Please note: The Mt. Washington ‘Climb to the Clouds’ Hillclimb will not run in 2012. We are actively exploring bringing the event back in the future but have no further details at this time.
The course record at the Mt. Washington Hillclimb, one of Americas oldest auto races, was smashed today in convincing fashion by professional rally driver David Higgins at the wheel of a BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. Continue reading
David Higgins bested his first record breaking run by a further 8 seconds to post an amazing time of 6:11.54. Higgins, at the wheel of his 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car has won the 2011 Mt. Washington Hillclimb, … Continue reading
David Higgins breaks the Climb to the Clouds Record – p. Lars Gange David Higgins made Mt. Washington Climb to the Clouds History as he crossed the line in 6 minutes 19 seconds during his first full-length timed run of … Continue reading
Speeds increase during second practice day as drier conditions prevail. Multiple time rally champion David Higgins remained the pace setter at the wheel of a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI on day two of practice at the 2011 Mt. Washington Hillclimb. Higgins was just over fifteen seconds faster than Todd Cook of Tempe, Arizona in his open-wheeled TCE/Wells Coyote hillcimb car. Continue reading
As the Mt. Washington Auto Road dried, drivers posted top speeds significantly higher than yesterday’s wet weather speeds. Most impressive was Bill Washburn, who passed the trap at 106 mph in his 1989 Nissan/DSG 240SX Maxi E2 – a 22 mph increase over his speed in Friday’s rain. Continue reading