank Byrnes chalk up two further podium positions. In his F2000 Reynard, the Oranmore, County...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Byrnes Oranmore, County Galway report

Byrnes Oranmore, County Galway report

Following his successful return to racing with two podium finishes in the opening rounds of the Dunlop National Hillclimb/Sprint Challenge (in Dungarvan), Frank Byrnes went two steps higher with not one but two victories at the 98th Annual Phoenix...

Mon 16 Jul 2001
Frank Byrnes Moneymore, Oranmore, County Galway report

Frank Byrnes Moneymore, Oranmore, County Galway report

Frank Byrnes' two year sabbatical from the single seater scene came to an abrupt end on hearing that Padraig Forde Junior's class winning Hillclimb F2000 Reyard was up for sale. The former Formula Vee race winner just could not resist the...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

The Golden Mile Hillclimb, the latest Round of the Dunlop National Hillclimb/Sprint Challenge, hosted by Donegal Motor Club saw Championship leader Frank Byrnes chalk up two further podium positions. In his F2000 Reynard, the Oranmore, County...