September 25, 2022


A Class Of Its Own

Mad Mike will tackle Pikes Peak in a 4-rotor Mazda3

New Zealand drift star “Mad” Mike (no, not that one) Whiddett is putting with each other a rotary-run, rear-wheel-generate Mazda3 hatchback to acquire on the 2022 working of the Pikes Peak Intercontinental Hill Climb. This 1,200-horsepower monstrosity will tackle the 100th running of the entire world-renowned “Race to the Clouds.” 

Specifics are slender for the time being, but its four-digit electric power figures and rear-wheel drive are guaranteed to incorporate in amazing vogue. This year’s jogging of the Hill Climb is slated to get place the weekend of June 26th. Organizers assured that the annual Fan Fest in Colorado Springs will go as planned, as will the race’s hall of fame induction ceremony. All of that is issue to transform because of to the ongoing pandemic, of class. 

But irrespective of any hypothetical considerations about the party, the organizers say they anticipate “unprecedented” interest from all events (producers, groups and person entries) this yr. Even though the celebration celebrated its centennial in 2016, a hiatus for the duration of World War II (1942-’45) would make 2022 the 100th formal working of the event. 

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