Find of the Day: Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76385"] words: Bill, photos: racecardirect.com Ok...if you want to make an impression at the next Cars & Coffee or Audi Club HPDE event, I don't think you could go wrong with this. This is an Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak replica. It has raced all over the UK, Europe, and yes, even Pikes Peak. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76384"] Audi Quattro S1 Built by Keith Edwards using only the best of the best parts. Over 800...

Lamborghini Takes SUV Record at Pikes Peak with the New Urus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74932"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The new Super SUV model covers 20 km and 156 turns in 10:32.064 Ahead of its premiere in mid-August, the yet-to-be-revealed new Urus model set a new record in the production SUV category on the track used for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: the famous uphill race that recently celebrated its 100th Running. Hillclimb champion and Pirelli test driver Simone Faggioli, holder of the rear-wheel dr...

Audi Club Sweepstakes: One Will Win Their Choice of Three 1:18 Scale Model But Everyone Gets a 3-Pack of Stickers

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72555"] The final month for the Audi Club Sweepstakes is here and we are going to turn up the promotions to 11. What you see here are three 1:18 scale models: A C5 Audi allroad, a 1987 Walter Röhrl Audi S1 Pikes Peak Winner (we've already given away 2 of them), and a perennial favorite: a B5 Audi S4 in Nogaro Blue. So why are there three models? From June 6th to June 13th, any purchase of entries will be eligible for one of these models…y...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Giveaway: Garage Welt S1 E2 Skate Deck

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70882"] Remember when the Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak shredded the mountain known as Pikes Peak? Well, you can shred the local skatepark with this stylish Garage Welt S1E2 skate deck. This is the latest Audi Club Sweepstakes giveaway! Last week, we gave away a 1:18 scale 1987 Walter Röhrl Audi S1 Pikes Peak to a lucky participant and this week? This Garage Welt skate deck is made of a 7-ply American Maple construction so it's not just a wall art...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Giveaway: One Person Will Get a Formawerx Key but Everyone Will Get a Pikes Peak Sticker

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69708"] As you may recall, we’d partnered up with Formawerx to create some special keys for our Audi quattro 20V sweepstakes car. This California design firm views something as simple as the keys to your vintage car with the same level of detail and material quality as a fine watch. The results, as you can see, are stunning. The keys for our quattro began by using their OpenSpec DTM design, complete with box-flare inspired hand grip. We also us...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Giveaway: 1:18 Scale 1987 Walter Röhrl Audi S1 Pikes Peak Winner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68136"] It's that time again...time for one lucky participant to win this 1:18 scale model from our 2022 Audi Club Spring Sweepstakes! In this sweepstakes, we are giving away a 1985 Audi ur-quattro Coupé...the model that started it all. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67876"] This 1:18 scale model is Walter Röhrl's 1987 Audi S1 Pikes Peak winner. Made by Classic Model Replicars, this S1 is festooned with flares and spoilers. E...

Continental GT3 Pikes Peak – Technical Details Revealed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61334"] source: Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak powers through dynamic testing Race engine completes prove-out phase using renewable fuel More than 750 bhp in testing and 1000 Nm from reworked 4.0-litre V8 30 per cent more downforce than standard Continental GT3 Revised chassis, water-cooled brakes and 3D-printed parts Bentley bids for triple crown of Pikes Peak records Targeting Time Attack 1 record, to add to Production SUV and Production C...

Global Deliveries of Pikes Peak Continental GT Limited Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56099"] source: Bentley Customers from around the world start to receive their limited edition Pikes Peak Continental GT by Mulliner Five vehicles delivered into the USA, home to the world-renowned course in Colorado where the record was set Cars travel to all sides of world – the UK, USA, Europe, Qatar, UAE, Japan and New Zealand Just 15 examples hand-built at Bentley’s factory in Crewe, England W12-powered Continental GT race car smashed I...

Shattering the Glass Ceiling at 14,119 Feet: Michèle Mouton & Her Record Run at Pike’s Peak 35 Years On

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50923"] words: George Achorn, photos: Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Audi of America, Audi Tradition, Getty Images Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. When Michèle Mouton returned to Colorado in the summer of 1985, it’s safe to assume she had some unfinished business there. Audi Sport’s high-profile French driver had taken he...

