Friday Video | Even closer to the edge – Ken Block’s Climbkhana

What’s the best way to tackle the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb? With a 1,400hp twin-turbocharged Ford Mustang, obviously.   ESM doesn’t quite know what to make of Ken Block. Here’s clearly an immensely talented driver, and proficient businessman, yet success in top-level motorsport has eluded him. Maybe it doesn’t matter. He’s built up an empire…

That Whole Sebastien Loeb Pikes Peak Thing

Yesterday Sebastien Loeb, the Frenchman who brought the World Rally Championship to its knees by winning everything, set the fastest ever time at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The previous record stood at 9 minutes 46.164 seconds; Seb managed a rather incredible 8 minutes 13.878 seconds. Loeb set his time in the “Unlimited” class which, as…