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Mexico’s Pikes Peak, The San Pedro Martir Hill Climb

First ran in 2017, the Baja California based San Pedro Martir Hill Climb like the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, provides a unique challenge for two and four wheel competitors.

Racers planning to travel to the October 2nd-3rd based event include seasoned Pikes Peak exponent Codie Vahsholtz, respected ex American TT participants Wade Boyd, Alex Torres Mori and popular Mountain Course regular Eric Wilson.

A TT debutant in 2004, Wilson has since gone onto secure no less than nine top 35 finishes, including finishing 29th within the first Super Twins based Lightweight TT from 2012.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

4 wheels wise, ones to watch will unquestionably include Pikes Peak, Goodwood hill climb record holder Romain Dumas, who’s also triumphed previously three times at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Boasting 150 turns, a distance exceeding 25 kilometres, the San Pedro Martir Hill Climb (reminder takes place from the 2nd-3rd October) rightly ranks amongst the most prestigious hill climb meetings worldwide.

Dubbed ‘Motorsports Nirvana’ the meet alongside featuring various bike, car classes also features quad bikes, Sidecars and plenty more, variety a plenty!

Words by Stevie Rial

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