Rhys Millen’s Pikes Peak Record Attempt Documented in Stunning New Video

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By now, no doubt you’ve heard that Rhys Millen’s attempt to set a sub 10-minute time and reclaim the world record for his family at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb was less than successful. Not only did Millen fail to break the 10-second time, but he managed just third place with a distant 11:06.208 run… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 Cup Car Shatters Pikes Peak Record [video]

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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb veteran Jeff Zwart put on an awesome display of RWD car control on his record-breaking assent of Pikes Peak this weekend, taking his Luminox Watch Porsche GT3 Cup car up the 14,115 ft mountain in a Time Attack RWD class record time of 11-minutes and 31.1-seconds. Zwart’s time up the… Continue Reading...

Rhys Millen Hyundai Fizzles at Pikes Peak; Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima Retains Record

Rhys Millen Hyundai Fizzles at Pikes Peak; Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima Retains Record
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With plenty of lead up to its introduction at the 88th annual Pikes Peak Hillclimb, the Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis PM580 didn’t deliver on any of its promises and instead was overshadowed by the Suzuki of Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima. Rhys Millen had set out to break the 10 minute barrier on the treacherous mountain… Continue Reading...

Rhys Millen Debuts Final Version Of RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 Pikes Peak

Rhys Millen Debuts Final Version Of RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 Pikes Peak
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The RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580 is about as far removed from a Hyundai Genesis as you can get, but its still pretty damn cool. With a tube frame steel chassis, an active differential and a 650-horsepower 4.1L V6 – all with a curb weight of under 1,900 lbs – the PM580 is a serious machine,… Continue Reading...

Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis PM580 Spied Testing

Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis PM580 Spied Testing
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These are the first shots of Hyundai‘s secretive Pikes Peak race car, the Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) Hyundai Genesis PM580. The photos were taken by pro drifter Dai Yoshihara when the car was out testing recently at the El Toro airforce base Designed to run the Unlimited Class at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb,… Continue Reading...

Rhys Millen Shows Off Hyundai PM580 Race Car (Video Inside)

Rhys Millen Shows Off Hyundai PM580 Race Car (Video Inside)
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It’s hard to call the Hyundai PM580 a Hyundai while keeping a straight face, but Rhys Millen, builder of this awesome, Le Mans-esque racer, does have some kind of deal with Hyundai to prep Genesis Coupe and Sedans for SEMA, so its natural that mechanical motivation for the PM580 would come from Hyundai‘s own Lambda… Continue Reading...

Audi TTS To Climb Pikes Peak – Without A Driver

Audi TTS To Climb Pikes Peak – Without A Driver
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In a bid to convince drivers of the safety of vehicle electronics, Audi is planning to send a TTS up the legendary Pikes Peak hillclimb without a driver on board. “Sometime soon — maybe even as soon as the fourth quarter of this year — an Audi TTS is going to make the climb up… Continue Reading...

Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis PM580 Pikes Peak Race Car Unveiled

Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis PM580 Pikes Peak Race Car Unveiled
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Rhys Millen Racing and Hyundai Tackle Pikes Peak 2010 with the Genesis PM580 They say the best things in life are free…but they haven’t seen the incredible RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580. Designed to run the Unlimited Class at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the PM580 is basically a Le Mans-style prototype racer — with… Continue Reading...

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing to Challenge Pikes Peak World Record in an AWD Genesis [with Video]

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing to Challenge Pikes Peak World Record in an AWD Genesis [with Video]
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Rhys Millen will once again head to Pikes Peak this year, in the hopes of setting a new world record. The Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) team is currently building a special vehicle for the uphill climb, called the RMR Hyundai Genesis PM580, which will compete in Unlimited class and use all-wheel drive. Hyundai has released… Continue Reading...

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...

Report: Rhys Millen Races Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Pikes Peak World Record

Report: Rhys Millen Races Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Pikes Peak World Record
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Hyundai continues defy doubters, setting a new world record at the world-famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb in a race-prepped Genesis Coupe. Driver Rhys Millen piloted his Rhys Millen Racing Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe drift car to a time of 12:09.397 in the rear-wheel drive Time Attack Class, beating his nearest competitor by 1 minute, 23 seconds and… 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...
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