The all-electric Volkswagen ID. R will take on a new challenge in September when Romain Dumas, who last year smashed the outright record at Pikes Peak, will drive Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China, known locally as the ‘Road to Heaven’.
Motorsport.com begins its annual countdown of the biggest stories in racing with a look back to a milestone achieved at one of America’s oldest events.
Volkswagen’s all-electric I.D. R has smashed the official Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record for EVs, beating the existing time by 3.5 seconds.
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Porsche turned down the chance to go for the Goodwood hillclimb record behind closed doors with its 919 Hybrid Evo prior to this weekend's Festival of Speed.
Volkswagen has entered the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb with its all-electric I.D. R that smashed Sebastien Loeb’s outright Pikes Peak record last month.
After departing the WRC at the end of 2016, Volkswagen concentrated on customer racing projects. Last Sunday it made a record-breaking return to factory competition - but that wasn't its first aim at Pikes Peak.
Volkswagen’s Romain Dumas says the challenge of Pikes Peak Hillclimb eclipses every other event he’s contested – including the 24-hour races at Le Mans, Spa and the Nurburgring.
Romain Dumas and the brand new, all-electric Volkswagen I.D. R set the fastest time in qualifying on Wednesday, ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
This weekend Volkswagen becomes the latest major motorsport name to tackle the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, but it's doing so with an electric car.
Triple Pikes Peak winner Romain Dumas says his 2018 entry – Volkswagen’s I.D. R – is the best car he’s ever driven up the Colorado mountain.
Volkswagen has released the first images of its new all-electric racing car, the German firm's challenger for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Volkswagen has picked two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and factory Porsche GT driver Romain Dumas as the driver for its Pikes Peak electric car project.
Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak car is key to its motorsport future, and could lead to a full factory return to competition in the World Rallycross Championship's planned electric class.
Volkswagen Motorsport has taken aim at the Pikes Peak record for an electric vehicle and will climb the Colorado mountain with an all-new race car in June next year.
Viral video rallycross star Ken Block has revealed his latest Gymkhana video, featuring one of America’s most familiar motorsport venues in the Pikes Peak Hillclimb.
British Hillclimb champions spanning four decades joined a celebration of 70 years of the British Hillclimb Championship at Shelsley Walsh last weekend.
Organisers of the Swiss hillclimb in which TV presenter Richard Hammond suffered a huge crash have been fined just over $5000 by its national sporting authority.
Sebastien Loeb has taken ownership of the Peugeot 208T16 he used to break the Pikes Peak hillclimb record in 2013 and will use it in France later this season.
Former Top Gear star Richard Hammond’s massive accident at a hillclimb venue in Switzerland occurred after the finish line of the competitive section of road.
Television star Richard Hammond has been rushed to hospital in Switzerland after a serious crash in a hillclimb event.
NSX-inspired Acura 4-Motor EV Concept finishes second in the Electric Modified Class
Just a week after he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a second time, France’s Romain Dumas also claimed his second win in the famous Pikes Peak hillclimb on its 100th anniversary running.