Volkswagen and the 500-kW ‘I.D. R Pikes Peak’ have made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb when Romain Dumas defeated a field including cars with conventional drive-train technology. In doing so, he not only broke the previous record for electric vehicles, but also bettered Sébastien Loeb’s all-time record from 2013 – by a full 16 seconds.
Did you hear the one about the Englishman, the Irishman, the Scotsman and the Welshman? Well, let me explain…
In Wales’ ‘Year of Adventure’, Britain’s round of the all-action WRC delivered throughout, with a sparkling Ceremonial Start in Colwyn Bay, a hugely popular return to Chester, the fantastic RallyFest Stage at Cholmondeley Castle, a buzzing Deeside Rally Village and 22 of the most demanding and spectacular speed tests to be found anywhere around the globe.