Pikes Peak: Loeb on the edge

Pikes Peak: Loeb on the edge

Sebastien Loeb became an even bigger hero when he obliterated and Pikes Peak record in his jaw-dropping Peugeot. But as David Evans explains, the WRC legend had to dig very deep to do it

After almost a month in America and five flat-chat months in France, it all came down to an eight-minute ride up a steep hill.

But it captivated us, didn't it? Sebastien Loeb, Peugeot and Red Bull, collectively, we owe you. Without your decision to wind the clock back 25 years, climb and dance in Colorado, what would we have had to talk about for the last few weeks?

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