[Oeva-list] Pikes Peak results

Eric Cha ericc at xenopi.com
Mon Jul 1 12:08:28 PDT 2013


Even more good news, the gasser cycles just got pwned by an electric too...

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/07/lightning-pikes-peak-2013/

"Lightning Motorcycles and racer Carlin Dunne dominated at this 
weekend's Pikes Peak hill climb. The team beat out the entirety of the 
two-wheeled field, marking the first time an electric vehicle has won 
over its gas-powered counterparts at a motorsports event."

Eric

On 7/1/2013 11:57 AM, John Christian wrote:
> Gasser's running scared at Pikes Peak race. New EV performance record 
> set.
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> Monster Tajima wins EV class with fifth overall @ Pikes Peak 
> <http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/blogspot/pEcq/%7E3/9JyOj1FSGbk/monster-tajima-wins-ev-class-with-fifth.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email> 
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> Posted: 30 Jun 2013 05:22 PM PDT
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> Nine-time Unlimited division champion Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima has 
> broken the 10 minute barrier with an electric vehicle 
> <http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/2013/06/gopro-monster-tajimas-cause-pikes-peak.html> 
> at Pikes Peak 
> <http://www.google.com/cse?cx=partner-pub-8562034870826583%3Ab21kkvcohtu&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=pikes+peak&sa=Search&siteurl=www.electric-vehiclenews.com%2F&ref=&ss=3652j1780658j10#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=pikes%20peak&gsc.page=1> 
> even surpassing the 9:51.278 he turned in during the 2011 race in a 
> 900 hp Suzuki SX4, when he was the first driver ever to crack the 
> Peak's elusive ten-minute barrier.
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> The new EV record now stands at 9:46.530 beating the 10:15.380 set by 
> Fumio Nutahara 
> <http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/2012/08/toyota-win-pikes-peak-ev-class.html> 
> for Toyota Motorsport in 2012 and was just a whisker shy of 2012 
> outright winner Rhys Millen who set 9:46.164 in a 700 hp Hyundai Genesis.
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> "I am very happy with my new record," says the 63 year old Taijma to 
> KRDO News Radio. "I will keep continuing developing and racing the 
> electric car here at Pikes Peak. You can see it as my 'stop global 
> warming campaign'."
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> The outright hill record goal posts have been moved significantly this 
> year by nine time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb setting a time 
> of 8:13.878 in a 900 hp 900 kg Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Special.
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> When asked about beating the new gasoline record, Tajima responded: 
> "We are able to do that very soon, it depends on the battery. With a 
> high quality and high density battery, I can beat that record for sure."
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> # 1st.: Nobuhiro Tajima 9:46.530 OVERALL: 5th!
> # 2nd.: Hiroshi Masuoka 10:21.866 OVERALL: 13th!
> # 3rd.: Greg Tracy 10:23.649 OVERALL: 14th!
> # 4th.: Rod Millen 10:24.301 OVERALL: 16th!
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> Source: Pikes Peak Timing <http://livetiming.net/ppihc/>
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