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06/18/18
Wolfsburg
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Romain Dumas: “I have a great respect for this mountain”

Romain Dumas: “I have a great respect for this mountain”
  • The Frenchman aiming for his fourth overall win on Pikes Peak
  • Driver of the ID. R Pikes Peak debuts in an electric racing car
  • Dumas: “Electro mobility will be of great advantage, particularly in cities.”

Romain Dumas has won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb three times already. On 24 June, the Frenchman will contest the most famous hill climb in the world for Volkswagen for the first time. He has one goal behind the wheel of the 500-kW (680-hp) ID. R Pikes Peak: The 40-year-old is aiming to break the record for electric cars. This currently stands at 8:57.118 minutes and was set by New Zealand’s Rhys Millen in 2016.

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