Mike Ryan’s Banks Super-Turbo Pikes Peak Freightliner: A unique big one to watch in Pikes Peak Open Division
Pikes Peak, in Colorado, USA, underwent something of a French invasion on Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, as Peugeot Sport and Sébastien Loeb set up camp on the mountain for the first official practice sessions ahead of the event.
Dumas ended last year with the top rookie award and nearly took the victory until Rhys Millen set the fastest time.
IndyCar race winner Simon Pagenaud will be making his way up Pikes Peak at this year's edition of America's second oldest race.
The next stage in the car’s preparation comes with the first tests at Pikes Peak on 15-16 June, prior to the event itself on 30 June.
This year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb features 162 competitors, and the most competitive unlimited class in recent memory.
The beastlike 208 T16 Pikes Peak got a chance at last to stretch its legs for the first time outside the confines of Peugeot Sport’s factory or a closely guarded circuit thanks to a recent test in the south of France with Sebastian Loeb.
Sébastien Loeb: “The 208 T16 Pikes Peak is a rocket!”
Always ready to rise to a fresh challenge, the nine-time World Rally champion Sébastien Loeb and Peugeot Sport will contest the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30.
The multiple World Rally champion to compete in the 91st edition of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Rod Millen showdown with Monster Tajima in Electric division highlights the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Millen will enter the unlimited division in 2012 in a new rear-drive Hyundai. Six-time champion Paul Dallenbach will drive Millen’s Genesis Coupe that set an all-time record last year.