Limited Edition Continental GT Celebrates Bentley’s Pikes Peak Record

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39688"] source: Bentley Limited Edition Continental GT restricted to just 15 examples Celebrates Bentley’s record-breaking run up world-renowned course W12-powered Continental GT beat coveted International Hill Climb record by just over eight seconds in June Limited Edition model features exclusive Radium by Mulliner paintwork and carbon fibre body kit Optional ‘100’ grille honours record achievement during Bentley’s centenary year Alcan...

Autoweek: 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb In The Rain: Reality Bites

source: Autoweek  Watch Robb Holland deal with rain during his run in a Bluewater Performance-modified Audi S3 The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an anomaly. The one and only time you get a full run is on race day. During practice sessions, little chunks of the route are cut off to safely split the course into sectors. And on race day, it’s one and done. In 2019, the first motorcycle to compete made it up the mountain around 8 in the morning and stayed until late in the aft...

Take Charge: Audi e-tron prototype – Recuperation Test

[source: Audi AG] Highly efficient: up to 30 percent more range thanks to energy recuperation World premiere in electric cars: the electrohydraulically integrated brake control system Strong performance: up to 300 kW and from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in less than six seconds The Audi e-tron prototype combines enormous power and high efficiency. With a system output of up to 300 kW, the full-size SUV with a fully electric drive accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (...

Volkswagen Shares Footage From I.D. R Pikes Peak Record-Breaking Run

[source: Volkswagen Motorsports] Volkswagen just released video shot from a helicopter of the record breaking run by the I.D. R Pikes Peak and Romain Dumas. The sound seems to be coming from in-car footage so maybe Volkswagen will be releasing that soon. Until then, enjoy the video of the incredible 7m 57.148s run - Editor Herndon, VA — On June 24th, Volkswagen made motorsports history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today, video of the entire record-breaking run is ava...

All-Time Record: Volkswagen Makes History With The I.D. R Pikes Peak

[source: Volkswagen Motorsport] 7m 57.148s minutes – Volkswagen’s electric racing car sets a new overall record Romain Dumas betters Sébastien Loeb’s record by 16 seconds I.D. R Pikes Peak: the sporty forerunner of the new, fully-electric I.D. family Wolfsburg - Volkswagen and the I.D. R Pikes Peak have made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driving the 500-kW (680 PS) I.D. R Pikes Peak, Romain Dumas (F) defeated a field including cars with conventional...

Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Sets Fastest Time In Qualifying

PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB Driver Romain Dumas clocks time of the day at Pikes Peak Volkswagen preparing meticulously for Sunday’s race Sven Smeets: “Compliments to the team, but that was only qualifying.” Wolfsburg - Romain Dumas and the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak made a clear statement of intent in qualifying ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the US state of Colorado. The Frenchman, at the wheel of Volkswagen’s first fully-electric ra...

Find of the Day: NOS Minichamps 1:43 Audi Sport quattro Pike’s Peak

Today's Find of the Day goes out to the scale model collectors amongst us. Rare and out of production models tend to pull a serious premium on auction sites like Ebay, and that's if you can find them at all. Take for example the Minichamps' 1:43 iteration of Walter Röhrl's 1987 Audi Sport quattro Pike's Peak racer. Minichamps did a limited edition run (6687 units) back in 2006, complete with cool display box featuring a map of the Pike's Peak hillclimb. It seems at least one of those un...

Volkswagen Group Is Headed Back To Pikes Peak But It’s Not What You Think

source: Volkswagen of America, intro: Bill Cho Say 'Pikes Peak' to an Audi fan and visions of Michele Mouton, John Buffum, Bobby Unser, Walter Rohrl, and, of course, the Sport quattro E2 Pikes Peak pop into their head. Volkswagen Group is headed back to Pikes Peak but this time it's Volkswagen leading the charge with an electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. The driver of this car should be familiar to Audi Sport fans, Romain Dumas. Dumas won the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Audi ...