The Pikes Peak Hill Climb is the second oldest motor race in the United States behind only the Indianapolis 500. It takes place every summer in the mountains of Colorado, near Colorado Springs. The 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb featured such motorsport stars as Paul Dallenbach, Rhys Millen, and former 24h of Le Mans winner Romain Dumas. In his Volkswagen powered all-electric I.D.R., Dumas attempted to break the overall pikes peak record of 8 minutes and 13 seconds set by rally legend Sebastien Loeb and team Peugeot in 2013.
This intriguing short film from Timbuktu Content follows the 2018 Pikes Peak Hill Climb and features interviews from Dumas, Dallenbach, Millen, and action sports legend Travis Pastrana. Watch it to learn about the mountain, the race, and the record attempting run from Dumas and Volkswagen.