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Sébastien Loeb Sets Pikes Peak Record (With Video)

Over the last weekend of June, Sébastien Loeb set a new record for the fastest run up to the summit in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In the Peugeot 208 T16, has made it up the mountain in just 8:13.878, over a minute an a half faster then the record set last year by Red Bull teammate Rhys Millen.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 02, 2013
Venturi VBB-3 World’s Fastest EV

Venturi, a manufacturer out of France, is hoping to break its own electric vehicle speed record of 307 miles per hour. The VBB-3 will attempt to go much faster at Bonneville Speed Week this August.

By John Beltz Snyder | May 02, 2013
Video: Hyundai Previews Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Rhys Millen will defend his 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb win, and challenge his own world record in the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe PM580T. Hyundai has released this first video of a series about the team’s 2013 Pikes Peak run.

By John Beltz Snyder | April 25, 2013
Friday Video: Monster Tajima Sets Pikes Peak Record

Last weekend was the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Before, nobody had ever completed the 12.42-mile run in under ten minutes. That ended on Sunday, when Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima smashed his own world record, finishing in 9:51.278, all while dodging spectators, drifting through the dirt, and coming perilously close to driving off the mountain.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 01, 2011
Video: Ferrari 599XX Break Seven-Minute Barrier On The ‘Ring.

It’s Friday, which means it’s almost time to break out the video game paddles and take on the Nürburgring from the comfort of our couch. To help us with our line, Ferrari has generously posted this video of the 599XX breaking the seven-minute barrier for a production-derived car. The time: 6 minutes, 58.16 seconds.

By John Beltz Snyder | April 23, 2010
Video: Travis Pastrana’s Ridiculous Jump For The New Year

In case you missed it, Travis Pastrana jumped a Subaru 269 feet onto a barge to celebrate the new year. Then, to celebrate his world record jump, he did a backflip into the harbor.

By John Beltz Snyder | January 04, 2010
Record-Setting Road Trip: Driving A Subaru Forester To Help Break A World Record

Up until this weekend, we had never heard of Itasca, Illinois, a small suburb located about thirty minutes northwest of downtown Chicago. But on Saturday morning, this town was offically christened into the Guinness world record books for hosting the longest parade of any one type of vehicle, as a grand total of 339 Subarus paraded around the city, horns honking, turbocharged 2.5-liter fours revving. Subaru owners love their cars, and some folks that we met pride themselves on being die-hard Scooby loyalists.

By Steven J. Ewing | July 13, 2009


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