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Every year racers from around the globe flock to Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in Colorado, including photographer, commercial director, and seven-time Pikes Peak champion Jeff Zwart. Since his record-setting run up the “hill” in 2010 in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, a lot has changed.
Back then the course was a mix of pavement and gravel, and Zwart used Pirelli road-race rain tires to put the power down. In 2011, his weapon of choice was a bone-stock (except for safety upgrades) 911 GT2 RS, whose turbocharged motor made a reliable 620 horsepower the whole way up the mountain. In 2013 the course was fully paved, so Zwart brought back the Cup car from 2010’s run with two key upgrades: turbocharged power and racing slicks … More
The Porsche 959 is one of the rarest, greatest supercars ever made and was one of the original bedroom poster cars. We took a look at its past, at its Group B origins and took it for a spin.
Join us behind the scenes of one of America’s oldest motor sport events, the Mt. Washington Hillclimb. This year the event saw the largest amount of competitors it’s ever had, and what better way to get behind the rally than with the infamous Chris Duplessis. Our full event coverage is due out next but we had too much good footage for just one video. Enjoy!
Pastrana and Higgins Climb to the Clouds on Mt. Washington
Porsche GT3 Cup Turbo – Hill Climb Special as prepared by BBI Autosport. Driver Jeff Zwart, Time Attack Class.