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Published on July 4th, 2013 | by Dominik Wilde


Sebastien Loeb Destroys Pikes Peak Record On First Attempt

Sebastien Loeb smashed the world record at the fabled Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on his first attempt on Sunday, setting a time of 8 minutes 13.878 seconds , over one and a half minutes quicker than the previous record set by Rhys Millen in 2012 (a time of 9:46.164).

Loeb took to the Colorado track in the purpose built Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, an all-wheel-drive monster with a 3.2 litre V6 engine producing 875 bhp, and a power to weight ratio of 1,000 bhp per ton.

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