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07/09/18
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak goes in search of more records at Goodwood

Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak goes in search of more records at Goodwood
  • Electric racing car takes on new challenge, fresh from setting Pikes Peak record
  • Romain Dumas out to break electric record at Goodwood
  • Logistical tour de force from Volkswagen Motorsport in run-up to spectacular event

Memories of victory at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are still fresh: Volkswagen made motorsport history on 24 June, when Romain Dumas (F) and the ID. R Pikes Peak set a new all-time record of 7:57.148 minutes at the most famous hill climb in the world. From 12 to 15 July, the pursuit of records continues at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The iconic motorsport event is the largest event of its type in the world and is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. More than 200,000 visitors from all over the world are expected to flock to the south of England for this unique homage to motorsport.

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