Electric cars have already started to take the best moments in the automotive history by conquering the major racing events, and the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is just the first of them. By completing the lap in 9:07.222, Rhys Millen won this year`s race with its all-electric racecar that helped him break the record in the battery-powered cars category. Believe it or not, the runner-up was also an electric machine – the Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima that finished 25 minutes later!
According to the experts, the newest electric car technologies have sufficient features to achieve powerful outputs and superior power-to-weight ratio. However, the main problem remains, and that`s the batteries` weight, which makes the vehicles too heavy. Anyhow, this is just the beginning of this electric car era, and the record that is waiting for a new challenger is the one that was set up by Sebastian Loeb in 2013. His time was 8:13.878! To read the full results, follow this link!