The 100th Pikes Peak Hill Climb looks awesome in photos

100th running of pikes peak sunrise on the hill

The 100th running of Pikes Peak was a race I couldn’t miss. I can’t think of many things I would knowingly commit to a week of 2:30 am wake-up calls and hiking with camera gear at 14,000 feet, but these cars on that mountain are exactly that. It’s all worth it when you hike up […]

Pikes Peak 2019: The photographer’s perspective

The second oldest race in America doesn’t need an introduction but, the intense week leading to race day does. This is my 16th consecutive year at Pikes Peak, and each year I’m blown away at what the competitors deal with to get to the line on race day. “Peak Week” starts with tech inspection on […]

Bentley Continental GT sets production car record

Continental GT Breaks Record at Pikes Peak

The Millen family owns yet another record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Rod Millen has achieved the fastest overall time up the mountain five times and Rhys has also been fastest overall twice. In the last two years, Rhys has set the fastest production car record with Bentley Motors and the fast production SUV […]

Pastrana sees rain, hail, & goats at Pikes Peak

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport at Pikes Peak

This weekend at the 97th Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb, Travis Pastrana competed in the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport class. Image: Colorado Springs Gazette Travis had an epic trip up the mountain even though it was not the fastest trip. The Nitro Circus ringmaster encountered rain, hail, a fogged windshield, and a herd of mountain […]

Volkswagen shares more angles on the ID R and its Pikes Peak winning run

The angle inside the cabin is less than ideal but it shows how much work Romain Dumas puts towards his record-smashing run.  Volkswagen built the ID R electric race car with the sole intention of devouring Pikes Peak top times. The first goal was the electric-car overall record but the ultimate goal was complete and […]