Report: 10 Minute Barrier Still Stands at Pikes Peak as Best Efforts by Ford, Suzuki Come Up Short

Report: 10 Minute Barrier Still Stands at Pikes Peak as Best Efforts by Ford, Suzuki Come Up Short
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Both Ford and Suzuki had high hopes heading into this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but both were disappointed as neither automaker managed to run the 156 turn course in under 10 minutes. Suzuki pilot Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima still managed to run the fasted time of the day, however, at 10 minutes, 15 seconds… Continue Reading...

800 Horsepower Ford Fiesta to Take On Pikes Peak

800 Horsepower Ford Fiesta to Take On Pikes Peak
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In an attempt to drum-up interest in the launch of the Fiesta in North America, Ford is putting on a serious publicity stunt by running two 800 horsepower versions of the economy car in the legendary Pikes Peak race. Ford is eager to appeal not just to econonomically-minded individuals with the Fiesta sub-compact, but also… Continue Reading...